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Local primary schools expected to top national league tables

Pupils attending primary schools in Richmond upon Thames are expected to top the national league tables yet again following publication of the 2018 Key Stage 2 (SATs) results.  The results show that the borough has scored well above the national…

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Cabinet Member seeks to clarify misunderstandings on Mortlake Petition

Council confirms facts about proposed Mortlake new secondary school, after local petition causes concern.  A petition has been launched by a local resident claiming that the Council has “handed over land” for a new school in Mortlake without any consultation…

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Team Richmond secure 2nd place finish at 2018 London Youth Games

After 9 months, dozens of competitions and 30 top 10 finishes, Team Richmond collected 1165 points to finish in 2nd place in the final Jubilee Trophy standings at the 2018 London Youth Games. Over the weekend of 7 and 8…

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Mayor appeals for young artists to help decorate office

Young artists are invited to help decorate the Mayor’s Parlour in York House, with paintings and artwork celebrating the beauty of the borough. The Mayor, Cllr Ben Khosa, is looking for eight pictures, created by children aged 5-11 years old,…

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Local resident plans ‘Community Action Day’

Local resident Stephanie Stewart-Duncan is setting up a Community Action Day for neighbours of Hawkins, Addison, Borland and Down Road & Kingston Lane. Her message on the day to raise community spirit is as follows… A day for the residents of…

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Councils ‘ready’ for legal challenge on runway plan

Councils opposed to Heathrow expansion say that they will seek a judicial review following the news that MPs have backed a controversial third runway. Greenpeace UK said it was ready to join a cross-party group of London councils and the…

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Richmond council invites EU citizens for Brexit information evening

EU citizens living in the borough are encouraged to attend a free Public Information Evening on the 11th July to get updates on the latest Brexit developments and find out what steps they need to take to protect their future in…

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Government omits 22 out of 25 Transport Committee recommendations on Heathrow

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has failed to incorporate 22 of the 25 changes put forward by the Transport Select Committee (TSC) in his updated national planning statement (NPS) – despite telling Parliament this week (5 June) that he had ‘acted…

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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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