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School Sixth Forms buck national A-Level results

Students in Richmond upon Thames school sixth forms are once again celebrating following receipt of their A Level results - with the borough seeing an increase of 2% in A* to C grades.

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16 August 2019 | news

Famous actors and artists line up to donate art to Environment Trust's Secret Art Sale

Would you like the chance to buy a unique piece of art created by Dame Emma Thompson or Sir Quentin Blake for just £40? Then come along to Environment Trust’s annual Secret Art Sale at The Exchange, 75 London Road, Twickenham on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September from 11am until 5pm to view and purchase art works donated by famous celebrities.

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14 August 2019 | news

Richmond Council gets 4 million grant to build an enabling IoT project

The South London Partnership boroughs, which includes Richmond Council, has been awarded £4m for Internet of Things project which will help people live better, healthier lives through better transport, environment, health and other areas while also improving business retention and sustainable economic growth.

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14 August 2019 | news

Consultation on violence against women and girls

Residents are invited to have their say on a new strategy aimed at preventing violence against women and girls.

The Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy seeks to tackle domestic violence and abuse, sexual violence, female genital mutilation, so-called ‘honour-based’ violence, forced marriage and stalking and harassment.

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9 August 2019 | news

Two stunning new sculptures unveiled at Turner's House

Two new sculptures by Turner’s House artist in residence Nicky Carvell were unveiled today, Sunday 21st July, inspired by the great 19th century artist and the house he designed in Twickenham.

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8 August 2019 | news

20mph limit roll-out begins

Roads in Richmond upon Thames are about to become safer for all our roads users with the phased roll-out of a borough-wide 20mph speed limit beginning on 5 August with the area around Kew Green and part of Hampton.

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8 August 2019 | news

Council calls for increased police presence

Leader of Richmond Council, Cllr Gareth Roberts has written to head of the South West Borough Command Unit, Chief Superintendent Sally Benatar calling for an increased police presence in Richmond town centre.

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8 August 2019 | news

Mayor of London to consider Homebase planning application

City Hall has ‘called-in’ the Planning decision on the redevelopment of the Homebase site in Richmond. This follows a resolution by Richmond Planning Committee to recommend refusal.

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8 August 2019 | news

New enforcement officers to tackle idling and parking rule breakers

Additional civil enforcement officers are to be recruited to help administer the borough’s parking and anti-idling rules.

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27 July 2019 | news

Cancer prevention jab for boys this autumn

GPs in Richmond upon Thames and the local Council are welcoming the introduction of the cancer preventing HPV vaccine that will be available to boys aged 12 to 13 in local schools from September.

In men, many cancers of the mouth, throat, genitals and bottom are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). It can also cause warts on the genitals, skin, voice box and vocal cords (laryngeal papillomas) and verccuas.

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24 July 2019 | news

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