Popular student stepped in front of breakdown truck, inquest hears

Your Local Guardian:

3:44pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A truck driver wept this morning as he told the family of a teenage girl how she was fatally injured when she was hit by his vehicle while on the way home from college.

Hurricane Gonzalo: Train line between Surbiton and Hampton Court reopens after fallen tree cleared

Your Local Guardian:

2:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A fallen tree that blocked the line between Surbiton and Hampton Court stations this afternoon has been cleared.

Fly-tipping at Petersham Meadows "should be police matter"

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A beauty spot in Richmond has been blighted by fly-tipping this morning.

Equipment being moved from Stag Brewery ahead of closure

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A brewery earmarked for closure next year will have four tanks removed and taken to another location more than 120 miles away.

Richmond Council forces sale of houses left to rack and ruin

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Two derelict houses could be lived in once again, after the council granted compulsory purchase orders.

VIDEO: 'Slippery tracks' disrupt trains across south London in aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo

Your Local Guardian:

8:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Trains across south London have been disrupted because of 'poor rail conditions' after the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew through the region.

Body pulled from River Thames at Kew Bridge

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Monday 20th October 2014

The body, believed to be a man in his 70s, was found on Sunday evening.

Hurricane Gonzalo not expected to devastate south London and Surrey

Your Local Guardian: A fallen tree in Bishopsford Road

8:23am Monday 20th October 2014

South west London and north Surrey are expecting wind speeds of slightly more than 20mph on Tuesday as Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in the country.

Hundreds sign petition opposing Chelsea move to Twickenham stadium

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Monday 20th October 2014

More than 500 people have signed a petition protesting against proposals for Chelsea FC to play home fixtures at Twickenham stadium.

Aerial dance gulfs 100 year gap between wars

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Wars 100 years and 3,000 miles apart are the theme for a new contemporary dance work at Teddington’s Landmark Arts Centre this October.

Youth parliament convenes at York House

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Primary school pupils from across the borough visited York House last week for the annual pupil parliament.

PCSO travels to Canada to pick up international policing award

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A PCSO who has served in the borough for 11 years has been commended in Canada.

Cost of funerals in Twickenham among UK's highest at £6.5k

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Twickenham is one of the most expensive places to have a funeral in the UK, figures have revealed.

JayZ the crocodile leads animal visit to Hampton and Denmead schools

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A crocodile named JayZ, two baby meerkats and assorted snakes and scorpions were among the unusual visitors to Hampton and Denmead schools as part of National Biology week, from October 13 to 19.

Haymarket plans for 219 homes on Teddington riverside marked for approval

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Teddington riverside development proposals for 219 new homes have been recommended for approval by Richmond Council officers.

Community laments end of Twickenham music shop where 'Queen settled on band name'

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

There will be no final encore for Albert’s Music Shop, where Queen reportedly settled on their band name, when the Twickenham store closes its doors for the last time next week.

Roehampton University lecturer from Richmond gets national teaching fellowship

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A lecturer from Richmond was awarded a national teaching fellowship last week.

Squire's garden centre lining up some Halloween fun for Twickenham during half term

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Spooky fun will fill Squire’s this half term as the ever popular create and grow events return.

Incredible feet: Former soldier will run his 200th marathon in 200 days today in Richmond Park

Your Local Guardian:

1:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

Most people would struggle to run marathon, but Rob Young wants to run 367 of them in a year

Are dogs being trained to fight in Hampton playground?

Your Local Guardian:

1:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

Damage to a Hampton playground could have been caused by dogs being trained to fight, neighbours fear.

Roundabout improvements 'may not help cyclists'

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A major junction in Richmond will continue to cause confusion for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians under renovation plans, campaigners have claimed.

Police and pensioner close net on two fraudsters

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Two men have been jailed after a pensioner worked with police to catch those who tried to defraud him.

REVIEW: Havers shines in the Importance of Being Earnest

Your Local Guardian:

3:49pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The ever-charming Nigel Havers proved to be the highlight of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest at Richmond Theatre.

Vince Cable's golf course plan fails to hook critics

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A housing crisis could be solved by building on golf courses, Twickenham MP Vince Cable believes.

Quench your thirst with Twickenham Beer and Cider Festival

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

More than 70 real ales and 20 ciders and perries will be available at the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) Beer and Cider Festival in Twickenham next week.

Turner biopic could help save at-risk villa

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A biographical film of JMW Turner could help to protect the artist's decaying Twickenham villa, according to the Turner's House Trust (THT).

