Monday, September 16, 2019

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Council considers replacing popular social hub in Teddington with ‘desperately needed affordable housing’

Richmond Council is currently reviewing other locations like North Lane East Car Park and a former depot site in Teddington because Elleray Hall is becoming too expensive to maintain. After carrying out a feasibility study the Council decided that a new site could potential work...

Teddington charity CEO walks 100km to fundraise for disabled children’s service

44-year-old Cathy Maker, from Waldegrave Road-based charity Ruils, walked 100km through the night along the River Thames path from Putney to Henley - in under 24 hours, on September 7. The CEO said: “I started...

Arrests made ahead of Heathrow drone protest

The men and women - all aged between their 20' and 50's were held by police on September 12, ahead of the drone protest that is due to take place at the airport on...

Putney double stabbing: Man arrested following morning bloodbath

Police were called to Burston Road at 10.42am on Thursday to reports of a stabbing. Officers attended and it was reported to them that that a man had been stabbed and then left the scene in a...

Consultant linked to Tooting girl’s death in care may change plea over inquest no-show

Duncan Lawrence, 60, previously pleaded guilty to a charge of withholding evidence of documentation in relation to a coroner's inquest, following the death of Tooting girl Sophie Bennett. The 19-year-old took her own life at the "chaotic"...

‘Save London’s passenger boats’: Thames passenger service providers fear impact of new safety rules

A recent MCA review of Thames passenger vessels suggested both older and newer vessels needed to be updated with a more modern safety legislation system. But boat operators fear that in some cases, the work...

Barnes restaurant says Hammersmith Bridge closure killed business

Annie’s, on White Hart Lane, had been experiencing a decline in business after Rick Stein opened a restaurant nearby, but staff said the closure of Hammersmith Bridge “was the final nail in the coffin.” Teddy...

French producer’s friend raised alarm after ‘strange texts’, Kew murder trial told

Would-be stuntman Kirill Belorusov, 32, allegedly strangled Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, in her Kew home then laid a false text message trail on her mobile phone. Meanwhile, he was captured on CCTV buying an axe, rubble...

Richmond Housing Partnership teams up with Waitrose to help feed struggling families

RHP launched its 'Rays of Sunshine' campaign and teamed up with Waitrose in Twickenham to provide bags of food to residents who struggled to eat during spring/summer. The scheme has managed to successfully help more...

Beast from the East: What the experts are saying

Following reports this week that Britain faces a new big freeze this winter, experts say it cannot be predicted this far ahead. Scientists from University College London have predicted an average temperature of 3.9C (39F)...

Police stop and search results in a stolen bike being returned to its rightful owner

According to police reports two males were stopped and searched after they were seen cycling away from Teddington Pools. Officers decided to stop and search the men and found that the bike was in fact...

Survivor of two men who jumped off Kew Bridge sectioned

Police were called to the bridge shortly after 12.35pm, where they found two men in the water who were both pulled out with the help of an RNLI boat. A man, aged in his 40s,...

Kew’s nightmare neighbour – Woman who breached criminal behaviour order NINE times avoids jail

Sandrine Lester, 48, admitted ignoring the criminal behaviour order handed down on January 9. Just six days later, she played loud music, shouted, sang and "wailed" outside her first floor flat window of her half...

Gymnastic duo in funding appeal to help compete around the world

Henry Godfrey, 14 from Twickenham and his 11-year-old gymnast partner, Keira Follett, from Hillingdon, are two young talented in acrobatic gymnastics - which is a non-funded sport. Both students dedicate their spare time in order...

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1 Weight Training Although cardio will burn more calories, weight training is where it’s at if you want to zap the fat. Resistance exercises that involve major muscle groups and your own body weight, like lunges, squats, press-ups, planks, dead lifts, jumping jacks, burpees and the dreaded tricep dip, are all brilliant for building muscle and tone. And if you want to hit the weight training area of the gym to tackle some clean and jerk lifts, the heavier the weight, the...