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Teddington in pictures

Some sights from in and around Teddington by talented local camera-lovers. Sunshine Soon One of Teddington’s more spectacular riverside properties (on Broom Water) enjoying the unusually hot sun we experienced in May that is forecast to return by this weekend.…

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Teddington School pupils win two awards

Teddington School is proudly celebrating two recent achievements. Lara Denaro, 16, from Teddington School has been awarded the lofty title of London’s best young crime writer. Her story “The Phone Box” beat 200 other entries to win the London region…

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It doesn’t rain, it pours

In addition to TBM closing at the end of this week, two other high street names have suddenly left us – an unwelcome reminder that the we aren’t out of the difficult economic climate quite yet. Despite being a well-known…

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Watch-out, manhole cover thieves are about

Residents are being asked to help combat a spate of manhole cover thefts that have been happening all over Surrey and several already in Teddington, most notably in Harrowdene Gardens last Friday. If you see anyone tampering or acting suspiciously…

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Power outage hits Teddington

Teddington experienced a rare widespread power cut around mid-day on Sunday. Across the area, wondering if they had missed a bill payment, people wandered outside to see if their neighbours were having the same problem and soon found that everyone…

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High Street Update

With the planning application now approved, work is progressing for the Kings Head three-month refurbishment that promises to “keep the traditional detail and design of the building”. Design improvements will include the removal of the large stainless steel kitchen duct…

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Barclays Targeted Again

Breaking news – police are again on the hunt for an armed raider after yet another robbery at the Teddington branch of Barclays. The lone robber struck just after midday and the raid sounds very similar to the one only…

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NPL Open Day round-up

As the NPL hadn’t opened its doors to the public in over two decades it was definitely an occasion that we didn’t want to miss. In the entrance hall there was a buzz of excitement from visitors young and old…

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Your country needs you

The Thames Discovery Programme was set-up to “communicate an understanding and informed enjoyment of the historic Thames to the widest possible audience”. One of the research projects it is undertaking this year to coincide with he Dunkirk evacuation anniversary (with…

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Sport Update

Teddington Cricket Club is currently competing the ECB National Club Championship and in their first round match against East Molesey they were determined to rectify the disappointing loss to league champions Ealing on the previous day. Having won the toss…

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