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Richmond Volunteer Fair to take place on 7th June

Whatever your motivation, the annual Richmond Volunteer Fair is one of the best ways to kick-start good intentions into well-placed practical action. This year’s Fair is set to showcase over 40 local charities and not for profit organisations, all there…

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Consultation on borough-wide 20MPH limit gets fast-tracked

Residents will soon be able to have their say on plans to introduce a borough-wide 20MPH speed limit in Richmond upon Thames. The new, borough-wide 20MPH speed limit would replace the existing policy under which 20MPH zones are implemented on…

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Council asks Royal party organisers to banish single-use bunting and plastic plates

Royal wedding street partiers are being asked to keep the environment in mind and banish single-use bunting and throwaway plates from the realm of any street party in the borough. With 97 streets having applied to host a street party…

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Richmond Council future cabinet announced

The Leader of the Liberal Democrat majority party at Richmond Council has announced his intended Cabinet today. This includes dedicated responsibilities for priorities such as: Air Quality, the Economy, Employment and Equalities. Following last week’s local election, Cllr Gareth Roberts will…

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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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Lift to be installed at Teddington Station by 2020

The council will look to introduce a lift at Teddington Station by 2020 to improve access for wheelchairs, prams and people with limited mobility. The station currently lacks sufficient access and has been the target of campaigns from local groups…

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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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Teddington in top ten list of burglary hotspots

Research from Moneysupermarket.com shows that Teddington is eighth in the list of burglary claims for home insurance.  They found that per 1,000 insurance quotes there were just over 46 claims, with TW12 in 20th place with just over 40. The…

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Council Leader slams expansion of Heathrow at House of Commons committee

The Richmond Council Leader has slammed the proposed plans to expand Heathrow airport at a House of Commons committee. At the Transport Select Committee yesterday, Cllr Paul Hodgins gave evidence on behalf of Richmond, Wandsworth, Hillingdon and Windsor and Maidenhead…

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