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Young Writers' Festival launch

Arts Richmond Young Writers’ Festival is open to all young people who either live or attend school/clubs in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

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17 November 2019 | around_town

Bank your bras at Richmond Council

Calling all ladies of Richmond upon Thames - we need your old bras!

Richmond Council has teamed up with Against Breast Cancer to collect old bras - for every tonne of bras collected, the charity receives vital funds for pioneering breast cancer research.

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15 November 2019 | around_town

Hampton Court Palace ice rink opens 22 November 2019

Join us to skate against a backdrop of one of the greatest palaces on earth – Henry VIII’s historic home, Hampton Court Palace. The open-air ice rink epitomises the very best in festive fun.

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14 November 2019 | around_town

Get walking this winter

A programme of winter health walks has been launched by Richmond Council to encourage people to get out and about and enjoy the winter beauty of the borough, whilst staying fit and healthy.

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13 November 2019 | around_town

Consultation on digital strategy

Richmond Council is this week unveiling a new approach to digital services and wants to know what residents and businesses think. The Council has produced a draft digital strategy that sets out how it will use the power of the internet and related new technologies to improve the lives of residents and businesses.

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7 November 2019 | around_town

Need a little help with Housework?

Do you need a little help around the home with everyday tasks?

Whether you need regular or short term help we can tailor our service specifically for you and your needs. Age UK Richmond’s Housekeeping Service assists with a range of tasks, including general housework, laundry, shopping, prescription collection and preparation of light meals/snacks.

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7 November 2019 | around_town

Exhibition: A Unique Vision: Outsider and Self-Taught Art

Interested in seeing an unconventional art exhibition? Head over to Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham to explore ‘A Unique Vision: Outsider and Self-Taught Art’ this autumn.

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4 November 2019 | around_town

Recycle your pumpkins this Halloween

With an estimated 5 million pumpkins being sold nationally in the days leading up to Halloween, Richmond Council is encouraging residents to recycle their Jack o’ lanterns once the celebrations are over.

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1 November 2019 | around_town

Are you ready for the General Election?

With a General Election scheduled for Thursday 12th December the borough’s electoral services team are ready to make sure everyone who is entitled to vote or intends to stand for Parliament is able to do so.

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31 October 2019 | around_town

Get your flu vaccination now

Residents are encouraged to defend themselves against getting the flu by having a flu jab now.

The best time to have a flu vaccine is in the autumn, from the beginning of October to the end of November. Whilst anyone can get vaccinated throughout winter, it is important to get protected before the cold weather settles in.

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31 October 2019 | around_town

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