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The family and friends of Reece Newcombe will be holding a memorial walk on Sunday 4 December, after he was tragically killed last Saturday.

Council news | 02 Dec 22

As we near Small Business Saturday (3 December) and the festive period, we're encouraging residents of Richmond upon Thames to shop local with our amazing small independent businesses, who really need support in the lead up to Christmas.

Council news | 01 Dec 22

With Christmas fast approaching, a free online session on Tuesday 6 December will help you prepare to meet the cost and enjoy the festive period.

Council news | 30 Nov 22

We have been working in Hampton's Carlisle Park to make it more accessible to people who face barriers to spending time in parks.

Council news | 30 Nov 22

The 'Come and have a chat about your health' bus will be visiting two locations in the borough over the next couple of weeks to answer your health questions.

Council news | 28 Nov 22

Richmond Council’s Planning Committee has approved the planning application for the Twickenham Riverside redevelopment. The Committee voted unanimously. 

Council news | 25 Nov 22

1 December marks World AIDS Day; an opportunity for people all over the world to come together to celebrate the achievements that have been made in the fight against HIV/AIDs, to stand in solidarity with those living with HIV and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related Illness.

Council news | 24 Nov 22

We're looking to recruit to our pool of volunteers who sit on independent panels that hear and make decisions on school admissions appeals lodged by applicants who have been unsuccessful in securing a place at their chosen school.

Council news | 23 Nov 22

Former Richmond upon Thames Mayor Geoff Acton presented Habitats and Heritage and Dose of Nature, local charities he chose to support during his mayoral tenure, with fundraised donations totalling almost £30,000.

Council news | 23 Nov 22

Experts have warned that unscrupulous lenders could try to cash in on the festive period as households struggle to cope with rising food, fuel and energy bills. Loan sharks are targeting vulnerable people seeking credit and trapping them into a cycle of debt with exorbitant interest rates and threats of violence.

Council news | 22 Nov 22

Carers Rights Day is on Thursday 24 November and is a time to highlight the rights of unpaid carers and help raise awareness of how they can get the support they are entitled to. This year’s theme is ‘Caring Costs’.

Council news | 22 Nov 22

As a consultation launches on revised proposals for parliamentary constituencies, the public have until 5 December 2022 to have their say.

Council news | 21 Nov 22

Residents are invited to join a torchlight walk to mark the end of this year’s 16 Days of Action campaign which raises awareness of violence against women and girls (VAWG).

Council news | 21 Nov 22

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames has been recognised as one of 123 cities and boroughs across the globe for taking bold leadership on environmental action and transparency, despite the pressures of a challenging global economic situation.

Council news | 17 Nov 22

Richmond Council is looking for more hosts to support Ukrainian guests in Richmond upon Thames under the government’s Homes for Ukraine scheme, as many families prepare for their first Christmas in the UK.

Council news | 17 Nov 22

Cutting-edge, flood early warning technology has been working hard in Richmond upon Thames this week as heavy rainfall has seen surface water flooding in many parts of the borough. 

Council news | 11 Nov 22

Monday 14 November is World Diabetes Day, and we are encouraging residents to take steps to understand their type 2 diabetes risk and the many local services available to help them prevent and manage that risk.

Council news | 11 Nov 22

Richmond Council will host a virtual public meeting for Richmond upon Thames residents to find out more about the support available to help them through the cost of living crisis.

Council news | 11 Nov 22

Over 55s can participate in free walking rugby organised by Richmond Rugby every week.

Council news | 10 Nov 22

Residents are being asked to take part in a consultation to help develop the Council’s 10-year Dementia Health and Care Strategy, which aims to ensure people with dementia and their carers are supported.

Council news | 10 Nov 22

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Updated: 13 May 2022