The Best Village in Bloom

Richmond is widely regarded as the most beautiful and floral borough in London and as I’m sure you know, there are 14 ‘villages’ in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames – Barnes, Kew, Mortlake, East Sheen, Richmond, Whitton and Heathfield, East Twickenham and St Margarets, Twickenham, Teddington, Strawberry Hill, Hampton Hill, Hampton Wick, Hampton

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The World’s Biggest Girl Band At The Stoop

Yes it’s true… the world’s biggest girl band, Little Mix are bringing their Summer Shout Out show to the home of Harlequins rugby, the Twickenham Stoop on Sunday 25th June 2017.

According to those in the know (which now includes you) Little Mix will perform their biggest hits, including ‘Shout Out to My Ex’,

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Twickenham to Teddington by Trolleybus

We’ve seen this video many times, but it always makes us smile, so we thought we’d finally share it.  The footage is taken from the first day of operation of the Trolleybus on May 16th 1931.

Just in case you’re unfamiliar with the concept of a trolleybus, they are like trams but without rails and take their

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Summer Fairs 2016

Once again we have pulled together our annual round up of all things summery and fair-like… including fetes, festivals and a few other events. And as always, it took longer than we expected. There really is a lot to look forward over our most sunshine-filled months.

If we’ve missed anything great (or if you

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Barnes in the 1970s

Barnes in 1974, originally captured on Super-8.

Based on this video, it’s very similar to the Barnes we know and love today. The traffic is much quieter and the cars have changed shape, but it all seems very familiar.

Although this was the rock’n’roll hey day of the village with bands like The

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