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

Council news | 25 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

Following the success of last year’s grant initiative, the Youth Council is reintroducing the Kingston and Richmond Climate Change Youth Fund (KRCCYF) to support projects designed to help address the climate emergency.

Council news | 07 Nov 22

Richmond Council is encouraging local voluntary sector groups to apply to the Cost of Living Fund, which provides grants to organisations delivering services to help residents keep warm and fed this winter.

Council news | 02 Nov 22

The Mayor of Richmond upon Thames has officially opened Jubilee Meadows in Heathfield Ward. The meadow has been open to the public since July and is already well used by local people seeking somewhere for a quiet walk in a natural setting.

Council news | 26 Oct 22

Richmond Council has awarded the Freedom of the Borough accolade to disability campaigner, Alan Benson MBE. A special council meeting celebrated Alan's achievements including his work as a Trustee for local charity, Ruils, which supports disabled children, adults, and older people to live independent lives. 

Council news | 24 Oct 22

A new specialist resource provision has been officially opened at Teddington School. The bespoke accommodation, which caters for children and young people who have social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, has been funded by Richmond Council.

Council news | 20 Oct 22

Residents can benefit from a range of free services - including COVID-19 and flu jabs, blood pressure checks and fuel poverty advice - next Monday 17 October 2022 at a local winter health and wellbeing clinic.

Council news | 13 Oct 22

Richmond upon Thames residents are invited to join the Black History Month celebration throughout October.

Council news | 03 Oct 22

Richmond Council has agreed to create a £3 million Emergency Fund to fund urgent support packages which will help residents and businesses struggling as a result of the cost of living crisis.

Council news | 29 Sep 22

Local people are being asked to take part in a new consultation that will help determine the borough’s priorities for tackling crime and anti-social behaviour.

Council news | 29 Sep 22

Full Council have passed a motion urging the government to review the intention they have set out in the forthcoming Schools Bill for all schools, including special schools and alternative provision, to join a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) by 2030.

Council news | 28 Sep 22

Local groups and organisations are invited to apply for funding through the Active Richmond Fund to help enhance the borough’s offer of lifestyle activities that improve the health and wellbeing of residents.

Council news | 21 Sep 22

The Mayor of Richmond upon Thames will host a civic service of commemoration for our late sovereign Queen Elizabeth II, on Sunday 18 September, from 6 to 7pm at St. Mary’s Church, Twickenham.

Council news | 14 Sep 22

This winter there are two essential vaccines needed to protect yourself and those around you: the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 booster vaccine.

Council news | 13 Sep 22

Richmond Council will delay bin collections and close Townmead Road Household Waste and Recycling Centre on Monday 19 September, to allow as many people as possible to pay their respects to Her Late Majesty and commemorate Her reign.

Council news | 12 Sep 22

Richmond Council has shared their congratulations to students in Richmond upon Thames who received their GCSE results today. These are the first formally assessed results since 2019.

Council news | 25 Aug 22

Richmond Council is urging residents to ensure they submit their Play Street applications in time, with less than two weeks to go to apply.

Council news | 03 Aug 22

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Updated: 13 May 2022