Richmond and Twickenham Times

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:28:20 +0100
New vegetarian cafe opened in Twickenham by Vince Cable
A new vegetarian cafe in Twickenham was opened by Sir Vince Cable last Friday.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:28:00 +0100
Hounslow students playing for Brentford FC
Two Hounslow college students are balancing their studies with professional football, taking to the pitch for Brentford FC in the championship.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:24:43 +0100
Traders 'up in arms' as parking restrictions introduced for 2-month gas works
Businesses in a busy commercial road in Richmond have been left despairing after the entire road was coned off to prevent parking due to gas works.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:13:04 +0100
Fatal house fire in Stanwell
A person died at a house fire in Stanwell on Sunday (April 14).

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 14:23:28 +0100
Championship: Reading vs Brentford - as it happened
3:14pm Just moments before that howler, Odubajo was adjudged to have pulled down goalscorer Meite in the box, however, the referee waived away those penalty shouts.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 16:00:00 +0100
Sadiq Khan accused of 'shirking responsibility' amid Hammersmith Bridge closure
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been accused “shirking responsibility” following the sudden closure of Hammersmith Bridge due to “critical faults”.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:10:00 +0100
Richmond horse riding charity receives £70,000 grant
A Richmond project giving disadvantaged young people the chance to ride horses has been granted more than £70,000 by BBC Children in Need.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:10:00 +0100
Richmond college footballer offered chance at semi-pro club
A Richmond college footballer has been offered the chance to play for one of London's leading semi-professional clubs.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:59:04 +0100
'End school funding crisis': Richmond council leader delivers letter to Government
Richmond's council leader joined more than 30 councillors across the country to present a letter calling for an end to the school funding crisis to the Government.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:28:11 +0100
Vince Cable slams Government's 'sneaky' decision to sell off Kneller Hall
MP Vince Cable has slammed the government's "sneaky" decision to sell off a historic military school of music in Whitton.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:31:42 +0100
Hammersmith Bridge shut indefinitely due to 'critical faults'
Hammersmith Bridge has been shut indefinitely after safety checks by engineers revealed it to have “critical faults”.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 12:58:10 +0100
Richmond mum held in Dubai over horse Facebook post 'set to be freed'
A Richmond mum held in Dubai over Facebook posts calling her ex-husband’s wife a “horse” looks set to be released, the campaign group which represents her has said.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 12:37:25 +0100
Richmond Chamber of Commerce supports launch of two new businesses
The Richmond Chamber of Commerce has had a busy beginning to April, supporting the launch of two new businesses in the Richmond and Twickenham area.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 12:20:55 +0100
Richmond woman 'changed' by mother's cancer diagnosis to run charity half-marathon
A Richmond woman who was "changed" by her mother's cancer diagnosis is running a half-marathon to raise money for a specialist charity.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 11:52:03 +0100
'Thames Great Wet Wipe Reef': 23,000 wipes removed from Barnes shore
A record 23,000 wet wipes were removed from a small section of the Thames foreshore in just two hours.

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:30:00 +0100
Richmond cloud storage company gets FIFA referee endorsement
Former Premier League and Fifa Referee Mark Clattenburg has endorsed a local Cloud Backup company based in Richmond Upon Thames and has agreed to become their new Global Ambassador. Backup Everything provides Cloud Backup Services to businesses in...

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:14:14 +0100
Richmond mum facing jail in Dubai over 'horse' Facebook comments
A Richmond mum is at the centre of a legal battle having been arrested in Dubai with her 14-year-old daughter over Facebook posts where she called her ex-husband’s new wife a “horse”.

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:06:19 +0100
Twickenham school pupils bury time capsule at Teddington Riverside development
Pupils from a Twickenham school presented a time capsule to be buried at the Teddington Riverside residential scheme to be opened in 50 years’ time.

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 14:19:49 +0100
Joe Crabtree elected as Youth Member for Parliament for Richmond
Joe Crabtree has been elected as the Youth Member for Parliament for Richmond upon Thames.

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:56:13 +0100
Open weekend held for new Verdo-Kew Bridge development
An open weekend for the Verdo-Kew Bridge development was held this weekend as developer EcoWorld London opened its new show apartment to visitors for the first time.

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 11:32:55 +0100
Man charged after Hampton incident prompts 'large police response'
A man has been charged with assaulting police and criminal damage after an incident in Hampton yesterday.

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 13:25:28 +0100
Hampton School crowned U18 schools' FA cup champions
Hampton School pupils have been crowned the 2019 English Schools’ Football Association U18 Schools’ Cup champions.

