Events in our Local Community

B&Q to reveal new look store with family fun day

B&Q will soon open the doors to its newly revamped home improvement store in New Malden. To celebrate, B&Q New Malden will host a day of family fun on Saturday 14th January, including a special guest appearance from local rugby

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Youth Art Exhibition set to draw crowds

Culture vultures have the chance to enjoy great art by some potential masters of tomorrow at the Sutton Youth Art Exhibition on display in Sutton Central Library. The Arts Network Sutton exhibition runs from today through to Tuesday February 9,

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Know a local community champion? Nominations for Kingston Mayoral Awards now open

Nominations have today opened for this year’s Mayor’s Community Awards, with the aim of recognising those who have given up their own time to help others within the Kingston community. A nominee should be someone who has given up their

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Home wanted! Cat of the month – Rufus

If you’d love a big cat with an even bigger heart then beautiful Rufus is the cat for you! Very large and handsome, Rufus is about 5-6 years old who was surviving as a stray for a long time. When

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Acid attack survivor inspires Kingston students with tale of how she held on to hope to rebuild her life

Acid attack survivor Katie Piper spoke to Kingston University students, revealing how she has learned to love the scars that saved her life. Addressing an audience of more than 200 students, the television presenter and charity campaigner opened up about

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Kingston sportspeople celebrated at annual awards ceremony

Athletes and coaches in Kingston were celebrated by the Mayor and Mayoress of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Councillor Roy Arora and Manisha Arora, and Councillor Andrea Craig at the annual Kingston Sports Awards ceremony on Wednesday 9 December.

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Kingston Council welcomes Crossrail 2 in response to consultation

Kingston Council has welcomed the latest proposals for Crossrail 2, published recently by Transport for London (TfL) and Network Rail. The proposals identify a new, preferred route for the underground rail line connecting Central London via Wimbledon to Kingston using

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Jazz for Toddlers, New Orleans swing and more to illuminate streets of Kingston this weekend

Christmas lights aren’t the only thing lighting up Kingston this weekend. A pioneering tuba player will be playing to toddlers, South African acapella singers will be performing live in John Lewis, and New Orleans swing will be illuminating the High

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Grove Ward meeting to address antisocial behaviour and development in Kingston town centre

Local residents are invited to join James Berry MP, local councillors, Viv Evans (Head of Planning at Kingston Council), local police and other stakeholders in a conversation about the future of Grove Ward. Following a successful initial neighbourhood meeting, the

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In pictures: Residents around borough pay tribute to fallen in Remembrance Sunday services

Hundreds of residents this morning paid tribute to all those who gave their lives in Britain’s wars, both past and present. New Malden was the first to hold its service, led by Christ Church reader, Katy Loffman. Following this, wreaths

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