Richmond Council

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Council reveals deadline to apply for Royal Wedding street party

Residents looking to be dancing in the street for the Royal Wedding is reminded to apply to host a street party before the 30th April deadline. Street parties for the Royal Wedding this spring are being encouraged by Richmond Council, which…

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Updates to recycling days over the Easter period

Following the Easter Bank Holidays on Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April, Richmond Council will carry out waste and recycling collections (including Garden Waste Collections) for domestic properties one day later than usual.  For example, Friday collections will take…

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Council announces Turing House gets closer to permanent site

Richmond Council announced the news that the Education Skills Funding Agency has finalised the land acquisition from the London Borough of Hounslow for a permanent site for Turing School, in Whitton. Over the past 18 months, the Education Skills Funding…

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Lift to be installed at Teddington Station by 2020

The council will look to introduce a lift at Teddington Station by 2020 to improve access for wheelchairs, prams and people with limited mobility. The station currently lacks sufficient access and has been the target of campaigns from local groups…

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Council issues tips as worried grow over moped and motorbike thefts

Owners of mopeds, scooters and motorcycles are being asked to stay alert as the number of thefts of these vehicles in the borough continues to be a worry. In the year to December 2017 there were 385 two-wheeled vehicles stolen…

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Borough praised for low child obesity levels

The local council has pledged to continue fighting childhood obesity, despite boasting the lowest percentage of overweight children in London.  A report by the Healthy London Partnership, following research carried out for the ‘Great Weight Debate’, it was highlighted that…

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Co-op to open on Kingston Road, Teddington

The Co-op has confirmed plans to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018, creating an estimated 1,600 jobs. The community retailer will invest over £160 million in new stores and major makeovers for a further 150 of…

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Rogue landlord punished for providing sub-standard rental

A rogue landlord has been fined £10,000 for providing sub-standard rental accommodation to a local family following a court case brought by Richmond Council. An investigation by the Council’s Environmental Health team on a property containing three flats rented to…

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Police counter closures must have local benefit calls Richmond Council

The Council Cabinet Member for Community Safety has today voiced his disappointment in the Mayor of London’s announcement that two local police counters will close and insists that any savings must be used to improve frontline policing. Earlier this year…

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Housing scheme helping people into more suitable homes

Richmond Council’s ‘Sponsored Moves Scheme’ is helping housing association residents find a smaller, more manageable property which better suits their needs. The scheme is set up help people with one or more spare-bedrooms and who may have difficulties maintaining a…

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