In case you missed it: this week in Teddington news

  Posted: 18.07.21 at 16:28 by Ellie Brown

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The top Teddington stories this week

1. Introducing Teddington's BRAND NEW traders market opening this Saturday!

Exciting news as some of Teddington's best-loved local traders are now selling their wares at a weekly market in our town. We were at the market's pilot event yesterday - check out our https://www.facebook.com/TeddingtonNubNews " target="_blank"> Facebook page for the live video report.

2. Teddington: surge in number of residents ordered to quarantine at home as result of 'pingdemic

You've heard about the UK's 'pingdemic' crisis, but how is this affecting local people? Our reporter Rory Poulter was on the case.

3.Teddington: residents divided over planned cycle improvements to Strawberry Vale

Read this to see the Council's controversial plans for the stretch of A310 between Teddington and Twickenham, and how local groups have reacted to the news. Do you agree with their views?

4. Teddington: British Olympic stars to preview Tokyo 2020 games at The Wharf

More sporting royalty is coming to Teddington this Tuesday, with 4 former Olympians set to preview this year's Games at the Wharf restaurant. Click the link above for details of the event and how to get tickets (last we heard there are still some remaining...)

5.New specialist sports shop Racket Kingdom to open in Teddington

From furniture shop to specialist sports outlet: the empty premises at number 3 Broad Street has been transformed. Here's everything we know about Racket Kingdom, the new tennis shop opening soon in Teddington.

6.Man in life-threatening condition after e-scooter crash on road near Teddington

Scary news on Friday as an e-scooter crashed on Twickenham's Heath Road, leaving a 53-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. This will fuel criticism of the borough's year-long e-scooter trial which launched 6 weeks ago, though the exact circumstances of the crash are disputed.

7.UPDATE: Teddington's main recycling centre still closed due to unprecedented fire damage

Damage from the Townmead Road fire last month is more extensive than first realised, pushing back Council plans to re-open the centre. Residents are now left with no choice but to drive for miles to the next closest rubbish tip.

8.Dr Ranj visits the Landmark Arts Centre as Teddington choir feature on BBC Morning Live

And finally, the story behind our featured photo. TV star Dr Ranj was at the Landmark Arts Centre last week presenting a section on the Landmark Singers - follow the link above for more about his visit.

That's all from us. We hope you enjoy the balmy weather this afternoon! Remember, if you're going out on the river to follow the RNLI's safety tips . If you see someone in trouble, call 999 and ask for the coastguard.


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