Friday, March 22, 2019

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Richmond students blow judges away with perfect top marks

Pupils at Little Voices performing arts school in Richmond and Teddington recently undertook their tests for the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and came out of it with a 100 per cent distinction record, the highest mark possible. Principal Ashlea Pearson was...

Head gardener’s display brings the ‘wow’ factor back to 17th century mansion

The National Trust, which administers the seventeenth century mansion, helped commission the planting of 500,000 bulbs in anticipation of the warmer weather. However, the spectacular sight of so many purple flowers now blooming in Springtime...

Firefighters accuse Fireman Sam and Peppa Pig of sexism

The London Fire Brigade criticised Peppa Pig for using the term "fireman" instead of "firefighter" in an episode called The Fire Engine. "Come on @peppapig, we've not been firemen for 30 years," it tweeted. "You have a huge...

Footballer backs charity campaign to fight stigma around men asking for help

Two in five men aged between 20 and 59 do not ask for help when they need it because they prefer to try to solve problems themselves, a survey found. Their campaign is supported by...

Major gas works set to bring traffic nightmare to Richmond

The upgrades are due to begin on March 25 and will start opposite St Stephen’s Church and finish at the junction with St Margaret’s Road. There will be temporary traffic signals in place until April...

Residents flock to cast votes on Twitter in poll to name new bridge

Richmond Council collaborated with Network Rail to install the bridge, which spans the level crossing at Mortlake. The council said this week the public vote which will officially determine the name of the bridge is...

Teddington chocolate nut vows to eat nothing but porridge, rice and beans for five days

Will Torrent is a pastry and chocolate consultant but will be moving to a more simple diet for five days in an effort to raise money to help beat hunger and poverty. "My working life...

B&Q owner Kingfisher starts hunt for new boss amid plans for more store closures

Kingfisher said it had begun succession planning for under-fire boss Veronique Laury, but has not yet set a date for her departure and confirmed she will remain in post until a successor has been...

Greater London Authority: Toxic air sensors

A total of 250 pupils from five schools in Southwark, Richmond, Greenwich, Haringey and Hammersmith and Fulham will wear specially adapted bags with inbuilt sensors that will measure particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide levels. The...

Hanworth primary school celebrates securing funding for weather monitor with strong environmental focus

St Richard’s CE Primary School won a grant from the British Science Association and support from businesses including Richmond Travel Planning Advisers for the project, which eventually came to fruition at the end of...

More than £200,000 given to council to tackle homelessness issue

The £223,000 pot of cash awarded by the Government will fund case workers, also called ‘navigators’, to guide rough sleepers off the streets and into accommodation as rapidly as possible. The council said that...

Man charged in Richmond shallow grave ‘murder’

Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, was reported missing on March 5 having failed to turn up for work at PR firm Golin, where she was an executive assistant. Her body was found the following day in a...

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