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Cycle training with ‘Pedal Up’

Pedal Up are running safe cycle training courses over October Half Term and Weekends.

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25 September 2020 | around_town

The Battle of Britain 2020

So here we are - late September 2020, nervously awaiting the possibility of a second wave of coronavirus. There are some out there who think that the entire thing is a hoax, a conspiracy cooked up by Bill Gates and others to place us under some form of mind control helped along by 5G radio waves and contaminated vaccines. There are others who are convinced that social lockdowns and strict COVID protocols are just the first step towards the final removal of all our civil liberties by an authoritarian government. People are anxious, confused and angry. What optimism we have lurks on the back burner.

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24 September 2020 | around_town

Fly tipping at Railshead Road

The following was passed along to us by a local resident who is trying to get Richmond Council to fix the problem of fly tipping at the recycling point at Railshead Road.

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23 September 2020 | around_town

Celebrate the heroes in your community

Do you know inspirational individual, group, or business who deserves recognition for the work they have done in their community? Well we want you to tell us about them!

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22 September 2020 | around_town

A Lick and a Promise

Back in the 1940s when I was a baby - or a “nipper” as she would have it - my gran would wash me in the kitchen sink. She would sit me on the draining board, stick my feet into the basin and fill it with water heated in a saucepan.

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18 September 2020 | around_town

Ideas for the Richmond Community Fund?

Richmond Council is about to the launch the next phase of the Community Fund. Residents or local groups with ideas on potential projects can attend a virtual information session to find out how their idea can be turned into a reality.

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15 September 2020 | around_town

Libraries increases browse and borrow slots

As part of the phased reopening of libraries, opening hours have extended to 6pm on weekdays (7pm on Wednesdays) and 15-minute ‘browse and borrow’ sessions have started in eight of the open libraries.

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9 September 2020 | around_town

Bonjour. Hola from Live Languages

Hooray. Youpi. Hurra. Now the kids or grandchildren are back at school, why don’t you too learn or perfect a language ? I run adult French conversation classes from Intermediate to Advanced level with maximum 6 per group. There are limited spaces in person or on Zoom. N’hésitez pas si vous êtes intéressé(es).

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9 September 2020 | around_town

Yogalates at ETNA is back

Escape those Sunday blues with an award-winning combination of yoga and pilates. Build tone and strength, improve core-stability, flexibility and balance. Each class concludes with a restorative guided meditation, calming the mind and relieving physical & mental stress. The perfect end to the week!

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8 September 2020 | around_town

COVID - Men over 30 - time to get health

A partnership between Public Health and Brentford FC Community Sports Trust is urging men aged 30 and over to join a new 12-week weight-loss programme beginning in September 2020.

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27 August 2020 | around_town

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