SporTedd’s star-studded fundraising evenings returned with three rugby stars taking centre stage: England’s Rugby World Cup 2003 winner Lawrence Dallaglio, Scotland’s Grand Slam winner Kenny Logan and former coach of London Irish, Harlequins and Italy – and current RFU Executive Director of Performance Rugby – Conor O’Shea.

Community news | SporTedd | 29 Mar 23

A White Ribbon Torch Walk is taking place in Sheen to raise awareness of violence against women and girls.

Council news | 27 Mar 23

The Mayor, Councillor Julia Cambridge, is holding a European themed charity quiz in aid of the charity, Ruils.

Council news | 27 Mar 23

Richmond Council and Richmond upon Thames MPs have written an open letter to the four housing associations with the largest number of homes in Richmond upon Thames, calling for the landlords to address neglected repairs, repeat missed appointments and long delays in contact experienced by housing tenants.

Council news | 27 Mar 23

Local creatives are being called to enter into a logo design contest for the brand new A Taste of Twickenham festival, taking place on Saturday 1 July in conjunction with the Richmond Arts Service’s Arts and Ideas Festival.

Community news | Richmond Arts Service | 27 Mar 23

Hill Street in central Richmond has been closed in a northbound direction, between Richmond Bridge and Water Lane, since Wednesday 1 March, for emergency Thames Water works. The expected completion date is Tuesday 11 April. 

Council news | 24 Mar 23

Visiting Angels South Middlesex will host a Health and Wellbeing Fair on Friday 31 March.

Community news | Visiting Angels South Middlesex | 24 Mar 23

Richmond Council is updating its Local Flood Risk Management Strategy and looking for input from residents and community organisations, to ensure plans to protect the borough from flood risk best reflect local needs and priorities.

Council news | 23 Mar 23

Richmond Upon Thames, in partnership with other South West London boroughs, has launched a night safety charter to help women feel safer when out in the evening.

Council news | 23 Mar 23

A new community-focused enterprise and innovation hub is coming to central Twickenham, as Richmond Council announces that Patch Places Ltd will be bringing the “neighbourhood workspace” to 42 York Street.

Council news | 22 Mar 23

BIG South London and local universities - St George’s University, LSBU, and University of Roehampton - have co-organised a free event to help small and medium sized enterprises unlock the benefits of academic collaboration.

Community news | BIG South London | 22 Mar 23

This April, Bikeworks are offering two free training sessions, that aim to teach Richmond residents how to use e-scooters.

Community news | Bikeworks | 22 Mar 23

On Saturday 11 March, St Luke’s Church welcomed more than 500 people for the first ever Kew EcoFair.

Community news | St Luke's Church | 22 Mar 23

Care Manager at Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston, Nicola Wilson, is raising money for carers by taking on the epic Tough Mudder challenge on 15 April 2023 with her friends, Sally, and Laetitia.

Community news | Crossroads Care | 22 Mar 23

Work Match is a Council-run service, offering employment support, advice and guidance to hundreds of residents in Richmond upon Thames.

Partner blog by Simon Boorman | 22 Mar 23

In partnership with Visit Richmond, Barry Caffey from the BBC recently toured the borough, broadcasting live from some of the top local attractions.

Community news | Visit Richmond | 21 Mar 23

Rolls-Royce devotees took a road trip to appreciate classic design in a different form at The Poppy Factory.

Community news | The Poppy Factory | 20 Mar 23

Local charity Arts Richmond has been commissioned by Richmond Arts Service to coordinate the borough’s open studios 2023 festival, Art House. Registrations are open until 16 April.

Community news | Arts Richmond | 20 Mar 23

We are once again partnering with local charity Ruils Independent Living to host the Ham Community Health Fair for residents on Friday 31 March.

Council news | 16 Mar 23

Come along and enjoy a variety of stalls from local artisans, delicious street food and live music at the first of East Sheen’s spring market days.

Community news | East Sheen Spring Market | 16 Mar 23

The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Richmond are looking to recruit a new Chair to lead the Board and the museum in its next phase of development.

Community news | Museum of Richmond | 15 Mar 23

Richmond Council is hosting its next Community Conversation event on 18 April, giving residents from all parts of Richmond upon Thames a chance to put forward ideas for the borough to the Leader of the Council and chairs of the decision-making committees.

Council news | 14 Mar 23

Do you know someone who should be recognised for the compassion and dignity with which they carry out their role as a paid carer or care worker? Nominate them today for a Dignity in Care Award.

Council news | 14 Mar 23

Ruils Independent Living are launching a new project in partnership with NHS Richmond.

Community news | Ruils | 14 Mar 23

On Wednesday 8 March, Richmond upon Thames College students celebrated International Women’s Day 2023 with this year’s theme #EmbraceEquity.

Community news | Richmond upon Thames College | 14 Mar 23

Twickenham singer songwriter Eyitemi’s (the name means ‘this is mine’ in the Nigerian language, Itsekiri) sound is a generous mix of soul and jazz with traces of gospel, afro, and funk. Read her answers on her music and inspirations!

Community news | Eyitemi | 14 Mar 23

From portraiture to landscape, architecture to wildlife, and fine art to street photography, Richmond and Twickenham Photographic Society’s annual exhibition celebrates the wonderful diversity of photography.

