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Kingston upon Thames, England Newswire

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  1. Book aheadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Diamond Geezer

    As we roll onwards towards, sssh, September, several Open-House-style festival-event-type things are happening and you might want to plan ahead.There's Open House itself, of course, London's annual frenzy of door-flinging and architectural reverence. This takes place over the weekend of Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September, and features the usual list of old favourites, suburban oddities and brand new locations.

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  2. London's last greyhound track to be replaced with stadium for AFC WimbledonRead the original story

    Monday | Metro UK News

    Animal cruelty charities have backed Sadiq Khan's decision to support the closure of the last greyhound track in London. Following a review initiated by his predecessor, the London Mayor returned the decision for the Plough Lane development to Merton Council, which had already sanctioned a new stadium for AFC Wimbledon.

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  3. Plough Lane development backedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sporting Life

    The last greyhound track in London faces extinction after mayor Sadiq Khan agreed the site should be used as a new stadium for AFC Wimbledon. Plans for the Plough Lane development outline a 20,000-seat stadium, 602 homes and a leisure centre which would all be "of great benefit to Londoners and the wider community for generations to come".

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  4. Sadiq Khan gives Merton Council power to decide on AFC Wimbledon Plough Lane stadium plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Wimbledon were granted permission by the council to build on Plough Lane in 2015, but Boris Johnson had called in the application. Wimbledon currently play at Kingsmeadow in Kingston-upon-Thames and their plans for Plough Lane include demolishing the greyhound track and replacing it with a 20,000-seater stadium, new homes and a fitness club.

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  5. ATHLETICS: Bronze for Taunton wheelchair star Jamie EdwardsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 21 | Somerset County Gazette

    The 16-year-old, who has just finished studying at The Castle School , Taunton , finished third in the 100m wheelchair racing event. It was a remarkable achievement given that Edwards, who has cerebral palsy, was the only junior wheelchair racer at the event - where he also got a PB of 18.02, now ranking him third in the UK in his T33 classification.

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  6. Rowing champ - lifted woman's skirt, slapped her bum and called her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Daily Star

    Privately-educated City lawyer Alastair Main, 35, of Kingston-upon-Thames, also denied calling her an "Australian slut" when he appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates Court on Wednesday. But the married former competitive rower who attended 30,000 a year Oratory School was allegedly caught on CCTV carrying out a sexual attack.

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  7. City lawyer who rowed for England 'lifted woman's skirt, slapped...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Daily Mail

    US swimmers are held at Rio airport as Lochte 'robbery' becomes a diplomatic crisis: Brazilian cops haul 'scared' athletes off plane for interrogation and ban them from leaving - as Ryan alters his story The photo that shocked the world: Horrors of war-ravaged Syria exposed by image of wounded boy, 5, sitting alone in an ambulance after a deadly airstrike Son is charged with murdering his own mother, 63, after she drowns in backyard pool in affluent New York neighborhood Father unknowingly eats his kids' pot brownies and starts to call his family cat a 'b****'... before his wife calls 911 'She is my girl': Olympian Simone Biles' 'boyfriend' Arthur Mariano tells Zac Efron to keep his distance after actor kisses gold medalist on cheek 'I think I'm gonna pass out': Adorable moment Zac Efron surprises Simone Biles and the US Gymnastics team in Rio - and Laurie Hernandez rushes in for the ... (more)

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  8. How healthy is Leicester and Leicestershire? Use your... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | This Is Leicestershire

    The Leicester Mercury has analysed six unique health indicators to come up with a comprehensive ratings system to rank local authorities across the country. Bottom of the pile was Liverpool which emerged as the least healthy out of all 150 local authority areas in England after all the different indicators had been taken into account.

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  9. Drivers face an insurance hike of up to A 150 a year and those in their 30s are hardest hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | This Is Money

    Motorists across the country have seen car insurance costs accelerate by a huge 14 per cent in just one year, according to latest data crunching more than three million quotes. Cover has rocketed by more than A 150 in just 12 months for drivers in some areas.

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  10. Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: Little chances for reflectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | This is Local London

    Whenever I pass one I like to take the time to read the plaque to see who it's for. There are a few of them on Ham Common and coincidentally I have a friend who told me his family had placed a bench in honour of his father near the bandstand in Kingston.

