Leader reflects on an excellent 2017 for Richmond upon Thames

Release Date: 20 December 2017

The Leader of Richmond Council, Cllr Paul Hodgins, has wished the borough a happy Christmas and reflected on a hugely successful year, in which Richmond was voted the happiest borough and the best borough for families, in his annual Christmas message.

In the video Cllr Hodgins said:

“Everything that has happened this year is down to the community. I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to a successful year. Our wonderful teachers, voluntary groups, local businesses, our residents working in the health sector, our police and our council staff for all their efforts over the year. Thank you.    

“It has been an excellent year. I encourage you to take time with your family, friends and local communities and enjoy the festive period. Merry Christmas and here’s to a very successful 2018!”

View the Leader’s Christmas video now


Notes for editors

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Reference: P590/17

Updated: 29 December 2017