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Festive concert at Clarendon Hall

The Festive Brass Concert will be back at Clarendon Hall on Friday 10 December.

The lineup includes music from the Richmond Music Trust, Fulham Brass Band and the newly re-established Richmond Brass Band.

Tickets are £10. 

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Don't miss a screening of Frozen next month

Get your tickets for a screening of Frozen at the Twickenham Exchange on 16 December.

There will be free glitter face painting from 10am (on a first come, first serve basis) and a raffle full of very special prizes! The screening starts at 11am.

All proceeds are in aid of the Mayor's charities. 

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Calling young athletes – your borough needs you!

The London Youth Games kick off on Saturday with young sporting residents now able to apply to be part of this year’s competition.

If you are aged between 9 and 18, and live or go to school in the borough, go online and find out if you are eligible to represent your borough.

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Have your say about Heathrow expansion

Residents have just five weeks left to let the Government know that expanding Heathrow should be not go ahead.

Residents are encouraged to go online and have their say, even if they took part in the consultation earlier this year.

The deadline for feedback is Tuesday 19 December 2017.

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Crane Christmas market

Crane Community Centre will be holding a Christmas market on Friday 1 December. 

There will be a Christmas grotto, facepainting, fund raising raffle, a children's corner and Christmas gifts to buy. 

It will take place from 12noon until 9pm.

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Fantastic fitness offer now active

Looking to get fit without breaking the bank? You can still do so with our latest Feel Good Fitness offer extended through to the end of the year.

If you sign up to a Feel Good Fitness membership by 31 December 2017 you won’t need to pay anything until 28 January 2018.

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National Interfaith Week marked at York House

To celebrate National Interfaith Week, Richmond Faith Forum organised an open meeting at York House, attended by representatives from Christian, Quaker, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Bahá'í, Jewish, Humanist and Buddhist traditions.

Attendees shared what their individual beliefs say about working together and supporting others.

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Vote for Barnes Children's Literature Festival in Aviva Competition

Barnes Children's Literature Festival have applied for a grant of £10,000 from the Aviva Community Fund to enable them to deliver their new education and community programme in the run up to next year’s festival. This will be offered free to all students, teachers and librarians in state primary schools.

Grants are awarded based on the number of votes received by the community, so get voting!

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Help the Normansfield Theatre lighting appeal

Normansfield Theatre have launched a fundraising lighting appeal for their stage lighting.

They are hoping to improve and upgrade their stage lighting to LED fixtures which are more cost effective and environmentally friendly to run.

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Don't miss Hampton Hill's Christmas parade

The Hampton Hill Christmas parade will take place on Friday 24 November with festivities from 5pm. 

There will be stalls, a vintage car show, live music and much more. 

The tree lights will turn on at 6pm and the parade will start at 6.30pm. 

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It's Christmas in Hampton Square

Come and enjoy Christmas in the Square on Friday 1 December from 4 to 7pm.

The Deputy Mayor of Richmond will be turning on the Christmas lights, there will be music and the opportunity to pet a live reindeer!

