The Number 1 Seer

Feeling anxious? Worried about the future? Unable to find leadership or guidance? Don’t worry! Do what my old granny used to do - get yourself a copy of Foulsham’s Original ‘Old Moore’s Almanack’. If you’re without any answers you’ll find all the answers you need within!

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16 March 2019 | around_town

Plogging - Pick up litter while you jog

Plogging - jogging and litter pickingPlogging is a combination of jogging while picking up litter. It comes from the Swedish word for pick up… “plocka upp” It started as an organised activity in Sweden in 2016 and has recently come to the UK.

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16 March 2019 | around_town

Poll: Have your feelings towards Brexit changed?

No one could have predicted the Brexit developments of the past two weeks. The St Margarets Community Website is wondering if the past two years and even these past two weeks have change anyone’s mind on what the nation should do.

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16 March 2019 | editorial

Amended 20mph limit approved by Cabinet

Richmond upon Thames is soon to become the latest 20mph borough after Cabinet approved amended proposals last night. The amended proposals on a 20mph limit were published earlier this year following a 12-week consultation held in 2018.

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15 March 2019 | news

Wanted: Keyboard player

A newly formed local band, playing R&B music of the 1960’s/70’s, has everything it needs - a guitarist, a bass player, a drummer, two singers, a PA system and even a bottle opener and cork screw. The only thing lacking is a keyboard player.

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14 March 2019 | around_town

Community Fund now open for 2019 nominations

Residents can now submit their proposals for new community projects as part of the next round of the Community Fund.

The Community Fund comes from the Community Infrastructure Levy, a tax collected by Richmond upon Thames Council and paid by developers (15% or 25% in neighbourhood plan areas) A portion of the total tax collected will fund local priority projects which address the impact development has on an area.

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13 March 2019 | news

The English Hermit or 'Wonder of This Age'

There has been a great deal of interest in vegetarianism and veganism over the last couple of months, what with Veganuary January encouraging people to try plant based diets, the proliferation of vegan/vegetarian recipes in newspapers and magazines - and the latest news that in the first 7 weeks of 2019 Greggs shares have jumped by nearly 10% thanks to their Quorn-filled ‘alternative’ sausage rolls… but let’s not rest there…

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9 March 2019 | around_town

Consultation: Tree sculpture in Moormead Park

We would like your views on a proposal to create a sculpture using a semi-mature Norway maple tree. The tree was felled in the winter of 2018 due to its declined condition and the fact it was beyond natural recovery.

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9 March 2019 | news

Council commits to protecting local wildlife

A new policy outlining the Council’s commitment to protecting and enhancing nature conservation in the borough has been launched.

Richmond upon Thames is made up of nearly 60% of open space. This includes over 130 Council owned and managed parks. The borough is also a London ‘hot spot’ for bats and Stag Beetles and the only place in London where the rare Tower Mustard (Arabis galabra) can be found.

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9 March 2019 | news

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