Peter Snow, Jacqueline Wilson and Sheila Hancock at Richmond Literature Festival

Your Local Guardian:

1:50am Thursday 16th October 2014

Author Jacqueline Wilson, actress Sheila Hancock and journalist Peter Snow are among those on the Richmond Literature Festival line-up this winter.

Cyclist hospitalised after collision in Twickenham this morning

Your Local Guardian: Problems: West Middlesex Hospital is working on the areas highlighted

11:02am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A cyclist was rushed to hospital after a collision with a car in Twickenham this morning.

Hampton Hill High Street to get 20mph limits

Your Local Guardian: Generic 20mph

3:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

New speed limits will be introduced in Hampton Hill High Street following a public consultation, but Kew and Whitton have missed out.

Couple returns to church where they wed to celebrate 75th anniversary

Your Local Guardian:

2:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Optimism, tolerance and staying with it are the key to a long, happy marriage, a Richmond couple say.

Couple cycle hundreds of miles for charity - and thieves steal bikes on their first day back in UK

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A charitable couple who cycled from London to Paris had their bicycles stolen just hours after they returned to the UK.

Shortlist for award for wheelchair service

Your Local Guardian: Bradford Bulls Wheelchair Rugby League Club in Wheels for Wheelchairs Appeal.

1:50am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A wheelchair service has been shortlisted for a Health Service Journal award for compassionate patient care.

The most unkindest cut: Twickenham Theatre homeless after barnstorming debut

Your Local Guardian:

1:34pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Twickenham Theatre has been forced to close after the London Road pub beneath it was sold.

Gunshots fired in 'gang incident' in Whitton

Your Local Guardian:

11:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A teenager has been arrested after a suspected gang shooting in Whitton.

Conservative Party honours Vera Goodman, supporter for 80 years

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A 99-year-old has been given a lifetime achievement award for her dedication to the Conservative Party.

What would you do to be young again? asks Teddington author's dystopian novel

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A Teddington author’s new novel, set in a dystopian Britain of 2025, asks whether people would pay the ultimate sacrifice in order to live again in a younger body.

Ghostly goings-on at Ham House revealed in nighttime tours

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

As the spooky season begins to creep upon us once again, one of the most haunted houses in Britain is open and ready to invite you in.

Schoolgirls aged 10 from Petersham show off their Splatz bookmark business idea to Sir Richard Branson

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A pair of enterprising pupils rubbed shoulders with Sir Richard Branson at an awards ceremony.

UPDATE: Industrial action by ambulance workers to continue all week in Surrey and London

Your Local Guardian:

8:07am Monday 13th October 2014

Poll: NHS workers were striking this morning between 7am and 11am over a national pay dispute. Were they in the right?

Three charged with attempted burglary of Hampton Hill restaurant

Your Local Guardian: Merseyside men on firearms charges

4:00am Monday 13th October 2014

Two men and a 16-year-old boy have been charged with the attempted burglary of a Hampton Hill Italian restaurant.

River Crane pollution under the microscope with Vince Cable

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Monday 13th October 2014

A meeting about the pollution of the River Crane will be chaired by Twickenham MP Vince Cable later this month.

Teenage photographer gets spot in Royal Parks calendar

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Monday 13th October 2014

A schoolboy has seen his photographs from the Royal Parks chosen for the new Richmond Park calendar.

Continued support for people with drug and alcohol problems

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Alcoholics and drug users in Richmond will have continued support after a new two-year contract was agreed.

Scene-setters Downliners Sect return to Eel Pie Club

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

London’s Rhythm ’n’ Blues scene of the 1960s would have been very different without Twickenham’s very own Downliners Sect, who formed in 1963 and went on to inherit the Rolling Stones’ West End residency.

Richmond's Den re-opens for businesses to win £10k

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Entrepreneurs have the chance to step into the dragons' den for an opportunity to scoop £10,000 for their business.

Charlie and Lola creator delights children at library opening

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

The creator of Charlie and Lola, Lauren Child, opened Old Vicarage School’s library last week.

Have your say on Orleans House Gallery's £235k project

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

People are invited to put forward their views on the regeneration of Orleans House Gallery.

Neighbours look to protect Udney Park playing fields

Your Local Guardian: The 'multi-sport' area in the Claygate Recreation Ground.

3:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Residents fearful of a major development in Teddington’s Udney Park playing fields have applied for them to be registered as an asset of community value.

Twickenham town centre plans open for elderly input

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Richmond’s older residents can have their say over town centre plans by filling out a survey ahead of a council consultation.

Teddington and Ham Hydro plans on show tonight

Your Local Guardian:

4:53pm Friday 10th October 2014

New plans for Teddington and Ham Hydro are displayed at a public exhibition today.



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