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Future events

News from the Teddington Society

Tidings, our quarterly magazine, is specially written and distributed to members of the Society. It contains a wide range of news and features, including reports from the groups, items of local interest, photographs, details of local events, and exclusive day trips arranged for members.

Reminders about events are also occasionally emailed to members who have opted in to this service.

  • • Teddington's online war memorial

    A remarkable First World War information resource has been created for the Teddington Society by David Neller, to whom we offer our grateful thanks.

    Here you will find an alphabetical list of Teddington people by surname; a list of WW1 memorials in Teddington; and a Roll of Honour. To access the page, please click here

  • • Betty Mansell: Fond memories from a long-standing Friend

    June Hudson (left) with her old friend Betty Mansell

    June Hudson, the renowned television costume designer, was a close friend of the late Betty Mansell – who, with her husband Tony, owned and ran the Peg Woffington café in High Street, Teddington.

  • • Beware of scammers! Council acts to protect the elderly and vulnerable

    Richmond Council has donated £1,000 to a project designed to protect elderly and vulnerable people living in the borough from becoming victims of a scam.

  • • Martin Blaiklock: a Tribute

    Martin Blaiklock - an objective and knowledgeable expert

    We were shocked by the recent news of Martin’s death from cancer on April 2nd in the Princess Alice Hospice. He wasn’t perhaps that well known to the membership, but to the Planning and Transport Groups Martin was held in high regard for his contribution over 20 years to many of the big issues which threated Teddington.

  • • Richmond in Bloom 2019 - time to get planning!

    Richmond in Bloom colour co-ordination!

    Have you noticed the wisteria? It’s everywhere, it’s looking wonderful, and it’s early this year – a sign of good weather ahead? We all hope so, but who knows!

  • • Act now! Please tell the Council how Udney Park Playing Fields are so special to the community

    The Teddington Society is asking its members, and the public at large, to contact Richmond Council by Thursday 4th April to say how much the Udney Park Playing Fields “serve the community” and are “special to the community”.

  • • Twickenham Alive Film Festival 2019 – call for entries

    The 2019 Twickenham Alive Film Festival will take place in June – and the call for entries is out for short films lasting up to 10 minutes.

  • • Richmond in Bloom: a new website for a new year

    As we look forward to the year’s forthcoming floral activities, Richmond Borough in Bloom – the independent community group committed to enhancing the borough’s natural environment for the benefit of all who live, work or visit here – has launched a new website.

  • • High Court orders a new consultation on the status of Udney Park Playing Fields

    Udney Park Playing Fields

    In a judgment handed down in the High Court on 8 February, Mr Justice Waksman has quashed part of the London Borough of Richmond’s Local Plan concerning Udney Park Playing Fields in Teddington on the basis of an error resulting in “substantial prejudice to local residents”.

  • • Top Notch Libraries on our Doorstep!

    Teddington Library in Waldegrave Road

    Teddington Library, and others in the borough, continues to provide high levels of satisfaction to our residents, according to the latest Public Libraries User Survey carried out by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).

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The more members we have, the stronger our voice and the more influence we can exert. We campaign on issues which would adversely affect the town and support initiatives that will be of benefit. Make your opinion known through us. There’s strength in numbers so the more members the merrier.

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