Malden and Coombe

Award ceremony celebrates achievements of Kingston children with Special Educational Needs

Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in Kingston and Richmond have been given recognition for their accomplishments at an awards ceremony. The awards run by Kingston and Richmond’s social enterprise Achieving for Children (AfC) took place

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Professor Will Brooker helps Bowie fans celebrate their idol on the eve of the late icon’s 70th birthday

More than 120 David Bowie fans packed in to the University’s Knights Park bar on Saturday 7 January for a gig performed by tribute band Thin White Duke. Bowie, who had kept his cancer hidden from the public, succumbed to

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New Malden girl with rare genetic condition given ‘once in a lifetime’ visit to the Lord Mayor of London

Brave New Malden girl Zoë Armstrong-Gash, aged 9, who suffers from a very rare genetic condition, ADHD and also autism, had the time of her life when local children’s charity Momentum gave her tickets to attend the annual Lord Mayor

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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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Council promises better support to rough sleepers

Around 400 homeless people in South West London could be helped ‘off the streets’ thanks to a £400k grant. Kingston, Richmond and Wandsworth councils have been awarded £400k from the Department of Communities and Local Government to fund innovative homelessness prevention

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New Malden author calls for support in ‘David vs Goliath’ literary awards

An author from New Malden, Surrey, is calling on the community to help him reach the finals of a prestigious book awards. Nigel Jay Cooper, 42, has secured a place in the semi-finals of the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 with

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@JamesBerryMP supports greater protection for police officers

Speaking in a debate on the issue of police officer safety yesterday, James Berry has stressed the need establish greater protections for police officers after figures revealed that there were 23,000 assault on police officers in 2015/2016. In his speech,

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Kingston students celebrate A Level success, bucking national trend

With the final A-level results now in, Kingston students are to be congratulated on continuing the borough’s record of exceeding national standards. In line with the national average, Kingston achieved a 99 per cent pass rate, meaning nearly all the borough’s

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Greyhound racing in peril as Khan backs AFC Wimbledon plans

The last greyhound track in London is facing extinction after the mayor, Sadiq Khan, agreed the site should be used for a new stadium for the football club AFC Wimbledon. Plans for the Plough Lane development outline a 20,000-seat stadium,

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