In this months issue we address the latest incursions in the village. When will we find a solution? We visit the new wellbeing centre at Shepperton Wigs, serving clients who suffer from hair loss as a result of illness and we introduce our troublesome pup who is getting help from a dog behaviourist.
This month we take a historic look at the Thames at Shepperton, say a fond farewell to Samaritan of 53 years service, Noel Franklin-Taylor and hear many comments and concerns from local residents about the Local Plan.
We learn about the luxury car make Lammas Graham which was based in Sunbury. Also more about the history of Littleton Church and hear about the rugby final won by St Pauls/London Irish that involved a young man called Callum Hennessey.
As well as bringing you news of events in December to get you in the festive spirit we bring you a historical view of the War of the Worlds following the recent BBC drama. We also bid farewell to a couple of Shepperton stalwarts; Brian Holt and Stan Bulford.
Great news this month. Village Matters triumphed in the recent Spelthorne Means Business Awards, winning Best Business in Sunbury but also runner up Best Business in Spelthorne!
In this months issue we introduce the new tap room at the Thames Side Brewery where local art and suppliers are the order of the day. We bring you details of the finalists of the Spelthorne Means Business competition and give you an update from both the Mayor and your councillors.
In this months magazine we have a look at return to school, the issue facing parents when choosing a school and considerations for mental health amongst the young. We also meet a photographer of both stars and animals, with a special gift and hear about the work at Bronzefield Prison in Ashford who need volunteers to join their monitoring board.
This month is a double issue for July/August. You will find a spread of photos of the Shepperton Fair. See if you are on any of them! We bring you winning photos from the Capture Spelthorne competition as well as the winners of the Shepperton Fair photo competition.
This month we have all the details of the Shepperton Fair 2019. We also bring you inspiration for what to do with surplus food with our new recipes from the Community Café @riverhousebarn, Walton. We have the history of Matthew Arnold in Laleham, an overview of local reservoirs and bring you an update on changes at the Shepperton Medical Practice.
This month we look at things to do locally on the water, we have lunch with the incoming Mayor of Spelthorne, Mary Madams and we read about one of Shepperton’s lost pubs.
This month we bring you news of the launch of the Spelthorne Business Awards. Last year Brown Bag Crisps, based in Shepperton, were named Best Business in the Borough. Why not enter? We also meet Charlottes Chickens, another category winner from last year.