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Richmond residents' top readers in London

Richmond libraries have come out top in London in the UK’s annual library survey, showing the local people are some of the most avid readers in the capital.

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15 January 2020 | news

Richmond primary schools dominate the Times top 500

Sixteen primary schools from Richmond upon Thames have made it to the Times top 500 primary schools in the UK list.

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11 December 2019 | news

Christmas at the Environment Trust

This festive season, Environment Trust, the nature and heritage conservation charity based in South West London, has created a free online Advent Calendar to inspire connection with and protection of our nature and heritage.

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8 December 2019 | news

New initiative to encourage young people to be Street W!se

A new initiative has launched where all Year 6 and Secondary School students in the borough will receive Travel Card holders to raise awareness of the importance of staying safe when out and about.

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29 November 2019 | news

Question Time with local Parliamentary candidates - 27 November 2019

You are invited to attend the Chamber Election Hustings Chaired by Sky News at RHACC Theatre on Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 from 12:20pm to 2:30pm.

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23 November 2019 | news

Preferred Bidder selected for Twickenham Riverside

Following a 2-stage competition process and extensive public engagement, Richmond Council and the Royal Institute of British Architects are delighted to announce that Hopkins Architects have been selected as the preferred bidder.

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17 November 2019 | news

Richmond commits to real living wage

Richmond Council has this week been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

The Living Wage commitment recognises that everyone working at Richmond Council receives a minimum hourly wage of £10.75. This rate is significantly higher than the Government minimum for over 25s, which currently stands at £8.21 per hour.

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16 November 2019 | news

Implementation of new DIY disposal charge delayed for review

A new charge for residents wanting to dispose of construction and demolition waste (“DIY waste”) at Richmond’s Household Waste and Recycling Centre in Kew will be delayed, to enable a review of how it will be implemented.

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15 November 2019 | news

Consultation - New cycling and walking strategy unveiled!

Residents can have their say on a new strategy that will look to put cycling, walking and public transport at the heart of how we travel around the borough - helping improve our health and improve air quality.

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6 November 2019 | news

CILS partnership to help people live independently

A new borough-wide service to help adults of all ages live healthy lives, remain independent in their own homes and stay connected in their communities has been launched by Richmond Council.

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30 October 2019 | news

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