Sunday, May 26, 2019

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Richmond dog walkers urged to stay vigilant as deer enter birthing season

More than 300 calves and fawns are expected to be born in the coming two months across Royal Parks. Deer are vulnerable to disturbance by both dogs and humans, so a new initiative will see volunteer rangers operate locally to dissuade visitors from getting closer...

Twickenham teen arrested after policeman allegedly hammered in head

Brandon Flanagan, 18, of Bell Lane, was charged yesterday with GBH, intent to resist arrest, possession of a bladed article, possession of an offensive weapon and allowing himself to be carried on a stolen...

Richmond veterans memorial chapel reopens after restoration

A re-hallowing service took place at the Memorial Chapel at the Star and Garter building on Richmond hill, allowing the commemoration of conflict veterans' lives to continue for years to come. The chapel was founded...

Police appeal for missing Richmond woman

Susan Weaver, 49, was last seen at Havant Station, near Portsmouth, last Monday. She is of slim build, has blonde hair and was wearing black Nikes, a black jacket, pink jumper and dark jeans before...

Floral art award winners crowned by Richmond mayor

Mayor Cllr Nancy Baldwin presented Richmond Borough in Bloom certificates and prizes to 13 award winners in this year's floral art competition, sponsored by Achieving for Children, a social enterprise providing services for children. Parents...

Help shape the future of health and care in the borough

Help shape the future of health and care in the borough We have been working with the local NHS and the voluntary sector to review the local community’s health and care needs and develop an...

Marble Hill Sunday Funday

Organised by Inspired Women group, visit Marble Hill Park on Sunday 9 June from 2 to 5pm for a fun, free event for families. The day will include attractions, workshops, stalls, play area and demonstrators,...

May bank holiday recycling and waste collection services

Collection days Normal collections Late May bank holiday 2019 Collections will be made one day later, check the table below for details. Normal collection day Revised collection day Monday  27 May Tuesday 28 May Tuesday 28 May Wednesday 29 May Wednesday 29 May Thursday 30...

Police announce increased patrols in response to Richmond crime wave

In a joint statement with the Council, police announced they will be increasing their presence, with high visibility patrols in open, public spaces that are "crime hotspots, our town centres and open spaces." The development...

Police appeal for missing teen with links to Richmond

Hollie Kirkby, 16, has been missing from Surbiton since May 19. She is known to spend time in Tolworth, Richmond and Twickenham. If you see her, or have any information of her whereabouts please call 101,...

Independent Twickenham beer store celebrates 14th anniversary

Real Ale, based on Richmond Road, specialises in beers, natural wines, ciders and unique spirits from producers across the world. After winning Independent Retailer of the Year 2015, the business expanded over two further shops...

Tickets selling fast for Epsom’s Investec Derby Festival

This year, Epsom Downs Racecourse has teamed up with SAS: Who Dares Wins’ chief instructor, Ant Middleton to explore the supreme test of the racehorse with the help of Investec Derby Festival Ambassadors, model...

Carnaby Army – Beatles vs The Stones

Join The Carnaby Army and Eel Pie Island Museum for a fabulous fundraising night of classic 60’s tunes on Friday 14 June 2019, with special guest appearances from original Eel Pie artists too. Book your...

Walk to school week encourages Richmond parents to ditch cars

As part of Walk to School Week, the Council is asking parents to take a positive step towards improving air quality by completing school trips on foot. According to Living Streets, a charity promoting everyday...

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HISTORY

Richmond’s Dad’s Army  Some 800 local men responded to the radio appeal of 14 May 1940 for men to enlist as Local Defence Volunteers. Most were veterans of the First World War, and even the Boer War, who were too old to join up but not old enough to fight. The ravaging of Richmond  Between 9 September 1940, when high explosives bombs fell on Mount Ararat Road, and March 1945 when one of the last V2 rockets exploded in Richmond...