Hamptons and Teddington news

Great News for Teddington's Landmark Arts Centre

Teddington’s Landmark Arts Centre has announced that it has been awarded a grant from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund.

The arts centre is now able to plan with greater certainty what it can offer the community over the next five months, with sufficient funds to keep The Landmark viable even with a limited programme. The Landmark is now actively planning events in the run up to Christmas, including a week of mixed live performances and the Landmark Festive Emporium arts and crafts event.

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Black History Month recognised in Richmond

Join us in celebrating Black History Month this October. 

The main aim is to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black people not just in the UK, but throughout the world and to educate all on Black history.

We have launched a programme of events and activities, including a virtual exhibition, community discussion, podcast series and cultural events. 

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Charge your car for free for Clean Air day!

For one day only - drivers with an electric vehicle will be able to charge their car for free to celebrate Clean Air day.

Clean Air Day (8 October) is the UK's largest air pollution campaign. It aims to improve public understanding of air pollution, how it affects our health and what we can all do to tackle it, helping to protect the environment and our health.

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Council urges residents to reduce carbon footprint with £5,000 home improvement voucher

The Government scheme provides a voucher to cover up to two thirds of the cost of energy efficiency, such as insulating your home to reduce your energy use or installing low-carbon heating to lower the amount of carbon dioxide your home produces.

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Council trials traffic reduction in Hampton Hill

Following a consultation with residents in the Hampton Hill area, a trial scheme aimed at addressing traffic levels in the Burtons Road area of Hampton Hill has gone live.

The scheme involves timed restrictions on vehicle movements and will be in place for a trial period. Residents are invited to comment on the scheme’s operation during an initial six-month trial period.

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Win the chance to have your name on the Beveree stadium!

Hampton & Richmond Borough Football Club has just celebrated its 99th birthday and has come up with an innovative way to raise much-needed funds going into its centenary year.

For a £10-per-draw ticket, entrants will have the chance to have the Beveree Stadium named after you, your company, or a charity for the whole of the upcoming 2020/21 season, which kicks off on Saturday 3 October.

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United Response virtual art gallery

Disability charity United Response has created an online art exhibition to give the people it supports an opportunity to showcase their artwork. The online gallery has given hope to those stuck in doors during the pandemic and has helped the most vulnerable within society stay connected with others in the same position.

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Quins host first borough rugby match with crowd

Last week, the Government approved in principle the Gallagher Premiership clash between Harlequins and Bath Rugby on Saturday 5 September at The Stoop to be played in front of a reduced crowd of up to 3,500 known Harlequins season ticket members.

The match will be Rugby Union’s first event to include fans since lockdown commenced in March. It is subject to a final safety certificate and approval.

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Have you renewed your garden waste contract?

Garden waste contracts with blue stickers are due to end on 31 October 2020. If you are an existing customer, you will receive a discount if you choose to renew your contract. If you are a Direct Debit customer, you do not need to do anything.

You can make a quick and easy payment online.

From 2 November 2020 the Council will not empty bins with blue stickers.

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Teddington’s online War Memorial

The Teddington Society has launched a unique Online WWII War Memorial for the town which lists 159 local servicemen and women and 96 civilians who died due to enemy action between 1939 and 1945.

It has been created by David Neller, who is keen to hear from local families able to share further names and details of the Teddington fallen. If you have further information or a related story to share, email daveneller@aol.com 

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Funding provides extra support to residents

Over £120,000 has been awarded to three local voluntary organisations to support residents who are struggling to afford food and other essentials due to COVID-19. The funding will enable further cash grants, vouchers, food and hygiene parcels to be distributed to those impacted by the pandemic.

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Events

2 to 6pm
Oct 20
Dickson House 3 Grove Road Richmond upon Thames TW10 6SP
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10.30am to 4pm
Oct 21
Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN
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5pm to 8pm
Oct 21
Richmond upon Thames College Langhorn Drive Twickenham TW2 7SJ
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10.30am to 4.30pm
Oct 22
Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN
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2pm
Nov 8
Marble Hill House, Richmond Rd, Twickenham TW1 2NL
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10am
Nov 10
Marble Hill House, Richmond Rd, Twickenham TW1 2NL
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10.30am
Nov 11
Marble Hill House, Richmond Rd, Twickenham TW1 2NL
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12/11/2020 5pm to 8pm
Nov 12
Richmond upon Thames College Langhorn Drive Twickenham TW2 7SJ
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Have your say on a football pitch in Hatherop Park, Hampton

An additional football pitch in Hatherop Park is being proposed to support and grow women’s football, whilst continuing to improve the borough's parks and open spaces. The new pitch would allow for additional teams to train in Hatherop Park and would protect the existing football pitches from overuse.

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Stellar line-up announced for this year’s Literature Festival!

In a year when books have never been more important, find out what’s going on throughout November for this year’s Literature Festival.

The programme includes talks by authors, historians, politicians, poets and more, with writing workshops, as well as activities for children and families. Check out the full programme of events now. The box office will open on Tuesday 6 October 2020. 

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Apply for a SporTedd grant today

SporTedd, the local community group which aims to support local sports initiatives and projects are urging any organisation struggling as a result of the impact of the pandemic to apply for financial backing.

The group, which was launch over two years ago, has raised significant funds through local events and has already given donations of over £12.000 to twelve locally sport-themed projects. Donations have already been awarded to many schools and charities across the borough.

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It’s not too late to renew your garden waste contract

Garden waste contracts with blue stickers are due to end on 31 October 2020. If you are an existing customer, you will receive a discount if you choose to renew your contract. If you are a Direct Debit customer, you do not need to do anything.

From 2 November 2020 the Council will not empty bins with blue stickers.

Make a quick and easy payment online

 

Hampton & Richmond Borough FC season tickets now on sale

Hampton & Richmond Borough FC season tickets are now on sale online via the club’s website. Season tickets will be valid for first team Vanarama National League South home fixtures, first team pre-season friendlies and youth team league matches.

Tickets start from £220 for a new adult season ticket with youth and concession tickets available.

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White House community centre to partially reopen whilst hunt for new provider continues

Richmond Council has stepped in to partially reopen the White House in Hampton following the announcement that Hampton upon Thames Community Association (HoTCA) are financially unable to manage this valued local resource.

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Free employability courses

This autumn, local charity Room for Work presents two online employability courses to support Richmond residents in getting back to work. Each course is designed for skilled workers 45+ with work experience ranging from administrative to managerial and professional roles. To attend, participants need a good working knowledge of English, basic computer skills, access to the web plus a laptop or tablet.

The courses are free and delivered on Zoom in a group format. Richmond residents are eligible to join either the Tuesday ESF-funded course or the Wednesday course which is supported by Richmond Parish Lands Charity.

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Arts Richmond September newsletter

Make sure to check out the Arts Richmond newsletter for all the latest news about events happening in and around the borough.

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Orleans’s House Gallery announces series of online lectures for next month

Orleans House Gallery has announced a collaboration with Marble Hill House, Pope’s Grotto, Strawberry Hill House and Turner’s House to deliver a week of online lectures about important individuals associated with each historic building.

The first in the series will be about Nellie Ionides and Orleans House and will be presented by Minna Andersen. Talks will be delivered via Zoom and will begin at 6pm each evening. Tickets are free, but can be purchased for £5 as a donation, with the proceeds going to the participating organisations.

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Updated: 08 Jul 2020