• Yarnbombers strike again

    A colourful crocheting craze is clearly taking off, after another yarnbomb was spotted in Hampton Wick. The woolly wonder that decorates a parking post in Seymour Road is the second example of yarnbombing, or guerrilla knitting, to spring up in

  • Woman fined after calling officer "white poof"

    A woman who called a police officer a “white poof” after a confrontation with a bus driver has been slapped with a £270 fine. Cynthia Hallal, 55, was found guilty of one count of racially aggravated harassment and another count of using threatening

  • Richmond and Kingston appoint new safeguarding chairman

    A former director of Action for Children has been chosen as the new chairman for the borough’s children’s safeguarding board. Deborah Lightfoot, who is chairman of the safeguarding children’s board in Harrow, will be the independent joint chair

  • Everybody say cheese (festival)

    Cheese lovers are expected to flock to Hampton Village for the second year of Hampton cheese week. Last year’s fromage festival saw 10 shops, cafes and restaurants join in the fun selling cheesy products, with a full programme events for the community