THE NEIGHBOUR YOU WANT It was wonderful to hear another huge round of applause last night for everyone in our health and caring sectors. It is truly humbling to know how many people are out there every day risking their own health to help others, and heartening to see that their work is properly appreciated.…

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This week’s missed household residual waste and recycling collections will be collected over the weekend by the new contractor, confirms Richmond Council. Earlier this year Richmond Council announced that a new waste and recycling collection contract has been awarded to Serco, commencing on the 30 March 2020. Despite the challenges facing the provider due to…

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Residents are reminded to stay at home and save lives this weekend – no matter the weather. This weekend is set to be a sunny one and residents are reminded by the Police and the Council to stay at home and save lives. There will be additional Police Officers patrolling the borough on Saturday and…

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Here are links to the scams we have heard about since the virus has taken hold: Be Careful! New Phone Scam Covid-19 Scam Alert Coronavirus Door-to-Door Scam Alert Beware of Coronavirus Scams You can also see scams we have come across over the past few years here. How to report a scam Contact the Citizens Advice…

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Kew Pharmacy Open 1000 – 1630, Saturday 1000 – 1600, Sunday closed They close from 1300 – 1400 for lunch Boots Open 1000 – 1800, Sunday 1100 – 1700. Closed on Easter Sunday. Lloyd’s Open 0930 – 1800, Saturday 1000 – 1700, Sunday 1100 – 1600 They close from 1300 – 1400 for lunch

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REGISTERING AS VULNERABLE A number of constituents have gotten in touch with me about registering as vulnerable. I just wanted to clarify what the situation is around this designation. The government is compiling a national database of people they are designating as “extremely vulnerable.” Many people have been put on this list automatically and sent…

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The following Take Aways are still operating: Montien is open for take away only from Wednesday to Saturday 6.30pm to 9.30pm. 020 8948 8487 Kew Fish Bar on North Road is open daily to 9pm.  Delivery is available through Deliveroo. 020 8876 8272 The Greyhound is offering a Sunday roast delivery each week.  Details here or email…

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Beware of fraudulent visitors! Kew Neighbourhood Association made us aware of this report. All KNA volunteers are being encouraged to pick up a LBRUT volunteer badge from KNA. We would like to encourage friends, family and neighbours to proactively tell the vulnerable adults in their lives to be vigilant. From FiSH Neighbourhood Care : Two people…

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ONLINE FIRST AID TRAINING I had a lovely letter today from Ben, a local secondary pupil, with an excellent idea for taking pressure off the NHS: more people accessing online first aid training. Ben recommends (and I second) the many excellent training videos posted on YouTube by St John Ambulance. He believes that if we…

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