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Letter writing campaign - write to Horace

Inspired by the prolific writings of Horace Walpole, we are inviting people to ‘Write to Horace’ about how their community has come together to make a difference during this crisis.

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29 May 2020 | news

Council starts first physically segregated cycle lane at Kew Gardens

Under emergency powers, single yellow line parking will be removed from Kew Road outside of Kew Gardens and protective barriers will be installed to create a 24-hour mandatory northbound cycle lane. All as part of the council’s Post-Covid Transport Action Plan.

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29 May 2020 | news

Richmond's First 'School Streets' to be in place by June

Richmond Council has used emergency powers to ensure that three local primary schools will be the first in the borough to receive ‘School Street’ status in time for the resumption of teaching in June.

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28 May 2020 | news

TfL urged to have a radical think of the A316

Transport for London (TfL) should think ‘big’ and introduce radical changes on its road network, to encourage more people to walk and cycle, says Richmond Council.

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27 May 2020 | news

Self-employed reminded to apply for new Government coronavirus grant

Self-employed residents are reminded to go online and apply for a Government grant to help them if their business has been affected by coronavirus.

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20 May 2020 | news

Free laptops for school children

Richmond Council vows to keep the borough online, with nearly two hundred laptops being delivered to children without computer access at no charge to them.

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19 May 2020 | news

Parking enforcement update

Enforcement on all on-street parking will recommence on Monday 25th May. Since the lockdown, the Council has prioritised enforcement against dangerous parking and relaxed day-to-day parking enforcement. Free parking for NHS staff, carers and volunteers will still be in place.

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12 May 2020 | news

Invitation to participate in study on density

It is hard to find land in London to build on. One suggestion is to increase density - to allow more to be built on a piece of land. To this end, my colleagues and I at the London School of Economics have put together a survey to better understand what Outer London residents think about this.

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6 May 2020 | news

Mayor of London to review Stag Brewery applications

The Mayor at the Greater London Authority has decided to review the Planning Committee decision on the future of the Stag Brewery site in Mortlake.

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6 May 2020 | news

Pop-up Coronavirus test centre - 5 to 6 May 2020

People who think they may have contracted Coronavirus can get tested at a special temporary testing centre run by the army in Richmond Town Centre today and on Wednesday.

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5 May 2020 | news

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