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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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Local council extends consultation on cycling quietway

Richmond council has extended the deadline for the public airing their views on the proposed new cycle routes through Richmond and Teddington in a bid to reduce noise. The route comes from the neighbouring borough of Wandsworth, across Richmond Park…

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Richmond dementia care group recognised at annual awards bash

The staff working for Richmond’s dementia care were recognized recently for their outstanding work at the annual Richmond Dementia Action Alliance meeting (RDAA). A variety of people from the community attended the RDAA meeting at Hampton Court Palace on Monday, November 28,…

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Goldsmith loses majority as Olney triumphs in Richmond Park

Sarah Olney pulled off a huge upset in the Richmond Park by-election as the Liberal Democrats overturned a 23,015 to oust ex-Tory MP Zac Goldsmith. Both candidates campaign was firmly against the Heathrow expansion, however, Olney focused her campaign on…

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Local company wins national social work award

Achieving for Children was recognised as Social Work Employer of the Year as they were victorious among competition from national agencies and local authorities to scoop the award. Owned by Richmond and Kingston council, the company provides children services for…

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How will Heathrow’s third runway affect Teddington

With the Richmond by-election putting more spotlight on the proposed Heathrow expansion to three runways, how will Teddington be affected by the plans? The plans have been heavily criticized around the area as residents worry of noise and air pollution.…

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Heathrow third runway and Article 50 on top of people’s mind at by-election

Residents of Teddington and Richmond are concerned about how the outcome of the Richmond by-election will affect plans to build a third runway at Heathrow airport. As tensions rise, Eurosceptic Zac Goldsmith, running as an independent will compete primarily against Liberal…

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Teddington’s Mo Farah nominated for BBC’s SPOTY award

Mo Farah is among a glittering list of  men and women in nominated for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award. Farah, who trained and lived in Teddington, is on the shortlist along with 15 other sports stars which…

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Children’s Hospice to host annual Santa cycle ride to Hampton

After the success of the previous three cycle rides, the Shooting Stars Chase Children’s Hospice will run the fourth annual Christmas cycle ride between Richmond and Hampton on December 3rd. The 19 mile round trip will start in Richmond before…

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Who pulled the plug?

If you’ve been near the Thames in the last few days or crossed it on a bridge near low tide you might be forgiven for thinking we are just very short of rain lately! This annual phenomenon is actually deliberately…

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