Archives from February 2020

Event: Petersham Consort Concert - 22 March 2020

The Petersham Consort are returning to the beautiful St Mary’s, Twickenham to present a free, short concert of meditations for Lent and Passiontide on Sunday 22nd March 2020 at 6 pm.

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28 February 2020 | around_town

Chief Executive for Richmond and Wandsworth councils steps down

Following Chief Executive Paul Martin’s decision to step down from his position, Richmond and Wandsworth councils will be launching a search for his successor.

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27 February 2020 | news

Heathrow expansion plan in 'tatters'

Last year, Richmond joined forces with four local councils, the Mayor of London and Greenpeace, to legally challenge the Government’s decision to favour a proposal for a new north-west runway at Heathrow.

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27 February 2020 | news

MP demands end to train dispute as March strike dates announced

South Western Railway passengers face four more days of strikes after the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) has voted to strike in March. The upcoming strikes follows a stretch of 27 days of strikes in December and is the sixth time in the past two and a half years that the union has voted for industrial action. The strike will last from 10:00 on 9 March and 09:59 on 10 March and then again between 10:00 on 12 March and 09:59 on 13 March.

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26 February 2020 | news

Free exhibition space for young artists at Art House Open Studios

Richmond Art House Open Studio Festival is offering young visual artists, designers and makers from across the borough the opportunity to take part in the 2020 Open Studios Festival for free, as part of its new First Steps Programme initiative.

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20 February 2020 | news

Council Tax increase as funding pressures continue

With continuing concerns over Government underfunding of Special Educational Needs costs and ongoing pressure on core services, Richmond Council is due to take the decision to raise Council Tax by 1.80 per cent to protect the quality of local services residents rely on.

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20 February 2020 | news

New exhibition takes visitors Beyond the Frame

The exhibition will see eighteen artists take pieces from the Richmond Borough Art Collection and extend them to take the viewer beyond the depicted view. It will feature an eclectic mix of new artwork that explores what is happening around well-known landscapes and views.

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18 February 2020 | around_town

Munira Wilson wins compensation for rail passengers

Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, welcomed today’s announcement of additional compensation for SWR passengers affected by 27 days of strikes over the recent holiday period. The decision follows a months-long campaign by Munira on behalf of passengers and local businesses affected by the strikes and consistently poor service.

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18 February 2020 | news

Can you help house a refugee family?

Richmond Council is looking for more residents, businesses or other organisations who could help provide a secure and safe home for Syrian refugees resettling in London.

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18 February 2020 | news

Director downsizes and creates A Beautiful Mess

Director Peter Cutts thought life would ease when he downsized from NW London to Teddington. However, after meeting the writer Rachel Goth, he is bringing together an accomplished cast and creative team to perform ‘A Beautiful Mess’.

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17 February 2020 | around_town|news|editorial

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