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:04:08 +0100
Promising Richmond footballer beats cancer to win school cup final
A promising Richmond footballer who fought off leukaemia has had a fairytale ending after helping his school team win their cup final.

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:31:31 +0100
6,000 tickets sold ahead of Barnes Children's Literature Festival's return
More than 6,000 tickets have already been sold ahead of this year’s Barnes Children’s Literature Festival, which is celebrating its fifth birthday.

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:14:04 +0100
One person dead after being hit by train at Barnes station
A person has died after being hit by a train earlier today.

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:15:23 +0100
From children stuck in potties to pigeons in chimneys - the most foolish 999 fire calls
London Fire Brigade has revealed the most foolish 999 calls it has received.

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 10:31:00 +0100
Man arrested for 'murder' of 17-year-old from Brentford
Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager in Isleworth have made an arrest.

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 11:20:00 +0100
From Al Pacino to George Clooney - who could the Royal Baby share a birthday with?
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby could end up sharing their birthday with his or her great-grandmother the Queen, or George Clooney.

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 10:00:00 +0000
WATCH: The horrifying moment that shows why you shouldn't tailgate other vehicles
You may have heard of a new campaign launched by Highways England to encourage drivers to stay back and not tailgate other cars.

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:15:06 +0000
CONFIRMED: Peter Rabbit 2 will be filming in Richmond next week
It has been the topic that has got the town talking, "what movie will be filming in Richmond next week."

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:28:16 +0000
Man charged after staff at Brentford bookies stabbed and bound with tape during robbery
Police investigating a robbery where staff at a Brentford bookies were stabbed and bound with tape have charged a man.

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:18:10 +0000
What can you do legally if someone parks in front of your driveway?
We have all been there, we are running late for work and someone careless and selfish has trapped us in our own driveway with their car. But what are the rules?

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 15:40:04 +0000
The 'best playground in the borough' has opened in Barnes
A new playground dubbed the "best in the borough" has opened in Barnes.

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 13:51:06 +0000
Plans to build more than 100 homes on Twickenham Greggs factory site have been submitted
More than three years ago it was announced that 206 jobs would be lost due to the closure of the Twickenham Greggs factory.

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:43:02 +0000
Twickenham language teacher celebrated after 25 years on the job
A Twickenham teacher recently celebrated 25 years of delivering language lessons across the borough.

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:50:00 +0000
Richmond town centre to be used as huge film set for a week
A large-scale film production will begin in Richmond next week.

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:00:00 +0000
When the clocks go forward in 2019 and what you need to know
This year the clocks will change at the end of March and here is everything you need to know.

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:28:13 +0000
Do you buy oat milk at Tesco? This one's being recalled for safety reasons
Oatly is recalling a batch of Oatly Oat Drink Whole as it may contain metal pieces.

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:17:29 +0000
Man banned from religious buildings for five years after 'persistent antisocial behaviour' in Kew
A court has banned a man from entering religious buildings after a string of anti-social behaviour.

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:49:54 +0000
Brentford teenager named as boy stabbed to death in Isleworth
A Brentford teenager has been named as boy stabbed to death in Isleworth last week.

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:34:33 +0100
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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:36:13 +0000
Marmite peanut butter is launching in the UK - but do we love or hate the idea?
Get your tastebuds ready for something new as Marmite peanut butter is set to launch.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:35:51 +0000
Tickets now on sale for The Handmade Festival at Hampton Court Palace
Tickets have now gone on sale for this year's Handmade Festival.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:59:44 +0000
Massive delays on SW Railway expected to cause problems all through the day
Overrunning engineering work at the UK's busiest railway station has caused major rush hour disruption.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:18:08 +0000
Co-op launches online delivery service using electric bikes
The Co-op has launched its first online delivery service with the use of electric cargo bikes.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:56:16 +0000
Those looking forward to the Virginia Woolf statue may have to wait a while
Hopes to commemorate celebrated novelist Virginia Woolf’s connections to Richmond with a statue are still a long way off coming to fruition.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:32:20 +0000
Bosses ponder merging six CCGs across southwest London into one
Health chiefs are pondering plans to merge six clinical commissioning groups across southwest London into one single body as part of a major NHS shake-up.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:02:47 +0000
Man appears in court charged with the murder of Richmond woman found buried in her backyard
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a French film producer whose body was found in a shallow grave.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:28:01 +0000
Man charged with murder of French film maker found in shallow grave
A man has been charged with the murder of a French film maker who was found buried in a shallow grave in her garden in Richmond.

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:35:24 +0000
St Richard's Primary School launches own weather station
A primary school in Ham celebrated the launch of its very own weather station last week (March 15).