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We have been informed that due to circumstances out of the Planning Inspector’s control the public inquiry for the Stag Brewery cannot open on Wednesday 29 May as planned.  

Council news | 24 May 24

Residents are invited to bring damaged or old clothes and textiles to repair or upcycle at a free mending workshop on Saturday 8 June in Strawberry Hill.

Community news | Yukiko Munemoto | 24 May 24

This June, national charity Crosslight Advice is offering a three session Money Course on Monday 10, Monday 17 and Monday 24 June, from 7 to 8.30pm at St Mary's Church in Twickenham. 

Community news | Crosslight Advice | 24 May 24

Residents aged 16 and over are invited to enter the Richmond Artist of the Year 2024 competition held by Arts Richmond.

Community news | Arts Richmond | 24 May 24

On Saturday 8 June, local charity Embracing Age is hosting a quiz night at St Stephen's Church. Money raised will go towards their work befriending care home residents and supporting those caring for a loved one.

Community news | Embracing Age | 24 May 24

This June, Richmond Carers Centre is launching Carers Week 2024 which features a range of activities and workshops to support those in our borough who care for a loved one.

Community news | Richmond Carers Centre | 24 May 24

RM Partners, the North West and South West London Cancer Alliance, is running a new Community Cancer Awareness Grants Programme for local voluntary and community groups.

Community news | RM Partners | 23 May 24

We want you to enjoy our parks to the fullest, especially during the warmer weather, so we have pulled together some key tips and measures to ensure you can freely enjoy our green spaces.

Council news | 22 May 24

In response to falling rates of critical childhood vaccinations, we have worked in partnership with the NHS and residents to investigate the challenges and propose solutions to improve uptake and help protect our communities in the newly published report.

Council news | 22 May 24

On Saturday 8 June 2024, Historic Royal Palaces is bringing back The Queen's Reading Room Festival, gathering authors, actors, and literature lovers for a day celebrating the written word.

Community news | Historic Royal Palaces | 22 May 24

We have been awarded additional funding from the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) Hong Kong British National Overseas (BNO) fund, enabling us to make a meaningful impact within the Hong Kong community in our borough.

Council news | 21 May 24

In Richmond, there are an estimated 7,200 people known to be at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Find out about free local resources to help you understand and manage your risk. 

Council news | 21 May 24

Are you looking for an adventure into the world of Chinese classical dance? Adult residents can now enjoy regular free trial sessions to explore this enchanting art form.

Community news | Hampton Sports and Fitness Centre | 21 May 24

This Wednesday 22 May, The Moormead Community and Sports Pavilion (MCSP) project will host an event about the pavilion's upcoming rebuild.

Community news | The Moormead Community and Sports Pavilion | 21 May 24

The Richmond Shakespeare Society has announced its summer programme featuring three open-air productions in Twickenham.

Community news | The Richmond Shakespeare Society | 20 May 24

From Tuesday 28 May to Friday 2 June, a large-scale IT system upgrade will take place to improve our library services.

Council news | 17 May 24

With the warm weather and the bank holiday on the way, we are reminding residents that BBQs are not permitted in any of our parks and open spaces. 

Council news | 17 May 24

Last night, Thursday 16 May, members from across our community were celebrated at Richmond upon Thames’ annual Community Heroes Awards.

Council news | 17 May 24

On Monday 20 May, residents are welcome to join a free Cost of Living Toolkit workshop run by national charity Crosslight Advice.

Community news | Crosslight Advice | 17 May 24

The new Mayor of Richmond upon Thames and their chosen Deputy were formally announced last night at a special meeting of Richmond Council.

Council news | 15 May 24

At a recent Earth Day celebration event, the Trafalgar School engaged community members in sustainability practices and how to reduce environmental impacts.

Council news | 15 May 24

Richmond Foodbank, part of the Vineyard Community charity and the Trussell Trust's network of foodbanks, has issued an urgent call for food and toiletries donations to help meet the increasing demand for emergency food parcels.

