Archives from April 2021

Postman's park

Last Friday evening, around midnight, 20 year-old Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole, known to his friends as Jimi, was on his way home from work with his friend Bernard when they saw a woman fall from London Bridge into the Thames. As they called the police Jimi and Bernard could hear the woman in the water screaming ‘Help me, help me, I’m gonna die’.

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30 April 2021 | around_town

Twickenham Stadium to welcome fans for European cup finals

Twickenham Stadium will host the 2021 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals with a limited number of fans permitted to attend both matches, in line with the UK government’s roadmap to recovery.

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30 April 2021 | news

Correction - Downliners Sect

A recent article in the newsletter about local and legendary R&B band the Downliners Sect included a brief paragraph about some of their future gigs including one in May at the 100 Club, Oxford Street, an important blues and R&B venue in the 1960s.

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30 April 2021 | around_town

May bank holiday waste and recycling collections

Following the Early May bank holiday on Monday 3 May, Richmond Council will carry out general waste, food waste, garden waste and recycling collections for domestic properties one day later than usual, for one week.

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28 April 2021 | around_town

Hampton Court Road: Traffic delays

Thames Water teams are currently attending an urgent sewer collapse on Hampton Court Road, near the Esso Garage and opposite Hampton Court Green Car Park.

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28 April 2021 | news

Join the Page Turners reading group

Richmond Library Service is here to offer you comfort and connection through great literature and our Page Turners online Zoom reading group.

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23 April 2021 | around_town

Barnes Film Festival to return this June

Barnes’ annual film festival will return this summer from Thursday 17 to Wednesday 23 June 2021.

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23 April 2021 | around_town

Twickenham Cygnets FC - Summer School

Calling all female footballers. Twickenham Cygnets FC are recruiting for new players to join our U8 age group for the 2021-22 Season.

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22 April 2021 | around_town

Munira secures debate in Parliament on air pollution

Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, will next week lead a debate in Parliament, fighting for cleaner air in London. This follows Munira’s successful petition calling for the Government to introduce safer air pollution limits, which has attracted the signatures of many local residents.

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22 April 2021 | news

Godstone homes group appeals Richmond Council's refusal

Godstone Developments Limited who hope to build four homes at the top of Godstone Road are appealing the December 2020 Richmond Council planning refusal to the Seceratary of State.

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21 April 2021 | news

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