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Living in Hampton 1956-1980

I lived in Hampton from 1956 to 1980. Are there any members who lived in Hampton about the same time? 

From 1951 to 1956 I lived in Park Road, Hampton Hill. I attended Carlisle Infants School and then Station Road Infants School next to the Railway pub in Hampton. The school was eventually demolished to make way for a small block of flats (Rushbury Court). Ironically I was one of the first to buy one of those flats (ground floor front right).

Until I moved to Rushbury Court I…

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Added by David Morphew on June 22, 2014 at 21:30 — No Comments

Hampton Gun Club

Is the club still in existence? Does anyone know? I was a member during the 60's & 70's. It was located on Water Board property accessed from what used to to be "The Lane" being Oldfield Road where it joins Priory Road.

Added by David Morphew on June 22, 2014 at 8:20 — 2 Comments

Trying to find the good samaritans who helped my father

I'm trying to find the wonderful couple who helped my father after his fall on Hampton Wick High Street yesterday, 21 May. Sorry I wasn't thinking straight at the hospital and didn't ask your names. If it was you or you know who they are please get in touch as we would like to thank them properly.

Added by KVP on May 21, 2014 at 7:56 — 1 Comment

Award-winning cooking club for Mums

Local Mum? 

Deserve a well-earned break?

 

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Added by Clair Jardella on April 24, 2014 at 20:00 — No Comments

Wanted slim pc monitor

Has anyone have a spare slim pc monitor for desktop, to buy or borrow as I need to make sure mine has actually died on me.  Please ring 020 8979 5607.  Thanks Jan

Added by Janice Merritt on January 29, 2014 at 11:52 — No Comments

Testing for potential stem cell donors for 17th month old Margot in Sheen this Sunday 2nd Feb

In case you haven't seen the piece in the Richmond and Twickenham times, here it is. 

Also - the organization organizing it - Delete Blood Cancer -  are keen to run a session locally - so it would be great if a school, or church or business wanted to host an event. I will happily act as co-ordinator and volunteer on the day. 

It would be great if we could get as many potential donors registered as quickly as possible. 

Help save a little girl's life by simply swabbing…

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Added by Jayne on January 27, 2014 at 18:09 — No Comments

The local St. John Ambulance, are looking to recruit some new members. If aged 18years+, willing to attend regular meetings and have time to train and attend events at weekends then people can go alo…

The local St. John Ambulance, are looking to recruit some new members.

If aged 18years+, willing to attend regular meetings and have time to train and attend events at weekends then people can go along and join them in Park Road, Teddington, on a Wednesday Evening from 8pm until 10pm. It will cost you nothing but your time, they will provide you with the uniform, the training and the confidence to treat the injured. If you are interested please call Edmund on 07795512526 or just go…

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Added by Iain MacGreggor on November 27, 2013 at 19:19 — 1 Comment

Marc Lewis Property Services

I have lived in Hampton for over 20 years, after moving from Marlow on another part of the Thames. I do love the river.



My small company installs bathrooms and kitchens to a very high standard and have carried out numerous projects in and around the Hampton area. We also carry out repairs of almost anything, especially bathroom or kitchen related.



I'm very friendly and give free advice should you need it.



My son Sebastian has passed through the great schools of… Continue

Added by Marc Lewis on November 25, 2013 at 23:42 — No Comments

Denture service launched

I will be providing a service for providing, repairing and modifying dentures to clients in Hampton and surrounding areas. If you need my services or want further information please call me on 07973-620036.

Added by Stephan Avetoom on October 24, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments

AC Richmond - Goalkeeper required

KEEPER NEEDED 

We are looking for a keeper of good standard to join our new club. 

We are playing in the West Middlesex Sunday League. 

We are experienced coaches and the squad that we have currently has a lot of potential. 

We play on Sunday mornings, 1030 k.o, in the Richmond area. 

If you are of a good standard, please reply to attend a training session. 

The club has a keeper…

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Added by AC Richmond FC on October 22, 2013 at 14:06 — No Comments

The future of Carlisle Park

We are undertaking a survey of local residents and interested persons, concerning future planning for Carlisle Park. Whilst this is to be undertaken in many of the roads in very close proximity to the park, we are inviting all interested persons to contribute to our debate. You can do this here with a hard copy of the attached PDF or by visiting the site of Survey Monkey, given below. Please join us in planning for the future of our park!…

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Added by Peter Dixon on October 22, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Thinking of moving to the area?

Dear all,

My fiancée and I were looking at houses in the Hampton area at the weekend along the Buckingham Road area and we noticed quite constant, low and noisy aircraft from heathrow the entire time we were there. It was a real shame as apart from that we love the area.

Can any residents (especially in the north towards the A316) re-assure us that this was a one off occasion just due to the change in wind direction?

Much appreciated

Leo

Added by Leo Marks on October 13, 2013 at 20:12 — 11 Comments

Scribblers Playgroup, Hampton

Hi,

Just a reminder that Scribblers Playgroup at Hampton Methodist Church is still running on a thuesday morning every week during term time. We are a parent/carer baby & toddler group who have been serving Hampton for many years. Come along an join us at 9.30am, £3.00 for the 1st child plus 50p for every child/adult after that, siblings under 1 are free. Tea/Coffee/Juice/biscuits included. We ask everyone to help tidy at 11am and then we do some singing for the last half hour…

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Added by Clare Yeates on October 7, 2013 at 14:06 — No Comments

Land at corner Tudor Road/Station Road

Does anyone know what the land at the corner off Tudor Road and Station Road is going to be used for?

I noticed today the land has been aquired by Bancroft.

Added by Susan on September 23, 2013 at 13:55 — 1 Comment

road closure

Anyone know why Thames street is to close overnight on 3rd June.  Board gives no explanation and it says closed from 1900hrs on 3rd until 0700hrs following morning.  Too bad if you need to get home via 111 bus after 7pm or indeed are driving from A3 direction

Added by Steph B on June 1, 2013 at 12:28 — No Comments

Woodlawn cricket club -seeking new members!

woodlawncc.jpgWe are a cricket club based in beautiful Carlisle Park in the heart of Hampton. Playing Sunday friendlies only, we cater for all abilities and make sure everyone plays a part.

For more information,please contact Alistair Attwood on 07904 976892

Added by Woodlawn Cricket club on May 29, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

Hairdressers

My 2 year old needs de-fuzzing urgently, can anyone recommend a decent hairdressers for kids?

Added by Sam Sparks on May 16, 2013 at 20:37 — 1 Comment

What's are they developing at Hampton Station?

There is a lot of work being done on the grass area on the London-bound platform, just near the footbridge. Does anyone know what's going on? It would be great if it was a secure area for bikes.

Added by Stephen McCubbin on March 13, 2013 at 13:43 — 3 Comments

The Bell Inn .... just a rip off!! spread the word

We went at the Bell Inn pub in Hampton on the 13th of Jan. As being a very reputable and expensive pub, my partner and I always kept the chance to go for the first time like a treat.



We have finally decided to go after living in Station rd for quite a while now. The experience we had was utterly disappointing.



Let's start with the service.

I ordered a burger and my partner bread and oil with some chips. The burger arrived at the table…

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Added by L Griffiths on February 8, 2013 at 19:08 — No Comments

LAUGHTER CORNER

I am one of those sad people who cannot remember a joke so I cant contribute -

please keep them coming - I had a really good laugh reading them tonight. Thanks.

Added by Jill Mansfield on January 21, 2013 at 17:56 — No Comments

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