Archive of posts with category 'news'

Richmond Cycling Strategy Consultation

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames has one of the highest proportions of people cycling in London (7% of journeys). However, there is still more that can be done to inspire people to cycle and make it safer for all. Whether you cycle or not we would like to hear your views on how we can improve cycling in Richmond borough. Your comments will help us understand what we need to do to get more people cycling.

22 October 2016 | news

Council Campaign Raises Awareness of Child Abuse

A local campaign to raise awareness of child abuse has had a huge impact – raising the number of calls to a national helpline by 36%. Earlier this year, Richmond Council announced a campaign that aimed to raise awareness of child abuse – encouraging members of the public to report instances of abuse and neglect and overcome the barriers that stop people reporting.

15 October 2016 | news

Consultation: Noise

Residents can have their say on new rules governing the amount of noise property developers can make during construction or the creation of noisy developments such as music venues.

15 October 2016 | news

Consultation: Have your say on the future of Old Deer Park

Have your say on planning guidelines that are being drafted for Old Deer Park in a Council Consultation that was launched on 7 October 2016. The purpose of this informal consultation is to enable residents, businesses, community groups and local organisations to help Richmond Council create planning guidelines for the Old Deer Park Conservation Area.

15 October 2016 | news

Consultation: Children's Services

The consultation centres on The Children and Young People’s Plan 2017 to 2021 which sets out the goals to be achieved within the next four years. The plan concerns children and young people up to the age of 19 and 25 years of age for care leavers and young people with learning disabilities.

15 October 2016 | news

Council Champions Healthier Workforce

Richmond Council has been awarded the highest accreditation level for being a healthy workplace by the Greater London Authority.

15 October 2016 | news

Isleworth Care Home Wins Inspector's Approval

Charlotte House care home wins approval

The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) report gave Care UK’s Charlotte House care home on Snowy Fielder Waye an overall ‘Good’ rating, following an unannounced inspection.

11 September 2016 | news

TfL 'Upgrades' A316 Speed Cameras

a316 average speed camera

You may have noticed that along the A316, all the yellow speed camera are gone. Don’t relax, they are being replaced with a new average speed system like we have seen in various areas under construction on the M3 and M25 for years.

3 September 2016 | news

Deer Park School Planning Application


We are delighted to announce that a planning application for Deer Park School’s permanent facilities has been submitted to the Borough of Richmond. As part of a wider development lead by family supermarket Lidl UK at Ryde House, the government have committed investment into the future pupils at Deer Park School with this exciting mixed use development. It will provide a wonderful facility for pupils to learn with the best teachers, enjoy their school days and succeed in an environment that enables a love for learning.

22 July 2016 | news

Turner’s House Restoration Well Underway

Turners Sandycombe Lodge

Restoration of Sandycombe Lodge, JMW Turner’s Twickenham country villa, has now begun. With the building fully scaffolded and wrapped against noise and dirt, and a team of specialist contractors well underway, progress has reached an exciting phase.

14 July 2016 | news

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