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Leaky defence leads to prosecution for water pipe hacker

A building contractor who dug a trench through a public pavement so he could hack into a water pipe to increase the water pressure at a house he was making ‘improvements’ to has been prosecuted by Richmond Council. The filled-in…

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North Teddington controlled parking zone to launch

A new community parking zone will be launched in Teddington, following a public consultation. Last year, the Council consulted residents on proposals to increase the hours of the community parking zone in Waldegrave Road and to introduce a new parking…

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Three weeks left to have your say on Heathrow night flight plan

Local residents have until February 28th to have their say in a Government consultation on night flights from Heathrow Airport before the deadline closes. With the current regime for night flight restrictions due to close this October, the Government launched the…

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Drugs, cash, knives and BB gun found in Teddington house raid

A police dog found 60 wraps of cocaine, eight blocks of cannabis resin and six more wraps of herbal cannabis after officers visited a house in Teddington. The officers were visiting the house on an unrelated matter but arrived to find…

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Government delays facing legal challenge over Heathrow expansion

The Government has delayed facing a legal challenge against its decision to back Heathrow expansion. A High Court ruling, released yesterday, ruled that any judicial review examining the legality of the third runway scheme, including its air quality impacts, cannot be…

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Prolific flytipper faces prison thanks to Richmond Council’s enforcement team

An environmental menace who ran an illegal waste management business by flytipping rubbish across the borough and surrounding area has been brought to justice. Ryan Smith collected waste for payment and dodged disposal costs by flytipping rubbish he collected from…

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Achieving for Children awards give recognition to children with SEN achievements

Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in Richmond and Kingston have been given recognition for their accomplishments at an awards ceremony. The awards run by Richmond and Kingston’s social enterprise Achieving for Children (AfC) took place at…

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Youth clubs across South West London receive devastating cuts of funding

Millions of pounds have been slashed from youth clubs in South West London with almost £200,000 being cut from Richmond’s club in the last five years. A report by London Assembly member Sian Berry, based on freedom of information requests…

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Zac Goldsmith to lead campaign against Heathrow’s third runway plan

Richmond council, along with Wandsworth, Hillingdon and Windsor and Maidenhead have appointed former-Richmond MP Zac Goldsmith as spokesman of the anti-third runway campaign. The appointment was announced at Richmond Council’s full council meeting last night. Lord True said: “This council endorses the appointment…

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Council to scrutinise proposed changes to local healthcare services

A special committee is to be held so that councillors can scrutinise proposed savings to local healthcare by the local Clinical Commissioning Group. On the 6th February councillors will come together for a special Health Scrutiny meeting at York House.…

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