Archives from April 2020

May bank holiday waste and recycling collections one day later

With two bank holidays coming up in May, on Friday 8 May and Monday 25 May, Richmond Council will carry out general waste, food waste and recycling collections for domestic properties one day later than usual, immediately following the bank holidays.

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30 April 2020 | around_town

The Good Wine Shop still delivering

During these uncertain times and while our shops are closed we continue to take online orders and deliver wine (contact-free) to our customers across London and the whole of the UK.

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30 April 2020 | around_town

Great British Bunting for VE Day 75

Residents are encouraged to create Great British Bunting to display in windows at home to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of war in Europe.

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28 April 2020 | around_town

Then and Now

In 1937, with clear signs that Nazi Germany was preparing for war and mindful of the horrors inflicted by poison gas during World War 1, the British government decided to issue all 38 million civilian members of the UK population with gas masks. To this end they set up a factory in a disused mill in Blackburn, Lancashire.

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23 April 2020 | around_town

Mr B and me

Although we have only met once Mr B and I have had a long business relationship, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, going back decades. Our only meeting was about 15 years ago, early one summer morning. I was coming home after a night out and he was delivering milk. I strolled over and introduced myself and he did the same and that was that.

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21 April 2020 | around_townl

Richmond Council Covid support update

Due to the pandemic, Richmond Council has set up or joined up with a number of programmes to help local families, groups, and businesses economically.

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21 April 2020 | news

Wilson goes after Hiscox

Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, has called on insurance provider Hiscox to honour its obligations towards local businesses who have taken out insurance to cover situations such as the current pandemic.

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20 April 2020 | news

Richmond Footbridge closed again

There will no public access to the footbridge at Richmond Lock and Weir from 21 April, as part of continuing efforts to combat the coronavirus, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has announced.

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20 April 2020 | around_town

New mental health emergency service now open

A new Mental Health Emergency Service has opened to help support residents during the pandemic.

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20 April 2020 | news

Frankonia The Breadhouse now delivering locally

Frankonia The Breadhouse are an artisan bakery who normally serve wholesale customers and members of the public who buy directly from our bakery. Due to the current covid-19 lockdown conditions we have opened a shop at the bakery selling breads, pastries, muffins, fruit and veg boxes plus some other treats.

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20 April 2020 | around_town

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