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The Teddington Society recently celebrated a huge milestone – their 40th Anniversary. This was celebrated with a party at The Landmark which was attended by local dignitaries and 200 Teddington residents.

A special 40th edition of the society newsletter ‘Tidings’ was also produced that celebrates and details the history and changes that Teddington has seen since 1973.

Vince Cable visits the area to talk to local retailers about
Totally Locally Teddington and spent a Magic Tenner at a local shop. He chatted to several independent business owners about the benefits of the campaign and was pleased to hear positive feedback and tales of locals helping support their local traders to keep our town strong, unique and vibrant.

Halloween was busy with Trick or Treaters terrorising the area: Mary Portas Living & Giving charity shop invited those who dared inside for treats, lucky dip, pin the tail on the witches hat, guess the potion & more mysteries

Photo: Caroline Smith.

Little monsters Neave and Willow Berry who returned with a bucket full of sweets that will probably last them until Easter! Photo by mum and lead make-up artist Amanda.

Another successful fireworks evening at The Lensbury that along with the NPL Sports Club display was seen over most of Teddington! The nearby Anglers display, BBQ and live music event raised £365 for the RNLI. Photo: Clara Guterres.

Long exposure of the weir at Teddington Lock by Max Ellis. Recent storms and heavy rainfall have lead to high water and strong stream levels: several flood warnings have been issued by the Environmental Agency for the Thames between Richmond and Teddington, also for Trowlock Island.

The yearly deer rut in Bushy Park is usually followed by a herd of press photographers on the search for some dramatic shots of the fights in action. This stag turned the tables by watching them unnoticed! Photo: Jed Leicester.

The Argentinian Rugby squad training in Teddington ahead of their clash with England this weekend at Twickenham. The Pumas are currently staying at The Lensbury and training at St Mary’s campus and Teddington Lock facilities.

Overnight road resurfacing of the High Street and soon Broad Street is designed to keep traffic disruption to a minimum but at the expense of a good night’s sleep for some! Photo: 3coffeesbad.

Volunteers at Shooting Star Hospice hosted a Teddy Bear’s Picnic at the Teddington shop where tea, cake, hot chocolate and sarnies and raffle tickets were sold to help raise funds. Photo: Stephen Cater.


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