Community news | Richmond and Twickenham Photographic Society | 14 Mar 23

‘I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die’ is a powerful verbatim play by award-winning playwright Mark Wheeller. The live theatre performance takes place at Waldegrave School, Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, TW2 5LH on Monday 20 March at 6pm.

Community news | The Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation | 14 Mar 23

Join us at Richmond Theatre for our new 45 minute dance class for ages 50 and over.

Community news | Richmond Theatre | 14 Mar 23

The Mayor of Richmond Upon Thames, Councillor Julia Cambridge, hosted a celebratory International Women’s Day event on Wednesday 8 March 2023.

Council news | 13 Mar 23

There are over one thousand young people in Richmond upon Thames who care for members of their family, often at a cost to their education, social development and mental wellbeing.

Council news | 13 Mar 23

A new biannual arts festival, Paper Ink Print, will run from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 March 2023. The festival will bring together the printmaking community to champion the art of hand-printmaking, artists’ books, and papermaking.

Community news | Landmark Arts Centre | 10 Mar 23

Richmond Borough Mind are looking for people with experience of mental health issues or caring, as well as professional skills and knowledge, to fill five support roles.

Community news | Richmond Borough Mind | 10 Mar 23

To mark the International Women's Day we held a free learning event for community organisations and professionals working across the borough to help combat stalking and violence against women and girls.

Council news | 09 Mar 23

Your Council Tax will be used to make the borough a vibrant and inclusive place for all. We will be investing in frontline services but also the climate emergency, education, major developments, revitalising high streets, and improving infrastructure.

Council news | 09 Mar 23

We are looking for athletes to represent London Borough of Richmond in the TCS Mini London Marathon 2023 that is taking place on Saturday 22 April 2023 over the last 2.6km of the London Marathon course.

Council news | 08 Mar 23

Richmond in Europe Association Chairman, Alan Mockford, has returned from our twin town of Konstanz in Germany, where he visited partner sports clubs, orchestras, choirs, and schools. Alan also paid a visit to staff in the international department of Konstanz Town Hall.

Community news | Richmond in Europe Association | 08 Mar 23

Parents across London are being urged to ensure their children are up to date with routine immunisations, particularly mumps, measles, and rubella (MMR) and polio.

Community news | NHS | 08 Mar 23

At the beginning of February, Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) and AFC Wimbledon launched the perfect way for students to map out a career in the sports industry.

Community news | Richmond upon Thames College | 08 Mar 23

In this partner Q&A, Callum Harvey, Social Prescribing and Community Development Manager at local charity (and the Mayor's Charity of the Year) Ruils Independent Living, explains what exactly 'social prescribing' is, and why this growing service is so beneficial to residents who want to take more control over their health and wellbeing.

Partner blog by Callum Harvey | 08 Mar 23

This International Women’s Day, the South London Partnership (a partnership between five South London boroughs, including Richmond upon Thames), are encouraging more women to consider a career in construction.

Partner blog by Hannah Tyers | 08 Mar 23

It’s a welcome back to everyone as the Hampton Kempton Waterworks Railway opens with heritage steam train rides and picnics.

Community news | Hampton Kempton Waterworks Railway | 07 Mar 23

Created by NHS England, the free digital platform is a simple and secure way for patients to take more control over their health and care.

Community news | NHS | 03 Mar 23

Following a record number of entries, the finalists for Arts Richmond's Young Writers Festival have been chosen.

Community news | Arts Richmond | 03 Mar 23

With over 4,000 new vacancies a year in London, the construction industry is one of the capital’s best employers for young people looking to start a career where they can get paid, while learning, growing and moving-up the ladder.

Council news | 02 Mar 23

87% percent of in-borough applicants have been offered a place at one of their first three preferred secondary schools.

Council news | 02 Mar 23

Eligible residents who would like to get a COVID-19 or flu jab can do so at a series of regular pop-up clinics being held in the borough.

Council news | 02 Mar 23

The BBC is running a London-wide Make a Difference Awards programme, which is very similar to Richmond Upon Thames' Community Heroes Awards and a chance to say a further 'thank you' and show recognition to people who go above and beyond to make others' lives better.

Community news | BBC | 02 Mar 23

Arts Richmond is delighted to announce the 2023 Diana Armfield Prize for drawing from observation, awarded by Diana Armfield RA NEAC.

Community news | Arts Richmond | 02 Mar 23

Independent bookstores offer a unique, quality shopping space for book lovers and newcomers alike. With comfortable atmospheres and friendly shop owners who have an encyclopaedic knowledge of books, they provide a personalised, tailored experience for each customer who walks through the door.

Partner blog by Rachel, from Parade's End Books in Ham and Adam, from The Sheen Bookshop | 02 Mar 23

Garden waste contracts are due to end on 31 March 2023. To continue receiving collections, you will need to make a payment. 

Council news | 01 Mar 23

Throughout March, Habitats & Heritage are raising funds to support the team's incredible work and protect our local natural and historic environment.

Community news | Habitats & Heritage | 01 Mar 23

Arts Richmond is offering photographers from across London the chance to exhibit their work in Twickenham as part of a new exhibition, in conjunction with our Roger McGough Poetry Competition.

Community news | Arts Richmond | 01 Mar 23

Twickenham Repair Café recently installed a new bike repair station in front of St Margaret’s Church, St Margaret’s, Twickenham, TW1 1RL.

Community news | Twickenham Repair Café | 01 Mar 23

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Updated: 13 May 2022