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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

  • 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).

  • Richmond Council: weekly bin collections to continue

    Richmond Council has said there are no plans to change the weekly refuse collection to fortnightly.

  • Police advice for staying safe with your phone

    Following the recent publicity about thieves targeting local (mainly young) people for their phones on the move, the Metropolitan Police at Richmond have issued borough-wide advice to residents.

  • Metropolitan Police: ‘Teddington has the lowest rate of burglary in the borough’

    Both the Metropolitan Police and Richmond Council have angrily rejected a price comparison website’s claim that Teddington is the second most burgled hotspot in London.

  • TW11 magazine gets a fresh look

    Christiane Ella at her desk

    TW11, Teddington’s local monthly features magazine (and a Corporate Member of the Teddington Society), has been rebranded and relaunched. The familiar format remains, but the publication’s title is now Teddington TW11.

  • Death of Former MP Toby Jessel

    Toby Jessel at a Teddington in Flower event, 1991

    Toby Jessel, who died on December 3rd at the age of 84, was an important part of the Teddington Society’s life in our early days. He not only enthusiastically supported us, but he also attended many of our events, not least Teddington in Flower and, in 1977, the opening of Jubilee Gardens in the centre of the town.

  • Teddington Lights Up 2018 – the year’s best street entertainment by far!

    As November 2018 drew to a close, the rain held off and the crowds turned out for one of the most enjoyable Teddington Light Up evenings so far.

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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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Teddington Society Committee

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1 Avenue Road
TW11 0BT