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Hampton Court Road: Traffic delays

Thames Water teams are currently attending an urgent sewer collapse on Hampton Court Road, near the Esso Garage and opposite Hampton Court Green Car Park.

Council news | 28 Apr 21

Results declared in Hampton Wick by-election

Following a by-election held on Thursday 6 May, the ballots have now been counted and Petra Fleming has been elected as Councillor of Hampton Wick ward.

Council news | 08 May 21

Join Orleans House Gallery's History Tour

The extremely popular History Tour's at Orleans House Gallery can now be booked for June and July 2021.

Community news on behalf of Orleans House Gallery | 07 May 21

Hear from Cllr Gareth Roberts on our commitment to ending harassment and violence against women and girls

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread and devastating human rights violations in our world today. A staggering one in three women and girls globally experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime.

Council news | 07 May 21

Young People interview Richmond Council Director of Children's Services

Listen to the Young People Speak podcast from Achieving for Children, a podcast created by young people in Richmond upon Thames.

Community news on behalf of Achieving for Children | 06 May 21

Kew Gardens now open early for members

From Saturday 1 May, members of Kew Gardens can enjoy exclusive early access to the gardens from 8am.

Community news on behalf of Kew Gardens | 06 May 21

Have you recently been made redundant? Join the Career Transition Programme

This programme is an introduction into employability skills designed for residents who wish to return to the workplace after a period of absence.

Community news on behalf of Richmond Work Match | 06 May 21

Hospitality businesses – find out more about next COVID reopening milestone

As we look forward to Monday 17 May, and hopefully the reopening of indoor hospitality, Richmond Council is hosting an event for local hospitality businesses to find out more about what that means for you and your business.

Council news | 06 May 21

Exhibition of original maritime watercolours and prints to open at Turner's House in Twickenham

An exhibition of J.M.W. Turner’s original maritime watercolours and prints is to open in his former home in Twickenham on Saturday 22 May 2021, thanks to a generous loan from Tate.

Community news on behalf of Turner's House | 05 May 21

SporTedd announces new funding grants

The community group SporTedd have announced it's latest round of financial grants for local projects around Teddington taking the group’s total donations to over £30.000.

Community news on behalf of SporTedd | 05 May 21

Choral scholarship opportunity with Saint Michael & All Angels

Saint Michael & All Angels in Barnes have three choral scholarships available to young singers.

Community news on behalf of Saint Michael & All Angels | 05 May 21

Could you volunteer for the new Parent Champions Network?

The Richmond and Kingston Parent Champions Network is a new volunteer-led project with parents supporting other parents through times of crisis with their adolescent children.

Council news | 05 May 21

Richmond upon Thames policing update

In the Borough of Richmond upon Thames, within the South West Basic Command Unit (SW BCU) and across London, we have been working closely with partners and the wider community to reflect upon recent events and the subsequent expressions of concern and anger.

Comment Spot by Rebecca Robinson | 04 May 21

Local Charity asks supporters to help ‘Carry the Burden’ in the name of better mental health

Richmond Borough Mind is launching a new awareness-raising and fundraising campaign – #CarryTheBurden – and is asking the Richmond community to get involved.

Community news on behalf of Richmond Borough Mind | 04 May 21

Listen to the latest 'On the Record' podcast from The National Archives

In the second episode in their mini-series on trial records, The National Archives look at the long and colourful history of trial by jury.

Community news on behalf of The National Archives | 04 May 21

Voting Week – Don’t forget to have your say

Richmond Council staff are working hard to ensure that polling stations are COVID secure when people go to the polls on 6 May to have their say in elections for the Mayor of London, London Assembly and Hampton Wick by-election.

Council news | 04 May 21

Mayor praises emergency services for response to major fire

The Mayor of Richmond upon Thames has praised the emergency services for their quick response to the devastating fire on Platt's Eyot in Hampton on Monday 3 May.

Fifteen fire engines and around 100 firefighters were called to a fire at three disused industrial units on Platt's Eyot island. The London Fire Brigade were supported by the Ambulance Service, RNLI and Surrey Fire and Rescue Service to ensure nobody was hurt in the fire and as many boats as possible were moved to safety.

Council news | 04 May 21

Heathfield Recreation Ground re-opens following vandalism

The play area at Heathfield Recreation Ground in Twickenham was burnt down last summer.

Council news | 04 May 21

Keep knitting tiny hats to raise money for Age UK Richmond in this year's Big Knit

Age UK Richmond works within the local community to support and deliver services and activities for older people in this borough.

Community news on behalf of Age UK Richmond | 03 May 21

JMK Award-winning production to take place at Orange Tree Theatre

A contemporary play directed by the next JMK Award winner will take place at the Orange Tree Theatre from 28 August to 2 October 2021.

Community news on behalf of Orange Tree Theatre | 02 May 21

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Updated: 24 Mar 2021