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New Cabinet Member commits to keep “tight control of public purse”

The new Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance for Richmond Council is giving a public commitment that he will use his past financial experience to keep tight control of public money over the next four years. Cllr Robin Brown, maybe…

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Cabinet set for Heathrow Airport approval

The controversial plans for a third runway at Airport which has come under years of scrutiny from locals are set to be approved by ministers. Prime Minister Theresa May is chairing an economic sub-committee which is believed to be backing…

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Council set to agree to part-fund White Hart Lane footbridge

A footbridge over White Hart Lane level crossing will be a step closer if Richmond Council’s Cabinet approves a decision to part-fund the project in partnership with Network Rail. The Council is expected to agree to invest up to £821,136…

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Consultation on borough-wide 20MPH limit gets fast-tracked

Residents will soon be able to have their say on plans to introduce a borough-wide 20MPH speed limit in Richmond upon Thames. The new, borough-wide 20MPH speed limit would replace the existing policy under which 20MPH zones are implemented on…

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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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