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This April we are working to raise awareness of violence against women and girls (VAWG), and the types of support that are available to those in need.

Council news | 03 Apr 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

Come along on Tuesday 19 March to find out, and influence, how the Metropolitan Police Service is changing to deliver more trust, less crime, and high standards for Londoners.

Community news | Metropolitan Police | 16 Feb 24

We are partnering with local organisations Voices of Hope and the Vineyard Community Centre to help women feel safer in the borough. The Women's Hub will run every Wednesday during term time.

Council news | 15 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

Share your thoughts and learn how the Metropolitan Police Service is changing to deliver more trust, less crime and high standards for Londoners.

Community news | Metropolitan Police Service | 07 Feb 24

On Monday 13 November 2023 the Transport and Air Quality Committee approved the lowering of the speed limit on the A305 Staines Road and A310 Kingston Road from 30mph to 20mph. 

Council news | 24 Jan 24

The first-ever Clean Air Night takes place on 24 January, to shine a light on the harms of indoor wood burning and encourage people to stop.

Council news | 23 Jan 24

The financial strain of Christmas coupled with the challenges many have experienced this year can create a dangerous combination which means there is an anticipated increase in domestic abuse over the festive period.

Council news | 20 Dec 23

It’s that time of year again when residents could be subject to Christmas scams. Keep an eye out to prevent fraudsters from taking advantage of you.

Council news | 14 Dec 23

There are still opportunities for eligible residents to receive their flu and COVID-19 seasonal jab at one of the borough’s walk-in vaccination clinics.

Council news | 04 Dec 23

Local organisations and professionals are invited to take part in a short course aimed at understanding the impact of trauma on practitioners and researchers.

Community news | St Mary's University | 23 Nov 23

On Monday 23 October, as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week, we held an event at the Access Project centre in Whitton.

Council news | 26 Oct 23

The Leader of Richmond Council, Councillor Gareth Roberts, has reiterated the Council's commitment to tackling hate crime in Richmond upon Thames following an incident on Church Street in Twickenham last night where a group of individuals were witnessed inciting racial hatred.

Council news | 24 Oct 23

To mark National Hate Crime Awareness Week, Richmond Council, the Metropolitan Police and Multicultural Richmond are encouraging residents to learn more about hate crime.

Council news | 12 Oct 23

Councillor Katie Mansfield has become the borough’s second White Ribbon Champion following the tenure of Councillor Ben Khosa.

Council news | 05 Oct 23

Our Community Safety Partnership has partnered with Fearless to launch a six-week awareness campaign around the crimes that commonly affect young people and to challenge the misperceptions around ‘snitching’.

Council news | 27 Sept 23

Richmond upon Thames is the safest borough in London and we are committed to continuing to work with local businesses to make the borough even safer for all our residents.

Council news | 12 Sept 23

As temperatures continue to rise, you should take extra care to protect your health and the health of those around you.

Council news | 04 Sept 23

White Ribbon is a global campaign that encourages people, especially men and boys, to act and change the culture that leads to abuse. As White Ribbon accredited organisation, we are committed to preventing violence against women and making the borough a safe place for everyone.

Council news | 08 Aug 23

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Updated: 13 May 2022