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Teddington Lifeboat RNLI pull man’s body out of Thames

A man’s body was pulled out of the river by Kingston Bridge on Tuesday with the assistance of Teddington Lifeboat RNLI. The man who was in his 30s was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service but could not be saved. A…

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Teddington RNLI takes part in The Lord Mayor’s Show

RNLI London lifeboat crew and beach lifeguards from Kent marched through the streets of London alongside the charity’s Shannon class lifeboat on Saturday 14 November, in the 800th anniversary of the Lord Mayor’s Show. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI)…

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Photo Update

Lots of stunning shots of lovely local sites as part of this photo update as the seasons change and we see different colours arrive. “Sunrise magic” in Bushy Park by Sue Lindenberg. The mural created from decorative tiles by Happy…

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Planning Update

Work continues at Turing House School’ temporary location next to Teddington Memorial Hospital for the first 100 pupils in September, meanwhile the school has announced the location of its permanent home which will be Hospital Bridge Road in Whitton (subject…

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Photo Update

London Mayor Boris visits Teddington High Street to support local Conservative Candidate Tania Mathias who ended up unseating long-term Liberal Democrat Vince Cable to complete a Conservative whitewash in Twickenham and Richmond Park & North Kingston. David Cameron also visited…

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Crime Update

You may have noticed an increased police presence at the corner of Broad Street and Stanley Road recently and wondered if they were attending an accident or crime. They are actually posted here on each approaching road as part of…

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Photo Update

Photos taken in the area lately show both the peak of cold temperatures and the changing of seasons. During some cold nights the Thames frozen over by the lock. Photo by Steve Hills. A covering of snow in Bushy Park…

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Photo Update

A festive Photo Update sees us out over Christmas and the New Year! Photographer Denisa Hudak loves autumn mornings in Bushy Park as perfectly captured here by Diana Fountain. Shoppers at Tesco will have noticed a blur or red and…

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Permission granted for Teddington Studios redevelopment

At a planning committee meeting last night, Richmond Council granted permission for the plans which will see Teddington Studios demolished to make way for 219 luxury residential units. Councillors voted 5 to 4 so it wasn’t quite a unanimous decision…

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Planning Update

Since planning laws changed to allow easy change from commercial to residential use, applications for these types of changes have rocketed – there have been over 300 applications in the last year in Richmond Borough alone and business groups are…

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