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2020 Community Heroes

Over fifty inspiring individuals, groups and businesses have been recognised across ten categories, as Richmond Council announces its 2020 Community Heroes’ Awards.

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25 February 2021 | around_town

Richmond Council's half-term work experience programme

Last week, during the school half-term holidays, Richmond Council’s Environment and Community Services Directorate welcomed 16 students for a week-long virtual work experience programme.

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24 February 2021 | around_town

London Vocal Studios lessons

We all want to scream at the top of our lungs at what’s happening around us - but we also don’t want our neighbours to phone the police. So, the healthy alternative? Vocalise. Express. Learn to use your voice and empower yourself.

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18 February 2021 | around_town

Join the Health & Vitality Choir

Get fit and health whilst learning simple techniques to help you feel refreshed, revitalised and renewed.

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17 February 2021 | around_town

Well heeled highwaymen

Some 200 years ago it was generally accepted that the sons of well-heeled landowners and members of the establishment living in these parts would sometimes inject a little excitement into their lives - and money into their pocket books - by turning to highway robbery.

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11 February 2021 | around_town

Class - The Great Spanish Artists

Enjoy this journey through Spanish art from the medieval world to the present day. The work of the great Spanish painters such as Velazquez, Zubaron, Murillo, Goya and Picasso will be studied alongside the work of artists who are hidden from history which include many women.

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10 February 2021 | around_town

Become a COVID-19 Community Champion

A new campaign aimed at providing timely, easy to understand and reliable information about COVID-19 and vaccinations is to launch in Richmond upon Thames - and the Council is encouraging local people to take part.

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9 February 2021 | around_town

Twickenham Studios redevelopment in planning phase

Detailed plans to redevelop the St Margarets’ site were submitted to the Richmond Council and the application will now go through the Council’s standard planning process.

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7 February 2021 | around_town

Richmond Park tree videos feature Clare Balding and Frederic Chopin

Many people come to Richmond Park to enjoy its wonderful trees and I thought you might like to know about two new videos that we’ve just produced.

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7 February 2021 | around_town

Let's misbehave – and do the ‘Knocky knees!'

Whenever you see old movie footage of flappers and their beaus dancing the Charleston, that popular dance of the mid 1920s, they deliver all the toes-in, heels-out twisting steps with bent knees and pivoting feet that you might expect.

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4 February 2021 | around_town

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