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Council issues Covid-19 scam alert

A fake text message being sent to Richmond residents telling them they have been ‘caught’ flouting the Government’s ‘lock down’ rules, the Council has announced.

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30 March 2020 | news

Retired social workers urgently needed

Retired social workers are being urged by Richmond Council to return to work and help support Richmond residents through the coronavirus pandemic.

Richmond Council is making provisions to offer 7-day-week services, from 8am-8pm, to cope with the increased demand anticipated over the coming months.

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27 March 2020 | news

Army delivers protective equipment for Richmond's social care workers

This afternoon, British Army personnel delivered limited supplies to enable staff to continue their work safely. These supplies are now being distributed to care homes and other key workers.

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27 March 2020 | news

Covid: Small businesses can apply for support grants online

A package of measures to provide support for businesses was announced by Government last week, including not only the grants but also a business rates holiday for qualifying businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. It is estimated that this overall support package for Richmond businesses is worth around £80m.

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27 March 2020 | news

Richmond Council launches the Community hub

New helpline to support residents in need.

We have set-up a Community Hub to co-ordinate the support being offered by the Council and Richmond’s many voluntary organisations.

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24 March 2020 | news

Covid: Small businesses to receive grants

Businesses eligible for grants to help during the Coronavirus pandemic are being written to today by Richmond Council, outlining the steps they need to take to claim their funding.

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23 March 2020 | news

Covid-19: Local services update - 20 March 2020

London is starting to shutdown to attempt to suppress Covid-19 transmission. This includes the shutdown of all cafes, pubs and restaurants, except for take-aways.

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20 March 2020 | news

Council offers reassurance on Council Tax

Finance chiefs in Richmond are offering reassurance to residents who may find themselves struggling to pay their bills during the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak.

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20 March 2020 | news

Richmond Council statement on Coronavirus

We understand many will be feeling worried about the current situation. It’s important that we remain calm and follow advice to prevent the spread of the virus and that you know the amount of work being done to keep everyone safe.

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13 March 2020 | news

Local environmental charities merge

Environment Trust and South West London Environment Network (SWLEN) have announced that they are going to merge to create a single, combined charity with the capacity and skills to achieve greater impact for natural and built heritage in south-west London.

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10 March 2020 | news

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