Archives from October 2011

River Crane Polluted

A two-metre valve (penstock) in a major sewer serving Heathrow Airport jammed shut on Saturday afternoon at Cranford Bridge on the A4 Bath Road while engineers carried out routine maintenance.

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31 October 2011 | news

7 January 1928 - The Day That St Margarets Flooded

The warning signs were in the local newspapers for all to see…

  • “Kew Garden sustained greater damage by the recent frost and snowfall than had been experienced for 40 years”
  • “Owing to the strong steam it took three tugs to tow and push two coal lighters through the centre arch of Richmond Bridge on Tuesday.”
  • “Twenty three degrees of frost were registered at Kew Observatory at 7.00am last Saturday - a record low temperature for 1927.”
  • “The thaw was accompanied during the night by the wind which at times rose to gale force. These heavy gusts, together with the thud of snow falling from the roofs, kept many Londoners awake.”

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27 October 2011 | around_town

Guy Fawkes Night and Fireworks 2011

Friday 4th November 2011

Kingsmeadow Athletics Stadium - Kingston

The Kingston fireworks display promises to be a massive London fireworks event, with a huge display, family attractions and more kicking off at Kingsmeadow Athletics Stadium.

  • gates 6.30pm, display 8pm
  • Admission: Adults £6.00, children aged 5-11 £4.00 ** Advance Tickets: Adults £4.00, children aged 5-11 £3.00

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27 October 2011 | around_town

Tone Up Voice Workshops

Inspiring creativity, confidence and well-being.

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27 October 2011 | around_town

Meet the Travel Experts at Strawberry Hill House - 19 November 2011

Spend an inspiring day at historic Strawberry Hill House and plan your next holiday with expert assistance

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25 October 2011 | around_town

Announcing the Opening of Dolly Rock

The St Margarets Traders Association is proud to announce the latest edition to St Margarets - Dolly Rock boutique at 14 Crown Road St Margarets.

Dolly Rock opens on Thursday 3rd November.

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24 October 2011 | news

The Thames Valley Cotton Fields

In the early 60’s something rather strange was taking place in Britain and particularly around Twickenham. Roy Carr of the ‘New Musical Express’ summed it up rather neatly…

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19 October 2011 | around_town

Lib Dems Call Extraordinary Council Meeting for Clifden Road

Lib Dems call extraordinary council meeting to press for consultation on new school

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19 October 2011 | news

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