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In the autumn of last year, our parks team ran a consultation to learn more on how young people engage with our parks and open spaces. The results are now available to read.

Council news | 23 Feb 24

We are proposing to raise core Council Tax to address the significant impact social care costs and the homelessness crisis is having on Council budgets.

Council news | 22 Feb 24

George Street in Richmond will be closed overnight on Saturday 16 March and Sunday 17 March 2024 for crane operations.

Council news | 22 Feb 24

At last night’s Environment, Sustainability, Culture and Sports Committee, we reflected on the significant progress made against our Climate Emergency Action Plan and agreed our priorities for 2024.

Council news | 21 Feb 24

We have introduced a new business support programme, funded by the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to enhance the skills of businesses in the borough and help them make more sustainable decisions.

Council news | 20 Feb 24

It’s the last chance to nominate an inspiring person, group, organisation or business that has helped to make Richmond upon Thames a better place and improve people’s lives.

Council news | 19 Feb 24

Residents, businesses and visitors are invited to feedback by 28 March on the proposed improvements to public space near Milestone Green.

Council news | 15 Feb 24

We are partnering with local organisations Voices of Hope and the Vineyard Community Centre to help women feel safer in the borough. The Women's Hub will run every Wednesday during term time.

Council news | 15 Feb 24

We partnered with other local authorities to highlight the impact fireplaces and wood burning stoves have on London’s toxic air and now we want to hear from you.

Council news | 13 Feb 24

We have been granted approval to apply to become a registered provider of social housing, enabling us to access additional funding to directly deliver temporary accommodation and support our ongoing initiatives to address the rising challenges of homelessness within the borough.

Council news | 09 Feb 24

LGBT+ History Month is an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history. Taking place during the month of February, it provides an opportunity to reflect and celebrate the LGBT+ community’s history and achievements. It’s also a time to raise awareness, combat prejudice and celebrate diversity. 

Council news | 08 Feb 24

Last autumn nearly 1,500 people contributed to an engagement project that set out to hear the voice of Richmond Town Centre. 

Council news | 08 Feb 24

On Saturday 10 February, England will play Wales at Twickenham Stadium, kicking off at 4.45pm. It is anticipated that London, Rugby and Whitton roads will close between 3.45 and 4.45pm, and then between 6.15 and 9pm. 

Council news | 07 Feb 24

We have joined forces with Library of Things and Twickenham co-working space Patch (42 York Street) to open the borough’s first branch of the community-focused social enterprise. 

Council news | 06 Feb 24

We have approved plans for a new group exercise studio at Pools on the Park to enable greater community activity and improve access to services. This is part of the work to promote healthier, more active lifestyles for all our residents.

Council news | 05 Feb 24

Richmond Council is celebrating the successful renovation of a historic building in Richmond town centre as part of its commitment to reviving neglected spaces and preserving the borough's unique heritage.

Council news | 01 Feb 24

National HIV Testing Week takes place from 5 to 11 February. Our sexual health service provider Spectra is hosting community pop-ups to provide quick and confidential spaces for residents to access routine STI testing and sexual health support and advice.

Council news | 31 Jan 24

Due to rising knife crime in the capital, Richmond Council has made calls to the Mayor of London and the government to address police funding shortfalls and restore confidence in public safety.

Council news | 31 Jan 24

Richmond Council intensifies its call on the government to address the growing housing crisis and urgently uprate the Housing Benefit subsidy cap for temporary accommodation.

Council news | 31 Jan 24

From the beginning of February, residents can borrow over 30 useful DIY, gardening, cleaning, repair and home improvement items from the new branch in Patch Twickenham, rather than buying new.

Council news | 25 Jan 24

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Updated: 13 May 2022