At around 1am this morning the Teddington Lifeboat Station was called to The Boat Restaurant in Richmond which was sinking into the River. Other vessels have also been affected. There are no reported casualties. Continue reading
Saturday 18 April
The Great British Bake Off in Barnes – Cake connoisseurs and bread makers are getting their oven gloves at the ready for the third, and hotly anticipated, Great British Barnes Bake Off. Held at The White Hart pub in Barnes. From 10am – 12pm, £2 per entry and supporting St Christophers Fellowship. For more information, go to www.whitehartbarnes.co.uk/whats-on
Richmond Council has confirmed that 114 children in the borough have been offered no place at primary school for September. It has however confirmed that 81% of families have been offered a place at their first preference primary school, up from last year’s figure of 80% and 2013’s figure of 76%.
Sandys fishmongers in Twickenham has today been told it can keep its flower display after successful discussions with Richmond Council. This follows a huge public outcry last week over fears that the flowers would have to go because of health and safety reasons.
Saturday April 11
The Boat Race
The Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race is at 5.50pm and the sunny forecast is likely to make it a very popular day out. There are some great places in the borough to watch the end of the race.
The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (LBRUT) has today explained to This Is Our Town Richmond why it has asked Sandys fishmongers in Twickenham to remove its flower displays from outside its very popular shop.
If you live near a Waitrose supermarket, your home is worth nearly £40,000 or 12 percent more than the average home, according to new research from Lloyds Bank.