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The Grand Howl

On those rare occasions when mention of ‘Cub Scouts’, or ‘Wolf Cubs’ as they used to be known, comes up in conversation, I can guarantee that someone will always say “Dyb! Dyb! Dyb! Dob! Dob! Dob” although they don’t know what it means or that this strange chant has not been used in Cub ceremonies since 1966!

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10 April 2021 | around_town

Take part in some of Kew Garden's Wellbeing sessions

Kew Gardens have curated a summer package of wellbeing events for everyone to enjoy.

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10 April 2021 | around_town

AIR:10K gets the green light in Kew Gardens

The AIR:10k has been confirmed to go ahead in Kew Gardens on Saturday 15 May.

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9 April 2021 | around_town

St Margarets Fair announces 2021 date

Due to Covid, this year’s fair will be later than normal. The event organisers have announced 11 September 2021 as the date for the 2021 St Margarets Fair.

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8 April 2021 | around_town

Get inspired with Art Historical London

Art Historical London have an extensive array of online events to keep you entertained and inspired.

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8 April 2021 | around_town

Wife selling

As Paul Simon observed in 1975 there must be fifty ways to leave your lover, from the simple but legitimate ‘Two Years Mutual Separation’ divorce at one end to the sneaky ‘slipping out the back or making a new plan’, like Jack and Stan.

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1 April 2021 | around_town

Marble Hill Playcentres enters planning

Marble Hill Adventure Playcentres, Skylarks and OKMT have come together to completely rebuild the Marble Hill Adventure Playground.

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31 March 2021 | around_town

Richmond Council reminds us to be responsible at Easter

Please act responsibly this Easter is the message to residents and visitors to Richmond ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

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31 March 2021 | around_town

Funds available for young climate change activists

The Richmond and Kingston Youth Council’s Richmond Climate Change Youth Fund is available to those aged 11-19 who want to develop new and exciting project ideas to help tackle climate change!

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29 March 2021 | around_town

Letterboxes

I’ve been sticking things through letterboxes for nearly 70 years now - newspapers mainly but almost anything that could be stuck through that hole in the door - political pamphlets, fliers for residents’ associations and youth organisations, bills from local grocers and adverts for dances in church halls and children’s parties.

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25 March 2021 | around_town

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