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Whitton library to undergo refurbishment

Whitton Library is to close from Saturday 13th January 2018 to Monday 2nd April 2018 as it undergoes refurbishment. The works will include roof repairs, ceiling replacement, the installation of new lighting and a much needed fully accessible entrance door.  The interior…

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Council issues Christmas tips to stay safe over festive period

Local residents are being warned to keep their homes safe from would be grinches ready to spoil their Christmas festivities. The Council has written to 6,600 residents across the borough with useful tips to combat the increase in burglaries and bike…

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Rogue landlord punished for providing sub-standard rental

A rogue landlord has been fined £10,000 for providing sub-standard rental accommodation to a local family following a court case brought by Richmond Council. An investigation by the Council’s Environmental Health team on a property containing three flats rented to…

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Sadiq Khan confirms Teddington police front counter closure

The police front counter in Teddington is among 37 police stations facing imminent closure as over half are to be scrapped.  The closures leave just one 24-hour police station open in each borough. Khan explained that police offers would continue…

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Police counter closures must have local benefit calls Richmond Council

The Council Cabinet Member for Community Safety has today voiced his disappointment in the Mayor of London’s announcement that two local police counters will close and insists that any savings must be used to improve frontline policing. Earlier this year…

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Housing scheme helping people into more suitable homes

Richmond Council’s ‘Sponsored Moves Scheme’ is helping housing association residents find a smaller, more manageable property which better suits their needs. The scheme is set up help people with one or more spare-bedrooms and who may have difficulties maintaining a…

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Turing House School pupils will be forced to move next year

Some pupils from Turing House School will be moved to a temporary site just over a mile away from the current premises.  With 150 new pupils joining the school next September, there isn’t enough room to accommodate them. It’s new permanent…

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Council steps in to help Turing House

Richmond Council is stepping in to help find temporary accommodation for the popular Turing House School.   Turing House is a secondary free school run by the Russell Education Trust. It opened in September 2015 in temporary premises, at Livingston…

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Council committed to work with others to improve air quality

A new steering group with Richmond Council and community representatives, could be set up to help ensure that measures are put in place to improve air quality across the borough. As part of a new proposed Air Quality Action Plan…

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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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