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Events

7.30pm
Nov 19
Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre, TW11 9PS
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7.30pm
Nov 20
Old Sorting Office 49 Station Rd Barnes, SW13 0LF
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10.30am
Nov 21
Barnes Green Centre Church Road Barnes SW13 9HE
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6 to 8pm
Nov 22
St Richard Reynolds Catholic College Clifden Rd Twickenham TW1 4LT
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6pm
Nov 23
Richmond Adult Community College (RACC), Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE
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7.30 -10.30pm
Nov 24
Clarendon Hall, York House, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AA
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7 to 9pm
Nov 24
104 Teddington Park Road Teddington TW11 8NE
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7.30pm
Nov 24
Turk's Head, 28 Winchester Rd, London TW1 1LF
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11am to 2.30pm
Nov 25
The Barn Church, Attwood Avenue Kew
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11am - 4.30pm
Nov 25
Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, Teddington TW11 9PS
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2 - 4pm
Nov 25
Teddington Baptist Church Church Road TW11 8PF
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10.3am to 12.30pm
Nov 25
St Mary's Church Church Road Barnes SW13 9HL
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10am to 4pm
Nov 26
Strawberry Hill House 268 Waldegrave Road Twickenham TW1 4ST
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10am - 1pm
Nov 28
Family Matters at RUILS The Disability Action & Advice Centre, 4 Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 8HT
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8pm
Nov 28
The Pete Postlethwaite Picture House, St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX
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8pm
Nov 28
Kitson Hall, Kitson Road, Barnes, SW13 9JH
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8:30am to 1pm
Nov 28
Ham Street Richmond TW10 7HN
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10.30am
Nov 28
Barnes Green Centre Church Road Barnes SW13 9HE
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6.30pm
Nov 30
St Margarets, TW1
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6 to 9pm
Nov 30
St Winefrides Church Hall
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11am
Dec 1
Richmond Old Town Hall Whittaker Suite Whittaker Avenue Richmond, TW9 1JP
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10.30am to 1pm
Dec 2
Elleray Hall, Elleray Road, Teddington, TW11 0HG
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12noon - 6pm
Dec 2
Church Street Twickenham TW1 3NR - TW1 3NJ
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9.30am to 4.30pm
Dec 2
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London SW13 9WT
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2pm
Dec 2
Grey Court School Hall, Sandy Lane Entrance, TW10
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10am to 2pm
Dec 3
Outside Kew Gardens Station (District & Overground) Kew Village TW9 3PZ
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Check your status during HIV testing week

National HIV testing week starts on Saturday 18 November and we are encouraging residents to check their HIV status.

The test is free, quick and simple.

The confidential service is available in GP surgeries and at the Teddington Health and Social Care Centre and the Sheen Lane Health Centre.

Find out more

 

Council to launch EU resident support programme

European nationals living in the borough will soon be able to use a new Passport Return Service and get access to a new local advice scheme.

It is hoped that the Passport Return Service will launch in February 2018. 

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Council urges residents to be cautious over scams

The Council is urging residents to be vigilant following an incident where a resident was scammed by someone claiming to work for the Council.

The scammer got access to the resident’s home by claiming to be fixing a leak in the home above. They distracted the woman while taking her life savings.

If you suspect you have received a fake call then you can report it to Action Fraud or call them on 0300 123 2050

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Take part in Ham Avenues prune and clear up

The Ham and Petersham Association will clear the areas of the Ham Avenues this weekend and they are looking for volunteers to help.

Meet at the car park at the end of Ham Avenue on Ham Common at 9.30am on Saturday 18 November. 

Tools and refreshments will be provided. 

 

 

Rogue landlord punished for providing sub-standard rental

An investigation by the Council’s Environmental Health team on a property containing three flats rented to families found serious issues across all the properties.

An Improvement Notice served by the Council on the landlord was ignored, leading the Council to seek a solution through the Courts.

Landlord Piara Singh Sehajpal was fined £10,000.

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Kew Village Market launches charity CD

'Kew Village Market – Taste the Music' will launch at the market on 3 December, with all proceeds going to local charities.

The CD features local bands who have played at the market.

In the six years since the market launched over £50,000 has been given to local good causes.

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Council launches new scheme for residents at risk of slipping on ice

The Council will be offering residents the option to collect up to 50kg of free rock salt to help keep footpaths safe to use during the winter months.

The rock salt will be available for collection between Monday 20 November and Friday 25 November from 9am to 3pm.

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Join the Healthwatch Committee

Healthwatch Richmond and the charity that runs it are recruiting new volunteer committee members to support their valuable work for the local community.

Committee members oversee, and are often instrumental in delivering, the work of Healthwatch Richmond.

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Crime prevention event with Fulwell police

Drop into the Greenwood Centre this Friday 17 November at 9am and have a chat with with the local police force.

They will be covering how to remain safe in the Community and current scams doing the rounds. 

Find out more

 

 

Updated: 21 Sep 2017