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Understand your risk of Type 2 diabetes and how to prevent it

Today marks the start of Diabetes Prevention Week (23 to 29 May) and Richmond Council is urging residents to find out their risk and make healthy changes to their lifestyle to prevent the disease from developing.

Council news | 23 May 22

Council provides update on ongoing disruption to Sport and Leisure services

Richmond Council has provided an update to residents on some of the current issues being faced by the Council's Sport and Leisure team that has resulted in some facilities being closed.

Council news | 20 May 22

Does your family include a child with special education needs or a disability?

Achieving for Children (AfC) is consulting with parents and carers to find out how independent, impartial information and advice services can work better for families.

Council news | 19 May 22

Rainbow flag flies above Richmond Council for IDAHOBIT Day

Richmond Council is flying the rainbow flag today (Tuesday 17 May), to recognise IDAHOBIT Day 2022

Council news | 17 May 22

COVID-19 vaccine pop-up returns to Twickenham after previous success!

It is never too late to get your COVID-19 vaccine and residents in and around Twickenham can get theirs on Monday 23 May 2022 at a local pop-up vaccine clinic.

Council news | 17 May 22

Volunteers wanted for Idling Action events in the borough

Our air quality team are running regular idling action events again and we are looking for volunteers to help make the events a success. Would you like to help to reduce air pollution in our borough?

Council news | 13 May 22

Dementia Action Week 2022: the importance of diagnosis

If you or someone you are close to is experiencing potential symptoms of dementia, you are encouraged to act on it and seek guidance this Dementia Action Week (16 to 22 May).

Council news | 13 May 22

Volunteer for VisitRichmond

Would you like to help promote the delights of our borough to visitors who arrive at Richmond Station?

Council news | 11 May 22

Tickets now on sale for the Mayor's charity lunch and summer jazz garden party

Join the Mayor of Richmond upon Thames for two special events taking place in May in aid of this year's Mayor's charities; Dose of Nature and Habitats & Heritage.

Council news | 10 May 22

Lift someone out of loneliness this Mental Health Awareness Week

It's Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme for this year is loneliness - something we all can experience at some point in our lives, which can have a huge impact on our wellbeing.

Council news | 09 May 22

Richmond Libraries to host teen author event with Lisa Williamson

In celebration of Cover Story, Richmond Libraries' annual pick of the best teen reads for 11 to 14 year olds, actor and author Lisa Williamson will be joining us to talk about her latest book, the dramatic First Day of My Life.

Council news | 06 May 22

Festival of Trees begins this weekend at Terrace Gardens Richmond

What do trees mean to you? Join us this Saturday (7 May) for a walk exploring the significance of trees to different cultures.

Council news | 05 May 22

Make sure you use your vote!

Residents are reminded to use their vote in the local election on Thursday 5 May to decide who runs Richmond Council for the next four years.

Council news | 28 Apr 22

Residents reminded BBQ’s are not permitted in parks ahead of bank holiday weekend

Our Parks Team are reminding residents that BBQ’s are not permitted in any of our parks and open spaces.

Council news | 25 Apr 22

No change to waste and recycling services following May bank holiday weekend

There will be no change to the schedule of residential waste and recycling collections following the May bank holiday on Monday 2 May.

Council news | 21 Apr 22

Final chance to apply to host a Jubilee Street Party over the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend

Applications to host street parties over the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend will close on next Saturday, 30 April.

Council news | 21 Apr 22

Primary School offers day

98% of in-borough applicants in Richmond upon Thames have been offered a place at one of their first three preferred primary schools. 

Council news | 20 Apr 22

National Stalking Awareness Week

National Stalking Awareness Week is led by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust and aims to raise awareness of the different issues related to stalking.

Council news | 20 Apr 22

Join us for the Mayor's Reception at Turners House

Join the Mayor of Richmond for a lovely early evening reception at Turner House in St Margaret's, Twickenham.

Council news | 20 Apr 22

New Stag Brewery planning applications open to public consultation

Anyone interested in the redevelopment the Mortlake Brewery can now have their say on the new planning applications for the site. 

Council news | 20 Apr 22

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Updated: 13 May 2022