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Kingston Council leader stands with Ukraine

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

26th Feb 2022 | Local News

The Guildhall where Kingston Council is based

KINGSTON Council's leader has condemned the "shocking" invasion of Ukraine by Russia and said that the Council stands in unity with the country's residents.

In a statement yesterday, Andreas Kirsch added that the authority would provide support to those affected.

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UP CLOSE with the Barnes-based composer behind the Ted Lasso music

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

26th Feb 2022 | Local News

Barnes-based Tom Howe wrote the Ted Lasso music with Marcus Mumford

The Apple TV+ series TED LASSO which has been filmed in Richmond and Twickenham has become an award-winning global hit and is slowly building up its own fan base in the UK.

The series has a significant British actor contingent including Ted's co-star Hannah Waddingham who plays Rebecca and Brett Goldstein, who plays the Roy Keane tough-guy footballer Roy Kent. As well as the uplifting and inspirational characters and dialogue, the music has also been recognised and nominated for an Emmy.

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