St Margarets Community Website Newsletter

10 December 2019

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Latest News

Don't forget to vote - 12 December

The 2019 General Election is on 12 December 2020. With competing agendas around Brexit and austerity, it is hard to know what will happen. Closer to home, Vince Cable is stepping down, so there will be a new MP for Twickenham. And Richmond Park was won by only 45 votes last election. It could be close.

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Check your polling station before voting

Voters in Richmond upon Thames are reminded to go online and check their polling station for the upcoming General Election on the 12 December.

The interactive Polling Station Finder, available as part of the My Richmond pages on the Council website, enables people to use their address to search for their specific polling station. A map will show the address of their allocated station and show its proximity to their home.

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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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Holiday waste and recycling collection

Residents are being reminded that their collection times will be subject to change over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

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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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Help keep your home warm this winter

Stay warm this winter by visiting the Council's Winter Warmth webpage for helpful tips and links to support services.

The page includes information on heating grants, tips for staying warm, the warm home discount scheme, and free home visits and assessments.

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Upcoming Events

Here are the events coming up in the next few weeks in our area.

To see all the events we are tracking, check out our events section.

Upcoming Plays

Here are the plays that are currently running or happening soon in our area.

To see all the plays we are tracking, check out our events play section.

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