Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Person hit by train between Wimbledon and Vauxhall

A message posted on the South Western Railway website said: "We have received reports that a person has been struck by a train between Wimbledon and Vauxhall. "This incident did not involve one of our trains however our response teams are working with the emergency services...

This Is Really How Often You Should Be Cleaning Your Coffee Maker

Many people have to start their morning off with a cup of coffee for that quick kick of caffeine (we can relate). Those who partake in such a morning ritual often choose to brew their own coffee at...

Richmond has some of the lowest rates of smokers in England

The report which was carried out by the Vape Club also indicated that despite London obtaining the highest rates of smokers in England, smoking did not seem to affect people of Richmond upon Thames. In...

Mears Care rated ‘Good’ by the CQC

Mears Care in Richmond has been recognised for the additional care services provided to vulnerable members of society. Karin Beckett, Mears Branch Manager said: “We are delighted to get good in all areas and I...

Serious accident in Twickenham as police confirm one fatality

Emergency services initially closed the (A316) in Twickenham following the fatal accident, although it has since been reopened. Chertsey Road was also closed in both directions and severe delays are expected along the Whitton Road...

Potty about pottery… ceramic and clay lovers invited to local fair taking place at the end of the month

The event takes place on August 31 and September 1, at the Hall of Castelnau Community Centre in Barnes from 11am to 5pm. Around 20 potters will be showcasing fun and innovative ceramics made from...

Youth club to host open day for children and young people living with a disability

Over 50 exhibitors are expected to attend the TAG Youth Club’s service event in Richmond on September 14. Each mentor will be at the transitioning event to introduce themselves as well as introducing the services...

Pensioners and relatives of the elderly are being warned to take extra care against fraud

Both the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have joined forces to raise the alarm after new research suggests that 46 per cent of pension savers in London - which would...

Half of Richmond residents say they have been affected by Hammersmith Bridge closure

During June and July, the council held a consultation by speaking to over 2,000 locals and the results of those conversations have now been passed to both Hammersmith & Fulham Council (LBHF) and Transport...

Councillors vow to continue community services at the White House after YMCA exits

Councillors have been working together to ensure that residents can still access services provided by the YMCA when they officially withdraws from managing the White House. Councillor Gareth Roberts, Leader of Richmond Council said: “We...

Top 10 Motivational Tips For Fitness

1 Set Goals For Your Fitness Training And Be Specific The more specific you are in terms of your goals, the easier it will be to fulfil them. For instance, aim to complete a running...

August Events

Events Aug 14Summer Sprouts for under 7's Aug 14Richmond Good Neighbours: a trip to the seaside Aug 15Healthy minds and ageing well Strawberry Tea Party Aug 15Richmond Open Air Cinema - A Star is Born Aug 16Fun 9 Holes...

Deputy Mayor opens Duke’s River pathway

Deputy Mayor, Cllr Chard, recently opened a pathway along the Duke of Northumberland River alongside the Mayor of Hounslow. In 2015, the Crane Valley Partnership began a project to improve access and wildlife habitats along...

Local opticians and the NHS team up to provide ‘local minor eye condition’ service for residents

Minor issues such as visual disturbance, sore and red eyes can now be assessed and treated under the new ‘local minor eye conditions’ service at participating opticians. The service – which is not designed for...

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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...