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Outdoor play therapy garden funded by the Local Area Fund

The Purple Elephant Project is a local charity based in Twickenham, providing therapeutic services to children and young people experiencing mental health distress.

Partner blog by Jenny Haylock | 24 Aug 22

How to survive the stress of caring

Did you know, three in five of us will be a carer during our lifetime, but sadly, the best part of 70% of carers fall ill from the stress and burden of caring.

Partner blog by Sara Challice | 09 Aug 22

Local policing update - June 2022

Officers across Richmond have very much enjoyed celebrating the Jubilee with our local communities this month. We have attended street parties, met some wonderful residents, played games and soaked up the amazing party atmosphere. 

Partner blog by Inspector Jon Mcloughlin | 28 Jun 22

My fostering journey

Hi, my name is Suniya Qureshi, and my mid-life crisis was to become a foster carer in my 40s!

Partner blog by Suniya Qureshi | 21 Jun 22

It's time to make carers visible, valued and supported

Sara Challice is the award-winning author of the book 'Who Cares?', helping carers boost their mental and physical wellbeing. She has also given many talks to carers through local and national charities, and businesses supporting carers in the workplace.

Partner blog by Sara Challice | 07 Jun 22

Family Link - give a little time, make a big difference

Family link is a wonderful overnight short break service for disabled children. Achieving for Children’s (AfC) family link carers provide regular overnight care in their own homes, usually one weekend a month, to carefully matched children. This provides opportunities for disabled children to have fun new social experiences within a family home environment. It also enables family link carers to develop some valuable long term positive relationships, as Katie are Colin Carroll who are carers explained.

Partner blog by Katie and Colin Carroll | 26 Apr 22

Local policing update - April 2022

Richmond’s neighbourhood police teams have been working on lots of activity in the last week to respond to crime and the concerns of residents.

Partner blog by Jon Mcloughlin | 05 Apr 22

Local policing update - February 2022

As a team we have continued to undertake meetings and be as visible as we can within the community. We continue to undertake daily patrols in and around the busy Twickenham and Richmond town centres in uniform and plain clothes.

Partner blog by Jon Mcloughlin | 15 Feb 22

STIQ Day 2022

This week, on Friday 14 January, we are supporting National STIQ Day.

Partner blog by John Dugdale | 11 Jan 22

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Updated: 13 May 2022