St Margarets Community Website Newsletter

23 November 2017

Welcome to the St Margarets Community Website Newsletter (www.stmgrts.org.uk). Occasional Thursdays we will send you the latest news and events from the website.

Latest News

If you think you can - you can!

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Most people reading this won't know who Sir Jack Petchey is but there is a good chance that their children will. Most these people wouldn't know that Jack Petchey was born in Plaistow in 1925 and learned his considerable business skills selling fruit and veg off a barrow in a street market in east London… and they wouldn't know that over the years he has given away nearly £100 million pounds to thousands of young Londoners to inspire and raise their aspirations and celebrate their achievements.

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Council agrees to help Turing House school

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Richmond Council agreed a proposal to provide temporary accommodation for the popular Turing House School at its Cabinet meeting last week.

Turing House is a secondary free school run by the Russell Education Trust. It opened in September 2015 in temporary premises, at Livingston House, Queens Road, Teddington.

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Baby Mindful classes starting

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Baby Mindful is a brand new FREE course of Mindfulness for bumps and babies.

New parents and their babies (pre-walking), and soon to be parents and their bumps can join us in the calming gallery space on Mondays when it is closed to the public, where we will welcome you into a fully baby friendly space.

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Art and soul exhibition at local libraries

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We have some art that will soothe the soul coming to a library near you over the coming months.

A touring pop-up exhibition, Art & Soul, which celebrates arts for wellbeing is being shown at libraries across the borough. It uses creative activity and positive engagement to support mental wellbeing in our communities.

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Richmond College delighted with Ofsted result

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In October 2017, a team of Ofsted inspectors visited Richmond upon Thames College, a general further education college based in Twickenham, to carry out a full four day inspection covering all areas of the college provision.

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Upcoming Events

Here are the events coming up in the next few weeks in our area.

To see all the events we are tracking, check out our events section.

Upcoming Plays

Here are the plays that are currently running or happening soon in our area.

To see all the plays we are tracking, check out our events play section.

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