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Your local community project needs your vote!

Richmond Council have reached the public consultation stage of the Community Fund where we encourage Richmond Borough residents to give their support for up to 2 of the 10 projects across the Borough that have successfully passed the first round of validation.

18 June 2018 | news

Big improvements at Twickenham Academy

A Twickenham school under the leadership of a local Trust has been praised by the Department for Education for their work to make improvements.

The Richmond West Schools Multi-Academy Trust (RWST) was set up 18 months ago to help support two local secondary schools that require improvement — Twickenham Academy and Hampton High.

13 June 2018 | news

EU citizens information evening - 11 July 2018

EU citizens living in the borough are encouraged to attend a free Public Information Evening on the 11th July to get updates on the latest Brexit developments and find out what steps they need to take to protect their future in the UK.

12 June 2018 | news

St Margarets' Fair: Charities can apply for funding

St Margarets Fair is a fantastic day out for the local community. It has been running for over thirty years and is entirely organised by local volunteers. Over that period it has been able to make donations to a wide range of local charities, as well as raising funds for our partner schools in the local area.

8 June 2018 | news

Friends of Moormead 2018 AGM

The 5th Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Moormead which will be held in Winchester Hall, Turk’s Head on Wednesday 27th June 2017 at 6.30pm.

All signed up members are invited to attend and non-Friends who want to attend are welcome to come along on the night and join. Please note that there is, at the moment, no joining fee nor subscription.

8 June 2018 | news

Site choosen for new SEND school in Twickenham

Capella House, a new free school for children with special educational needs and disabilities, will open in Twickenham thanks to Richmond Council.

The school (formerly to be called ‘Maaz’) was proposed by the Auriga Academy Trust in September 2016 and approved by the then Secretary of State for Education in May 2017. It will provide 72 places for children and young people aged four to 19 with special educational needs. The pupils will have speech, language and communication as their primary need and may also have associated social, emotional and mental health needs and/or autistic spectrum disorders (ASD).

8 June 2018 | news

Universal Credit comes to Twickenham on 20 June

Vince Cable, MP for Twickenham, commenting ahead of the rollout of Universal Credit, which will start in Twickenham from the 20 June said, “This simplified system of benefits is supposed in principle to make life easier for people on benefits by collapsing six benefits into one. In particular it is has the intention to help people in work…

31 May 2018 | news

Richmond Council changes decision-making model

A new decision-making model in which key decisions will require pre-scrutiny has been adopted at the Richmond Council meeting last week.

Key decisions are those which are likely to result in significant expenditure or savings of over £500,000 or which is likely to be significantly affect communities living or working in two or more Wards.

29 May 2018 | news

Bank Holiday recycling and waste collection

Following the May Bank Holiday on Monday 28 May, Richmond Council will carry out waste and recycling collections (including Garden Waste Collections) for domestic properties one day later than usual.

22 May 2018 | news

Consultation on borough-wide 20MPH limit gets fast-tracked

Residents will soon be able to have their say on plans to introduce a borough-wide 20MPH speed limit in Richmond upon Thames.

The new, borough-wide 20MPH speed limit would replace the existing policy under which 20MPH zones are implemented on a road by road basis following petitions from residents. The petition is then evaluated by officers before a formal consultation begins.

21 May 2018 | news

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