Saturday, February 22, 2020

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This Richmond GP will now open on weekends and evenings

The move comes after NHS guidance said GPs should extend access to their services to include evenings and weekends. The Richmond Medical Centre opened a new site on the Levett Square development in December last year after closing the North Road Surgery. The new development is...

Richmond’s NHS community service ranked best in nation by workers

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust (HRCH) was ranked top in 15 different questions put to employees. Among the questions responded to, 84.9 per cent of respondents said they were able to do their...

London ‘could host the 2020 Olympics’ because of the coronavirus outbreak

The global sporting event is due to hosted by Tokyo, Japan in the summer but several recent sporting events in Asia such as the Tokyo marathon and Chinese Grand Prix have been cancelled over...

Council Tax in Richmond set to increase as funding pressures continue

With continuing concerns over Government underfunding of Special Educational Needs costs and ongoing pressure on core services, the council has proposed to raise the tax by 1.80 per cent. Despite an increase in Council Tax...

Richmond Runfest entrants have a chance for a free Cayman Islands holiday

Last year’s Richmond marathon winner, Olympian Chris Thompson won the holiday prize and also broke the Cayman Island Half Marathon course record (1:07:47) in December 2019, as he celebrated his holiday in style. And, there...

Free environment workshop to help educate Richmond businesses about climate change

A workshop will take place between 10am to 11:30am on February 25, at York House in Twickenham and will also be hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. Cllr Geoff Acton, Lead Member for Business at...

Teddington and Strawberry Hill residents invited to Ferry Road Controlled Parking Zone review

In 1998, the Richmond implemented the Ferry Road Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ), Zone Z2, operating between 8.30am to 6.30pm, seven days a week. However, on January 24, 2020 the Council decided that the current CPZ...

White House Community Centre calls on people to support ‘fantastic’ site amid closure fears

Mike Pain, a trustee and ex-president of the Hampton Upon Thames Community Association, which now runs the centre, said it provides “absolutely essential services for the area”. “We are determined to keep this centre open....

20 Vegetables Ranked By Protein

After sneaking in a much-needed post holiday workout, my friend Sarah and I hit up a restaurant in town for lunch. "I'll have the lean chicken breast," she told the waiter, "Gotta up my protein."...

10 Delicious Whole30 Dessert Recipes

Desserts are a major grey area of Whole30. The whole point of the 30-day diet is to temporarily eliminate food groups that lead to bad eating habits and the vicious cycle of cravings. So, naturally,...

SWR passengers hit by December strike to be offered extra compensation

South Western Railway (SWR) said season ticket holders and daily ticket holders who travelled "frequently" during the industrial action will be able to claim payouts equivalent to the cost of up to five days...

Keen bakers invited to join Richmond’s Fairtrade bake-off competition

The event is also being held to coincide with 'Fairtrade Fortnight, ' and all participants have to do is bake something amazing that can be entered into a baking competition at the Old Town...

Access Self Storage launches its annual Easter-egg appeal to raise money for charity

The annual Access Self Storage Easter Egg Appeal launched today and residents, friends of Richmond and business owners are encouraged to donate as many chocolate eggs as possible so that money is raised to...

Cherry trees planted in Hampton Court Palace as new initiative between UK and Japan

A planting ceremony was held on February 10, which marked the launch of the Sakura Cherry Tree Project at Hampton Court Palace. A total of Three Prunus Shirofugen trees were handed over to the Palace...

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FITNESS

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...