GASS Day is Coming - 6 September 2014

GASS Photo

There are times when the stuff that we accumulate around ourselves threatens to take over our lives. Shelves groan under the weight of unread books and record racks creak with unplayed CDs. Cupboards are stuffed with things that we don’t even know we had and wardrobes are hung with clothes that went out of fashion when David Bowie abandoned the 3 inch stack heel for lounge suits. What can we do about it all? There are 3 possible solutions:

  1. Do nothing until the neighbours wonder, “Whatever happened to old so-and-so?” and our bodies are found buried under a mountain of David Cassidy albums, Dan Brown books and rusting Swiss Fondue sets.
  2. Take everything to your local charity shop
  3. Take it all to GASS and sell it.

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21 August 2014 | Category » around town | Comments [0]

In their Footsteps: Richmond's First World War - Orleans House Gallery

Denis Conran, Private Collection

This exhibition, created by young people, launches the borough’s four-year commemoration of the First World War Centenary.

The exhibition focuses on the First World War heritage of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Working with photographer Othello De Souza Hartley and designer Jasleen Kaur, young people have explored the stories and histories through people and places and the impact of the War in the locality. These stories have been brought to life through objects, artworks, creative writing and photographic recreations of narrative events.

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21 August 2014 | Category » around town | Comments [0]

French and Spanish Tuition - Spaces Now Available

Local tutor Kate Campbell has spaces available from September for French and Spanish tuition. Kate has experience of preparing students for French and Spanish GCSE and International GCSE exams as well as teaching adult beginners and children at Key Stages…

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21 August 2014 | Category » around town | Comments [0]

Kiddikicks Classes in East Twickenham

Kiddikicks wholeheartedly aims to keep children playing sport long into adulthood by giving them a positive introduction to sport using the Kiddikicks syllabus of super-fun football developing real football skills and life skills in a safe, creative environment. The Kiddikicks…

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17 August 2014 | Category » editorial | Comments [0]

What to Help Make a Film?

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The Isabella Plantation Access Project

An exciting opportunity we have for young people between 16-24 living local to Richmond Park who have an interest and would like to learn about film making.

This summer, Groundwork London is partnering with The Royal Parks, working with young creatives to produce a film about the Isabella Plantation, a woodland garden, full of exotic plants within Richmond Park.

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14 August 2014 | Category » around town | Comments [0]

Isleworth Promenade: Do You Like the Change?

isleworth promenade clean up

At the request of local residents, Richmond Council’s Community Links Team organised two conservation volunteer work days with local residents and Councillors along Isleworth Promenade on Friday 1st and Sunday 3rd managed by the Thames Landscape Strategy and South West London Environment Network. We would like to thank all the volunteers who participated and the passers-by who stopped to offer moral support as well as the Council’s parks contractor Continental Landscapes who August. These conservation volunteer work days were removed all the cut material.

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14 August 2014 | Category » news | Comments [0]

New Yoga-Fitness Courses for September 2014

Surviving the summer holidays? Need to re-energise, rejuvenate and relax? There are many ways in which yoga can improve your health. Providing relief from the hustle and bustle of the summer holidays is one of them! From September, once the…

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14 August 2014 | Category » | Comments [0]

Courses: Space to Be 8-Week Mindfulness Course - 3 September to 29 October 2014

Space to Be will be offering an 8-Week Mindfulness Course from September 3rd - October 29th in the Emmanuel Centre, at the back of St James Catholic Church in Twickenham. Mindfulness is a practice which involves deliberately bringing your awareness…

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24 July 2014 | Category » around town | Comments [0]


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