Friday, November 22, 2019

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Do not miss out on your chance to vote: Register before Tuesday November 26

December 4 is the deadline to apply for a proxy vote. How do I register to vote? To vote in a general election you need to: • Be 18 or over on the day of the election • Be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen • Be resident...

Home Bargains announces plans to remain closed on Boxing Day

Usually known as one of the busiest shopping days of the year as many shoppers hit the sales, bosses say they want their staff to be able to enjoy Boxing Day with their family...

Traders raise concerns with Twickenham BID over lack of High Street Christmas decoration

Business owners have complained about the lack of street lights and a Christmas tree outside of Barclay's Bank this year - with decorations currently up in Twickenham Green instead. The concerns mainly focus around a...

Over 4,500 athletes to compete in Spartan Race at Twickenham Stadium

The obstacle course event, organised by Spartan Race, is the first of its kind to be held at such a major sports venue inside a sports stadium. Competitors will weave their way through 5km of...

First floor of East Sheen house destroyed in morning fire

Fire crews from Richmond, Wandsworth, Chiswick and Kingston fire stations arrived at the scene in South Worple Way at around 10.14am and put the fire out by 11.22am. People on social media said they had...

Could it be you?: Euromillions jackpot winner hasn’t claimed their million pound prize

According to Camelot the jackpot was won on the 25th anniversary of the first National Lottery draw. Andy Carter, senior winners’ adviser at the National Lottery, said: “On our 25th birthday, one very lucky ticket-holder...

Have you got what it takes to be in the Great British Bakeoff 2020?

Popular TV series The Great British Bake Off is looking for a fresh batch of contestants to dough battle and enter the famous white tent. Applications for the 11th series of the show, which has...

Teddington Police issue home safety advice following garage burglary

The break-in was reported just off Church Road and prompted MPS Teddington to remind residents of what to do after a burglary has taken place. If there has been an unauthorised and untied search at...

Teddington Police hand out leaflets warning residents about catalytic converter theft

A Spokesperson from MPS Teddington said: "PCSO Saini has been out today alerting residents to the dangers of catalytic converter theft. Over the next month we'll be alerting any Toyota and Honda car owners we...

Mayor to join Hampton Wick Surgery patients for morning run in Bushy Park

The Royal College of General Practice and Parkrun have also helped to organise the event in the hopes that residents will be encouraged to either walk or run for 5 kilometers in an open...

Support secured for temporary bridge alongside Hammersmith Bridge

The support comes after he lobbied the Government and Transport for London (TfL) for a bridge to coexist with the current structure of Hammersmith Bridge, which resulted in engineers from Richmond offering up two...

Here are the areas in Kingston, Wandsworth and Richmond where the most drug offences take place

There were 1,393 drug offences in Wandsworth between January 2018 and September 2019 according to data from the Metropolitan Police. This compared to 1,146 in Kingston-Upon-Thames and just 530 in Richmond-Upon-Thames. However, Grove in Kingston saw...

Police raid two homes near Richmond following two-day crackdown on drugs

The arrests took place today and on November 20, following an eight-month investigation into criminality. While the majority of addresses were made in the north of London, two addresses in the area near Richmond were...

17-year-old boy stabbed ‘during fight’ near Richmond Green

Metropolitan Police South Richmond confirmed that officers attended the scene at around 9:55pm after receiving reports that a group of teenagers were fighting. Once officers from MPS South Richmond arrived on the green they found...

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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...