The new doctor’s surgery in Levett Square (Richmond Medical Group) has applied to the council planning department for a variation to it operating hours. The intention is to open the surgery from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, which seems to be beneficial to the wider community. You can see the details and register you…

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First Week On Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th December, normal day collections will take place. From Christmas Day (Wednesday 25th), Richmond Council will carry out waste and recycling collections from domestic properties, TWO days later than usual. So Wednesday’s collection will be on Friday, Thursday’s on Saturday and Friday’s on Sunday. Second Week Normal day…

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Richmond residents are once again being offered free bags of grit and rock salt as part of the Council’s annual winter initiative to tackle snow and ice. In continuation of the very positive responses over the last couple of year’s issuing of free rock salt, the Council is again encouraging residents to take advantage of…

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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. The Council recently announced plans to introduce the charge this December, which was agreed as part of a…

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With a General Election scheduled for Thursday 12th December the borough’s electoral services team are ready to make sure everyone who is entitled to vote or intends to stand for Parliament is able to do so. People wishing to stand in the election must submit their nominations to the Acting Returning Officer by 4pm Thursday…

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Watch out for TV licence scam emails. The council is warning the public to be aware of an email scam which aims to steal bank details. The unsolicited emails look exactly like communications from TV Licensing asking for details to be renewed. The messages contain links to genuine-looking websites that are designed to steal personal…

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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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As the new 20mph speed limit continues to be introduced across the borough, the Council is supporting local group 20’s Plenty in rolling out a new Community Roadwatch scheme, to help further reduce vehicle speeds on our roads. Community Roadwatch gives local residents the opportunity to work side by side with their local police teams…

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The roll-out of the borough-wide 20mph continues, with drivers reminded that as signage is unveiled, the limit is enforced. The 20mph limit has been implemented across Kew, excluding our TfL red route (Mortlake Road and up to Kew Bridge). When the signage was installed, it is initially covered. However, now the whole of the area…

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As part of Richmond Council’s continued commitment to improve parks and open spaces, the Council is seeking the views of residents about a proposed upgrade to the play equipment at Raleigh Road Recreation Ground. We are proposing to make the play space integrated, enabling all children to play together through: The installation of a wheelchair…

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