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Richmond urged to keep COVID-19 safety measures up after 19 July

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Richmond residents are being urged to continue doing everything they can to stop the virus spreading after national restrictions come to an end on Monday, 19 July 2021.

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16 July 2021 | news

Richmond Council calls on Government to scrap planning reforms

Richmond Council has again heavily criticised the Government’s proposed planning ‘reforms’ in a motion passed by the Full Council last night.

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14 July 2021 | news

Richmond welcomes back Parkrun

The Leader of Richmond Council has welcomed productive discussions with the organisers of Parkrun, in anticipation of three local events returning to Richmond upon Thames if England moves to Step 4 of the Government’s roadmap on 19 July.

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8 July 2021 | news

Richmond Council to use innovative sensor technology to monitor air quality

Richmond Council is one of the first London Boroughs to join the ‘Breathe London’ trial which gives access to a network of air quality sensors and pollution data.

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6 July 2021 | news

Council launches next phase of Local Area Fund

Richmond Council is welcoming applications for its Local Area Fund, which provides funding for local ward areas to support community driven projects to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of local communities. Individuals, local groups and organisations can all apply for the fund.

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28 June 2021 | news

Scam alert: vaccine passport

Scam emails are being circulated impersonating the NHS and pretending that people can start applying for a ‘Coronavirus Digital Passport’.

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22 June 2021 | news

Townmead Road closed until further notice

Due to a major fire the Townmead Road Re-use and Recycling Centre will be closed until further notice. Anyone with a booking will be contacted about rescheduling.

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21 June 2021 | news

Kew Road Cycle Lane sees cycle journeys triple

Richmond upon Thames’ first protected cycle lane (Kew Road) continues to see more and more users. In the last six months the route has seen an increase in usage of 82% based on the weekly average of cycle users.

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15 June 2021 | news

TfL’s e-scooter rental trial

Transport for London (TfL) is beginning its rental e-scooter 12-month trial today (Monday 7 June), with Richmond upon Thames as one of the trial boroughs.

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7 June 2021 | news

Less than 50 days left to apply for settled status

EU nationals living in the borough are reminded that there are less than 50 days to go until the deadline to apply for the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS).

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12 May 2021 | news

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