Archive of posts with category 'news'

Over £2000 Raised at Charity Art Auction

Elaine Samuels and Charlie Ross - Picture by Peter Samuels

On Friday 9th June, Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) was the venue for a special charity auction featuring the hidden work of the late artist, Desmond Jones. The auction, which was hosted by BBC Auctioneer Charlie Ross, raised £2575 and benefitted over 30 charities with a local or personal connection to the artist.

22 June 2017 | news

Council checks fire safety of social housing

Lead members and senior council officers from Richmond Council met with the largest social housing provider in Richmond to seek reassurances that all possible measures are being taken to ensure their housing stock is safe from fire.

22 June 2017 | news

Council helps improve Twick Flicks club

A new local cinema club will be able to purchase new equipment – thanks to funding from Richmond Council.

Following a £1,000 grant from the Council’s Civic Pride Fund, Twickenham Cinema Club, a new independent ‘member’ organisation which aims to show an eclectic mix of cult and classic films from around the world, will be able to buy equipment to help expand their new group.

17 June 2017 | news

2017 Community award nominations

Unsung local heroes who have gone the extra mile to change the lives of others will be honoured by Richmond Council. The nominations for Richmond’s Community Awards are now open.

If you know a hero – we want to hear about them! They may be a dedicated volunteer, a motivational coach or someone who has brought credit to the borough through outstanding achievement.

17 June 2017 | news

New fund for local community infrastructure projects

Residents can now submit their proposals for new community projects as part of a new fund in Richmond upon Thames.

The Village Planning Fund comes from the Community Infrastructure Levy, a tax collected by Richmond upon Thames Council and paid by developers. A portion of the total tax collected will fund local priority projects which address the impact development has on an area.

17 June 2017 | news

Vince Cable re-elected

With nearly 80% of the electorate turing out to vote, Vince Cable easily defeated Tania Mathias and Katherine Dunne in this week’s election.

10 June 2017 | news

Cable says 'great to be back'

Vince Cable, following his election as the MP for Twickenham, has committed to serving each and every Twickenham resident.

10 June 2017 | news

New trustees for Turner's House

Turner’s House Trust has appointed three new Trustees to its Board; Dr Jacqueline Riding, Dr David Souden, and Romy Murray.

20 May 2017 | news

Local schools compete at Young Chef of the Year Competition

Image - RuTC_Young-Chef-Comp

On Wednesday 3rd May, students from local schools Orleans Park in Twickenham, Acton High School in Ealing and Bishop Wand C of E School in Sunbury-on-Thames competed in the final of the annual Young Chef of the Year Competition at Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC)

11 May 2017 | news

Countdown to General Election

Richmond Council is encouraging any local residents who live in Richmond upon Thames to check they are registered to vote in the General Election on the 8 June 2017.

6 May 2017 | news

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