Gruffalo illustrator delights old and young at Richmond Society

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Literary loving youngsters and parents enjoyed an afternoon with the illustrator of the Gruffalo.

Open House London reveals Richmond's gems this weekend

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Some of Richmond’s greatest buildings hold open house events this September as part of Open House London, a showcase of urban architecture and design.

Simon and Garfunkel Story coming to Richmond Theatre

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

It has been 50 years since American folk rock duo Simon and Garfunkel recorded their first number one hit single.

Richmond Business Award deadline extended - you have until Monday

Your Local Guardian: Hawk training: A national first

4:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

After a number of requests we have extended the deadline for entering the Richmond Business Awards – but you only have until Monday, no ifs, no buts.

Spectacular military parade takes to Twickenham's streets

Your Local Guardian:

3:41pm Friday 19th September 2014

The sun shone in Twickenham as crowds gathered to watch soldiers from the Royal Military School and the Corps of Army Music parade today.

London Victoria services delayed due to earlier broken down train

Your Local Guardian:

2:38pm Friday 19th September 2014

Trains which go to or from London Victoria are disrupted this afternoon due to an earlier broken down train just outside the station.

Disappearance of "very intelligent" Ewell family man completely out of character, says friend

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

The friend of an "intelligent and gentlemanly" father missing from Ewell has said he is very concerned by his out-of-character disappearance.

Poll results: Our readers back Scotland No vote

Your Local Guardian:

9:13am Friday 19th September 2014

Our readers have backed last night’s Scottish referendum poll saying the country should stay in the United Kingdom.

Michelin-starred chef serving Teddington students school dinners at £1 a dish

Your Local Guardian:

8:50am Friday 19th September 2014

Teddington School’s students are in for a fortnight of culinary treats as a menu prepared by a two Michelin star chef replaces their usual school dinners.

Worth a try: Are Tottenham Hotspur on their way to Twickenham the home of rugby?

Your Local Guardian:

8:47am Friday 19th September 2014

The RFU remain tight-lipped over speculation Twickenham stadium could host football in the future, while Harlequins ruled out the possibility for the Stoop.

Bingham wins award for environmental work

Your Local Guardian:

9:20am Friday 19th September 2014

An environmentally-aware Richmond hotel which offers "green" weddings has won a council award for its devotion to clean energy and recycling.

Citizens Advice Bureau launches new website

Your Local Guardian: Support: Richmond CAB wants changes

8:57am Friday 19th September 2014

The Richmond Citizens Advice Bureau website has been given a makeover and the new site will go live on Monday.

London United bus driver strike cancelled

Your Local Guardian: Must do better: the K4 bus

4:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A strike by London United bus drivers planned for tomorrow has been cancelled.

VIDEO: Suspect in Alice Gross disappearance "spent seven years in Latvian prison for murder"

Your Local Guardian:

10:06am Thursday 18th September 2014

Arnis Zalkalns was also arrested in connection with an indecent assault with a 14-year-old in the Ealing area but not charged. Alice Gross, 14, has now been missing for 22 days.

Have your say on Scotland: Should they stay or go?

Your Local Guardian:

9:20am Thursday 18th September 2014

People in Scotland will have their say today. But what do you think? Should they stay or should they go?

Dickens descendant honours ancestor with one-man Great Expectations

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Charles Dickens’ great-great-grandson is bringing his celebrated ancestor’s masterpiece Great Expectations to Normansfield Theatre this October.

High earners hot-footing it to Richmond Park and Twickenham

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Richmond Park and Twickenham have been named as the UK's two highest-earning parliamentary constituencies.

Swiss Chalet gets a lift, literally, in £1.4m renovation

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Hampton Court’s historic Swiss Chalet will be lifted up by 2m as part of a £1.4m restoration project and the addition of a new basement floor.

North Sheen street photographer takes work international

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A street photographer from North Sheen showcased her latest prints at the Rotterdam International Art Fair earlier this month.

Hotel beds for Twickenham as Network Rail works begin

Your Local Guardian: Men at work: Twickenham station

1:12pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Neighbours of Twickenham station have expressed their frustration over noisy Network Rail night work.

Richmond station ticket fraudsters sentenced for £100k con

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Six South West Trains employees have been jailed for nearly seven years after a ticketing fraud thought to be worth more than £100,000.

Hundreds sign petition after Heathrow flight trial proves a "true blight"

Your Local Guardian: A plane comes in to land at Heathrow Airport

3:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

More than 1,800 furious people have signed an online petition calling for an end to Heathrow’s easterly departure routes trial.

REVIEW: Felicity Kendal in Hay Fever is nothing to be sniffed at

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Felicity Kendal gave a hilarious performance as the preposterously superficial Judith Bliss in Noel Coward's Hay Fever.

Holy bowlers from the Vatican cricket team arrive at St Mary's

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Vatican’s finest batsmen, bowlers and all-rounders are visiting St Mary’s University, Twickenham, as part of a Cricket Tour of Light.

