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Council sets out 2021 Climate Emergency Action Plan

Tackling food waste, switching to greener energy, and a tree planting strategy to increase the borough’s canopy are some of the key priorities set out in Richmond Council’s first Climate Emergency Strategy update.

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18 February 2021 | news

Kew Road cycle lane extension

Work is about to begin to extend the borough’s first protected cycle lane in Kew - all the way to Richmond Circus.

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17 February 2021 | news

Council set to restrict Council Tax increase

Richmond Council will be putting household budgets first as it announces its lowest Council Tax increase for five years and freezes fees and charges.

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17 February 2021 | news

Ambitious new housing and homeless strategy agreed

An ambitious new strategy for helping rough sleepers stay off the streets, building new affordable homes in the borough and helping to support the growing number of people at risk of becoming homeless, has been agreed by Richmond Council.

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17 February 2021 | news

Richmond Council joins Solar Together scheme

Richmond Council has announced that it will be joining the London-wide Solar Together scheme. The scheme gives residents the opportunity to buy high quality solar panels at a discounted rate through a group buying scheme, helping to reduce their carbon footprint while making savings on household bills.

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15 February 2021 | news

Two weeks remain to save Park Lane Stables from closure

Park Lane Stables RDA (Riding for the Disabled), a registered charity based in Teddington, south-west London, has until 25 February 2021 to raise £1 million to secure its future.

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11 February 2021 | news

Council condemns Government proposal to allow shops to become homes without planning consent

Proposed changes to the national planning system could have a far-reaching and long-lasting impact on local areas, Richmond Council has said in a letter to Robert Jenrick MP.

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2 February 2021 | news

Chief Executive for Richmond and Wandsworth councils to move on

Chief Executive Paul Martin will be leaving Richmond and Wandsworth councils from March, following his 2019 announcement that he would step down.

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29 January 2021 | news

Wilson launches We Care about Clean Air petition

Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, is calling for the Government to put safer legal limits on air pollution in place and is rallying support from residents through a petition.

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27 January 2021 | news

Council pilots in-home sensors to support vulnerable residents

Richmond Council is deploying in-home sensors to improve the safety of vulnerable residents living in social housing. The technology unobtrusively monitors residents and provides carers with early alerts on issues such as potential accidents or declining health.

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25 January 2021 | news

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