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Richmond Council allocates £3 million to tackle cost of living crisis

Richmond Council has agreed to create a £3 million Emergency Fund to fund urgent support packages which will help residents and businesses struggling as a result of the cost of living crisis.

Council news | 29 Sep 22

Celebrate your local libraries this Libraries Week

Richmond upon Thames' Libraries Service have announced a series of exciting events taking place for Libraries Week from 3 to 9 October to celebrate our much-loved libraries.

Council news | 29 Sep 22

Have your say on Richmond upon Thames’ crime and community safety priorities

Local people are being asked to take part in a new consultation that will help determine the borough’s priorities for tackling crime and anti-social behaviour.

Council news | 29 Sep 22

Next week is #AskAboutAsthma week

Richmond Council is supporting the #AskAboutAsthma campaign which is about making simple changes to children and young people’s care that will make a big difference to how they experience their asthma.

Council news | 29 Sep 22

Richmond Council urges government to review its approach to Multi-Academy Trusts

Full Council have passed a motion urging the government to review the intention they have set out in the forthcoming Schools Bill for all schools, including special schools and alternative provision, to join a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) by 2030.

Council news | 28 Sep 22

New date announced for Council’s trial community skip scheme

Following its postponement earlier this month, residents will have the opportunity to declutter their homes for free by using one of the Council’s new mega skips on Saturday 1 October.

Council news | 26 Sep 22

Room for Work Career Support resumes in-person learning

Job search is a lonely activity. Local charity Room for Work returns to in-person classroom teaching this autumn, presenting two free employability courses for Richmond residents.

Council news | 22 Sep 22

Come and have a chat about your health

The 'Come and have a chat about your health' bus will visit Tesco in Teddington on Wednesday 28 September to answer your health questions.

Council news | 21 Sep 22

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Join VisitRichmond's monthly email newsletter and be the first to hear about all the exciting local events, promotions and attractions taking place in Richmond upon Thames.

Council news | 21 Sep 22

Further funding opportunity available to help residents get active

Local groups and organisations are invited to apply for funding through the Active Richmond Fund to help enhance the borough’s offer of lifestyle activities that improve the health and wellbeing of residents.

Council news | 21 Sep 22

Go car free this Thursday for Car Free Day!

Richmond Council is encouraging residents to walk and cycle this Car Free Day.

Council news | 20 Sep 22

Reminder: Polio booster for children aged 1 to 9

Children aged 1 to 9 in South West London, including Richmond borough, are now being offered a dose of polio vaccine.

Council news | 20 Sep 22

Update following the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

The period of national mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II has ended. Read more to find out how to pay your final respects to the Queen, and details of changes to waste and recycling collections this week.

Council news | 20 Sep 22

Mayor to host civic service of commemoration on Sunday

The Mayor of Richmond upon Thames will host a civic service of commemoration for our late sovereign Queen Elizabeth II, on Sunday 18 September, from 6 to 7pm at St. Mary’s Church, Twickenham.

Council news | 14 Sep 22

COVID-19 vaccine pop-up returns to Twickenham

It is never too late to get your COVID-19 vaccine. Residents in and around Twickenham can get theirs on Thursday 22 September 2022 at a pop-up vaccine clinic at York House, Twickenham. 

Council news | 14 Sep 22

Help protect yourself and others this winter with your flu jab and COVID-19 autumn booster

This winter there are two essential vaccines needed to protect yourself and those around you: the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 booster vaccine.

Council news | 13 Sep 22

No waste and recycling collections on the bank holiday for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Richmond Council will delay bin collections and close Townmead Road Household Waste and Recycling Centre on Monday 19 September, to allow as many people as possible to pay their respects to Her Late Majesty and commemorate Her reign.

Council news | 12 Sep 22

Richmond upon Thames marks accession of King Charles III

The proclamation was read by the Mayor of Richmond upon Thames at a formal ceremony on Sunday 11 September on the steps of York House in Twickenham.

Council news | 12 Sep 22

Richmond Mayor expresses condolences following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

The Mayor of Richmond upon Thames has expressed her condolences, on behalf of the Council and residents of the borough, following the sad news of the death of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth the Second.

Council news | 09 Sep 22

Council’s Mega Skip Day cancelled

The Council’s mega skips which were due to be in place in Hampton and Barnes this Saturday 10 September have been cancelled due to the death of Queen Elizabeth the Second.

Council news | 09 Sep 22

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Updated: 13 May 2022