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December 2014 Archives

No NYE Plans yet?

New_years_eve_logo.jpg You’re cutting it fine, but don’t worry - our locals will help you see it in, in style! We’ve 3 great pubs in St Margarets all ready to celebrate into 2015…

You're invited to a meeting on the effect of the Rugby World Cup on our neighbourhood

PLG%20poster%208%20Jan%2015.jpg Courtesy of our local PCSOs, Thursday January 8th, 7.00 - 8.30pm, Richmond College Music Theatre.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 5 lucky winners of our My St Margarets Magazine Competition

Screenshot%202014-12-29%2023.20.35.png Read-on to see if your name is amongst the 5 drawn at random out of all the correct entries…

It's nearly time to celebrate!

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2020.01.56.png and the St Margarets Tavern is ready to host your celebrations!

New year = new wardrobe...

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2020.00.00.png Try the Secret wardrobe, Crown Road!

Twickenham & St Margarets Kindergarten and Gymboree:

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.58.49.pngready to help yopu with childcare and structured-play this holiday season, in 2015, and beyond!

Get reinvigorated this holiday

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.59.51.png with local pilates and fitness studio Pilates Plus!

Cutters' Christmas Opening Hours

Cutters%E2%80%99%20Christmas%20Opening%20Hours%202014.jpg The shop that sells everything will be open for the majority of the festive season so you can get your last-minute essentials and gifts.

Cutters, 28 Crown Rd, tel: 020 889 3944.

Smile! Nicky Adams is ready to take your picture...

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.59.29.png and it’ll be a picture you’ll treasure…

If you're off work for Chistmas then it's time to celebrate... Pub?

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.58.25.png How ‘bout the Crown?

Carols for Cancer Research UK

WP_20141220_005.jpg Watch a video of local Cancer Research UK fundraiser Mary Regan’s choir carolling for Cancer Research UK, and make a donation, by reading-on…

St Stephen's christmas Servies begin tomorrow

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.58.13.png and there’s a full programme, read-on for more details…

Do Christmas in style...

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.57.44.png with the help of Dolly Rock boutique, Crown Road…

Don't miss Christmas Carols for Cancer Research, today!

320x214x_MG_5679.jpeg.pagespeed.ic._y-jt1XLl9.jpg around the big Christmas tree in St Margarets (outside Armstrongs Family Butchers) from 12.30 to 1.45pm. In aid of Cancer Research UK, raising funds for research into childhood cancer.

Need a present for that difficualt-to-buy-for beer-drinker in your life?

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.57.29.png The Real Ale Co has you covered, whatever their tastes!

Keep out the cold and keep in the festive cheer

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.55.39.png with shutters from Nigel Hare Joinery…

A Festive Thank You to Fitz-Gibbon!

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.52.53.png for generously sponsoring Orleans Primary PTA’s stall at the Crown Road Community Christmas Fair!

Still one of he most popular Christmas presents in the world...

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.57.12.png bicycles! And Crown Cycles has everything you need for the cyclist in your life!

Need warming up?

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.55.22.png How about a nice and spicy thai curry from Thai-Upon-Thames?

A Christmas Tradition: Dolly Rock and CRUK

10868081_10152942368399721_6702641661306817717_n.jpgMany festive thanks to Dolly Rock proprietor Beth for once-again Sponsoring Mary Regan’s Cancer Research UK stall at the Crown Road Community Christmas Fair.

A wonderful one-of-a-kind gift...

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.57.03.png Portraiture and framing by Denise Nemtzov…

Treat yourself to a new whistle-and-flute this season

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.56.48.pngfrom Crown Road taylor Birkett’s Bespoke, and look the part for all your festive functions…

Get your garden looking festive!

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.55.06.pngWith local garden design Co. Echinops!

Don't forget to enter our competition to win a £50 St Margarets Shopping Voucher

Screenshot%202014-12-17%2011.38.31.pngTo be in with a chance, just read the Xmas edition of My St Margarets Magazine (available from local shops, and also readable on this very website - see right) and answer the questions. Return your completed answer form to Cutters (28 Crown Rd) before the deadline and you’ll be in with a chance! Good luck!

Cheers! Raise a glass to the St Margarets Tavern!

10449966_10152942335189721_8872862675266835163_n.jpgwhose sponsorship laid-on the Christmassy music at our Crown Road Community Christmas Fair! Thanks Mitch and Co.!

Enjoy the festive season

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.56.18.png and enjoy exercising naturally at The Training Works!

