St Margarets Community Website Newsletter

13 October 2016

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Latest News

When the '6-5 Special' Came to St Margarets

6 5 SPECIAL pete and jo

At the end of the 1950's the BBC, anxious get into the developing 'teen telly market', decided to create a TV programme aimed directly at teenagers. To head up the project they brought in Jack Good, a young pioneering producer with a hot idea. Why not make it a 100% rock 'n' roll show with non-stop music, lots of movement, teenage stars, some hip presenters and an audience of young, trendy boppers? Sound good? Mmmmm… Not for the BBC!

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Council Campaign Raises Awareness of Child Abuse

A local campaign to raise awareness of child abuse has had a huge impact – raising the number of calls to a national helpline by 36%. Earlier this year, Richmond Council announced a campaign that aimed to raise awareness of child abuse – encouraging members of the public to report instances of abuse and neglect and overcome the barriers that stop people reporting.

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Consultation: Noise

Residents can have their say on new rules governing the amount of noise property developers can make during construction or the creation of noisy developments such as music venues.

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Event: Art History at Orleans House Gallery - Oct to Nov 2016

For a Tuesday lunchtime with a difference, why not develop your knowledge of Art History at a series of fascinating weekly lectures being held at Orleans House Gallery?

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Consultation: Have your say on the future of Old Deer Park

Have your say on planning guidelines that are being drafted for Old Deer Park in a Council Consultation that was launched on 7 October 2016. The purpose of this informal consultation is to enable residents, businesses, community groups and local organisations to help Richmond Council create planning guidelines for the Old Deer Park Conservation Area.

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Consultation: Children's Services

The consultation centres on The Children and Young People's Plan 2017 to 2021 which sets out the goals to be achieved within the next four years. The plan concerns children and young people up to the age of 19 and 25 years of age for care leavers and young people with learning disabilities.

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Council Champions Healthier Workforce

Richmond Council has been awarded the highest accreditation level for being a healthy workplace by the Greater London Authority.

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Upcoming Events

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

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Upcoming Plays

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

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