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Pub manager speaks of shock after Friday night brawl

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

6:10am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The manager of a pub in Twickenham has spoken of his shock after a brawl broke out at his establishment on Friday night.

Police quash claims Boris Johnson was "attacked by Brentford FC fan"

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Rumours that Mayor of London Boris Johnson was attacked by a Brentford FC fan have been rubbished by police.

New station could link Clapham Junction and Richmond Overground services to HS2 and Crossrail

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:50am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Proposals to build a new station in West London could link the Clapham Junction and Richmond branches of the Overground to HS2 and Crossrail.

Twickenham station night works "much better than anticipated"

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Fears over noisy night works at Twickenham station sent neighbours packing as they took up Network Rail’s offer of alternative accommodation – but things turned out OK in the end.

Former teacher to stand trial on charges of making paedophilic photographs

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:33pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A teacher who used to work at Chancellor George Osborne's former school is to stand trial for making indecent photographs of children.

Vigil for alleged victims of child abuse held at Elm Guest House

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

12:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A vigil for alleged victims of child abuse was held outside a guest house in Barnes being investigated under Operation Fernbridge.

Lord True speaks out on ditched Gloriana plans as campaigners express joy

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

12:20pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Plans to house the Gloriana at Orleans Riverside have been sent to the scrapheap, after two months of heated debate, consultation and protests.

Excellent visitor numbers spark Strawberry Hill House revamp

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Glorious gothic: Strawberry Hill House

2:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A new visitor reception at Strawberry Hill House has been opened in recognition of increasing visitor numbers.

Richmond Theatre commemorates First World War and soldiers past, present and future

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A new wartime cavalcade show comes to Richmond Theatre this month as a commemoration of the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Richmond Farmers' Market relaunches with Bamber Gascoigne

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

Heron Square was filled with hustle and bustle once again as the Richmond Farmer’s Market celebrated its relaunch.

Princess Alice Hospice looking for Richmond people to be good neighbours

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

Princess Alice Hospice wants volunteers in Richmond to become hospice neighbours.

Help Home-Start Richmond get £3k grant

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A charity supporting about 250 families in the borough has been shortlisted for a £3,000 grant.

Two men taken to hospital after fight breaks out in pub

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

The Bear was closed to customers with a police cordon and bloodied bandages left outside the York Street venue today.

Delays on South West trains to Kingston after passenger taken ill in Teddington

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

1:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Trains to Kingston are currently delayed after a passenger was taken ill in Teddington.

Hunt for missing teen Alice Gross biggest search operation since 7/7 bombings, says Scotland Yard

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

12:33pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Missing schoolgirl Alice Gross has sparked the largest search operation since the 7/7 bombings in the capital, the Metropolitan Police said.

Gruffalo illustrator delights old and young at Richmond Society

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Literary loving youngsters and parents enjoyed an afternoon with the illustrator of the Gruffalo.

Open House London reveals Richmond's gems this weekend

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Some of Richmond’s greatest buildings hold open house events this September as part of Open House London, a showcase of urban architecture and design.

Simon and Garfunkel Story coming to Richmond Theatre

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

It has been 50 years since American folk rock duo Simon and Garfunkel recorded their first number one hit single.

Richmond Business Award deadline extended - you have until Monday

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Hawk training: A national first

4:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

After a number of requests we have extended the deadline for entering the Richmond Business Awards – but you only have until Monday, no ifs, no buts.

Spectacular military parade takes to Twickenham's streets

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:41pm Friday 19th September 2014

The sun shone in Twickenham as crowds gathered to watch soldiers from the Royal Military School and the Corps of Army Music parade today.

London Victoria services delayed due to earlier broken down train

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:38pm Friday 19th September 2014

Trains which go to or from London Victoria are disrupted this afternoon due to an earlier broken down train just outside the station.

Disappearance of "very intelligent" Ewell family man completely out of character, says friend

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

The friend of an "intelligent and gentlemanly" father missing from Ewell has said he is very concerned by his out-of-character disappearance.

Poll results: Our readers back Scotland No vote

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:13am Friday 19th September 2014

Our readers have backed last night’s Scottish referendum poll saying the country should stay in the United Kingdom.

Michelin-starred chef serving Teddington students school dinners at £1 a dish

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

8:50am Friday 19th September 2014

Teddington School’s students are in for a fortnight of culinary treats as a menu prepared by a two Michelin star chef replaces their usual school dinners.

Worth a try: Are Tottenham Hotspur on their way to Twickenham the home of rugby?

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

8:47am Friday 19th September 2014

The RFU remain tight-lipped over speculation Twickenham stadium could host football in the future, while Harlequins ruled out the possibility for the Stoop.

Bingham wins award for environmental work

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:20am Friday 19th September 2014

An environmentally-aware Richmond hotel which offers "green" weddings has won a council award for its devotion to clean energy and recycling.

Citizens Advice Bureau launches new website

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Support: Richmond CAB wants changes

8:57am Friday 19th September 2014

The Richmond Citizens Advice Bureau website has been given a makeover and the new site will go live on Monday.

