Richmond United Group is a non-political informal community organisation committed to better consultation with residents. A similar consultation has taken place in St Margarets, and others will take place as sponsors are found.
Although RUG was heavily involved in the campaign to save 52% of the old Twickenham Riverside Bath site from being sold by the LibDem Council for luxury housing, it will now concentrate on ensuring better consultation over a range of issues across the borough. This and other questionnaires will inform its future policies.
If you want a say on the future of Teddington then you can register for the Teddington Residents survey – the first step in achieving the towns own Community Action Plan (CAP). This will help you to shape the economic, social and environmental well-being of our local area, by collecting your views on what you think is important to your life within the community. This first stage sets out to find what the general priorities are for the Teddington community including categories such as:
- Parks/open spaces/riverside
- Energy issues
- Consultation with council
- Teddington hospital
- Increased housing
- Local businesses
- Public services
- Youth facilities
- Streets/public areas
Richmond Upon Thames Recycle is a great way of both finding a home for items you no longer have a use for or if you’re after some cheap wares yourself. Don’t forget local charity shops though which rely on smaller items that are of saleable quality – recycle schemes such as this however are a good way of finding a home for electrical items and large furniture which aren’t accepted by most charity shops.
You can also sign up for companion site Richmond Cafe which is used more for general advice and info.