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Local council pays tribute to former Council Mayor

Councillors have paid tribute to former Mayor of Richmond upon Thames, Bill Treble who passed away recently. Bill served on the council from 1998 to 2014, representing the Liberal Democrat party in Heathfield Ward. He was Mayor of Richmond upon…

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Turing House School to leave Teddington after site was deemed too small

Controversial Turing House School, which was temporarily based in Teddington will be moved to Whitton after a deal was struck to buy some land from Hounslow Council.  Over the past 18 months, the Education Funding Agency (EFA) has been looking to find…

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Richmond council may be forced to increase council tax due to social care cuts

Richmond Council’s Deputy Leader has warned that Council Tax payments could increase due to the Government shifting the social care crisis onto the people.  Cllr Geoffrey Samuel responded to the Government announcement last week that councils will be able to…

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Question Time to come to nearby for planning debate

Local residents will be able to quiz the Leader and Senior Cabinet Members about their local area in two Question Time events next month. The events will be held in Strawberry Hill and Twickenham, in 2013 Richmond Council agreed to…

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Changes to waste collection days over the Christmas period

The local council are reminding residents that their collection times will change over the Christmas and New Year holiday. Following the Bank Holiday on Monday 26 December, Richmond Council will carry out waste and recycling collections (including Garden Waste Collections)…

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Local council prosecutes BT for endangering lives again

Richmond Council has successfully prosecuted British Telecommunications PLC who will now be ordered to pay £20,310 in legal costs due to their lack of street works road safety precautions. The prosecution comes after BT operatives used a saw and compressor on Shaftesbury…

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Udney Park supporters receive boost as Quantum plans quashed

  Tuesday night saw the Richmond council approve a joint application by The Teddington Society and FUPPF for Udney Park Playing Fields to be granted Local Green Space. The playing fields, which many feared would be bulldozed for blocks of flats and an…

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Local police warn Teddington and Richmond residents over phone scam.

Richmond Council is warning residents across the borough of a HMRC telephone scam, which is targeting elderly tax payers around the Richmond and Teddington area. The telephone scam involves a message left on resident’s answerphones, allegedly from HMRC, stating that…

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Crime prevention tour comes to Teddington this Friday

Richmond Police have been touring the area with their crime prevention bus which will come to an end on Friday in Teddington town center. Having visited Twickenham already, the bus will be available in Richmond today. Kew tomorrow before being…

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Local council serves legal papers to government over ‘unlawful support’ of Heathrow expansion

Richmond council served legal papers to the Government recently over their support for the expansion of Heathrow airport. Wandsworth council, Hillingdon, Windsor and Maidenhead Council, Greenpeace and a Hillingdon resident also served papers to the Government. The legal submission to…

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