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Richmond Community Awards

Richmond Community awards

Update 23/09/2017

We nominated our very own Mary Done for a community award. Mary has done amazing work for the Kew Society as our Honorary Secretary for 6 years, organiser of a very full programme of events and maintaining our links with the Thames Landscape Strategy.

We are very pleased that Richmond Council recognised her work at their awards ceremony.

See the full news report here

And the citation here

 

Events

Events Fun at the Kew Horticultural Society Show Update 30/08/2017 We were incredibly lucky to have glorious weather for the Kew Horticultural Flower & Produce Show on Kew Green last Saturday, now in its 73rd year. Congratulations to all those hard working volunteers from the Kew Horticultural Society. Here are a few photos of theContinue Reading

BY-ELECTION HUSTINGS

The Richmond Society and The Kew Society will be hosting a BY-ELECTION HUSTINGS. Come and hear the candidates’ views. 7.30pm at Duke St Church, Duke St, Richmond TW9 1DH Tuesday 29 November 2016 Admission free For further details see the attached Hustings poster 2016 29th 

Museum of Richmond seeks new Chair

Following the sudden death of its chair, Sir David Bostock, the Museum of Richmond is looking for a new Chair to lead the Museum in the next phase of its development. The advertisement, the job description, a background note and the application form are now all up on their website to view here. Candidates couldContinue Reading

Tour of Sandhurst

    Wednesday 10th August found a happy band of members up with the lark to board their coach and travel from Kew to The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. We were met by our guide for the day, Tony Merrifield, and were privileged to watch the splendid Commandant’s Parade in Old College Square.  This formedContinue Reading

David Blomfield

  A celebration of David Blomfield’s life Following a private family burial in the morning, there will be a celebration of David’s life on Tuesday 26th July at 3pm at the Barn Church, Atwood Avenue, Kew, TW9 4HF, and afterwards at Priory Park Tennis Club, TW9 3BZ. (Priory Park is at the end of ForestContinue Reading

Photographic Competition Winners at Kew Fete

  If you missed the Kew Fete, the winning photographs of our competition are now being displayed in Kew Village. Pop into The Kew Bookshop or The Shoe Station or The Greenhouse Cafe to see the wonderful pictures. This collage illustrates the fun we had on Saturday awarding the prizes. Once we get the photographsContinue Reading

KewTw9

KewTw9 launched its website at The Kew Village Market last Sunday. This is an initiative aiming to be ‘The heart of all information about Kew’ bringing together information about local societies and organisations, schools and local businesses. There are details about upcoming events all around Kew and links to all the websites all the contributors.Continue Reading

New Year’s Honours 2016

London Forum of Amenity and Civic Societies is pleased to announce that its chairman, Peter Eversden, has been awarded an MBE in the honours list for services to Community Engagement in Planning for London. Peter says he is delighted to receive the recognition for his volunteering work over the past 35 years in the civicContinue Reading

NEWS

Pedestrian accessibility improvements Update 27/10/2017 Richmond Council have started a public [more]
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