Archives from November 2018

Turner House wins architectural award

Butler Hegarty Architects have been commended yet again this month for their work restoring Turner’s House at the national Brick Awards which celebrates exemplary clay brick architecture.

29 November 2018 | news

Consultation on new Council Tax reduction scheme

Residents can have their say on Council proposals to axe Council Tax contributions for the most hard-pressed residents.

29 November 2018 | around_town

New exhibition weaves its way to Orleans House Gallery

The British Tapestry Group: Sound and Weave / Rhythm of the Weave is expected to transform woven tapestry away from a two-dimensional historical document towards an imaginative, and more multi-disciplinary approach through sounds and distorted dialogue.

29 November 2018 | around_town

500 new trees for Richmond

Five hundred trees will be planted across the boroughs highways and parks during this planting season, which runs between the middle of November and the end of March.

26 November 2018 | news

Try the DrinkChecker website

Are you drinking responsibly? Keep track of your intake with the Richmond DrinkChecker website. Richmond’s residents are being encouraged to drink responsibly and keep track of their drinking.

19 November 2018 | around_town

St Margarets Fair 2018 donations

The St Margarets Fair is always an annual highlight for the local community. There was a great line-up of music and entertainment, stalls run by local businesses and organisations, the dog show, a breath-taking display by the Castellers of London and Barcelona, and even a big screen for those who wanted to watch England play Sweden in the World Cup.

17 November 2018 | news

Christmas at Kilmorey

It isn’t every day of the week that you receive a warm invitation to a rather unusual Christmas Party being held in a rather unusual location from an even more unusual couple who have been dead for over 100 years. When once such invitation comes your way, you should take it up!

17 November 2018 | around_town

Council calls for a people's vote on Brexit

People must be given a final vote on an agreement which will impact on so much of their lives’ says Richmond Council Leader. A report to Cabinet last night (15th November) outlined the potential negative impact leaving the European Union will have on Richmond upon Thames.

16 November 2018 | news

Friendly French conversation classes

Calling local Francophiles looking to improve or perfect their French. I run friendly French conversation classes (only for adults during school hours I’m afraid) at intermediate and advanced levels.

15 November 2018 | around_town

Open letter supports 20mph consultation

A group of people, including councillors and both the borough’s MPs, has written an open letter to Richmond upon Thames residents to explain the rationale behind a 20mph borough-wide limit.

14 November 2018 | news

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