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Local council elections - 2018

With the local council elections around the corner on the 3rd May 2018, we have started to pull together some information on the party manifestos and candidates.

14 April 2018 | news

New Saturday market in Old Isleworth

Members of the local community are joining together to launch the Old Isleworth Market on Saturday 28 April from 10am to 2pm. Focusing on high quality food, the market will offer locals an alternative to the supermarket and a chance to purchase locally sourced, affordable produce.

4 April 2018 | news

South Western Railway engineering works - 8 April 2018

Engineering work will affect trains from London Waterloo to Clapham Junction and in the Barnes area all day Sunday. Trains normally coming from Waterloo via Richmond will start in Richmond and go around the Wimbledon way. Trains going to Waterloo via Richmond will go to Twickenham and then go around the Wimbledon way.

4 April 2018 | news

Easter recycling and waste collection

Following the Easter Bank Holidays on Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April, Richmond Council will carry out waste and recycling collections (including Garden Waste Collections) for domestic properties one day later than usual.

29 March 2018 | news

Richmond College sells land for 180 affordable homes

Richmond upon Thames College, one of London’s leading colleges of general and further education, is pleased to announce that it has exchanged contracts on the sale of 4.8 acres of land on the college’s existing site in Egerton Road, Twickenham to Clarion Housing.

25 March 2018 | news

Sign up for Art House 2018

Open your door to the world of art lovers.

Artists living and working Richmond upon Thames are invited to open their homes and studios for a borough-wide exhibition of creative talents.

22 March 2018 | news

Less than four weeks to register to vote

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, planning, parks, leisure, social care and waste management.

22 March 2018 | news

New programme targets mental wellbeing in primary schools

A programme to improve social and emotional wellbeing amongst children will launch this month in six of Richmond upon Thames’ primary schools.

Richmond Council is investing £40,000 over two years in the PATHS (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies) social and emotional learning programme, delivered by Barnardo’s. The Charity is matching the council’s funding as part of their strategy to increase access to the programme and improve the mental health of children and young people.

19 March 2018 | news

Richmond Council urges use of drinking fountains

Go with the flow and ditch plastics for parks’ water fountains

Drinking fountains in a number of our parks and open spaces are helping people ditch single use plastic water bottles for good.

19 March 2018 | news

Turing House School finds permanent home

Richmond Council welcomes the news that the Education Skills Funding Agency has finalised the land acquisition from the London Borough of Hounslow for a permanent site for Turing School, in Whitton.

19 March 2018 | news

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