London United bus driver strike cancelled

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Must do better: the K4 bus

4:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A strike by London United bus drivers planned for tomorrow has been cancelled.

VIDEO: Suspect in Alice Gross disappearance "spent seven years in Latvian prison for murder"

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

10:06am Thursday 18th September 2014

Arnis Zalkalns was also arrested in connection with an indecent assault with a 14-year-old in the Ealing area but not charged. Alice Gross, 14, has now been missing for 22 days.

Have your say on Scotland: Should they stay or go?

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:20am Thursday 18th September 2014

People in Scotland will have their say today. But what do you think? Should they stay or should they go?

Dickens descendant honours ancestor with one-man Great Expectations

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Charles Dickens’ great-great-grandson is bringing his celebrated ancestor’s masterpiece Great Expectations to Normansfield Theatre this October.

High earners hot-footing it to Richmond Park and Twickenham

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Richmond Park and Twickenham have been named as the UK's two highest-earning parliamentary constituencies.

Swiss Chalet gets a lift, literally, in £1.4m renovation

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Hampton Court’s historic Swiss Chalet will be lifted up by 2m as part of a £1.4m restoration project and the addition of a new basement floor.

North Sheen street photographer takes work international

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A street photographer from North Sheen showcased her latest prints at the Rotterdam International Art Fair earlier this month.

Hotel beds for Twickenham as Network Rail works begin

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Men at work: Twickenham station

1:12pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Neighbours of Twickenham station have expressed their frustration over noisy Network Rail night work.

Richmond station ticket fraudsters sentenced for £100k con

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

4:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Six South West Trains employees have been jailed for nearly seven years after a ticketing fraud thought to be worth more than £100,000.

Hundreds sign petition after Heathrow flight trial proves a "true blight"

Richmond and Twickenham Times: A plane comes in to land at Heathrow Airport

3:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

More than 1,800 furious people have signed an online petition calling for an end to Heathrow’s easterly departure routes trial.

REVIEW: Felicity Kendal in Hay Fever is nothing to be sniffed at

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Felicity Kendal gave a hilarious performance as the preposterously superficial Judith Bliss in Noel Coward's Hay Fever.

Holy bowlers from the Vatican cricket team arrive at St Mary's

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Vatican’s finest batsmen, bowlers and all-rounders are visiting St Mary’s University, Twickenham, as part of a Cricket Tour of Light.

Partnership targets town centre nighttime behaviour to further cut crime figures

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Operation Hawk, targeting suspected drug dealers, antisocial behaviour, yobs and other criminals, took place in Kingston this morning

2:10am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A clampdown on town centre crime will help slash antisocial behaviour further, Richmond Council has pledged.

Planning charges proposal aims to save Richmond taxpayers £1m

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Investing: Geoffrey Samuel

2:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Taxpayers could be saved £1m a year if the Government allows Richmond Council to set its own planning application charges.

Explosive wonder entertains hundreds at Hampton Court Palace

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Fireworks lit up the sky above Hampton Court Palace as part of a special season of events.

A dozen London-wide awards for Richmond in Bloom

Richmond and Twickenham Times: You can still do it: The Botanist on the Green was a Richmond in Bloom winner

1:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Richmond has proved it has flower power after picking up 12 awards at the London in Bloom competition.

Two cars destroyed in East Sheen car park fireball

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:54am Monday 15th September 2014

This was the moment firefighters leapt into action after a car exploded in an East Sheen car park on Friday afternoon.

Dogs delight at Teddington animal Olympics event

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:31am Monday 15th September 2014

More than 100 dogs put their best paw forward for the Teddington Dog Olympics 2014.

Pupils take a trip back to the stone age as new term begins

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:40am Monday 15th September 2014

The new school year started with a trip a long, long way back in time at Meadleads Primary School.

Saxophonist bringing his superlative sounds to Teddington

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Award-winning alto-saxophonist and MC Soweto Kinch brings his exciting stage show to Teddington later this month.

Special agent stageshow to delight at Normansfield Theatre

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

The BBC’s classic detective series, Dick Barton - Special Agent, will be brought to life at Normansfield Theatre this September by all-singing, all-dancing team Kaos Kabaret.

Ice rink plans skate their way to Strawberry Hill House

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Strawberry Hill House could host an open-air ice rink this winter, after plans were submitted to Richmond Council.

Take in Turner's House in exhibition and art workshop

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A season of living art continues at Turner’s House this month with works by Katie Sollohub displayed in an open studio exhibition.

News from our neighbours

Wimbledon teenager among those to receive Mayor of London awards for dedication (link)

Wandsworth Guardian 5:51pm Tue 23 Sep 14

Mayor of London Boris Johnson dished out awards at the event in City Hall.

Woman in need of medication missing from Epsom (link)

Surrey Comet 5:11pm Tue 23 Sep 14

A "vulnerable" woman who may be in need of medication has gone missing.

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