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Here are your General Election candidates for Twickenham

With the General Election taking place next Thursday, Richmond & Twickenham Times have interviewed candidates for Twickenham. Read on to find out how the candidates will tackle issues affecting the Borough of Richmond: How are you going to tackle the rise of knife crime in the...

How Much Protein Is In an Egg? Plus: 26 Foods With Even More Protein

They may be humble in size, but the mighty egg can easily anchor a breakfast, liven up a cobb salad for lunch, and top a burger for dinner. While we often preach about eggs'...

The 7 telltale signs of omega-3 deficiency to look out for

If you don't get enough of these key fatty acids in your diet, it can lead to various health concerns including poor sleep, dry skin conditions, and even an increased risk of heart disease. Don't...

Richmond Council has paid out more than £300k in compensation claims since 2016

Data revealed in a Freedom of Information Request to the Local Democracy Reporting Service showed that the council has paid out £347,091.14 in personal injury claims since 2016. In that period there have been 253...

‘Serious disruption’: Extinction Rebellion block roads on way to mass ‘lie-in’ at Heathrow

The climate change protestors have filmed themselves cycling towards Heathrow en masse, heading westbound between Hammersmith and Hogarth Roundabout and causing delays. The large group of cyclists say they have created a cycle superway on...

Residents warned of weekend noise disruption at Twickenham Station redevelopment

Solum - the developers for Twickenham Station, have announced that they will be carrying out work at the site from 10pm on December 6, until 6am on December 9. This includes the installation of remaining...

Last chance to enjoy the ‘Christmas light-switch on’ events in Richmond

The Council received roughly £30k towards festivities as well as to help businesses and trading organisations in organising events that will help the borough become a carnival of colour, lights, music, food and fun. Susan...

A prankster has set up a website mocking South Western Railway with a fake shop

Lee Allen set up South Western Failway "inspired by SWR's consistently sub-par service" because his commutes are constantly delayed. The website coincides with the 27-day RMT strike on the SWR network throughout December over the...

Violent drill videos appearing on porn sites to avoid being taken offline

Detectives say the clips, often associated with bloody gang rivalries, have started appearing on sites like Pornhub. Police began a concerted crackdown on certain drill videos on the mainstream internet around three-and-a-half years ago, and...

Safety must come first, says union as 27-day guards row strike continues

The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union said it had set out a framework for renewed talks in a bid to resolve the long-running row over the role of guards. Union members on South Western...

5th December Here are your General Election candidates for Twickenham

At the time of publishing, Richmond and Twickenham Times had not received responses to questions it put to the Liberal Democrats. Read on to find out how the candidates will tackle issues affecting the Borough...

Man charged with shoplifting after Richmond M&S incident

43-year-old Kevin Quartermain from Barnes was initially arrested on High Street, Teddington, following a routine 'stop and search' by police patrols. According to police reports - Quartermain was also in possession of a bank card...

Council slams Twickenham park vandals for destroying Christmas decorations

A group of vandals reportedly attacked the park on December 1, by setting the Twickenham Riverside Trust's eco-Christmas tree on fire, along with a number of pieces of equipment in the play area. Ishbel Murray,...

Three teens arrested after reported rubbery in Elmfield Avenue, Teddington

Police were called to reports of a robbery in Elmfield Avenue at around 8.10pm on December 1. There were no reports of injuries however - two 15-year-old boys and one 17-year-old male were arrested on...

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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...