Monday, February 18, 2019

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Government backs Zac Goldsmith’s bill to protect girls from FGM

The government as announced that it will provide parliamentary time for debates and vote on the bill to protect girls at risk from FGM. The Children Act 1989 (Female Genital Mutilation) (Amendment) Bill has already passed through the House of Lords, but was blocked from...

Gold medals for Richmond upon Thames College’s catering students at Salon Culinaire

The competition took place in Birmingham alongside The Foodservice Show and The Professional Kitchen Show. Almost 400 chefs competed in 70 competitions. RuTC catering students participate at Salon Culinaire, demonstrating their skills in front of...

Teddington business owner wins Nursery Industry Product Association awards

Little Sport Star is a sports-themed toy company for babies and toddlers created by Nick Farnsworth from Teddington. The Little Sport Star baby activity gym is unique in its category because it is the only...

Twickenham charity host 24-hour swimathon to raise money for Water Voles

The Environment Trust are asking people to donate to their Water Vole campaign. To fundraise the charity is hosting the swimathon with two teams each swimming for 12 hours. The charity is calling for public to...

Argos opens its doors in Richmond today

The Argos has opened in the Sainsbury's on Lower Richmond Road and will create at least 12 new jobs. Collecting in store is hugely popular with Argos customers and Argos stores in Sainsbury’s supermarkets have...

Lidl launches ‘fun-size’ trolleys so kids can shop with parents

It can be tricky getting kids to behave while you're doing the shopping, but Lidl has the answer and it is brilliant. We all know how exciting it is to feel like an adult when...

The History of Richmond upon Thames

The area now known as Richmond (or Richmond upon Thames) was, until about five centuries ago, part of Sheen. The Domesday Book of 1086 has it listed on the map as Sceon, which is...

Women who do 60 minutes of daily physical activity more likely to reach 90, finds study

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Women who partake in physical activity for an hour a day have a far greater chance of reaching the age of 90 than those who do less than 30 minutes, according to a study. The...

Taller women live longer, study finds

Tall women are more likely to live longer, the results of a new study have shown. Researchers found that women who were five 5ft 9ins at the age of 40 were 31 per cent more...

From insomnia to cold hands and feet: The major signs of a slow metabolism – and how you can fix it

Metabolism is a complex chemical process relating to the body's ability to produce energy from fat, sugar and protein. A fast metabolism sees the body efficiently processing energy, whereas a slow metabolism sees the body...

Outdoor pool now open

Fitness suite and spa   Day Times Monday to Friday 6.30am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday 7am to 9pm Main pool View the main pool usage guide(pdf, 95KB) for more detailed information. Last admission is 45 minutes before pool closes.   Day Times Monday 6.30am to 7.45pm Tuesday 6.30am to 10pm Wednesday 6.30am to 10pm Thursday 6.30am...

Local amnesty for old electrical goods

Richmond Council and West London Waste Authority are hosting a recycling collection for old, small electronic equipment (WEEE).  From 11 to 15 February from 9am to 5pm at the Civic Centre in York Street, items...

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