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Avoid the 12 scams of Christmas

It may be the season of goodwill but fraudsters are working overtime at Christmas, says Richmond Council.

To help residents spot the scams and not fall prey to the criminals, Richmond Council have come up with a “12 scams of Christmas”.

8 December 2018 | news

Have your say on the future of our transport

Residents are being invited to have their say on the Council’s new Local Implementation Plan (LIP), which outlines how it intends to deliver the Mayor of London’s Transport Strategy in Richmond upon Thames.

8 December 2018 | news

Turner House wins architectural award

Butler Hegarty Architects have been commended yet again this month for their work restoring Turner’s House at the national Brick Awards which celebrates exemplary clay brick architecture.

29 November 2018 | news

500 new trees for Richmond

Five hundred trees will be planted across the boroughs highways and parks during this planting season, which runs between the middle of November and the end of March.

26 November 2018 | news

St Margarets Fair 2018 donations

The St Margarets Fair is always an annual highlight for the local community. There was a great line-up of music and entertainment, stalls run by local businesses and organisations, the dog show, a breath-taking display by the Castellers of London and Barcelona, and even a big screen for those who wanted to watch England play Sweden in the World Cup.

17 November 2018 | news

Council calls for a people's vote on Brexit

People must be given a final vote on an agreement which will impact on so much of their lives’ says Richmond Council Leader. A report to Cabinet last night (15th November) outlined the potential negative impact leaving the European Union will have on Richmond upon Thames.

16 November 2018 | news

Open letter supports 20mph consultation

A group of people, including councillors and both the borough’s MPs, has written an open letter to Richmond upon Thames residents to explain the rationale behind a 20mph borough-wide limit.

14 November 2018 | news

Council asks parents to vaccinate toddlers for flu

Doctors and Richmond Council are urging local parents to vaccinate their toddlers against the flu this winter, after figures revealed that only 39.05% of 2-3 year olds in the borough received the free flu vaccination last year - a figure below national average of 43.5%.

14 November 2018 | news

Council to fine Thames Water

Thames Water will be fined for any ongoing delays to the completion of sewer main repairs at 391 Richmond Road, adjacent to Richmond Bridge.

13 November 2018 | news

Bus burned in Moormead Park

Council slams dangerous, senseless school bus burning.

Vandals who set fire to a school bus in St Margarets overnight should face the full weight of the law for their dangerous, and senseless behaviour.

8 November 2018 | news

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