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Charity black-tie event at the Anglers

A charity evening at the Anglers is turning out to be an event not to be missed. Buying one of the hottest tickets in town will get you a three course dinner under a river marquee, live music by The…

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Take a peak into the past at Normansfield Theatre

Local cameraman Alan Benns is currently in the process of recording several local video projects – one is documenting aspects of the grade II listed treasure-trove that is Normansfield Theatre. Specifically the recent authentic “Old Time Music Hall” production at…

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Empty skies over Teddington

It’s certainly a time where air traffic has been on local residents minds. At the end of March, groups protesting against a third runway at Heathrow celebrated their court victory with a conga line at the airport. The surprise ruling…

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Restaurant Update

Simply Thai continues to benefit from the publicity of reaching the semi-finals of the F-Word’s ‘best local restaurant’ competition. During a recent visit to the restaurant it wasn’t at 100% capacity for the later sitting but most days all tables…

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Social group for locals

A new social group has been created in the area which provides a method of meeting and sharing experiences together with other 40-55 year-olds. The group is for anyone who wishes to spend their social time relaxing and enjoying the…

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Winter effects still being felt

Don’t let the few days of warm spring sunshine fool you, the area is still feeling the effects of the coldest winter in 30 years. Around the country trees are still without leaves despite some species usually having a glorious…

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Election hustings headed for Teddington

Want to grill your election candidates about local issues? If so then here is a date for your diary – Thursday 22nd of April. Churches Together in Teddington and Hampton have organised a local hustings for Twickenham candidates at Teddington…

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An insight into LGC’s forensic work

Here’s an interesting article from The Guardian about the rise in use of DNA analysis to solve crimes and how LGC (headquartered in Teddington) works with the police & crime enforcement agencies and increasingly private sector companies to provide this…

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Teddington becomes training ground for Olympians

Even though the 2012 London Olympics will be centred mostly at the other side of London, the games will also be having an impact here in TW11. Bushy Park regulars may be familiar with established long distance Somali-British runner Mo…

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Police search for Barclays robber

More detail has emerged about the armed robbery at Barclays last week – what is now being dubbed a ‘silent raid’. The man actually waited calmly in the queue with other customers before approaching the counter and handing over a…

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