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Deer birthing season in Bushy Park

Note from Jim at the Safer Parks Team Bushy Park: “The deer in Bushy Park will be birthing very soon. Please look at the map attached. If in doubt, PLEASE keep your dog a on a lead.” Please do not…

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CCTV on the High Street

CCTV was installed on Teddington High Street today outside Natwest Building Society: “for your safety and the prevention of crime and traffic enforcement” It is often cited that UK citizens are the most watched in the world – one fifth…

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Chestnut Sunday 2009

Bushy Parks Chestnut Sunday lands on May 10th this year. If you’re not attending, take note that the Chestnut Avenue will be closed to traffic from 12:15 to 1:30 for the parade. The parade itself starts at 12:30 from the…

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High Street jams

High street traffic tail-backs continue as the main railway bridge repair works reduce the crossing down to one lane using traffic lights. Some of the final tasks to restore the roundabout and new & improved zebra crossing look like they…

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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=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iySshjjujog] 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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