St Margarets Community Website Newsletter

26 February 2015

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Latest News

Come on, Eileen!

Eileen Sheridan smile

A celebrated and award-winning cyclist lives in Old Isleworth. Her name stands alongside other British cycling legends like Reg Harris, Beryl Burton, Victoria Pendleton and Sir Bradley Wiggins. In her time she has established over 30 speed and distance cycling records. Although she effectively retired from competitive cycling in 1955, 60 years ago, many of her records still stand to this day. Her name is Eileen Sheridan.

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Digging new ground at Our Barn

our barn outside

I found this amazing local project called Our Barn while looking for some local events. I have asked them for some information about their programme and they sent the following article along which gives a little history and some news about a new plan to help with a garden at Osterley House. Please help if you can.

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Consultation: Local Flood Risk Management Strategy


Under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames was designated as a Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) with responsibilities for managing local flood risk across the borough. The primary duties of a LLFA are to ensure that flood risks from surface water runoff, groundwater and ordinary watercourses are identified and managed appropriately.

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Event Reminder: Talk on Johan Zoffany and The Sayer Family - 16 March 2015

zoffany poster

A talk by art historian David Wilson. Monday 16th March 7.30pm at St Mary Magdalene Church, Paradise Road, Richmond. Writer and historian Dr David Wilson, FSA, will give a talk on his book, published in 2014, 'Johan Zoffany RA and The Sayer Family of Richmond', which concerns one of the most prominent families in Richmond upon Thames in the second half of the eighteenth century.

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Event Reminder: Contemporary Textiles Fair - 6 to 8 March 2015

Linda Dooley

The Contemporary Textiles Fair at the Landmark Arts Centre, the Teddington based arts charity, brings together more than 76 individual designer makers offering a dazzling range of contemporary textiles and, to celebrate our 20th anniversary, this year a chance to meet and work with renowned textile artist, Sophie Long.

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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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