Partnership targets town centre nighttime behaviour to further cut crime figures

Your Local Guardian: Operation Hawk, targeting suspected drug dealers, antisocial behaviour, yobs and other criminals, took place in Kingston this morning

2:10am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A clampdown on town centre crime will help slash antisocial behaviour further, Richmond Council has pledged.

Planning charges proposal aims to save Richmond taxpayers £1m

Your Local Guardian: Investing: Geoffrey Samuel

2:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Taxpayers could be saved £1m a year if the Government allows Richmond Council to set its own planning application charges.

Explosive wonder entertains hundreds at Hampton Court Palace

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Fireworks lit up the sky above Hampton Court Palace as part of a special season of events.

A dozen London-wide awards for Richmond in Bloom

Your Local Guardian: You can still do it: The Botanist on the Green was a Richmond in Bloom winner

1:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Richmond has proved it has flower power after picking up 12 awards at the London in Bloom competition.

Two cars destroyed in East Sheen car park fireball

Your Local Guardian:

9:54am Monday 15th September 2014

This was the moment firefighters leapt into action after a car exploded in an East Sheen car park on Friday afternoon.

Dogs delight at Teddington animal Olympics event

Your Local Guardian:

9:31am Monday 15th September 2014

More than 100 dogs put their best paw forward for the Teddington Dog Olympics 2014.

Pupils take a trip back to the stone age as new term begins

Your Local Guardian:

9:40am Monday 15th September 2014

The new school year started with a trip a long, long way back in time at Meadleads Primary School.

Saxophonist bringing his superlative sounds to Teddington

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Award-winning alto-saxophonist and MC Soweto Kinch brings his exciting stage show to Teddington later this month.

Special agent stageshow to delight at Normansfield Theatre

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

The BBC’s classic detective series, Dick Barton - Special Agent, will be brought to life at Normansfield Theatre this September by all-singing, all-dancing team Kaos Kabaret.

Ice rink plans skate their way to Strawberry Hill House

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Strawberry Hill House could host an open-air ice rink this winter, after plans were submitted to Richmond Council.

Take in Turner's House in exhibition and art workshop

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A season of living art continues at Turner’s House this month with works by Katie Sollohub displayed in an open studio exhibition.

Zippo's Circus coming back to Twickenham

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

The Big Top returns to Twickenham Green this month as the famous Zippo’s Circus rolls into town.

Sarah Squire reflects on 50 years of success

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

For Squire's deputy chairman Sarah Squire, the Twickenham branch’s 50th anniversary celebration is one of many parties at the store.

Could Twickenham play hold secrets to Shakespeare's "lost years"?

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

The life of William Shakespeare has long been shrouded in mystery, but a play coming to Twickenham this September, 450 years after his birth, may have some answers about the world’s most celebrated playwright’s infamous "lost years".

Richmond reacts to Gloriana decision

Your Local Guardian: Row, row: Kingston Grammar School rowers got the incredible honour

5:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

After two months of heated debate, consultations and protests, plans to house the Gloriana at Orleans Riverside have been consigned to the scrapheap.

Gloriana could be homed in Kingston after being spurned by Richmond

Your Local Guardian:

11:01am Friday 12th September 2014

Kingston Council leader Kevin Davis is in negotiations with Lord Sterling about mooring the Gloriana in the royal borough.

Fourth man arrested in Hampton fatal collision investigation

Your Local Guardian:

1:34pm Friday 12th September 2014

A fourth man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man who was hit by a van outside a Hampton pub on Sunday evening.

Gloriana boathouse proposals withdrawn in council u-turn

Your Local Guardian:

9:41am Friday 12th September 2014

A permanent home for the Gloriana will no longer be built in the borough after a u-turn by Richmond Council.

Accidental overdose caused woman's death, coroner rules

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A woman with a history of mental health issues was found dead at her home with empty wine bottles around her, an inquest heard.

Tunes of New York coming to Crawdaddy Club

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 12th September 2014

The unique sounds of rock, blues, funk and soul will be brought to the Crawdaddy Club Richmond.

Felicity Kendal stars in Noel Coward classic

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A Noel Coward classic drops into Richmond Theatre next week, with Felicity Kendal headlining a stellar cast.

Friends pay tribute to Orleans Park School student

Your Local Guardian:

3:32pm Friday 12th September 2014

A former Orleans Park School pupil and father was killed in a motorcycle accident in Feltham last week.

April in Paris sparks joie de vivre at Richmond Theatre

Your Local Guardian:

4:34pm Thursday 11th September 2014

What happens when a couple, who have been unhappily married almost 30 years, win a trip-of-a-lifetime to Paris?

Fundraising cyclist killed on day one of John O'Groats to Land's End mission

Your Local Guardian:

2:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

A cyclist from Mortlake completing a charity ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End died after being hit by an articulated lorry on the day she set off.

Jail for thief who stole tables, chairs and trees from restaurants

Your Local Guardian:

2:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

A thief who stole £1,850-worth of garden furniture from restaurants has been handed a 12-week custodial sentence.

Sacred music going a capella at Hampton Court Palace

Your Local Guardian:

2:10am Thursday 11th September 2014

An a capella recital of sacred music performed by choral singers filled Hampton Court Palace.



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