Archive of posts with category 'news'

Primary school offers day 2017

Ninety four percent of in-borough applicants have been offered a place at one of their first three preferred state-funded primary schools.

22 April 2017 | news

Works start at Twickenham Station

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If you haven’t noticed, works have stated on Twickenham Station by the developer Solumn. This will effect access to the station and travel on many, many weekends over the coming year.

22 April 2017 | news

Planning: Marble Hill - deadline 18 April 2017

Following consultation between November 2016 and January 2017, when we invited local residents to express their views about the project, we have submitted a planning application to the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames requesting approval for the physical changes we want to make.

17 April 2017 | news

Trailer for Richmond Park, presented by David Attenborough

Richmond Park – National Nature Reserve is new short film presented by Sir David Attenborough and commissioned by conservation charity Friends of Richmond Park.

8 April 2017 | news

Belgian WWI Memorial commemoration in East Twickenham

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The legendary historical moments, stories and tales of the 6,000 First World War refugees who made ‘The Belgian Village on the Thames’ were commemorated when the Belgian Ambassador unveiled a piece of public artwork and information boards at the centre of where they once lived.

1 April 2017 | news

Turner's House Trust appoints first House Director

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Turner’s House Trust has appointed Lucy Thompson to the new post of House Director of Sandycombe Lodge, the Twickenham villa that JMW Turner designed as a retreat from the pressures of the London art world and hurly-burly of domestic life in his Marylebone house.

1 April 2017 | news

Townmead Road Re-use and Recycling Centre closure

From Monday, 27 to Friday, 31 March 2017, the Townmead Road Re-use and Recycling Centre will be closed for five days for upgrading works. It will reopen on Saturday, 1 April 2017.

17 March 2017 | news

Richmond Council raises taxes around 3.5%

Council Tax rise to protect key local services. Faced with massive cuts in Government funding, Richmond Council is forced to put up Council Tax to protect key services that residents want.

10 March 2017 | news

Offer day – secondary school places announced

Richmond upon Thames parents who applied for a secondary school place for their children will have received the outcome of their application on the 1st and 2nd March 2017.

3 March 2017 | news

Governor vacancy for Orleans Primary School

Orleans Primary School has a vacancy for a Co-opted Governor. Governors are vital to the running of the school and it is exciting being involved in new developments and helping the school improve and meet its targets. Orleans recently transitioned into a two form primary school and is currently rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted; the school is striving to maintain these high standards and continue to improve. Governors need to have the time to commit to full governors meetings, committee meetings and other tasks, at least some of which take place during school hours

3 March 2017 | news

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