September marks the start of the month long Thames Festival, running events all across London, it also coincides with the Richmond Riverside festival, which has special local events every weekend this month. There’s so much going on that we thought a quick run down was in order. Continue reading
We were invited to have lunch at the Lass O’Richmond Hill, a local favourite at the top of Queens Road, just a short hop from Richmond Gate and the wide parkland beyond. The building’s traditional architecture and flowerbeds overflowing with colour conjures images of stagecoaches and weary travellers, an impression reinforced by the softly lit interior and big comfy armchairs which, during the winter months would surely be drawn up close to one of the pub’s roaring fireplaces. Continue reading
The final august weekend looks to be blazing, and it’s about time in our opinion. Spend your time on outdoor pursuits this weekend and enjoy the weather before September comes and washes us out. Continue reading
The ongoing saga that is the Gloriana boathouse proposal is coming to a close as the consultation period enters its final week. Since the beginning of June, The council has been urging members of the public to fill out this online questionnaire to gauge local opinions on the proposal for a boathouse and visitor centre to be constructed on the banks of the Thames by Orleans House and Gardens.
The Metropolitan Police have informed the public that a cyclist has died after falling from his bike in Richmond Park this bank holiday weekend. Continue reading
A Selection of Shots from the BBC Good Food Festival at Hampton Court Palace, Including a guest appearance by Masterchef winner Shelina Permaloo. Taken on Sunday 24/08 by Adam Niblett Continue reading
The traffic situation in Twickenham has long been pretty appalling, and has been a source of constant aggravation for those forced to commute through the area. But the council is urging residents be patient, and thank them for the patience they have demonstrated thus far, during the works which aim to improve and revitalise the Twickenham area as part of the ‘Twickenham Rediscovered’ project. Continue reading