St Margarets Community Website Newsletter

16 October 2014

Welcome to the St Margarets Community Website Newsletter (www.stmgrts.org.uk). Occasional Thursdays we will send you the latest news and events from the website.

The newsletter is going on holiday, back in November.

Latest News


The Duel - A Combat of Honour

Duel with pistols

Hounslow Heath once had a fearsome reputation for a wide variety of unsavoury activities, including murder, highway robbery, the general seduction of the innocent and gullible and the execution of assorted miscreants and subsequent grisly exhibition of their corpses. It was also, at a time when individuals settled their differences with swords and pistols, a perfect place for duels. In his admirable history of the area, “And So Make A City Here”, historian G.E Bate notes a couple for our interest…

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Councillors Collect 500 Signatures Against Chelsea FC

lib dems at RFU

Local St Margarets and North Twickenham Councillor, Alexander Ehmann has turned up the heat on the Board of the Rugby Football Union (RFU). Only a week after he and local Councillors Ben Khosa and Geoff Acton wrote to the Board of the RFU to express their serious concerns about Chelsea Football Club's proposed move to Twickenham Stadium, Cllr Ehmann has recruited over 500 local residents to the campaign against Chelsea's move.

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Fireworks 2014 from For Sanity's Sake

Guy Faulk's night can be great fun but beware that small children are terrified of the loud bangs or sometimes imagine the fireworks will fall out of the sky on to their heads…which can spoil the enjoyment somewhat! Try and…

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Scrummy Mummies Healthy Cooking Club

October half term looms! What does this mean to you? The inconvenience of not being able to rely on the usual termly routines and activities? The unnerving prospect of keeping the kids entertained and away from each other's throats while…

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Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival 2014

ad mag summer 2013

The 23rd annual Richmond Literature Festival will run throughout November and once again feature a range of literary figures and personalities covering a variety of subjects including history, music, art, politics and war. Highlights from this year's programme include esteemed actor Sheila Hancock, journalist Peter Snow and Dr Anthony King. We are also delighted to be hosting hugely popular - and local author, Jacqueline Wilson as part of the children and young people's programme.

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Upcoming Events

Here are the events coming up in the next few weeks in our area.

To see all the events we are tracking, check out our events section.

Upcoming Plays

Here are the plays that are currently running or happening soon in our area.

To see all the plays we are tracking, check out our events play section.

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