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  • Local church Christmas services

  • Normansfield Theatre Lighting Appeal

    Normansfield Theatre Lighting Appeal

    Normansfield Theatre has just launched a lighting appeal to move to LED fixtures on stage and front of stage.

    There is only one light working on the front of stage and it’s increasingly difficult to find suppliers of these old bulbs (and very costly – approx. £700 each with the scaffolding).

    Read full story…

  • Council parking consultation in Hampton Wick ends in confusion

    The results of the parking consultation held over the summer in Hampton Wick have finally been published (click here) and show a large majority of almost 2:1 respondents in favour of change. Despite this, the consultation doesn’t meet the council’s arbitrary rule on CPZ consultations – a rule which we consider to be unfair and indeed unworkable (see separate story). Regrettably, as a result, the Council will not be progressing with the proposals.

    However...

  • Richmond council’s policy on CPZ consultations is surely a mistake.

    Richmond council has a policy on CPZ consultations that “…results must show that over 50% of the total households in an area are in favour”

    We contend that this is arbitrary and unfair and surely the result of some mistake.

    Click/tap here for full story...

  • Old Hampton Wick Poem

    Old Hampton Wick Poem
    The original manuscript

    John Previte has shared with us a wonderful old poem presumably written by a former resident of The Wilderness. It begins:

    “Old Hampton Wick, we come to you and dream
    ‘Neath shading branches mirrored in the stream…”

  • We will never forget

    We will never forget
    Hampton Wick Remembrance Sunday 2017

    Once again Hampton Wick turned out in strength to show respect and gratitude to those who have fallen, have been injured or who continue to serve in our Armed Forces.

  • Confusion over planning status of High Street flats - October HWA Planning Update

    Confusion over planning status of High Street flats - October HWA Planning Update

    The HWA welcomes the new business (The Painted Furniture Company) in the former Rose & Crown building (most recently trading as Sanho).

    However, the HWA has discovered that four flats have been built in the upper floors without appropriate planning consent being granted.

    We continue to seek clarification from the council.

    Click headline for more details.

  • Save Our Signs - a new direction

    Save Our Signs - a new direction

    Expert advice leads to rethink on how to protect our local heritage.

  • Hampton Wick in Bloom

    Hampton Wick in Bloom
    Our certificate!

    We are delighted that we have been awarded a SILVER Certificate of Merit In the Best Village in Bloom awards in Richmond on Tuesday 26th September.

    Click news headline for full story.

  • September HWA Planning Update

    There have been 45 planning applications since the start of June. These were essentially domestic or approval of details for consented schemes.

    Click news headline for full article and update on significant developments.

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