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Councillor Paul Hodgins, Richmond Council cabinet member for children's services

Vulnerable children crisis as youngsters are being taxied to school by adults without criminal checks

Glitz and glamour: American football is coming to Twickenham next year

American football outfit St Louis Rams to grace Twickenham stadium turf as NFL returns to England

Andrew Rochester, 37, of Kingsmead Road, SW2, was found guilty of robbery and grievous bodily harm (GBH) at Kingston Crown Court on November 6 for offences committed on March 25.

"Nightmare" thug who viciously slashed his victim’s knees with serrated knife has been jailed

Housing Syrian refugees, Twickenham riverside and Metropolitan Police budget cuts were discussed at the full council meeting at York House last night

Right-to-buy, Syrian refugees and Twickenham Riverside debated at Richmond Council meeting

Ham Jam members and Councillor Loveland

"Ham Jam" members develop English skills and discuss their journey to Ham

Nature notes: Safety in numbers

Nature notes: Safety in numbers

Jordan Taylor injured his leg when he was knocked off his Harley Davidson outside Hampton Wick Surgery

Road safety improvements too late for biker knocked off his Harley Davidson

Campaigners at Heathrow's Terminal Two and Richmond Bridge

Anti-expansion campaigners step up demonstrations as decision time over a third runway at Heathrow nears

Who's been experimenting on human body parts in Surrey?

Who's been experimenting on human body parts in Surrey?

Counter-terrorism deputy assistant commissioner Neil Basu

Counter-terrorism Awareness Week begins as UK's threat level remains at "severe"

The rain will slowly clear by early afternoon but the odd shower is still likely, according to the Met Office.

Cloud, wind and rain predicted across south west London

Monster trucks: The council has received 16 letters of objection to proposals

Monster trucks at Twickenham stadium could get the go-ahead at council planning meeting

Jonathan Palmer, 30, Stuart Palmer, 28 and their half brother Jason Lewin, 33, appeared at the Old Bailey charged with the murder of 75-year-old Peter Lee, of Tooting. Above, police in Tooting at the time

Three brothers due to go on trial at Old Bailey for murder of pensioner Peter Lee have date moved

A group of reception pupils, sporting tailor-made hard hats and hi-vis jackets, were given a special tour of the partly-constructed building last week

Newland House School pre-prep development on course for September opening

Dig out those scarves: winter is here

Frost and icy winds as cold snap announces arrival of winter

Wandsworth and Richmond councils are spending a combined £15m a year on temporary staff

Richmond and Wandsworth councils spending a combined £15m on temporary staff

Nature notes: Melody makers

Nature notes: Melody makers

Lord True will be asked if the council will consider housing Syrian refugees in the borough

Syrian refugees in Richmond up for debate at upcoming council meeting

Johnny Depp stars as real-life gangster Whitey Bulger in Black Mass

Film review: Black Mass (15) – Johnny Depp proves he has still got it in real-life gangster movie

Hampton Infant School is one of the schools looking to expand

Additional primary school places proposed for East Sheen and Hampton

Coun Fleming says she hopes works will begin early next year

Plans for £1.8m Hampton Hill investment to be announced by Richmond Council next week

Stolen horsebox business sparks crowdfunding campaign

Stolen horsebox business sparks crowdfunding campaign

Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland has returned this Christmas

12 reasons why Hyde Park Winter Wonderland may be the best thing about Christmas in London 2015

Church Street in Twickenham displayed the tricolour of France after the Paris attacks last week

Church Street French flag display "the least" Twickenham could do, says business association

Anti-terrorism security will be ramped up at Brentford for the forseeable future

Brentford beef up anti-terrorism security at Griffin Park, fans advised to leave bags at home

Catapulted: Mr Membery says he was thrown as far as 15 feet from his bike

Cyclist does complete flip after being thrown 15 feet by car in Twickenham

The Met Office has said that snow could sweep through south London and Surrey this weekend.

Sleet and snow to be expected in south London and Surrey following Storm Barney

Tess Morris wrote Man Up, starring Simon Pegg and Lake Bell

Man Up writer Tess Morris on becoming a Bafta Breakthrough Brit and her love of south London

Most areas of south London and Surrey will see a dry start to the morning before rain from the east settles across the capital.

Thursday's weather forecast: Rain, clouds and brief moments of sunshine

Photo by Robell (@r_o_b_e_l_l)

Motorcyclist hospitalised after crash in Upper Teddington Road

Richmond Council announced plans for the Twickenham riverside development last week

Councillor accused of hypocrisy over "white elephant" Twickenham riverside tweet

Bridge House: Haymarket has left the historic Teddington Studios for Twickenham town centre

Media giant Haymarket leaves Teddington Studios headquarters for Twickenham

Controversial: The Teddington and Ham Hydro scheme is looking for investors

Teddington and Ham Hydro project looking for investors to raise £2m by next week

Rick Astley and the Luddites play the Rose Theatre, Kingston, on December 18

Pop star Rick Astley tells us about his 'mid-life crisis' rock band who play a charity gig in Kingston

Family: The mallard mother and her ducklings (pictured above) at the London Wetland Centre in Barnes

Daring ducklings defying odds to survive after "highly unusual" appearance at London Wetland Centre

Shop and pick up tips from celebrities at the BBC Good Food Festive Fayre at Hampton Court Palace

10 things to see at the BBC Good Food Festive Fayre at Hampton Court Palace

Bromley Court Hotel's head chef Steve Clark shares his Christmas pudding recipe

Making your own Christmas pudding? You’ll need this boozy secret family recipe

First bloom: The poppies at North Sheen rec in its first bloom earlier this year. Credit Ruth Gledhill

Dog walker "surprised" after North Sheen poppies were chopped down before Armistice Day

Are vets being cruel or is this kindness in another form?

Flushing kittens down the loo, coughing on trains and Paris under attack - must be 5 Thoughts

Firefighters put out the car blaze, near North Sheen station, in half an hour. Credit @seataxi

Vauxhall Zafira bursts into flames at level crossing near North Sheen station

Should the next London Mayor raise council tax to pay for extra police?

Should the next London Mayor raise council tax to stem cuts and pay for extra police?

A woman's body was discovered at 11am near Ravens Ait in Surbiton

Dead body found in Thames near Surbiton

Our happy testers tried the supermarkets' mince pies in time for Christmas

Christmas taste test 2015: Which supermarket has the best mince pie?

Jeewantha Mandalawalli-Acharige, 30, attacked a 12-year-old and a 13-year-old girl on buses in Richmond but was caught with the help of CCTV.

Man who sexually assaulted 12 and 13-year-old girls on buses receives a suspended prison sentence

An air ambulance landed on Hampton Village Green after the police incident where a woman was taken to hospital after self-harming

'Shocking' incident in Hampton was 'self-harm'

Councillor Geoffrey Samuel purchased this oil painting by Richmond artist Jim Woodman in August, to be displayed at York House

Kew Gardens should display more of its vast art collection, says Taxpayers Alliance

Lest we forget: Members of the community with their contributions

Lest we forget: Community puts together dazzling war exhibition

Air ambulance on Hampton Village Green

Two people taken to hospital following "shocking" scenes in Hampton

Church Street in Twickenham (picture by Twickenham Bid)

Church Street Twickenham in a show of solidarity following Paris terror attacks

Music teacher Kim Bloomfield with the Daryll pupils and their new ukuleles

Ukulele extravaganza for lucky schoolchildren

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