Sports pitches falling into disrepair after cuts, say critics

Your Local Guardian: Kew Park Rangers: Angry about pitches

3:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Sports pitches in the borough have been allowed to deteriorate in the past year, critics have said.

Deputy demands apology after eldery get council tax demands from two councils

Your Local Guardian: Always the plan: Deputy leader Councillor Geoffrey Samuel

3:00am Friday 25th April 2014

A historical boundary mix-up left St Margarets residents scratching their heads after receiving council tax bills from Richmond and Hounslow this month.

Pinkribbon offers fundraising advice for walkers

Your Local Guardian: Breast Cancer Care: Can you help?

2:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Walkers taking part in this year’s Pink Ribbonwalk for Breast Cancer Care have been given some expert fundraising tips from the charity.

Zac backs action on dangerous zebra crossing

Your Local Guardian: Taking action: Pupils and Zac Goldsmith with the petition

2:00am Friday 25th April 2014

School pupils have presented a petition to Zac Goldsmith MP, demanding a “dangerous” zebra crossing in Richmond be converted to traffic lights.

Firefighters to go on strike again over pensions dispute

Your Local Guardian: FBU president Alan McLean speaks to striking firefighters at protest in Kingston

3:42pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Firefighters will take part in further industrial action over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union has announced.

Man killed in Mortlake stabbing related to Ralph Fiennes

Your Local Guardian: The Tapestry: Cordoned off by police yesterday

3:26pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A man killed after a stabbing in Mortlake was believed to be a relative of Oscar-nominated actor Ralph Fiennes.

Clapham man faces murder charge after death of James Fiennes

Your Local Guardian: The scene today: The pub closed this morning

11:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of James Fiennes at a Mortlake tapas bar.

REVIEW: Les Dennis delights in thrilling and funny play, the Perfect Murder

Your Local Guardian: Les is more: It's not just gameshows for this star

1:29pm Thursday 24th April 2014

There are no two ways about it - the opening of the Perfect Murder is bizarre and you wonder what you have let yourself in for.

Legend of the rink dies aged 96

Your Local Guardian: Loving couple: Roy and Betty Callaway

3:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Legendary ice dancer and coach Roy Callaway, 96, has died.

Festival promises folk and blues bonanaza

Your Local Guardian: Stiff joints: But still playing up a storm

2:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

The Sheen Folk and Blues Festival draws closer, with four days of live music treats from more than 20 musicians.

Write your first novel with St Mary's University

Your Local Guardian: Worth a go: Give St Mary's a call if you got close

2:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

St Mary’s University in Twickenham will hold a postgraduate open evening at its Strawberry Hill campus.

Murdered teller's memory to be honoured when bank moves out

Your Local Guardian: Memory: Angela was murdered in 1976

3:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

The memory of a young woman murdered while working at a bank in Ham will be preserved when the bank shuts this summer.

Man charged with murder after death in Mortlake

Your Local Guardian: Scene: The Tapestry bar in Mortlake. Photo: BBC London News

10:37pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man has been charged with murder after a 49-year-old was killed in Mortlake.

UPDATE: Tapas bar murder inquiry launched - police seek witnesses

Your Local Guardian: The scene today: The pub closed this morning

1:45pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A Clapham man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the stabbing in Mortlake last night.

Lights go out at St Margarets roundabout

Your Local Guardian: No lights: TfL is on its way

12:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Motorists faced confusion this morning after a set of traffic lights failed at St Margarets roundabout.

Owner shocked at death of regular customer after stabbing inside Mortlake tapas bar

Your Local Guardian: The scene today: The pub closed this morning

8:52am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

UPDATED 12pm: A man has died after he was stabbed in a pub in Mortlake.

Riverside cash causes further furore

Your Local Guardian: Spruce up: The riverside revamp is up for consultation

3:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Improvement works to Richmond Riverside are robbing other areas of much-needed cash, critics claim.

