Thursday, November 26, 2020

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Coronavirus: Updates as London heads for Tier system

Follow our live blog today (November 26) as the post-lockdown system of Tiered restrictions is set to be announced by the government. For contributions email orlando.jenkinson@newsquest.co.uk or jamie.bennett-ness@newsquest.co.uk 12:08pm Mayor of London Sadiq Khan makes statement on new restrictions:  "Government has confirmed London will be under...

Martin Lewis issues Black Friday sales warning

The money saving guru and finance journalist appeared on his ITV show, the Martin Lewis Money Show, telling people they may be losing money on Black Friday deals. He said shoppers could be losing cash...

Richmond named among happiest places to live in Britain

Rightmove carried out their annual Happy at Home Index survey, which asks residents to tell us how they feel about where they live, as well as asking them to rank ten happiness factors including...

Kew Gardens to host Olympic Trials 2021

After the Olympic Championships were cancelled due to coronavirus concerns the selection trials will take place in Richmond, on Friday morning of March 26, 2021. The race will double as the British Marathon Championships for...

6 Benefits of Cutting Unhealthy Carbs

Almost every food you eat has carbohydrates. Carbs are an essential part of the diet, and can be found in all kinds of foods that you love—even fruits and vegetables! And yet, while having carbohydrates in...

10 Small Health Changes That Make A Big Difference

1 Eat A Fibre-Rich Breakfast Here’s a yummy, easy breakfast idea that will make a big difference to your day. Choose a cereal that includes at least 10 grams of fibre and top it with Greek...

Homeless man linked to Kingston dies, second in fortnight

The man was known to authorities and homelessness groups in the borough who made contact with him earlier this month. He had registered with the prominent charity Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness (KCAH), who support rough sleepers...

Post-lockdown Christmas plan to be announced by Boris Johnson – recap

Today the Prime Minister will announce how England will emerge from the second national lockdown on December 2. -- Boris Johnson has addressed the Commons and will hold a press conference this evening at...

Isleworth film student fundraises for gradation movie

Thomas Allen, 22, is in his fourth year at the Arts University Bournemouth where he is the producer of graduation movie Baile. Inspired by the true story of a crew member’s relative, the plot follows a...

Police launch appeal to find thieves in Twickenham

On October 29, £1000 was withdrawn using debit cards stolen from an elderly female on London Road, TW1. CCTV picutre show two men in facemasks in a nearby shop. Police are urging anyone that knows these...

Twickenham businesses collaborate for Christmas lights display

Discover Twickenham BID organised this year’s decorations which brought together over 350 local vendors for Saturday’s switch on (November 21). Though the event was not as packed as usual – with lockdown restrictions preventing the...

New technology helps the Council fill potholes faster

An innovative new method for repairing the borough’s roads is being rolled out this week as Richmond Council has taken delivery of its thermal repair equipment. Following a successful pilot in June 2020, the Council will...

Win a Christmas hamper and support local environment charities

Richmond residents have the chance to win a Christmas hamper full of goodies from local retailers, as part of the Mayor of the Borough’s Christmas fundraising efforts. Five hampers are up for grabs, with raffle tickets costing just...

Events

Nov 23 Cath Kidston - A Place Called Home Nov 23 Cath Kidston - A Place Called Home Nov 23 Richmond North and Richmond South community conversation Nov 23 Roger Dalrymple: Crippen Nov 24 A Bit of a...

CRIME GALLERY: South London’s most wanted criminals

Crimestoppers and the Met Police currently list a handful of men on their most wanted list hailing from or committing crimes in south London. These men are wanted for a number of reasons, including violent...

South London family home raffled off for £2.50 a ticket

Ida Spinola, 87, suffered a stroke in 2017, leaving her unable to use the upstairs bathrooms and struggling to move around the house. So the Spinola family have decided to sell their five-bedroom 1930's family...

Operation Sceptre sees Met seize 240 weapons & arrest 1,000

Weapon sweeps, patrols and early-morning raids were deployed in a six day effort to 'drive down violent crime and the carrying of knives across London.' Operation Sceptre saw officers from across the Met Police teamed...

Hampton Pool “secured for next generation” after redevelopment

The heated pool on the edge of Bushy Park that has been at the heart of the Hampton community for almost 100 years. Submitted to the Council in 2016, plans to refurbish and extend the...

Win a Christmas hamper and support local environment charities

Richmond residents have the chance to win a Christmas hamper full of goodies from local retailers, as part of the Mayor of the Borough’s Christmas fundraising efforts. Five hampers are up for grabs, with raffle tickets costing just...

Council welcomes further analysis of Stag Brewery plans

As a result of the Council and the community raising concerns about the impact of the ongoing closure of Hammersmith Bridge on the proposed Stag Brewery development – the Mayor of London has delayed...

Call for views after Richmond and Bushy Park traffic trials

On Monday (November 16), the Royal Parks launched their consultation on the new trials, which began on August 15. Royal Parks says the trials were to help residents and users of the parks to understand...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

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The Fox and Duck in Petersham

Dating back to the 1700’s, this pub is a stalwart of the Petersham community. Recently taken over by Old Spot Pub Company, the Fox and Duck on Petersham Road, has undergone a complete transformation....

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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...