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Annual voter registration commences

All households in Richmond upon Thames have been sent a form asking them to check that the information held on the electoral register about those living at that address is correct. This is part of the Council’s annual voter registration canvass and aims to make sure the electoral register is as up-to-date and accurate as possible.

10 August 2018 | news

Roman statue returns to Strawberry Hill House

A planned exhibition at Strawberry Hill House to bring back important masterpieces will include a 1st Century Roman Imperial Eagle, on loan from Gosford House in Scotland after the Strawberry Hill Trust received a £5,000 grant from the Council.

10 August 2018 | news

Two Ladies Fight Food Waste

Christine Weller and Clare Box are doing their bit to help reduce local food waste by opening a pop up café in East Twickenham that intercepts surplus food.

2 August 2018 | news

Borough primary schools top league tables

Pupils attending primary schools in Richmond upon Thames are expected to top the national league tables yet again following publication of the 2018 Key Stage 2 (SATs) results.

28 July 2018 | news

Nightwatchman’s Hut in Terrace Gardens restored

The 130-year-old, Anglo Japanese-style, Nightwatchman’s Hut in Terrace Gardens, Richmond has been restored. The hut has been repainted, with a waterproof membrane inserted under the roof to protect the historic building.

28 July 2018 | news

Two new businesses support programmes

New and existing businesses in Richmond upon Thames will be helped to grow from strength to strength after a new support programme, commissioned by the Council, launched this week.

27 July 2018 | news

Show some love to our newest trees please

Residents are being asked to help keep the borough’s newest trees healthy over the summer, by giving them a bit of water, particularly in light of the recent heat wave.

12 July 2018 | news

Twickenham Riverside Planning Application is withdrawn

The Planning Application outlining plans for the future of Twickenham Riverside, has been withdrawn, subject to a review of the proposals.

In March, a Planning Application received local approval for the redevelopment of Twickenham Riverside. However, following the local elections in May, the new administration called for a review of the proposals and requested that the application is withdrawn.

30 June 2018 | news

Your local community project needs your vote!

Richmond Council have reached the public consultation stage of the Community Fund where we encourage Richmond Borough residents to give their support for up to 2 of the 10 projects across the Borough that have successfully passed the first round of validation.

18 June 2018 | news

Big improvements at Twickenham Academy

A Twickenham school under the leadership of a local Trust has been praised by the Department for Education for their work to make improvements.

The Richmond West Schools Multi-Academy Trust (RWST) was set up 18 months ago to help support two local secondary schools that require improvement — Twickenham Academy and Hampton High.

13 June 2018 | news

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