Night-time Richmond Park cycle begins fruitful charity journey

Your Local Guardian: Top cyclists come to Stroud for Tour of Britain

2:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A late night cycle ride through Richmond Park marked the launch of the Join Our Journey campaign to raise awareness and mobilise support for street children.

Teacher of 20 years recognised for her work in languages

Your Local Guardian: Great work: Joy Jermy (right) receiving her 20 year service award from Colette Hallam, founder of La Jolie Ronde

2:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Languages teacher Joy Jermy has received a 20-year service award from the La Jolie Ronde Languages for Children network.

Cobham man, 65, killed at Teddington station

Your Local Guardian: Teddington station: Scene of the incident yesterday

2:50pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A man from Cobham was killed after being hit by a train at Teddington station on Easter Monday.

Fire badly damages kitchen in Hampton

Your Local Guardian: London Fire Brigade to charge for false alarms

1:35pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A kitchen was badly damaged after a fire at a Hampton flat in the early hours of this morning.

Residents put up banner against new road plan

Your Local Guardian: Latchmere House prison

5:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Latchmere Lane residents have placed a banner reading No Road Through Here on the perimeter fence of Latchmere House

Work begins on £1m dementia day centre

Your Local Guardian: Great news: The centre will be given a complete overhaul

3:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Building has started on a new day centre for people with dementia.

New book places Cyril Smith at Barnes 'abuse house'

Your Local Guardian: Brothel: 27 Rocks Lane

3:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Posthumously exposed paedophile Cyril Smith was a visitor to Elm Guest House in Barnes, which is the centre of a police investigation into historical allegations of abuse, a new book into his life has claimed.

Rickety roads in all Richmond neighbourhoods in line for repairs

Your Local Guardian: Hitting a pothole can cost you a pretty penny.

2:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Richmond Council has allocated £52,000 to each of the 14 villages in the borough to repair roads.

Detroit-born Melissa Greener making Twickfolk appearance

Your Local Guardian: Folk crooner: Melissa Greener

2:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Twickfolk will get another infusion of Nashville sound this year with the return of folk artist Melissa Greener to the Cabbage Patch pub.

Is it the end of the story for charitable Hampton bookshop?

Your Local Guardian: Writing on the wall? Support this bookshop

4:00am Monday 21st April 2014

It might be the final chapter for a Hampton book shop amid fears the store will have to close due to falling trade.

Richmond Roman Catholic church pianist going on a solo mission

Your Local Guardian: Maestro: Carl Bahoshy

3:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A member of a Richmond Roman Catholic church will hold a series of solo piano and organ recitals across the UK to raise money for charity.

Pizza Express launches initiative with Landmark Arts Centre

Your Local Guardian: An evening with: Mari Wilson

2:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington is launching its partnership with Pizza Express Music with An Evening with Mari Wilson.

Legendary Les Dennis talks theatre and 'uh-uh' ahead of Richmond Theatre appearance

Your Local Guardian: Les is more: It's not just gameshows for this star

3:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Les Dennis admits some people can be surprised when they realise he can act as well as present game shows.

Items unearthed at Turner's house on display at Twickenham Museum

Your Local Guardian: Event: JMW Turner's home

3:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Twickenham Museum is showcasing items found by students from Orleans Park School during a dig at Sandycombe Lodge, the country home of acclaimed landscape artist JMW Turner.

Statue theft leaves reverend agog

Your Local Guardian: Unimpressed: The Reverand Chris Scott beside a post that a statue was stolen from on Saturday

2:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A reverend has been left dumbfounded after a statue donated by a church-goer was swiped from outside the chapel.

Richmond Chamber of Commerce has events coming up

Your Local Guardian: Anne Newton: Chamber chief executive

3:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Richmond Chamber of Commerce continues its busy schedule next week.

Sex shop retains licence despite Richmond Council rules

Your Local Guardian: Private Shop: Still selling its wares

2:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A sex shop in Richmond will continue trading after its licence was renewed, despite the council’s no sex establishment policy.

