Archive of posts with category 'news'

Orleans House refurbishment completed

Image - orleans-house-painting Orleans House Gallery, whose eponymous owner, the Duke of Orleans once called "my peaceful house in old Twick", is about to come alive to a new wave of admirers after its refurbishment.

17 February 2018 | news

Richmond Council offering EU passport checking service

Image - lbrut-passport European nationals living in Richmond upon Thames are now able to use a new Passport Return Service available at the Council's register office. Last year, Richmond Council agreed a package of measures to support the borough's European residents in light of the Government's overall plans to protect the rights of EU citizens in the UK, once the country leaves the EU.

17 February 2018 | news

New planning guidance now launched for Twickenham and Strawberry Hill

Official planning guidance for Twickenham and Strawberry Hill has now been launched, following consultation with residents and business. Over the past four years the Council has refreshed the Village Plans across the borough alongside the development of locally specific planning guidance on character and design, called Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs).

9 February 2018 | news

Register to vote for the local elections this May

On Thursday 3 May residents in Richmond upon Thames will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level. Local government elections select councillors, who are responsible for making decisions on running services in your local area. These include housing, education, transport, planning, parks, leisure, social care and waste management.

5 February 2018 | news

2018 Music and Drama Festival - March 2018

Image - lbrut-music-drama-2018 The wealth of prodigious musical and theatrical talents that exist in Richmond has been packed into an explosive programme of events that are taking place across the borough when the three-week festival comes to town starting on 1 March 2018.

5 February 2018 | news

New Community Safety Strategy

Working in partnership to create a borough that is safer for all is at the heart of the borough's new Community Safety Strategy, which was approved by Richmond Council last week. Richmond Community Safety Partnership brings together Richmond Council, the Metropolitan Police, probation services, London Fire Brigade, the Richmond Clinical Commission Group, schools and voluntary groups. All work together to help make the borough a safer place to live, work, learn and visit.

3 February 2018 | news

Community Pavement Fund is back!

Does your road have a pavement in need of minor repairs? Well, now's the time to do something about it with nominations for the Community Pavements Repair Fund now open.

3 February 2018 | news

GCSE success for Richmond

Richmond Council has again congratulated local schools following the publication of this year's final GCSE results. Results show an improvement in most schools, despite the new, tougher tests in English and Mathematics.

3 February 2018 | news

Richmond Council offers free street parties for Royal Wedding

Image - harry-street-party Street parties for the Royal Wedding this spring are being encouraged by Richmond Council, which is again covering the costs of all road closures in streets where residents would like to organise celebrations.

23 January 2018 | news

Digital borough meeting - 27 February 2018

Image - LBRUT_digital-richmond New and aspiring tech entrepreneurs are being encouraged to attend a special event to explore key tech trends and issues, showcase the borough's digital and tech pace-setters, and stimulate engagement between business and others.

18 January 2018 | news

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