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Teddington trolleybus (1931)

Footage has been unearthed from 1931 that shows the first day that the Twickenham to Teddington by trolleybus started operation. Enjoy the ride! [youtube=] Trolley buses were a later breed of tram that although powered from overhead electric cables, didn’t…

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Bushy Park future-proof map

Royal Parks have updated the Bushy Park map to include the new areas that are nearing completion including the Clapperstile Gate, Pheasantry Centre and newly restored Water Gardens. If you’ve managed to miss the news of the £7million park restoration…

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Upper Lodge sells for a cool £8m

Situated within Bushy Park, the grand and historic residence of Upper Lodge dates back to at least 1537. It recently sold for close to the £8.85 million asking price. Its previous owners are as varied as they are many: old…

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There’s something you don’t see every day!

This scene definitely got some second-glances from onlookers this morning – a farrier filing down horses hooves outside of Park Lane Stables. Since recently re-opening to the public, horses are again a common sight on Park Lane – with individuals…

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European Parliamentary Election

Just a reminder that everyone eligible to vote should be getting an official polling card through their letterbox for the European Parliamentary Election to be held on Thursday June 4th 2009. When you head along to your specified polling station…

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Vouchers from Richmond Magazine

The local monthly magazine you may have got recently through your letterbox is offering some vouchers that apply to some high street shops including: Mela Mela vintage clothing – 10% off Callaghan Interiors – 10% off selected furniture ranges Astrora…

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Residents protest over Bushy parking charges

12th Feb Some initial thoughts and views on the proposals from the Friends of Bushy & Home Parks site. 18th Apr Hundreds turn up to protest at the “Day of Action” organised by the “Keep Bushy Park Free Alliance”. 30th Apr…

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Latest Bushy Telegraph

The latest issue of the Bushy Telegraph (v7) has been published including the following features: Updates on the restoration/new developments including Pheasantry Welcome Centre, Upper Lodge Water Gardens, Brewhouse and Diana Fountain Ha-Ha fences Chestnut Sunday Planned walks & talks…

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Teddington Arms Race Night

All are welcome at the Teddington Arms Charity Race Night on Wednesday 13th May 2009 from 7:30pm.   Various races will be run and you’ll be in with a chance to win raffle prizes kindly donated from local shops. See…

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Teddington library re-opens

“The refurbished Teddington Library will re-open next week – later than planned after delays in the improvement process.” As well as extra general space, comfortable seating area, improved garden access and a new teen section, you might also notice a…

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