Curfew for teen who swiped cash from football club

Your Local Guardian: McKellar was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court

2:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A teenager who swiped cash from Hampton Football Club has been given a curfew.

Benefits cheat busted after stealing £70k

Your Local Guardian: JAILED: David Young, 23, used his ex-girlfriend's accounts to buy himself takeaway food, mobile phone top-ups and accessories, and shoes and clothing.

3:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A woman from Richmond received a year's suspended sentence after being found guilty of benefit fraud.

Footy fan fined after admitting ban breach

Your Local Guardian: Keston oil trader faces jail over multimillion fraud

3:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A football fan who breached his banning order was forced to cough up more than £200 after appearing in court this week.

Dancing horses delight at Hampton Court Palace

Your Local Guardian: Neigh bad: Roland Heiss, Brahim Brinkhaus, Arne Koets, Maruis Schneider, Janna Behrens and Wolfgang Krischke

2:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A troop of horses put on their dancing hooves when they performed a routine at Hampton Court Palace this week.

Blues bonanza at Barnes' Bull's Head tonight

Your Local Guardian: Blues brothers: Paul Lamb and Chad Strentz

2:00am Friday 18th April 2014

For the chance to catch two of Britain’s most respected blues players this bank holiday weekend, head down to the Bull’s Head in Barnes.

People wasting time queuing for "disastrous" recycling centre

Your Local Guardian: Oh dear: Teething problems are causing long queues

2:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Users of a newly renovated recycling centre think it is a load of rubbish.

Travel disruption on South West Trains this Easter weekend

Your Local Guardian: More than a hundred passengers stranded on train

2:23pm Thursday 17th April 2014

People wanting to travel by train this Easter should plan their route as engineering work will see a change to services.

Spike goes straight through man's hand in Hampton fall

Your Local Guardian: A man and a woman were treated by London Ambulance crews at the scene.

11:25am Thursday 17th April 2014

An elderly man was left in excruciating pain after his hand became impaled on a spike in Hampton on Wednesday.

Five charged with violent disorder following town centre brawl

Your Local Guardian: Gangs of youths 'with sticks' battle in Kingston town centre

11:20am Thursday 17th April 2014

Five people have been charged with violent disorder following an alleged brawl in Kingston town centre.

Primary schools places feel the pinch, but plan is working

Your Local Guardian: Schools man: Councillor Paul Hodgins s

2:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

One in five families missed out on their first-choice primary school choice - but 91 per cent will receive one of their top three choices.

Police release CCTV images after Tube flash

Your Local Guardian: Do you know this man? Police want to speak to him

3:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

British Transport Police (BTP) officers are appealing for help to identify a man they believe may have key information after a man exposed himself on the Tube.

Scale of mountainous challenge befitting a fallen friend

Your Local Guardian: Friends: Andy, Dave, Matt, Nathan and Gareth

3:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A Twickenham man is aiming high as he and six friends look to conquer 21 peaks in memory of a friend who died of bowel cancer.

Car thief gets 250 hours of unpaid work

Your Local Guardian: JAILED: David Young, 23, used his ex-girlfriend's accounts to buy himself takeaway food, mobile phone top-ups and accessories, and shoes and clothing.

2:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A thief who stole a car worth almost £9,000 has been given 250 hours of unpaid work.

Whitton station under the microscope as Transport Minister stops by

Your Local Guardian: Ready for the rugby? Stephen Hammond and Tania Mathias

2:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The poor state of Whitton station was discussed at a special public meeting attended by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond last weekend.

Prison for man whose punch killed childhood friend

Your Local Guardian: Sentenced: Patrick Conway

1:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A man who punched his childhood friend and killed him while out celebrating his 21st birthday has been jailed for four years and nine months.

Motorcyclist fined after dangerous overtake ends in crash

Your Local Guardian: Merseyside men on firearms charges

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A motorcyclist who crashed into a car in Richmond has been fined for driving dangerously.

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