Are you a good listener, open-minded and enjoy helping others?

Then why not consider becoming a Volunteer Adviser for Sheen’s Citizens’ Advise Bureau? They’re recruiting now but hurry as applications close on 22 August and training starts in September!    Adviser: a dynamic and focused volunteer opportunity Richmond Citizens Advice Bureaux service provides high quality advice to those who live, work or study in the London…

Lucy Loves Two Colourful Summer Salads

This week Lucy is providing us with a fantastic two for one offer on Summer Salads. These dishes will liven up any barbecue lunch or dinner. It’s August, it’s high summer and it’s barbecue central. So I have decided to share two, yes, two brilliant summer salads with you so your barbecue menus can take…

Lucy Loves a Summer Strawberry Panna Cotta

This week, Lucy is treating us to a high summer dinner party dessert full of fragrant strawberry flavours. Last week I focused on children’s holiday eating, but that’s enough about them. This week I am treating the grown ups to a fresh summer pud. Strawberries are still abundant, full of flavour and juicy. And cheap, there are…

Petersham Road Closure – August to September

National Grid will be replacing a gas main on the Petersham Road to ensure a safe and secure gas supply to the area. Due to the size and location of the existing gas mains in Petersham Road, a full road closure needs to be in place for the duration of the work. Over the past 6 years…

Lucy Loves One Pot Garlic and Parmesan Pasta

This week Lucy has fashioned a recipe which a) cuts down on the washing up and b) is so simple you may be able to get the children to cook it for you. This week, Lucy Loves is all about the children. No change there then, as frankly, in our house, it’s always all about…

Lucy Loves a Brookie

This week, we’re celebrating the end of term with a great big batch of this Cookie and Brownie tray bake. Hooray, the end of term is in sight, if your children haven’t finished school already, that is. We are all tired and emotional and ready for a holiday. So, to celebrate, I decided to treat us all…

Valentina Fine Foods Celebrates 25 Years in East Sheen

This month Valentina celebrated 25 years in East Sheen with a fab refit! Local family owned and run favourite, Valentina Fine Foods, recently celebrated 25 years of trading here in East Sheen. The occasion was marked by the opening of the newly refurbished restaurant and deli by Richmond’s Mayor, Councillor David Linnette, who cut the ribbon. Why not drop in sometime…