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Don't fall victim to the 12 scams of Christmas

It may be the season of goodwill but fraudsters are working overtime at Christmas. To help residents spot the scams, keep safe and not fall prey to the criminals, we have come up with the ‘12 scams of Christmas’.

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9 December 2021 | news

Richmond Council backs extension of PSPO around Rosslyn Road Clinic

A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in place in streets around the BPAS Clinic in Rosslyn Road is to be extended for three years, following approval from all parties at Tuesday night’s Full Council Meeting (30 November 2021).

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2 December 2021 | news

Twickenham Film Studios receive planning approval

The expansion of the Oscar-winning film studio will provide jobs for local residents and attract new investment from national and international film production companies.

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1 December 2021 | news

Footbridge over Twickenham Station to close for essential works

The public right of way footbridge from Beauchamp Road to Cole Park Road will close on Monday 6 December for one month.

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29 November 2021 | news

The Real Junk Food Project to open new hub

The Real Junk Food Project are opening a new Food Surplus Hub with takeaway soup, coffee, smoothies and pastries at Linden Hall, Hampton.

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24 November 2021 | news

Fantastic Fundraiser gets off to a sizzling start

Saturday evening saw sparks flying, quite literally, from the heels of the Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre team. Accompanied by ten other brave participants, they removed their shoes and socks, rolled up their trousers, and walked barefoot across a path of red-hot burning coals, raising an incredible £2,791 for the charity.

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23 November 2021 | news

Council starts Compulsory Purchase process for Twickenham Riverside scheme

The Council has been and will continue to negotiate with the local Trust, who have the lease of Diamond Jubilee Gardens, to gain voluntary possession of their land. Despite ‘In Principle Heads of Terms’ being agreed with the then Chair of the Trust in early 2020, the Council was forced to initiate the CPO process in October 2021 having received no further agreement from them.

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11 November 2021 | news

Smart parking sensors trial to improve air quality begins

Richmond Council is rolling-out digital sensors as part of a one year trial to bring smart parking to some parts of Richmond upon Thames.

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10 November 2021 | news

Council urges schoolchildren to take Covid tests before new half term

Secondary school students are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 before they return to school after the October half term break.

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29 October 2021 | news

Ultra-Low Emission Zone expansion

Since Monday, 25 October 2021, the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has been expanded to cover all roads within the North and South Circular roads - operating 24 hours, seven days a week (except Christmas Day.)

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25 October 2021 | news

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