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Richmond Council will provide meal support for most vulnerable school children, after Government fails

Following the Government announcement that they will not be extending a school meal voucher scheme, Richmond Council is developing a Covid19 half-term food support package for vulnerable children, meaning that children from the borough’s lowest-income families don’t go hungry over the schools’ break.

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23 October 2020 | news

Council slams Government TfL bailout proposal

The Leader of Richmond Council has written to the Government to slam their request that the congestion charge zone be expanded to the suburbs and a new Council Tax precept be introduced to cover the financial bailout of TfL.

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23 October 2020 | news

York House exterior to be restored

York House in Twickenham will be benefiting from some restoration works over the next few weeks, repairing damage that has occurred to the external façade as a result of weather damage over recent years.

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21 October 2020 | news

Renewal of orders to protect our parks and open spaces

Following a public consultation, two local Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) which aim to address anti-social activities in public spaces in the borough have been renewed.

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21 October 2020 | news

Council warns about private security companies

The Leader of Richmond Council and local Police have warned residents to be careful about signing-up with the private security companies who have been canvassing residents of Richmond upon Thames.

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15 October 2020 | news

Community Fund now open for funding applications

Do you have a big idea about a project for the area where you live but get stuck on how to pay for it? Why not apply now for the Richmond Community Fund?

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13 October 2020 | news

Test and Trace Support Payment is introduced

If you are unable to work as a result of testing positive for Coronavirus, or have been told to self-isolate by the NHS, you might be eligible for a one-off £500 payment.

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12 October 2020 | news

Council questions accuracy of Covid-19 data

The Leader of Richmond Council, Cllr Gareth Roberts, is calling for an urgent review of the accuracy of the Covid-19 data after Richmond Council discovered that a large proportion of the positive cases in the borough are individuals who had their tests conducted far away from the area.

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9 October 2020 | news

Help ETNA Community Centre create a Sensory Garden

Help ETNA Community Centre create a Sensory Garden

Help us to create a Sensory Garden for Twickenham by purchasing a fabulous, limited edition photographic montage entitled ‘Aspects of Twickenham’ by professional photographer Emma Durnford.

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7 October 2020 | news

Extra support for access to food and essentials

Over 120,000 pounds has been awarded to three local voluntary organisations to support residents who are struggling to afford food and other essentials due to Covid-19.

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6 October 2020 | news

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