Need more space in 2015? Build it!

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.54.36.png With local firm Fullerton Construction!

Merry Christmas St George plc!

10511611_10152942293859721_4033681489770060528_o.jpgThank you for sponsoring the entertainers at the Crown Road Community Christmas Fair last week; David the balloon-modeller and the King and Queen of christmas, pictured. They were collecting for Cancer Research UK and managed to raise over £500!!!!

Stuck for a truly unique gift idea?

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.53.34.png Try Vintage & Velvet, Crown Road’s antiques boutique full of retro treats…

Don't miss Christmas Carols for Cancer Research, this Saturday

320x214x_MG_5679.jpeg.pagespeed.ic._y-jt1XLl9.jpg that’s the 20 December, around the big Christmas tree in St Margarets (outside Armstrongs Family Butchers) from 12.30 to 1.45pm. In aid of Cancer Research UK, raising funds for research into childhood cancer.

Here's to the Polar Bear!

10155721_10152942273329721_6353539520084249551_n.jpg And the RFU, whose sponsorship help provide a highlight of the Crown Road Community Christmas Fair last week!

Here's All Souls Church's programme for Christmas

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2020.01.43.png There’s lot’s happening, make sure you don’t miss-out!

Looking for a Christmas recipe?

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2020.02.06.png Try Chase Buchanan’s St Margarets office’s favourite: Gravadlax dill-cured salmon, as featured in My St Margarets Magazine…

We can't believe it's been a week since the Crown Road Community Christmas Fair!

10670235_10152942242079721_8475229474443322424_n.jpgThanks everyone for coming and making it a special day, and thanks to our sponsors Chase Buchanan, whose patronage made the whole day possible!

We love Edible News' report of last week's Crown Road Community Christmas Fair

IMG_5137.jpg Read-on to get this great food-blog’s take on our Christmas tradition! Plus an interview with Darren Armstrong of Armstrong family Butchers!

A Merry Christmas message from Churchills Property Lettings

Screenshot%202014-12-14%2019.59.05.png of Crown Road, St Margarets…

Fitz-Gibbon are having a MacMillan fund-raising coffee morning TODAY

1531554_10152929719619721_1043113089760980782_n.jpg then there’s LATE NIGHT SHOPPING on Crown Road TONIGHT!

Fitz-Gibbon, 127 St Margarets rd, are having a MacMillan fund-raising coffee morning TOMORROW

10363959_10152934731829721_2795559997117523776_n.jpg from 10am - 2pm! So come-on down, help raise funds for this great cause and have some fun!

Don't forget it's late Night Shopping on Crown Road tomorrow

IMG_0627.JPGThat’s 11/12/14. St Margarets Wines will be leading the way with their discounts:
5% off any 6 wine bottles
10% off any 12 wine bottles
25% off the wine of the week

Read-on for more…

Take a photo-tour of The Crown Road Community Christmas Fair 2014

10424350_10152930167079721_6408013619727018083_n.jpg Local photographer (and proud S Margarets Traders Association member Nicky Adams has taken photos of yesterday’s fair! See if you can spot yourself in the crowds, or check and see what you may have missed…

Late Night Shopping: Crown Road, this Thursday (11th December)

10445510_789980567735643_9055062409299835897_n_thumb.jpg Many of your favourites, including Vintage and Velvet, The Secret Wardrobe, Dolly Rock, Cutters, Rock & Fairy, St Margarets Wines, and more open willl be open until 8pm (some beyond…)

Did you make it to our christmas Fair?

10806373_10152928095909721_6450133095707420527_n.jpg We had a polar bear, the deputy mayor and… real-life Santa’s reindeeayors. (?)

It's the Crown Road Community Christmas Fair tomorrow, Sunday 7th December, 11am - 4pm!!!!!

Screen%20shot%202014-11-22%20at%2009.27.54.pngLook forward to seeing you there for a wide range of stalls that’ll take care of your Christmas gift shopping, children’s entertainers including our stiltwalkers and balloon modeller, fairground rides, inflatables, a Strong Man contest, pony rides down Bridle Lane, musicians and carol-singing, mulled wine, mince pies, live ice-scultping (have a look at the video by reading-on!), real-life reindeer and of course… SANTA!!

Not long now 'til the Crown Road Community Christmas Fair THIS SUNDAY, 11am - 4pm!

Screen%20shot%202014-12-03%20at%2000.14.28.png Have a look through the pictures to see more of what to expect…