Archives from October 2020

Christmas is illegal

You can relax. Christmas isn’t actually illegal at the moment but judging by the way the COVID-19 tide is taking us we may find ourselves locked up by the end of December, leaving some of us depressed by the thought we won’t be allowed to meet up with our families over the turkey and others cheerful because we don’t have to drive up to Huddersfield to visit Great Aunt Maud.

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24 October 2020 | around_town

Richmond Council will provide meal support for most vulnerable school children, after Government fails

Following the Government announcement that they will not be extending a school meal voucher scheme, Richmond Council is developing a Covid19 half-term food support package for vulnerable children, meaning that children from the borough’s lowest-income families don’t go hungry over the schools’ break.

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23 October 2020 | news

Council slams Government TfL bailout proposal

The Leader of Richmond Council has written to the Government to slam their request that the congestion charge zone be expanded to the suburbs and a new Council Tax precept be introduced to cover the financial bailout of TfL.

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23 October 2020 | news

York House exterior to be restored

York House in Twickenham will be benefiting from some restoration works over the next few weeks, repairing damage that has occurred to the external façade as a result of weather damage over recent years.

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21 October 2020 | news

Renewal of orders to protect our parks and open spaces

Following a public consultation, two local Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) which aim to address anti-social activities in public spaces in the borough have been renewed.

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21 October 2020 | news

New financial help online guide

A new online guide has been launched for those needing some additional help accessing food, household essentials, paying for bills, rent or their mortgage as a result of Covid-19.

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20 October 2020 | around_town

Event: EU citizens learn about rights after Brexit

Are you an EU citizen living, working or studying in Richmond upon Thames and worried about Brexit? Why not attend a free event to find out about your rights!

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20 October 2020 | around_town

Looking for a new job?

Are you a Richmond resident looking for work? Perhaps looking for a new start, a career change, a first job or returning to the work-place? If so, why not contact Work Match?

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19 October 2020 | around_town

Spanish conversation classes

Hooray. Youpi. Hurra. Now the kids or grandchildren are back at school, why don’t you too learn or perfect a language?

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15 October 2020 | around_town

Council warns about private security companies

The Leader of Richmond Council and local Police have warned residents to be careful about signing-up with the private security companies who have been canvassing residents of Richmond upon Thames.

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15 October 2020 | news

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