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2 STARS, July 17-19. Black Mountain fails to thrill Richard Davies at the OSO Arts Centre, Barnes more

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Entrepreneur Holly Tucker chooses her favourite independent businesses in the borough more

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The festive season just wouldn’t be the same without a spot of cheese, so Sophie Farrah has sniffed out some of this year’s top choices for you to try. Read caerphilly... more

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A commemorative star-studded WWI event takes place in Barnes this month. Sophie Farrah reveals all more

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This month Sophie Farrah swaps grey skies for colourful curries and Indian-inspired cocktails without even leaving South West London more

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It’s 45 years since Patricia Hodge made her West End debut. Now she has been summoned to the Palace. Here the Barnes resident talks to Sophie Farrah about theatre, honours and being a spare mum for Miranda more

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Does your animal have feathers? Does your animal have two legs? Kids can enjoy a fun wetlands-themed game of Guess Who? at the London Wetlands Centre over the autumn half term more

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As the craft beer craze continues, Sophie Farrah meets the brothers behind Barnes’ new microbrewery, Jeffersons more

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Richmond borough is blessed with authors. Here Fiona Adams, Richard Nye, Jane McGowan and Brooke Theis review some recent publications more

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From posh picnics to cool cakes and classes, summertime is filled with gorgeous, gastronomic goings-on. Sophie Farrah rounds up the very best more

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June heralds National Volunteer Week. Sophie Farrah revisits the lovely London Wetland Centre and meets some of the willing souls who give up their time to run it more

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From July through to September the London Wetlands Centre in Barnes is offering young visitors the chance to become a real Wildlife Ranger with Dusty the Duck, a perfect summer activity to keep the kids out of mischief more

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Rick Stein, seafood chef and champion of fishermen, has opened his first London restaurant in Barnes. Sophie Farrah finds out what gastronomic delights he has in store more

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Sophie Farrah goes foraging for tempting, locally made foodie gifts as well as exploring all the latest foodie news in Surrey & SW London for December more

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Sinéad Kelly London in Barnes has emerged victorious in the beauty battle for the prestigious 2016 L’Oreal Colour Trophy crown. Sophie Williams goes to have a trim and a chat with the team behind award-winning glamour more

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Popcorn at the ready! The first Barnes Film Festival launches this month. Sophie Farrah meets film fanatic and festival founder Sam Cullis more

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Judith Kerr and Michale Morpurgo lead an incredible line up of literary figures at the Barnes Children's Literature Festival May 14 – 15 more

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As 2016 marks the 65th anniversary of radio drama The Archers, Sophie Farrah meets Barnes actress Buffy Davis, who plays Jolene, landlady of The Bull more

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The number of basement developments across the capital has become a rising concern in recent years. Following the dramatic collapse of a six-bedroom house in Barnes last month, Sophie Farrah talks to musician Brian May about a local campaign more

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