News

Richmond Mayor expresses condolences following the death of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

Tributes have been paid to the Duke of Edinburgh following the announcement by Buckingham Palace of his death today at the age of 99.

Council news | 09 Apr 21

Take part in some of Kew Garden's Wellbeing sessions

Kew Gardens have curated a summer package of wellbeing events for everyone to enjoy.

Community news on behalf of Kew Gardens | 10 Apr 21

AIR:10K gets the green light in Kew Gardens

The AIR:10k has been confirmed to go ahead in Kew Gardens on Saturday 15 May.

Community news on behalf of AIR:RUN | 09 Apr 21

Crossroads Care are recruiting Care Support Workers!

Crossroads Care are a non-profit organisation providing bespoke, high quality home and community respite services in both Richmond and Kingston.

Community news on behalf of Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston upon Thames | 09 Apr 21

Deadline looming to have your say on Elleray Hall redevelopment

The deadline to have your say on the latest plans for a new community centre and affordable housing scheme is Teddington is looming. Feedback must be submitted by 11 April 2021.

Council news | 09 Apr 21

EU citizens! Find out how to apply for British nationality

Join Citizens Advice Richmond's next online webinar for EU citizens living, working or studying in Richmond upon Thames.

Community news on behalf of Citizens Advice Richmond | 08 Apr 21

Get inspired with Art Historical London

Art Historical London have an extensive array of online events to keep you entertained and inspired.

Community news on behalf of Art Historical London | 08 Apr 21

Little Lives UK launches support programme to help children's organisations

Many organisations that work with children will have found this past year extremely tough. Many important services that are provided to children have been unable to function, placing a huge strain on them financially.

Community news on behalf of Little Lives UK | 08 Apr 21

Dementia Friendly Communities Richmond

Dementia Friendly Communities is an Alzheimer’s Society initiative which aims to create communities around the UK which make daily living and activities easier and more accessible to people living with dementia.

Community news on behalf of Age UK Richmond | 08 Apr 21

Richmond Council secures Defra Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation funding

Richmond Council will receive a share of £150 million in funding to improve community resilience to flooding in the Beverley Brook catchment area, as part of the government’s new Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme.

Council news | 08 Apr 21

Sports facilities continue to reopen

Sports and fitness centres and indoor pools across the borough will start to re-open next week, with those wanting to use the facilities reminded to book a timed session in advance.

Council news | 08 Apr 21

Warning: parking machine fraud

Motorists are reminded to be wary of thieves targeting people at Pay and Display parking machines.

Council news | 08 Apr 21

St Margaret's Fair announces 2021 date

The event organisers have announced September 11 2021 as the date for the 2021 St Margaret's Fair.

Community news on behalf of St Margaret's Fair | 07 Apr 21

Explore our beautiful borough while discussing novels!

You are invited to join the 'Novel Steps' library group which meets each month for a friendly and informal small group stroll, to chat about books, life, the universe and everything while getting some fresh air and gentle exercise.

Community news on behalf of Richmond Council | 07 Apr 21

Council launches Restart Grant Scheme to help local businesses

Many businesses can now apply for a Restart Grant to help them reopen safely as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Council news | 07 Apr 21

Richmond libraries gearing up to reopen for browsing on 12 April, as lockdown lifts

Seven of the borough's main libraries are set to reopen for browsing in line with the Government’s easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.

Council news | 07 Apr 21

East Sheen looks forwards…

As we cautiously begin to put the long months of lockdown behind us and East Sheen businesses prepare to welcome the community and visitors back, we take a look at how the area is faring and offer an insight into some of what is in store for you.

Comment Spot by Jacquie Duncan | 06 Apr 21

Inclusive singing for health, enjoyment and wellbeing

Join the Whitton Adult Community Singing group. Singers of all types and experience are welcome.

Community news on behalf of Whitton Adult Community Singing | 06 Apr 21

Council supports the roll-out of regular speedy COVID-19 tests for local businesses

Businesses are encouraged to sign up to the Government’s new rapid home testing programme, enabling their employees to have free, rapid and regular COVID-19 tests that can be taken at home.

Council news | 06 Apr 21

Age UK Richmond launch donation appeal

Age UK Richmond are urgently looking for support to ensure they can continue to deliver the vital local services they provide.

Community news on behalf of Age UK Richmond | 01 Apr 21

Businesses can now apply for a Restart Grant

Local businesses businesses with a business rates liability on 1 April 2021 are encouraged to apply for the Restart Grant

Council news | 01 Apr 21

Richmond library services open for Easter Saturday

Libraries will close for Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

Council news | 01 Apr 21

Hear from a wellbeing coach this Stress Awareness Month

Listen to the twelve-minute Talk Richmond episode for a realistic approach to wellbeing and stress management.

Council news | 01 Apr 21

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Updated: 24 Mar 2021