Archives from June 2020

Richmond Council challenges scaremongering Covid19 article

Richmond upon Thames is not currently at risk of another lockdown - despite reports in a national newspaper today.

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30 June 2020 | news

Wilson calls on Government to reward Social Care staff

Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, has urged the Government to honour the “immense sacrifice and service” that social care workers have made for this country during the pandemic.

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30 June 2020 | news

One-year countdown to apply for Settled Status

Many thousands of EU nationals based in Richmond have applied to remain in the UK under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS), but as today marks the one-year countdown to apply, Richmond Council reports that there are still many more who are yet to start the process.

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30 June 2020 | news

Survey to assess impact of Covid-19 locally

The current coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on the work of public services locally. Richmond Council would like to hear from residents on how this has affected their lives and what services they have received.

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29 June 2020 | around_town

Library Service Update

In line with current Government guidance on the safe reopening of public buildings, Richmond upon Thames Library Service will begin a phased reopening from Monday 6 July 2020, starting with the resumption of the popular ‘click and collect’ service for library books. Please note that dates are, of course, subject to any further updates from Government.

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26 June 2020 | around_town

Friendly French conversation - now online

Calling local Francophiles looking to improve or perfect their French. I have been running friendly French conversation classes in Richmond since 2012.

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26 June 2020 | news|around_town|editorial

Kew Road barriers to be made semi-permanent

The recently installed water barriers on Kew Road, put in to ensure the mandatory cycle lane was protected from parking transgressions as Kew Gardens reopened, will be upgraded with to a semi-permanent cycle lane, now that Richmond Council has secured funds for the changes from Transport for London (TfL).

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25 June 2020 | news

New Covid-19 Response Fund grants issued

Six local organisations providing vital support - including virtual sessions for unpaid carers, support for families who have lost a child to cancer, a dedicated caseworker and a Covid-safe exercise space have received funding from Richmond Council.

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24 June 2020 | news

More school streets to be rolled out

Sixteen more school streets will be rolled out across the borough, thanks to funding secured from Transport for London.

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24 June 2020 | news

Governor Position at Orleans Primary School

Orleans Primary School is looking for a co-opted governor. To be a School Governor is to assume an important role within the school community. Next academic year will be particularly challenging as the school deals with the repercussions of Covid-19.

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24 June 2020 | around_town

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