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  11. How healthy or unhealthy is your area? Find out with our interactive toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Chronicle Live

    We have analysed six unique health indicators to come up with a comprehensive ratings system to rank local authorities across the country. Bottom of the pile was Liverpool which emerged as the least healthy out of all 150 local authority areas in England after all the different indicators had been taken into account.

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  12. Figment Agency Shortlisted for Best Marketing and Social Media & Entrepreneur of the Year 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | SBWire

    Figment Agency, the digital marketing agency behind The British Fertility Society, RadcliffesLeBrasseur and Wrigley's Bin It! campaign, has been nominated for two Kingston Business Excellence awards. The annual award ceremony organized by Kingston Chamber of Commerce and held in partnership with Kingstonfirst and the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, takes place on 13th October.

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  13. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    It was a marathon 630 mile journey round the gorgeous South West Coast which took Jim Bray two months to complete, walking every single day come rain or shine. When he finally returned home to rest his weary legs, the charity fundraiser was more than a little bemused to find he had been issued with a driving ticket for an offence 160 miles away from his trek.

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  14. Scotland made room for refugees but new report reveals Tory bigwigs kept door shut in their own areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | The Daily Record

    THE Prime Minister and her Cabinet cronies have been named and shamed for failing to keep promises to offer refuge to 20,000 people fleeing war. THERESA May has been told to lead by example and encourage her local council to take their share of the Syrian refugees arriving in the UK.

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  15. Cyber Essentials Certified Assessor, Marathon Professional Services,...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | SBWire

    Cyber security affects every business and continues to be a significant concern for growing companies that rely on their digital assets to engage with clients and prospects. In the aftermath of recent security breaches that have hit the national press, the British Government has taken measures to implement the Cyber Essentials quality guidelines to all companies wishing to work in partnership with the public sector.

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  16. Kelien travels to London for theater festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Goose Creek Gazette

    Cody Kelien of Summerville was one of 10 University of South Carolina Upstate theater students invited to travel to London, England, where they spent eight days participating with the International Youth Arts Festival and performing at the Rose Theatre in Kingston Upon Thames.

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  17. Clean up your act: Bottles, nappies, shoes and BBQs left dumped on Bournemouth beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Bournemouth Echo

    Glass bottles, inflatable swimming rings, plastic food packaging, disposable barbecues and even a pair of shoes were seen dumped in the sand. Ali Cattaneo from Boscombe , volunteer regional rep for Surfers against Sewage, said: "The beach is turning into one giant ashtray.

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  18. Clean up your act: Bottles, nappies, shoes and BBQs left dumped on Bournemouth beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Bournemouth Echo

    Glass bottles, inflatable swimming rings, plastic food packaging, disposable barbecues and even a pair of shoes were seen dumped in the sand. Ali Cattaneo from Boscombe , volunteer regional rep for Surfers against Sewage, said: "The beach is turning into one giant ashtray.

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  19. Should Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils move their offices to Endeavour House in Ipswich?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | East Anglian Daily Times

    As three Suffolk councils prepare to share one headquarters in Ipswich, with two others planning to merge, are we nearing the end of our 42-year-old local government structure? Just days after it was confirmed that Suffolk Coastal and Waveney are planning for a full merger, political leaders from Babergh and Mid Suffolk have said their authorities should move into Suffolk County Council's Endeavour House headquarters in Ipswich. This is the "preferred option" of the Conservative groups running the two districts - and has been revealed in a confidential letter to councillors which the EADT has seen.

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  20. Dragons fire ahead to win first placeRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Hillingdon Times

    Dragons Without Border, competing on behalf of their chosen charity Medecins Sans Frontieres , fired ahead to win the dragon boat race at Canbury Park in Kingston-upon-Thames on Sunday July 17. With only forty two seconds to spare, they beat Bragons and Carneys Community who secured second and third places and raised over 3,000 for MSF, an organisation founded in 1971 to help people receive medical care without the restrictions of national boundaries. Kingston Rotary Club, who organise the event and have run it for sixteen years, sold 51 boats to various charities as well as sponsoring their own boat in support of Kingston Hospital Dementia Appeal.

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