Archives from January 2021

Things to do in lockdown

I once met a man called James Reason who told me that he could project his thoughts into my brain - like mind reading in reverse. He said that all we had to do was to sit opposite each other, that he would concentrate for a few seconds and then send a thought into my head.

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15 January 2021 | around_town

Richmond to join London e-scooter trial

Richmond upon Thames proposes to be part of a London-wide trial of a shared e-scooter scheme, which aims to test the viability and safety of scooters as a long-term solution to the serious air quality and congestion issues across the City.

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15 January 2021 | news

Gas mains replacement works on the A316

Road users are being advised to plan their journeys in advance following the announcement that Cadent Gas will shortly begin gas mains replacement works on the A316 Great Chertsey Road. The works will commence on Monday, January 25 and will last for approximately 13 weeks.

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15 January 2021 | news

Richmond Rugby recycling your spare tech for students in need

With schools closing and children having to be educated at home during the latest lockdown, we have made the decision to once again offer a second-hand tech drop-off point at the club every Saturday.

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8 January 2021 | around_town

Don’t get caught out by COVID scams

Richmond Council is warning residents about a text message scam pretending to be from the NHS asking people to ‘sign up’ to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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8 January 2021 | news

Help keep Park Lane Stables in Teddington

Park Lane Stables RDA (Riding for the Disabled) has been a key part of the Teddington community for many years, providing much-needed therapy and happiness to hundreds of local children and adults with (and without) disabilities every year.

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8 January 2021 | around_town

Event: Ultra Low Emission Zone expansion talk

Richmond Council is hosting an event to give residents the chance to hear from Transport for London on the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) expansion.

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7 January 2021 | around_town

Covid testing for those with NO symptoms

ALL residents in the borough who are either essential workers, volunteering, providing vital support for a vulnerable resident, or need regular reassurance that they don’t have COVID-19, can now apply for a rapid COVID-19 test; this test is for people NOT experiencing symptoms or asymptomatic.

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7 January 2021 | around_town

New consultation on Twickenham Riverside

Residents and local businesses can now have their say on the latest proposals for the redevelopment of Twickenham Riverside, in a four-week consultation.

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6 January 2021 | news

St Margarets Community Website 2020 review

As 2020 comes to a close, we wanted to share some quick stats on the year that’s gone by, as we have in previous years. This year is notably different as Covid stopped a lot of events.

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2 January 2021 | editorial

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