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Children's play areas in Kingston upon Thames borough have had major playground improvement. Pictured: RAF Chessington Playground by The King's Centre Chessington  (Credit: Kingston Council)

Three children's play areas in Kingston upon Thames have re-opened with brand new features as part of a million-pound scheme to improve the borough's parks.

Sir Francis Barker Recreation Ground, RAF Chessington Playground and Athelstan Recreation Ground have all been revamped over the past three months, with details of their completion announced by Kingston Council last Friday (11 June)

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Harrison Ford visits bike shop in Hampton Wick

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

14th Jun 2021 | Local News

Harrison Ford and Sigma Sports co-founder Ian Whittingham outside the Hampton Wick store (Credit: Sigma Sports)

Harrison Ford, star of Indiana Jones and Star Wars, recently dropped into a bike store in Hampton Wick, just over Kingston bridge, to the amazement of staff and customers.

The Hollywood legend, 78, has been filming Indiana Jones in the North of England but took a break out of his busy schedule to visit Sigma Sports on Wednesday (9 June) this week.

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