Author Archives: Sue May

Photo Competition Winners

 The Kew Society photographic competition winners displayed at the Kew Fete   Jane Hogan and Teresa Hartley keeping a eye on the Kew Society stall at the Kew Green Midsummer Fete on Saturday. The stall was buzzing with families coming to see the winning entries Krishnan Guru-Murthy (Channel 4 news presenter) kindly presented all theContinue Reading

Photographic Competition

Winners to be announced at the Kew Midsummer Fete on June 20th During April and May, The Kew Society has been running a photographic competition for the junior schools of Kew. The idea was conceived by the talented Jane Hogan who we are lucky to have on our Events team. She has been working extremelyContinue Reading

General Election Hustings

The Richmond Society and The Kew Society hosted a GENERAL ELECTION HUSTINGS to MEET ALL THE CANDIDATES There was an excellent turnout to the General Election Hustings we jointly organised last night. About 300 people came along to ask questions of all 5 candidates standing for Richmond Park and North Kingston, a marginal seat whereContinue Reading

Pensford Summer Picnic

Fun in the Sun We had a wonderful evening in the beautiful Pensford Field on Saturday (June 27th). Over 120 people came with their rugs and picnics and enjoyed the sunshine. James Pegg entertained the children with his delightful stories and the fabulous band ‘The Maisonettes’ had us all dancing and singing along. Our thanksContinue Reading

Kew Horticultural Society AGM & Talk

The Kew Horticultural Society – AGM & Talk Friday March 6th 2015 at 7pm. St Winifred’s Church Hall, Leyborne Park. Light refreshments will be available and and seeds from the Garden Organic Heritage Seed Library. This will be followed by a talk at 8.00 pm. Fritillaria: A photographic Journey to a Botanical Understanding. by guest speaker Laurence Hill, worldContinue Reading

Director of Kew Gardens, Community Talk

Thursday March 5th 2015 6pm in the Jodrell Lecture Theatre, Kew Gardens. Richard Deverell has invited local residents to talk to him and some of his colleagues on Thursday 5th March 2015 to hear the latest news and forthcoming activities at Kew, both in science and in the gardens.  This will also be a opportunity for you toContinue Reading

Flood Risk

Richmond Council are seeking the views of residents, groups and businesses on their draft Local Flood Risk Management Strategy (LFRMS). The responses provided from this consultation will help shape the final Strategy document, which will be implemented to manage flood risk across the borough. There is also an on line survey which you are invitedContinue Reading

Community Events to discuss Rugby World Cup 2015

A number of community events will take place to enable local residents to prepare for Rugby World Cup 2015 this autumn. The Council, in partnership with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and England Rugby 2015, has organised the events to provide the local community with details on the delivery plans to stage this major sportingContinue Reading


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