Sunday, October 20, 2019

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Mayor of London and six Councils head to Court of Appeal over Heathrow Expansion

Richmond, Wandsworth, Hillingdon, Hammersmith & Fulham and Windsor & Maidenhead Councils go to court on October 17th – where they will say that the Government failed to consider the full impact that the expansion has on the environment, noise levels and resident’s health. The local...

Guest speaker to give special talk on history of Kew Gardens

Tom Edbrooke will present an illustrated talk of the gardens where he will discuss how the iconic gardens began with nine acres and ended up being its present size. He will also be covering important...

Dismay as RSPCA announce Twickenham shop closure

An announcement from the charity's head office confirmed the closure of the outlet in Richmond Road, Twickenham, with the store due to close on October 26. Customers have expressed shock at the sudden announcement, with...

Mayor thanked for community ‘service above self’ at Kew Rotary meeting

Councillor Nancy Baldwin attended the dinner meeting at the Coach & Horses Hotel in Kew Green at the end of last month where she gave an informal, fun and relaxed talk with 22 Rotary...

Richmond pupils take over York House Council Chambers for annual ‘Pupil and Parliament’ event

Two pupils from each school had the opportunity to debate and give speeches on important issues. York House opened its doors to year-six-pupils from various schools across Richmond. Cllr Nancy Baldwin, Mayor of Richmond, was in...

Richmond supports National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Between July 2018 to July 2019, there were 323 incidents of reported hate crimes in the borough. 233 of these incidents related to racist and religious hate crime. Richmond takes hate crime very seriously has its...

Christ’s School science teacher stars in online social media campaign

Science Teacher - Shaakirah Obi of Christ's School, will feature in one of seven films that are part of the national ‘Get Into Teaching’ campaign which seeks to highlight how teaching can engage, support...

Teddington class A drug dealer who used Langdon Park to do deals goes to jail

30-year-old Sadique Ahmed from Down Road in Hampton Wick plead guilty to five charges of supplying crack-cocaine and heroin. Mr Ahmed would typically carry out illegal drug transactions at Langdon Park in Teddington and was...

Barclays customers no longer able to withdraw cash from Post Office branches

As of January 8, Barclays customers will only be to deposit cash and cheques, and check their balances at the Post Office. A Barclays spokesperson said it wanted to reduce its customers' reliance on the...

Police appeal for information to help find missing teen

15-year-old Harmony Murray from Twickenham went missing on October 8th and the last sighting of her is thought to be October 13th. Ms Murray was also seen to be wearing jeans, a black jacket and...

Racist football fans should be banned for life, senior police officer says

Deputy Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Stephen House said clubs must take action to ensure those responsible are prosecuted and banned. His comments follow the England versus Bulgaria game last night in Sofia, where England players...

Twickenham teen attacks officer with claw hammer then heads to the pub for a ‘soft drink’

18-year-old Brandon Flanagan of Bell Lane was also found guilty of being in possession of an offensive weapon in a public place. He denied all charges when he attended Kingston Crown Court on October 11,...

The 20 Best Fruits for When You Want More Protein

Because fruit is so sweet, you’ve probably never considered that it contains some protein. And while the protein in fruit is definitely not a complete source of protein, that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be...

23 Subtle Signs of Serious Health Issues

There are plenty of obvious signs of serious health issues that everyone knows—like arm numbness indicating a possible stroke, or chest pain being a telltale sign of a heart attack. And while it's easy...

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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...