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Walk and shine a torch this Friday in memory of the women killed this year

Residents of Richmond upon Thames are invited to join a torchlight walk this Friday 10 December to mark the end of this year’s 16 Days of Action campaign which raises awareness of violence against women and girls.

Council news | 06 Dec 21

Covid marshals back on patrol

A small team of COVID-19 marshals are back on patrol in high streets across the borough to help support local people and businesses in the lead up to Christmas.

Council news | 06 Dec 21

Financial help available for local people this winter

Local families and individuals who are struggling financially this winter and need help and support accessing food, energy bills or other household essentials, can still come forward to apply for financial help.

Council news | 06 Dec 21

Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collection

Richmond Council has announced that this year there will be no changes to household waste, recycling and garden waste collections over the Christmas and New Year period – including bank holidays. All collections will be carried out on your normal collection days.

Council news | 06 Dec 21

Council calls for stronger policy to stop sewage leaking into local rivers

Richmond Council has raised serious concerns about the government's voting down of the Duke of Wellington's amendment to the Environment Bill, which would have placed a duty on water companies to stop untreated sewage going into rivers via storm overflows.

Council news | 06 Dec 21

Final chance to get your tickets for the Mayor’s Christmas concert

Join the Mayor of Richmond upon Thames for the annual Mayor's Christmas concert featuring the wonderful musicians from The Middlesex Yeomanry Concert Band.

Council news | 06 Dec 21

Winter wellbeing - time to take care of your mental health

Winter can be a time our mental health suffers. The colder weather and shorter days may leave us feeling low or lethargic without us really knowing why.

Community news on behalf of Richmond Borough Mind | 06 Dec 21

Mad about Coward at the Mary Wallace Theatre

If you are mad about the plays of Noel Coward you would be crazy to miss the RSS production of Hay Fever at the riverside Mary Wallace Theatre which opens on Saturday 11 December 2021.

Community news on behalf of Richmond Shakespeare Society | 03 Dec 21

Apply for funding to help get Richmond upon Thames active

The Active Richmond Fund aims to support local groups and organisations to provide an extended range of activities that enriches the social prescribing or cultural offer, promoting an active lifestyle for borough residents.

Council news | 02 Dec 21

Have your say on Friars Lane car park improvements

Residents are invited to share their thoughts on an improvement scheme for Friars Lane car park in Richmond town centre.

Council news | 02 Dec 21

Small Business Saturday Tour visits Twickenham

The Small Business Saturday Tour came to Twickenham on Wednesday 1 December 2021. This was the first time that the Small Business Saturday Tour visited Richmond upon Thames.

Council news | 02 Dec 21

Innovative air quality and traffic sensors installed in Richmond upon Thames

Richmond Council is one of the first London Boroughs to install new Breathe London air quality sensors in priority locations across Richmond upon Thames, to give access to important data that will help provide a previously unseen detailed picture of local air pollution.

Council news | 02 Dec 21

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). 

Council news | 02 Dec 21

Kew set to Sparkle Again!

Kew Sparkle, the annual community Christmas event, is back for its twelfth year this Friday 3 December 2021.

Community news on behalf of Kew Sparkle | 02 Dec 21

Barnes Community Association announces details of this year's Christmas Festival

This year’s Christmas Festival will begin with the Barnes Runners Turkey Run on Sunday 5 December 2021.

Community news on behalf of Barnes Community Association | 02 Dec 21

Help bring new life to the Grimwood Road garden site

Residents and community organisations are being encouraged to share their ideas for the future use of Grimwood Road Garden as a community resources and how they might use the space.

Community news on behalf of Habitats & Heritage | 02 Dec 21

Christmas Tree Festival and Carols in the Cloister at St Michaels & All Angels

St Michaels & All Angels in Barnes will be helping residents get into the festive spirit on Thursday 16 December with their Christmas Tree light up, carols and concert band.

Community news on behalf of St Michaels & All Angels | 02 Dec 21

Increasing awareness and access to HIV services and treatment this World AIDS Day

It's World AIDS Day today (1 December 2021) and Richmond Council and its sexual health service providers are calling for a reduction in rates of undiagnosed and late diagnosed HIV by making sure everyone has access to essential services and treatment.

Council news | 01 Dec 21

Over 1,000 people take part in Richmond Climate Week

Around 1,050 people took part in Richmond Climate Week, a series of events which ran alongside the COP26 summit. Richmond Council partnered with local conservation charity Habitats & Heritage to run daily events focused on specific climate emergency-related themes.

Council news | 01 Dec 21

12 Days of Kindness at Richmond upon Thames College

This December, Richmond upon Thames College is launching '12 Days of Kindness', mirroring the famous song '12 days of Christmas'.

Community news on behalf of Richmond upon Thames College | 01 Dec 21

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Updated: 24 Mar 2021