Archive of posts with category '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

Age UK Richmond Doorstep Safety packs

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Age UK Richmond upon Thames are working in partnership with the Safer Neighbourhood Team and Trading Standards to help keep you safer from doorstep crime. We want to give you the confidence to say ‘no’ to cold calling traders on your doorstep. We’ve put together a Doorstep Safety Pack which contains anti-cold caller door stickers to deter rogue callers and to remind you if unsure, don’t open the door.

We are also offering free supply and fitting of a range of doorstep security devices.

18 February 2017 | news

JMW Turner's Twickenham villa reaches crucial stage in restoration

An exciting stage has been reached in the restoration of Sandycombe Lodge, JMW Turner’s Twickenham country villa.

10 February 2017 | news

Lidl school ... for Lidl people

Planning permission has now been granted for an East Twickenham home for Deer Park School, as part of a new mixed development which also includes a Lidl supermarket.

10 February 2017 | news

The Good Wine Shop wins major award

Image - Picture of Winners (left to right) Joe Fattorini (The Wine Show), Mark Wrigglesworth, Derek Morrison, Martin Green (Editor OLN)

Local Kew and Chiswick wine merchant wins the Independent Champagne Retailer of the Year 2017 against stiff competition from other independent specialists but the judges said champagne has “a major in-store presence at both stores” and “a regular turnover of new wines to keep things fresh and interesting for customers”.

8 February 2017 | news

Have your say on Heathrow night flight plan

Residents’ are encouraged to have their say in a Government consultation on night flights from Heathrow Airport before the deadline on the 28 February 2017

8 February 2017 | news

Artist Ken Howard becomes Turner’s House Trust Patron

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Turner’s House Trust has announced artist Professor Ken Howard OBE RA as a new patron of the Trust.

26 January 2017 | news

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