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Community News is the weekly e-newsletter sent to residents of Richmond upon Thames. It contains:

  • Council news
  • Community updates
  • Information about local consultations
  • Local events

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Richmond upon Thames Council is committed to conducting its business in accordance with all applicable Data Protection laws and regulations and in line with the highest standards of ethical conduct protecting the rights and freedoms of data subjects and safely and securely processing their data in accordance with all our legal obligations.

We will use the information you provide on our e-newsletter sign up form to get in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. You have the option to select how you would like to be kept up to date with Council updates.


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Submitting a news story

We invite any local group, organisation or charity to submit their news stories. These stories will be placed on our news pages and will be considered for inclusion in the weekly resident newsletter.

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Updated: 24 March 2021