Archives from November 2019

Young Writers' Festival launch

Arts Richmond Young Writers’ Festival is open to all young people who either live or attend school/clubs in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

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17 November 2019 | around_town

Preferred Bidder selected for Twickenham Riverside

Following a 2-stage competition process and extensive public engagement, Richmond Council and the Royal Institute of British Architects are delighted to announce that Hopkins Architects have been selected as the preferred bidder.

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17 November 2019 | news

Richmond commits to real living wage

Richmond Council has this week been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

The Living Wage commitment recognises that everyone working at Richmond Council receives a minimum hourly wage of £10.75. This rate is significantly higher than the Government minimum for over 25s, which currently stands at £8.21 per hour.

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16 November 2019 | news

Implementation of new DIY disposal charge delayed for review

A new charge for residents wanting to dispose of construction and demolition waste (“DIY waste”) at Richmond’s Household Waste and Recycling Centre in Kew will be delayed, to enable a review of how it will be implemented.

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15 November 2019 | news

Bank your bras at Richmond Council

Calling all ladies of Richmond upon Thames - we need your old bras!

Richmond Council has teamed up with Against Breast Cancer to collect old bras - for every tonne of bras collected, the charity receives vital funds for pioneering breast cancer research.

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15 November 2019 | around_town

Hampton Court Palace ice rink opens 22 November 2019

Join us to skate against a backdrop of one of the greatest palaces on earth – Henry VIII’s historic home, Hampton Court Palace. The open-air ice rink epitomises the very best in festive fun.

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14 November 2019 | around_town

Get walking this winter

A programme of winter health walks has been launched by Richmond Council to encourage people to get out and about and enjoy the winter beauty of the borough, whilst staying fit and healthy.

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13 November 2019 | around_town

Consultation on digital strategy

Richmond Council is this week unveiling a new approach to digital services and wants to know what residents and businesses think. The Council has produced a draft digital strategy that sets out how it will use the power of the internet and related new technologies to improve the lives of residents and businesses.

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7 November 2019 | around_town

Need a little help with Housework?

Do you need a little help around the home with everyday tasks?

Whether you need regular or short term help we can tailor our service specifically for you and your needs. Age UK Richmond’s Housekeeping Service assists with a range of tasks, including general housework, laundry, shopping, prescription collection and preparation of light meals/snacks.

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7 November 2019 | around_town

Consultation - New cycling and walking strategy unveiled!

Residents can have their say on a new strategy that will look to put cycling, walking and public transport at the heart of how we travel around the borough - helping improve our health and improve air quality.

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6 November 2019 | news

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