Local News

Update on Hammersmith Bridge

With the planning application for a temporary pedestrian bridge between Barnes and Hammersmith expected in early June 2020. Hear from Cllr Aphra Brandreth and Cllr Paul Hodgins as they discuss the latest update on the repair work to Hammersmith Bridge.

Stay Alert. Control the Virus. Save Lives.

The Prime Minister has set out the first sketch of a road map for reopening society. Further guidance will be published this afternoon.

We must stay alert. We must continue to control the virus and save lives.

Important information about Covid-19

Stay at home; Protect the NHS; Save Lives

Stay at home

You must stay at home, only leaving for the following very limited purposes:

O is for Oldest Bridge

O is for Oldest Bridge... The Clattern Bridge build around 1175 is one of the oldest intact bridges in England. 

Crossing the Hogsmill River, it is named after the clattering horses' hooves as they crossed the bridge.

Aphra Brandreth attends Stoneleigh Hindu Temple

Together with Paul Scully MP and Chair of the APPG for Tamils, Aphra Brandreth attended the Sri Raja Rajeswary Amman Temple in Stoneleigh.

Aphra says "I was delighted to visit the Temple and to observe the 'Pooja', as well as to talk with local residents. It was a real joy to visit."

N is for Nipper

N is for Nipper - the famous Fox Terrier/Jack Russel cross from the HMV ads. 

The famous dog has Nipper Alley in Kingston named after him, just round the corner from his final resting place.