Royal Parks

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Woman brutally attacked by stag in Richmond Park

A woman from Leytonstone suffered  six puncture wounds when she was charged at by a male deer she described as having “huge” antlers last Friday. Yuan Li, 43, was photographing the deer alongside a mother and child when she was attacked.…

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Princess Anne’s visit to Park Lane Stables, Teddington

Royalty came to Teddington on Wednesday 17th February 2016 as Princess Anne opened the newly refurbished stables at Park Lane Stables. Her Royal Highness watched a riding demonstration in Bushy Park by Riding for the Disabled before heading on to…

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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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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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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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Bushy and Home Parks awarded SSSI status

Bushy and Home Park have been officially recognised as being among the most important places for wildlife in England. Both parks have been designated as new Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as a recognition for their importance in nature…

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10th Anniversaries Celebrated

Paul Sinton-Hewitt started the hugely popular parkrun from small beginnings – after being forced to quit competitive running due to injury, he started to run around Bushy Park with his friends and wanted to have a weekly run in the…

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Sport Update

Teddington Cricket Club have beaten Twickenham to finish the Middlesex County League Premier Division at the top. The deciding match saw Teddington beat Ealing in Bushy Park in a dramatic five-run victory to see them crowned champions for the first…

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Photo Update

A recent shout on the Thames for Teddington RNLI. After a GoPro camera was donated to the crew, expect more dramatic footage that shows the valuable service that our lifeboat station provides for this stretch of the Thames. On this…

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70 years ago, D-Day plans made at Camp Griffiss put into action

Today the world honoured those that fought 70 years ago during the allied D-Day landings in Normandy, but did you know how Bushy Park played an important part in the invasion plans? In 1942 construction began on Camp Griffiss, a…

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