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Sir Mo Farah among top names to oppose building on Udney Park

Sir Mo Farah, the CEO of Team GB, Sport England & London Playing Fields Foundation have all objected to building on Udney Park Playfig Fields. Since Imperial College London sold the playing fields to Quantum, a private equity company, the…

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Teddington CC look to raise funds for new pavilion

Teddington Cricket Club are aiming to replace their pavilion which has stood since the conclusion of World War II.  Citing that the current pavilion is no longer fit for purpose, they propose to replace it with ‘an exemplar pavilion which…

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Council to agree innovative Housing and Homelessness Strategy

A new Housing and Homeless Strategy that aims to deliver more affordable homes, prevent homelessness, further improve conditions in the private rented sector and provide more housing options for vulnerable residents, is set to be approved by Richmond Council. Following…

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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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Controversial planning application submitted for building on Udney Park

Quantum, the current owners of Udney Park Playing Fields, has now submitted its planning application to LBRUT to build. Friends of Udney Park Playing Fields strongly oppose the plans as they believe the 3 cricket pitches, and two rugby/football pitches…

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Teddington cut from quietway plans

New quieter cycling routes will not be incorporated in Teddington according to the latest proposals from Richmond Council. The proposed routes are targeting newer, less experienced cyclists who would like to cycle at a gentler pace. Richmond Council responded to…

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Heathrow criticised for jumping the gun on Government expansion decision

The latest consultation from Heathrow is ‘jumping the gun’ – according to Richmond, Wandsworth and Windsor and Maidenhead councils. The consultation, which was launched by the airport last week, invites the public to put forward their views on various factors of…

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Council Leader slams expansion of Heathrow at House of Commons committee

The Richmond Council Leader has slammed the proposed plans to expand Heathrow airport at a House of Commons committee. At the Transport Select Committee yesterday, Cllr Paul Hodgins gave evidence on behalf of Richmond, Wandsworth, Hillingdon and Windsor and Maidenhead…

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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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Council issues Christmas tips to stay safe over festive period

Local residents are being warned to keep their homes safe from would be grinches ready to spoil their Christmas festivities. The Council has written to 6,600 residents across the borough with useful tips to combat the increase in burglaries and bike…

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