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Bikes being stolen from sheds in Hampton

Started Dec 26, 2013 0 Replies

Just noticed these on Twitter, Chris Phillips and Dale Both local and…Continue

Tree works and very short notices.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gareth Roberts Sep 19, 2013. 3 Replies

Yet again, been given less than a days notice about routine tree cutting and with threats of towed away cars, and a traffic order? I'd love to know what traffic order?…Continue

Ride London 4th August

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clive Aug 17, 2013. 13 Replies

In the off chance that folks aren't aware there is a bike ride using closed roads roughly the same route as the Olympic Road race, the issue being that being a closed road event will impact the…Continue

 

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Roger Merriman replied to Ed Blackadder's discussion Proposed 20 mph Borough-Wide Speed Limit
"I’d assume that there isn’t the budget to put speed bumps in every road in the area, rolling along at 20mph isn’t really that difficult nor I suspect much worse on fuel, my old Volvo chugs along fine though Richmond Park at 20mph…"
Feb 28
Roger Merriman replied to Ed Blackadder's discussion Cycling on the Pavement
"No law changed, but some shared routes are remarkably well hidden, one that connects Dukes head passage to the Pool traffic light isn’t terribly obvious. I can’t imagine it’s very high on police priorities really, clearly it can…"
Feb 27
Roger Merriman replied to Ed Blackadder's discussion Proposed 20 mph Borough-Wide Speed Limit
"Your estimate unless your following Froome/Wiggins etc is a tad off, most even keen cyclist will not pass 20mph unless they are working very hard, or being helped by gravity.  In one of the curiosity’s of law bikes being not motor…"
Feb 27
Roger Merriman replied to Ed Blackadder's discussion Doggie Bag Littering
"for a while used to get them tied to the bushes in Dukes Head passage, hasn't happened for quite some time now though."
Oct 1, 2018
Roger Merriman replied to Deb's discussion Duke's Head Passage - enforcement of bylaws
"I’m not sure I’m that worried about the woodlands gardens, it in many ways make sense so people know before entering the first gate. in terms of the signage again it seems fine, realistically most using it will be local, it’s not…"
Dec 5, 2017
Roger Merriman replied to Deb's discussion Duke's Head Passage - enforcement of bylaws
"Indeed as someone who mostly uses Bushy Park and Thus Dukes Head, on a bike. I generally prefer dogs I meet off the lead, most dogs are bright sensible animals. And frankly most of the time the Dukes has such low footfall I don't see the…"
Jul 27, 2017
Roger Merriman replied to Hammer's discussion Hampton Hill Tramp
"I quite often see him talking to folks, quite often some mums with kids. I don't see him most days as I ride past. Since I can't go though Dukes Head Passage at least during the day."
Nov 25, 2016
Roger Merriman replied to Deb's discussion Duke's Head Passage - enforcement of bylaws
"you'd need to go though the park regulations, having a quick flick it says "under control or on lead" but it was a very quick glance."
Jun 14, 2016
Roger Merriman replied to Hammer's discussion Hampton Hill Tramp
"My guess is he is local which life has happened to, yesterday lunch time he was chatting to some one in the old Bus Stop, which to the best of my knowledge isn't listed https://historicengland.org.uk and to be honest, I'm not sure why…"
Apr 30, 2016
Roger Merriman replied to Hammer's discussion Hampton Hill Tramp
"Moved on where? He doesn't apear to be doing much bar sleeping, admitly I pass him 1/4 to 7 in the mourning."
Apr 28, 2016
Roger Merriman replied to Deb's discussion Duke's Head Passage - enforcement of bylaws
"one of the reasons I've been avoiding the passage during day light, coming home late it's just me and the migrating toads, back to spawning ponds etc. It's some what ironic that I meet far more cyclist/dogwalkers and at far greater…"
Apr 22, 2016
Roger Merriman replied to Deb's discussion Duke's Head Passage - enforcement of bylaws
"Does seem over kill for what, outside of sunny weekends/flowershow etc is a quiet path. It has been a quiet back route for cyclist for so long that there is a shared path from the traffic lights to the dukes Head which one assumes is for access to…"
Apr 5, 2016
Roger Merriman commented on Bob Bollen's blog post Fir Rd Surgery
"I use Priory Lane, which uses a triage system rather than the normal attempt to get though at 8:30am, which most surgery's use. In fairness most if not all surgery's will see you on the day, if it's urgent. due to my health I'm…"
Feb 25, 2015
Roger Merriman replied to Gareth Roberts's discussion Major Roadworks - FAIR WARNING
"To be honest it was faster, going in to kingston and back at 8.30am than normal I was back just after 9am, it was a bit sticky on Saturday. Looks a fair bit worse coming the other way. but certainly half term reduction seems to be making it work,…"
Oct 27, 2014
Roger Merriman replied to Gareth Roberts's discussion Major Roadworks - FAIR WARNING
"With the amount of lorries and buses its not entirely supprising the pipes have cracked."
Oct 10, 2014
Roger Merriman replied to cllr.snicholson@richmond.gov.uk's discussion Tree Friends Consultation
"most likely because your computer has or still is logged in to Richmonds extranet."
Jul 16, 2014

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At 16:44 on May 6, 2011,
HPN Team
paul johnston
said…
Hi Roger. Welcome to HPN. Feel free to get involved by starting a discussion or posting a comment. I hope you find being part of our community useful and fun. Paul
At 11:25 on May 16, 2011, Diana Brackley said…

Hi Roger,

Like you I'm new to this forum but it looks like it could be good fun, gives us a chance to air our views.

Di Twizzle Mrs Miggins and Baloo :-)

At 15:29 on June 13, 2011, Diana Brackley said…

Hi Roger

Welcome aboard, There's a possible meet up in the Bell happening this Wednesday, (feelers have gone out for a change of day because of me oops!, will know for definite later on in week) but if not look out for the thread as originally it was being planned for this Thursday.

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