Community news | Vineyard Community & Richmond Foodbank | 15 May 24

Healthwatch Richmond is running a survey to understand residents’ experiences of booking GP appointments and virtual consultations, to help optimise the delivery of care.

Community news | Healthwatch Richmond | 15 May 24

On Sunday 9 June, a local Twickenham resident is running the Turks Head 10K Fun Run to raise money for Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston. 

Community news | Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston | 15 May 24

On Saturday 1 June from 1 to 3.15pm, Kew Society is holding a debate on ‘The Coercive Acts - after the Boston Tea Party’ at The National Archives in Kew (TW9 4DU).

Community news | Kew Society | 15 May 24

Richmond Moves will be joining Mental Health Awareness Week from 13 to 19 May to promote wellbeing through movement.

Council news | 14 May 24

Take part in West London Waste Authority's waste management survey for your chance to win a £100 shopping voucher. 

Council news | 14 May 24

On Sunday 19 May, Ham Open Gardens returns giving residents the chance to explore a selection of the most beautiful private gardens in Ham.

Community news | Ham and Petersham Association and Amenities Group | 14 May 24

As part of Dementia Action Week, residents are invited to join a free drop-in information session on Friday 17 May from 11am to 3pm at Civic Centre in Twickenham. 

Council news | 13 May 24

We are looking for volunteers to help us run our all ability cycling sessions, which are designed for people with learning, physical and/or sensory disabilities to enjoy cycling and explore the outdoors by bike.

Council news | 10 May 24

If you're between 13 and 16 years old and live around East Twickenham, come along to the ETNA Community Centre for their next Pop-Up Youth Friday on Fiday 17 May 2024.

Community news | ETNA Community Centre | 10 May 24

Achieving for Children are holding a series of informal online drop-in sessions this Foster Care Fortnight for those who may be interested in becoming a foster carer.

Community news | Achieving for Children | 10 May 24

Join Ruils for a free walk-in Community Health Fair and discover how small, simple steps can transform your health and wellbeing.

Community news | Ruils | 10 May 24

We are embarking on a campaign to drive improvements in standards of social housing for residents.

Council news | 09 May 24

We’ve recently launched our Lower Crane Valley Management Plan, which sets out an initial five-year programme for large-scale improvements to the biodiversity and community value of the Crane Valley in Richmond.

Council news | 08 May 24

Our Stop Smoking Service is offering adults who smoke the opportunity to take part in a national initiative that supports them to swap cigarettes for a free vape kit and behavioural support for up to 12 weeks.

Council news | 08 May 24

Local charities Linden Hall and Surplus to Supper are co-hosting regular Community Suppers, to offer freshly cooked meals to residents.

Community news | Linden Hall and Surplus to Supper | 07 May 24

Join us online on 20 May to share your views about what you value, want to protect and would like to enhance about our leisure facilities.

Council news | 03 May 24

This summer, Arts Richmond is hosting an Affordable Art Tent for residents to purchase unique artworks from local artists.

Community news | Arts Richmond | 03 May 24

This is my last Mayoral blog as my term of Mayor finishes on May 14 at our AGM. It has been a privilege and joy to meet so many people around the borough.

Council blog | 02 May 24

As part of Dementia Action Week, Age UK in Twickenham is hosting a pop-up event for residents to learn more about the condition and the local support available for those who are living with or caring for someone with dementia.

Community news | Age UK | 01 May 24

On Friday 17 May 2024 at 7pm, Kew Society is hosting an illustrated talk ‘A Bit of a Carry On’ at The National Archives in Kew (TW9 4DU).

Community news | Kew Society | 01 May 24

This May, Richmond Borough Mind is launching a '100 Miles in May' virtual fundraising challenge.

Community news | Richmond Borough Mind | 01 May 24

The free-to-join Kew Couch to 5K running group is returning for its second year from Monday 13 May 2024 to support another batch of new runners in taking on the popular NHS programme and improving their fitness. 

Community news | Kew Community Trust | 01 May 24

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Updated: 13 May 2022