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These sweets may look normal but they contain cannabis / Kingston Police

Kingston Police have issued a warning about gummy sweets infused with cannabis after three children in Surrey fell ill when they consumed the product earlier this month.

The children aged between 12 and 13 were rushed all rushed to hospital from a street in Epsom after they started vomiting uncontrollably and falling in and out of consciousness, having consumed sweets they believed contained cannabis.

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Woman dies in Richmond Park's Isabella Plantation

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

27th May 2021 | Local News

Emergency services at the scene near the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park (Image: Met Police via Twitter)

A woman has died after taking ill while visiting the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park yesterday afternoon, Wednesday May 26.

Images of a significant emergency services presence including paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and officers with the Metropolitan Police circulated on social media Wednesday afternoon amid speculation that someone was being treated by first responders at the scenic garden.

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Swans on a pond in Bushy Park / Credit: Sue Lindenberg

A car park in Bushy Park will shut this Bank Holiday Monday to provide parking spaces for film crew on an upcoming Netflix drama.

Upper Lodge Car Park, located near the Woodland Gardens and Teddington Cricket Club, will be shut to facilitate the filming of the drama which is mainly taking place in Hampton Court and the surrounding area, a spokesperson for the Royal Parks said.

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Hounslow West station (Image: Ewan Munro)

Kingston residents can travel into and out of the London borough of Hounslow as health chiefs have now clarified there is no 'local lockdown' or extra travel restrictions in the area.

As we reported earlier, the Government issued guidance last Friday encouraging people not to make unnecessary journeys to areas in the UK which have high cases of the Indian Covid-19 variant, including the London borough of Hounslow which has bus links to Kingston.

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The 111 bus goes from Kingston to Heathrow Airport via Hounslow / Photo: Aubrey via Flickr

People are being warned not to travel into and out of the London borough of Hounslow unless for essential journeys as surge testing for the Indian Covid-19 variant continues in the region.

New Government advice states that due to increased cases of the variant in Hounslow only journeys that are necessary for work and education should be made.

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