Sing Out!  How the “In Flagrante” choir, never faltered during lockdown The signature tune of “In Flagrante” has long been the joyous Cat Stevens song which starts  “if you want to sing out, sing out”. And we have certainly taken this to heart during lockdown.  Nothing was going to stop us singing out, even if we…

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As a small business owner, the lockdown closure was one of the toughest scenarios I’ve ever had to face.  The beauty industry was one of the hardest hit during this time, and as a specialist beauty therapist, I felt it was unfairly vilified by the government by being consistently referred to as “high risk”.   …

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Kew Community Trust and the Avenue Club in the time of Covid-19….a great example of teamwork and shared values . Some of the 500+ members of the Avenue Club…regarded by many as ‘a great place in the heart of Kew’ were genuinely distressed by the forced closure of our facilities in mid March. Lisa –…

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Sing Out! How “In Flagrante” choir never faltered during lockdown The “In Flagrante” signature song has long been the joyous Cat Stevens song which starts  “if you want to sing out, sing out”. And we have certainly taken this to heart during lockdown. Nothing was going to stop us singing out, even if we had…

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Many of us are focusing on our health as we go into a challenging Autumn and Winter -our local well-being centre Earthlife offers a tranquil space underneath the arches of Kew Bridge. Hilde Bysheim tells how she and her team have, very carefully and with huge enthusiasm, reopened the doors to welcome clients back, and…

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  After staying open for the duration of ‘hard’ and soft’ Lockdown in our shop – and with a fast-tracked new postal and free delivery service (Maids on Wheels!) offering hot roast dinners, anything we had time to bake, including the groceries and essentials that Maids probably hasn’t sold since rationing –  our sleeves remain…

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