Posts by Sam

Gifts from the Kew Horticultural Society

At a recent Special General Meeting the members of the Kew Horticultural Society agreed to give some of their excess reserves to local community groups and schools with the aim of furthering interest in gardening, horticultural and earth science generally.

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Council Tax Refund Scams

Residents living in Richmond upon Thames are being asked to be on alert following reports of a council tax scams. Scammers are posing as council staff claiming to be able to secure you a council tax refund or threatening fines – but instead stealing people’s personal information and bank details. Fraudsters are contacting residents by…

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Kew Studio ArtHouse Show

Kew Studio will once again be taking part in the Richmond borough ArtHouse Open Studios event at the end of June. Please join us for drinks and nibbles on the opening night of our exhibition, Friday June 28th, or pop in to meet the artists and see the wonderful array of work on show (and…

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Village Roadworks

Network Rail, that owns the forecourt area in front of the station entrance on the London-bound side, will be rectifying the puddling in the middle of the entrance between Tuesday, 28th May and Tuesday, 11 June.

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Mortlake Road

The temporary lights on Mortlake Road will be there until 2nd May for gas repairs.

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Kingston Gate

The Kingston Gate to Richmond Park will be closed until 23rd May for alterations to the road layout at the junction and improvements to the pedestrian crossing just outside the park.

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Rubbish Collection

As usual with refuse and recycling collections over holiday weeks, your collection day is one day later than normal.

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Gas Repair on A316

You may wish to avoid the west-bound A316, particularly during the evening rush hour. A gas leak is being repaired; a large hole has been dug in the inside lane approaching Richmond Circus. Needless to say the tailbacks are significant even at the quieter times of day. These works have now been extended for yet…

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