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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

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

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

New school term COVID-19 update

Richmond Council wants to reassure parents that they are committed to actively supporting schools and local families across the borough to ensure a safe reopening in January.

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31 December 2020 | news

MP Munira Johnson votes against EU trade deal

Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, has today voted against Boris Johnson’s trade deal with the European Union, stating it was “bad for jobs, bad for businesses and bad for our environment”. It is the only trade deal in history that puts up barriers to trade rather than takes them away. Crucially, it contains very little for our service sector which constitutes 80% of the UK economy. It leaves this key industry in limbo and subject to future negotiations.

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30 December 2020 | news

Deadline approaching for settled status

EU nationals living in the borough are reminded to end the year with peace of mind that they can remain in the UK by applying for the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS).

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21 December 2020 | news

Wilson calls for Prime Minister to step in and block Heathrow expansion

Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, has called on the Prime Minister to step in and block the expansion of a third runway at Heathrow. This follows the decision of the Supreme Court this morning to overturn a judgement from earlier this year that ruled a third runway at Heathrow was illegal.

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16 December 2020 | news

Richmond Council: Heathrow ruling changes nothing

Councils opposed to Heathrow expansion say today’s Supreme Court ruling changes nothing and called on the airport to abandon once and for all its bid for a third runway.

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16 December 2020 | news

Grants given to help community centres reopen

Six local community centres run by local charities have been awarded grants to help them purchase PPE and other items to help them be Covid-safe when they open.

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15 December 2020 | news

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