Monday, January 20, 2020

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What are the pension rules driving senior doctors to turn down extra shifts?

The Treasury has refused to comment on whether it is preparing to give tax relief worth hundreds of millions of pounds to people earning more than £110,000 a year in a move designed to tackle the issue of doctors turning down additional shifts because...

Hampton man builds bridges between Twickenham and Zambia women’s rugby

Thamesians Ladies will be heading to Zambia in August where they will play against local teams, including those in the town of Mufulira in the north east of the country. But the tour only came...

Richmond most prolific borough for reading after topping London library survey

The survey, conducted by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, (CIPFA) aims to understand library service usership and investment across the country. Cllr John Coombs, Lead Member for Libraries at Richmond Council, said:...

Opinions sought tonight on controlled parking zones in Kew

Council officers from Richmond will speak to residents and businesses tonight between 7pm and 8pm in St Anne's Hall. The consultation is to see how residents would feel about having Controlled Parking Zones in Kew...

Amber flood warning issued in Hampton, Kew and Teddington

The Environment Agency has issued an amber flood alert across parts of Richmond. According to reports, high tides in Richmond are expected in the evening and predicted to be 4.84m in height but will then...

Richmond Council’s SEND services criticised for ‘multiple failings’

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, which investigates complaints from the public about councils, condemned Richmond council’s children’s services provider, Achieving for Children, for “systemic failures between the council and its provider”. It cited...

Appeal to find missing teen who was last seen on Monday morning in Richmond

According to police reports - 13-year-old Elizabeth Kirkby from North Sheen was last seen wearing a white blouse and a black skirt with socks. She is also said to be wearing a grey hoodie and black...

Indonesia focus for 25th annual Kew Orchid Festival coming next month

The festival, from February 8 and March 8 will highlight the incredible wildlife as well as the vibrant culture of Indonesia which boasts an archipelago of more than 17,504 islands including Java, Borneo, Sulawesi,...

Public warning as police investigate car park scams in Richmond and Kew

A statement posted online by Met Police Kew said: "Please take note of a scam we are aware of across Kew and Richmond - Ferry Lane, Station Approach, Old Deer Car Park and Richmond...

Over 1,000 people in Richmond pledge to support an idle-free borough

Over 1,000 people have now signed an "idle-free pledge" as part of the council's campaign, which launched at the start of the year. This has involved raising awareness of the dangers of idling, setting up...

Sir David Attenborough opens exhibition of J.M.W Turner’s work at artist’s Twickenham house

Sir David praised “all the local people and historians who have given so much care, imagination and love to bring back into existence”. It was restored and opened to the public in 2017 and...

More human remains found during Barnes murder investigation

On Saturday, January 11, forensics officers carried out a search in the area of Edgar Road, close to Hounslow Heath, as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of 53-year-old William Algar, known...

17 Totally Crazy Twins Facts That You Will Find Unbelievable

Twins can seem like an ongoing party trick—something magical taking place under ordinary circumstances. Who among us hasn't been fascinated by the connection between a pair of twins, especially their ability to communicate without saying...

Top 10 Causes Of Stress And How To Beat Them

Stress is usually caused by too much pressure being put on us by others — or in some cases by ourselves — and if stress is left unchecked, it can lead to an inability...

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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...