Community safety

On Thursday 3 November, residents and councillors took part in a White Ribbon Torch Walk from Mortlake to Barnes Ponds to raise awareness around violence against women and girls (VAWG).

Council news | 07 Nov 22

A White Ribbon Torch Walk is taking place in Mortlake and Barnes to raise awareness of violence against women and girls.

Council news | 27 Oct 22

Free bystander training will be offered to those living and working in the borough to help them safely challenge problematic behaviour when they see it.

Council news | 25 Oct 22

The Council is offering training to businesses working in the Night Time Economy to increase safety in public spaces.

Council news | 20 Oct 22

Following the success of the Safe Space by Richmond Station, the initiative has been extended to provide vulnerable people support on the weekend as the nights get darker.

Council news | 14 Oct 22

Multicultural Richmond hosted a Hate Crime Awareness Week event to inform residents on its impact and what the Council is doing to tackle prejudice.

Council news | 10 Oct 22

Richmond Council and its partners are reminding residents that the newly opened 'Safe Space' is on hand to support anyone who might be feeling vulnerable while out and about in Richmond Town Centre between 9pm and 1am on Friday and Saturday nights.

Council news | 26 Aug 22

Council teams are working hard to establish all of our new trees during the hot weather, but residents can play their part to help them to thrive!

Council news | 09 Aug 22

Richmond Council and its partners have launched the ‘Safe Space Richmond’ initiative in Richmond town centre to provide a safe space for women and girls, or anyone who is feeling vulnerable, on Friday and Saturday nights.

Council news | 13 Jul 22

As part of Richmond Council’s work to tackle violence against women and girls, residents are encouraged to request additional street lighting on the borough’s public roads and footpaths where they feel unsafe. 

Council news | 06 Jul 22

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Updated: 13 May 2022