An uneasy Christmas Eve

Just before we settle into three weeks of non-stop ‘knees-up‘and conspicuous consumption let us consider, if only in the name of balance, some of the less cheery fire-side folklore lurking in the darker corners of Christmas Eve.

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8 December 2018 | around_town

Recycle your electrical waste at the library

To make recycling across Richmond upon Thames even easier, recycling points for unwanted electric and electronic items are being made available at most libraries across the borough.

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8 December 2018 | around_town

Avoid the 12 scams of Christmas

It may be the season of goodwill but fraudsters are working overtime at Christmas, says Richmond Council.

To help residents spot the scams and not fall prey to the criminals, Richmond Council have come up with a “12 scams of Christmas”.

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8 December 2018 | news

Have your say on the future of our transport

Residents are being invited to have their say on the Council’s new Local Implementation Plan (LIP), which outlines how it intends to deliver the Mayor of London’s Transport Strategy in Richmond upon Thames.

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8 December 2018 | news

Christmas eve lunch for lonely and isolated residents

Older residents who might be alone this Christmas can apply to attend a Christmas Eve lunch, hosted by the Mayor of Richmond upon Thames.

Sponsored by Radfield Home Care, the lunch, on the 24th December, is aimed at spreading a little joy to older residents who face the prospect of Christmas alone.

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8 December 2018 | around_town

Be a good neighbour this Christmas

Richmond Council is encouraging residents to be a good neighbour this Christmas and check on the wellbeing of older people in their communities who live alone.

Christmas is about fun, laughter and spending time with family and friends. But for many older people, Christmas can be very lonely. In addition, as the temperatures plummet, the health of older residents can also deteriorate.

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8 December 2018 | around_town

Turner House wins architectural award

Butler Hegarty Architects have been commended yet again this month for their work restoring Turner’s House at the national Brick Awards which celebrates exemplary clay brick architecture.

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29 November 2018 | news

Consultation on new Council Tax reduction scheme

Residents can have their say on Council proposals to axe Council Tax contributions for the most hard-pressed residents.

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29 November 2018 | around_town

New exhibition weaves its way to Orleans House Gallery

The British Tapestry Group: Sound and Weave / Rhythm of the Weave is expected to transform woven tapestry away from a two-dimensional historical document towards an imaginative, and more multi-disciplinary approach through sounds and distorted dialogue.

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29 November 2018 | around_town

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