News in Kingston

Free England rugby tickets for members of the Armed Forces this weekend

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

12th Nov 2021 | Local News

England's Red Roses rugby squad take on Canada at Twickenham this weekend

Tickets For Troops has teamed up with the RFU and Harlequins to offer 250 FREE pairs of tickets for Sunday's big match between England's Red Roses and Canada at The Stoop in Twickenham.

The match follows England's trouncing 56-15 of New Zealand at Franklin's Gardens last weekend when Quins hooker Amy Cokayne, a RAF Provost Officer, scored a hat-trick of tries. The week before they also beat New Zealand 43-12 at Exeter's Sandy Lane ground.

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Quirky goat statue named landslide winner of Kingston sculpture trail

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

11th Nov 2021 | Local News

'Party animal' by Alex T Davies MRSS has won the Kingston sculpture trail competition (Image: InKingston)

A BRONZE statue of a goat with a traffic cone has won a sculpture competition in Kingston by a landslide public vote and will stay in the town centre as a permanent artwork.

The goat known as 'Party Animal' came to Kingston this summer as part of the town's new sculpture trail which aimed to revive interest in the town centre and spark footfall on the high street.

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Kingston cyclist felled by BMW in 'deliberate attack'

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

11th Nov 2021 | Local News

David Williams lives in Long Ditton and is a prominent member of Kingston Cycling Campaign (Image: David Williams)

A Kingston cycling instructor has spoken of his horror after he was sent crashing to the ground by a BMW in a deliberate and aggressive close pass in Richmond Park.

David Williams suffered a broken collarbone and bruising in the frightening incident earlier this week, which is being investigated by the police.

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