St Margarets Community Website Newsletter

20 February 2020

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Latest News

Free exhibition space for young artists at Art House Open Studios

Richmond Art House Open Studio Festival is offering young visual artists, designers and makers from across the borough the opportunity to take part in the 2020 Open Studios Festival for free, as part of its new First Steps Programme initiative.

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Council Tax increase as funding pressures continue

With continuing concerns over Government underfunding of Special Educational Needs costs and ongoing pressure on core services, Richmond Council is due to take the decision to raise Council Tax by 1.80 per cent to protect the quality of local services residents rely on.

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New exhibition takes visitors Beyond the Frame

The exhibition will see eighteen artists take pieces from the Richmond Borough Art Collection and extend them to take the viewer beyond the depicted view. It will feature an eclectic mix of new artwork that explores what is happening around well-known landscapes and views.

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Munira Wilson wins compensation for rail passengers

Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, welcomed today's announcement of additional compensation for SWR passengers affected by 27 days of strikes over the recent holiday period. The decision follows a months-long campaign by Munira on behalf of passengers and local businesses affected by the strikes and consistently poor service.

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Can you help house a refugee family?

Richmond Council is looking for more residents, businesses or other organisations who could help provide a secure and safe home for Syrian refugees resettling in London.

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Director downsizes and creates A Beautiful Mess

Director Peter Cutts thought life would ease when he downsized from NW London to Teddington. However, after meeting the writer Rachel Goth, he is bringing together an accomplished cast and creative team to perform 'A Beautiful Mess'.

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Upcoming Events

Here are the events coming up in the next few weeks in our area.

To see all the events we are tracking, check out our events section.

Upcoming Plays

Here are the plays that are currently running or happening soon in our area.

To see all the plays we are tracking, check out our events play section.

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