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Preferred Bidder selected for Twickenham Riverside

Following a 2-stage competition process and extensive public engagement, Richmond Council and the Royal Institute of British Architects are delighted to announce that Hopkins Architects have been selected as the preferred bidder.

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17 November 2019 | news

Richmond commits to real living wage

Richmond Council has this week been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

The Living Wage commitment recognises that everyone working at Richmond Council receives a minimum hourly wage of £10.75. This rate is significantly higher than the Government minimum for over 25s, which currently stands at £8.21 per hour.

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16 November 2019 | news

Implementation of new DIY disposal charge delayed for review

A new charge for residents wanting to dispose of construction and demolition waste (“DIY waste”) at Richmond’s Household Waste and Recycling Centre in Kew will be delayed, to enable a review of how it will be implemented.

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15 November 2019 | news

Consultation - New cycling and walking strategy unveiled!

Residents can have their say on a new strategy that will look to put cycling, walking and public transport at the heart of how we travel around the borough - helping improve our health and improve air quality.

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6 November 2019 | news

CILS partnership to help people live independently

A new borough-wide service to help adults of all ages live healthy lives, remain independent in their own homes and stay connected in their communities has been launched by Richmond Council.

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30 October 2019 | news

Have your say on new political map of Richmond

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across Richmond upon Thames to comment on its draft proposals for new Council ward boundaries.

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29 October 2019 | news

New charges for 'DIY' waste

All residents wanting to dispose of construction and demolition waste (“DIY waste”) at Richmond’s Household Waste and Recycling Centre in Kew will be charged from 2nd December.

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23 October 2019 | news

Parks consultation

Richmond Council is asking residents to give their views on the Council’s parks.

The Richmond Council ‘Parks Satisfaction Survey’ 2019 will take place over the next four weeks and aims to assess overall satisfaction with local parks and, importantly, highlight any areas for improvement.

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22 October 2019 | news

Richmond Health and Care Plan update

Local people to benefit from better joined-up NHS and social care services, following the launch of a two-year plan to meet the health and care needs of people living in the borough.

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21 October 2019 | news

Turner's House celebrates unveiling of the new £20

The new £20 featuring J.M.W. Turner and his work was unveiled today, 10th October 2019, by The Bank of England, to which Turner’s House Trust has responded by planning a series of events in 2020 to celebrate.

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10 October 2019 | news

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