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Older residents urged to be on alert for phone scams

Richmond Council and the Metropolitan Police are urging people to be vigilant of potential phone scams with £100,000 lost in the London Borough of Richmond in the last six months and at least 70 people falling victim to a scam.…

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Travellers given marching orders from Old Deer Park

Travellers who temporarily pitched up in Old Deer Park in Richmond have moved after being given their marching orders by the local Council and Police. Richmond Council received reports of travellers bringing 17 caravans and other vehicles, illegally gaining access…

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Police body cameras to be rolled out to improve accountability

Police body cameras are being rolled out to all police officers in the borough as part of a £3.4million drive for accountability. The Body Worn Video (BWV) will be issued to around 250 frontline police officers and Police Community Support…

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Police launch appeal to identify armed robber in Teddington

Police have released CCTV as part of an appeal to identify an armed robber who stole £150 form a bank in Broad Street. The incident occurred in March with the suspect being aged between 30 and 40. The man approached…

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Local council seeks reassurance from Mayor over policing

The Council is seeking reassurance from the Mayor of London that his proposals to cut the number of police front counters in London will not impact frontline policing in Richmond upon Thames. Last week the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan…

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Council slams criminals who torched bins outside local care home

Residents were evacuated from their care home in Hampton Square last Thursday evening (22 June), following a fire caused by vandals setting fire to rubbish bins outside the building. The fire, thought to be started by a fire in the…

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Police safety message following Manchester attack

Parm Sandu, Police Borough Commander for Richmond upon Thames has issued a message following last night’s tragic events in Manchester. “Following last night’s terrorist attack in Manchester, the Metropolitan Police is stepping up patrols on the streets of London to…

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Kayaker saved from possible fatal injury after boat capsizes in Teddington Weir

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution at  Teddington found a man clinging from a wooden beam after his boat had capsized last Sunday. The crew retrieved the man and handed him over to waiting police officers and an ambulance crew. Mr Butterfield…

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Have you been caught out by this council tax scam?

Residents are being warned to be on their guard against a new scam that promises people a refund on their council tax bills. Richmond Council has had reports that representatives from a company called ‘Unity’ are calling residents claiming that…

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Police appeal for witnesses after a fatal collision in Teddington

Roads and Transport Police officers are carrying out investigations after a woman was pronounced dead on the scene of a collision on Kingston Road. Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at around 11pm last night after a car…

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