Archive of posts with category 'news'

Richmond Council offers free street parties for Royal Wedding

Image - harry-street-party Street parties for the Royal Wedding this spring are being encouraged by Richmond Council, which is again covering the costs of all road closures in streets where residents would like to organise celebrations.

23 January 2018 | news

Digital borough meeting - 27 February 2018

Image - LBRUT_digital-richmond New and aspiring tech entrepreneurs are being encouraged to attend a special event to explore key tech trends and issues, showcase the borough's digital and tech pace-setters, and stimulate engagement between business and others.

18 January 2018 | news

Pools on the Park offers longer winter hours

Image - LBRUT_pool-on-park Users of the outdoor pool at Pools on the Park in Richmond will be able to benefit from increased opening times over the winter months as the popularity of outdoor swimming flourishes in the borough.

18 January 2018 | news

Twickenham enters the history books

Twickenham has been designated one of the country's 100 most important historical places. Not, as you would expect from Hampton Court Palace or Marble Hill House or even the Turner House, but because of the Twickenham rugby stadium.

18 January 2018 | news

Overseas students bring millions to Twickenham

A recent study by London Economics has shown that Britain benefits to the tune of £25bn a year from overseas students; London by £4.6bn and Twickenham - which hosts St Mary's University - by an estimated £43 million, equivalent to £382 per resident.

18 January 2018 | news

Rail strikes - 8, 10, 12 January 2018

Image - SWR-strike-map-jan2018 There are three days of rail strikes set for this week. They will effect St Margarets, please check the South Western Railways website for more information.

7 January 2018 | news

Demolition begins at the Lidl site

Image - lidl_east_twick_render After extensive due diligence into the procurement of this project, we are pleased to say that we are fast approaching commencement of works on site. The demolition is scheduled to start first thing in the New Year with the construction in the Spring time.

29 December 2017 | news

Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collection

Image - lbrut-waste-xmas-2017 Residents are being reminded that their collection times will be subject to change over the Christmas and New Year holiday period. Following the Bank Holiday on Tuesday 26 December, Richmond Council will carry out waste and recycling collections (including Garden Waste Collections) for domestic properties two days later than usual. For example, Monday collections will take place on Wednesday and the Tuesday collections on Thursday.

14 December 2017 | news

Council says third Heathrow runway unbuildable

Image - lbrut-heathrow-airplane Councils opposed to expansion at Heathrow have told the Transport Select Committee that the most recent evidence published by the Government continues to demonstrate that a third runway could not be built at the airport without causing unacceptable air and noise pollution.

6 December 2017 | news

Richmond Council submits planning application for Twickenham Riverside redevelopment

Image - twick-riverside-render-2017 A Planning Application to redevelop Twickenham Riverside has been submitted and will be open to statutory consultation. Over the past two years the Council has been consulting with residents and businesses in Twickenham on proposals for a new development on King Street / Water Lane and Twickenham Riverside. The development site includes three properties on the corner of King Street and Water Lane, the car park to the rear and the derelict former swimming pool buildings.

6 December 2017 | news

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