The Fourth Ward

Image - FOURTHWARD_St-Margarets-Station-1907 Some people, local estate agents mainly, insist on calling St Margarets 'the village' even though most of us know that our slice of paradise is really a 'dormitory' or 'a railway town' which didn't really come into existence until the railway station was opened on Monday 2nd October 1876. Before then it was about 2,000 acres of pasture, arable land, wood and common. We should be grateful that we live in 'St Margarets'. The local businessmen who helped pay for the new station wanted to call the neighbourhood 'Ailsa Bridge'. Phew!

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17 February 2018 | around_town

Orleans House refurbishment completed

Image - orleans-house-painting Orleans House Gallery, whose eponymous owner, the Duke of Orleans once called "my peaceful house in old Twick", is about to come alive to a new wave of admirers after its refurbishment.

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17 February 2018 | news

Struggling with technology and social media?

Image - swedish-social-media-company As part of their course, two women from the Swedish School in Richmond have created a company to help people with getting to grips with social media and technology.

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17 February 2018 | around_town

Richmond Council offering EU passport checking service

Image - lbrut-passport European nationals living in Richmond upon Thames are now able to use a new Passport Return Service available at the Council's register office. Last year, Richmond Council agreed a package of measures to support the borough's European residents in light of the Government's overall plans to protect the rights of EU citizens in the UK, once the country leaves the EU.

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17 February 2018 | news

The Richmond Brass Band is back

Image - richmondbrassband2018 Trumpets sound as historical, local brass band is revived A local brass band has been revived in Richmond upon Thames and historical recordings published, thanks to funding from Richmond Council.

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17 February 2018 | around_town

Maths tutor: James Maths

Qualified and experienced maths teacher offering GCSE, A-Level and Pre-U maths tuition (both pure, applied and further maths). Up to date knowledge of examination specifications. Currently teaching maths at high performing local independent school.

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17 February 2018 | around_town

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