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Commuters like sitting ducks as swan delays SW trains

Commuters on a service from Teddington last week were left trying to explain to their bosses that a swan had delayed them getting into work. Friday the 13th left the public second-guessing what might happen during the day but no…

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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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Oscar-winning composer comes to Teddington in star-studded musical

The Rose Theatre will host a star-studded production of the musical Junkyard written by BAFTA-winning Jack Thorne who has previously written Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and will feature Oscar-winning composer Stephen Warbeck.    Jeremy Herrin will direct Jack Thorne’s Junkyard,…

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Local company wins national social work award

Achieving for Children was recognised as Social Work Employer of the Year as they were victorious among competition from national agencies and local authorities to scoop the award. Owned by Richmond and Kingston council, the company provides children services for…

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5 things to do in Teddington this Christmas

Christmas can often signal the time for chaos – late dashes around busy shops, cooking for too many family members before cramming around the TV. It doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to be stressed, after all, there’s always plenty…

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Wind in the Willows comes to Kingston

The Kenneth Grahame children’s novel Wind in the Willows is to be featured at the Rose theatre in Kingston. The production will come to the stage between December 6th and January 3rd with a festive twist and will tell the…

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EE problems continue for Teddington

Many EE (Everything Everywhere) customers in the area have noticed increasing problems with their phone signal for several months now (particularly in recent weeks) and are none-the-wiser after calling the company to complain. Different EE customer service representatives have given…

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Deer cull protest march this weekend

A group opposed to the local deer cull will this weekend march through Kingston to the gates of Richmond Park protesting about the shooting of deer to control numbers. Campaigners want contraceptives to be used to control deer numbers instead…

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Walliams vs The Thames

If you haven’t yet heard, comedian David Walliams is currently attempting a swim of the entire length of the river Thames for the Big Splash Challenge, part of this year’s Sport Relief charity drive. He is hoping to cover the…

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Crime & disorder update

Unprecedented recent events in London and now around the UK have many glued to rolling news trying to keep up-to-date with the situation. Starting in central London, trouble hot-spots spread out from the epicentre and copy-cat incidents have affected areas…

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