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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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Council reveals deadline to apply for Royal Wedding street party

Residents looking to be dancing in the street for the Royal Wedding is reminded to apply to host a street party before the 30th April deadline. Street parties for the Royal Wedding this spring are being encouraged by Richmond Council, which…

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Updates to recycling days over the Easter period

Following the Easter Bank Holidays on Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April, Richmond Council will carry out waste and recycling collections (including Garden Waste Collections) for domestic properties one day later than usual.  For example, Friday collections will take…

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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 announces Turing House gets closer to permanent site

Richmond Council announced the news that the Education Skills Funding Agency has finalised the land acquisition from the London Borough of Hounslow for a permanent site for Turing School, in Whitton. Over the past 18 months, the Education Skills Funding…

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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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New school places for children with SEND proposed

A four-week consultation has begun over Richmond Council’s plans to create 56 extra places for pupils with special educational needs at schools across the borough. New specialist resource provisions would be created in two schools, and eight existing provisions would…

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Ofsted states Teddington School ‘requires improvement’

Ofsted have relabeled Teddington School as ‘requires improvement’ down from it’s ‘good’ rating in the latest Ofsted report. The report criticised the quality of teaching branding it ‘very mixed, and overal, not good enough’. Ofsted also found that pupils weren’t…

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Council issues tips as worried grow over moped and motorbike thefts

Owners of mopeds, scooters and motorcycles are being asked to stay alert as the number of thefts of these vehicles in the borough continues to be a worry. In the year to December 2017 there were 385 two-wheeled vehicles stolen…

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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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