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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

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

If you're between 13 and 16 years old and live around East Twickenham, come along to the ETNA Community Centre for an exclusive taster session on 22 March.

Community news | ETNA Community Centre | 07 Mar 24

Kingston and Richmond Youth Council (KRYC) has worked with local young people to produce a short podcast series exploring the challenges of being a young man and tackling misogyny.

Council news | 06 Mar 24

On 4 March, the Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership delivered new, specially designed Substance Advice for Everyone (SAFE) education for children at school and their parents and carers at home.

Council news | 06 Mar 24

87% of in-borough applicants have been offered a place at one of their first three preferred secondary schools.

Council news | 05 Mar 24

Twickenham-based charity Skylarks is going through an exciting period of development, supporting a growing number of children with additional needs and their families.

Community news | Skylarks Charity | 28 Feb 24

On Sunday 25 February, the Richmond GP Alliance will be offering additional Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine appointments to residents registered with a Richmond upon Thames GP. 

Community news | Richmond GP Alliance | 20 Feb 24

Last autumn nearly 1,500 people contributed to an engagement project that set out to hear the voice of Richmond Town Centre. 

Council news | 08 Feb 24

Measles cases are on the rise in London. This half term, make sure you and your family are protected against becoming seriously unwell with measles by checking you are up to date with the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine.

Community news | NHS South West London | 08 Feb 24

Measles cases are on the rise in London. Make sure you and your family are protected against becoming seriously unwell with measles by checking you are up to date with the MMR vaccine.

Community news | NHS South West London | 24 Jan 24

If you are aged between 11 and 17 years, live or go to school in the borough and would like to take part in the TCS Mini London Marathon along part of the TCS London Marathon course, then you can apply to be part of our team.

Council news | 10 Jan 24

WR-AP, an architect firm based in Teddington who designed the new facilities at Ham Close, have won the award of ‘One Off Youth Activity’ at the Inspire Future Generations Awards 2023. 

Community news | WR-AP | 14 Dec 23

The local school club was started in May 2023 and allows children of Albanian origin to come together to learn and explore the language, traditions and heritage.

Community news | Gjurmë Iliriane | 08 Dec 23

Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) Early Years students put together a host of fundraising events to help support Children in Need earlier this month. 

Community news | Richmond upon Thames College | 27 Nov 23

From 18 November, Orleans House Gallery will transform into an extraordinary playground, filled with swathes of organza, dozens of multi-coloured objects and an assortment of masks and costumes.

Council news | 14 Nov 23

Celebrate Black History Month with performance poet and storyteller, Jane Grell, as she brings to life the African-Caribbean oral tradition with an event on Tuesday 24 October 2023.

Council news | 18 Oct 23

Teachers from the Geschwister Scholl Schule in Konstanz were welcomed to York House by the Mayor of Richmond as they took part in their annual exchange with Teddington School. 

Community news | Richmond in Europe Association | 16 Oct 23

YMCA Hampton Pre School, part of YMCA St Paul’s Group, has been rated Good by Ofsted following a recent inspection.

Community news | YMCA St Paul's Group | 02 Oct 23

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Updated: 13 May 2022