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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...

Rain, rain, go away ….

The team beavering away to prepare for the Barn Summer Fair this Saturday, 15th June, 11am – 2pm remind us there's...

Dr Rowan Williams to speak at St Anne’s, Kew

The Parish Church of St Anne announces the visit of Dr Rowan Williams as part of its commemoration of Conrad...

Hammersmith Bridge Progress

From Richmond Council: Residents’ needs on both sides of Hammersmith Bridge are the priority. The Leader of Hammersmith & Fulham...

Village Roadworks

Network Rail, that owns the forecourt area in front of the station entrance on the London-bound side, will be rectifying...

Conservation Project launched at London Wetland Centre

A Plan to conserve Richmond's richly-diverse plant and wildlife for future generations has been launched  at the Centre in Barnes.  ...

Kew Green Open Gardens

The next door gardens 65 - 73 Kew Green will be opening for charity on two consecutive Sundays: May 26th...

Mortlake Road

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

Free family adventure at The National Archives

Produced by BAFTA Award winning interactive theatre makers Coney, 'My Grandad: The Spy' is an adventure for families made in...

Children’s Garden – Kew

Just in time for Summer, Kew Gardens are opening their new Children's Garden on 18th May.    Based in a natural...

Kingston Gate

The Kingston Gate to Richmond Park will be closed until 23rd May for alterations to the road layout at the...

Rubbish Collection

As usual with refuse and recycling collections for the Bank Holiday weeks of 6th and 27th May, your collection day...

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;...

Hammersmith Bridge

From Zac Goldsmith: Dear Resident, Following the sudden closure of Hammersmith Bridge, I am petitioning Hammersmith and Fulham Council to...

Easter Rubbish Collection

Following the Easter Bank Holidays on Friday 19 April and Monday 22 April, Richmond Council will carry out waste and...

Compost Giveaway

Green fingered residents are being encouraged to take advantage of another compost giveaway. This Sunday (14th April), Richmond Council, along...

Kew Police Newsletter Available

The Spring 2019 Kew Police update has just been published. Click on the page to see it in full. Further...

Kew Society volunteers extend gardens at Kew Station

Kew Society volunteers together with Energy Gardens have worked hard to create a series of terraces to extend the gardens...

Two Spaces up for grabs on Watercolours Course!

Run by our brilliant tutor, Frank Walters, this course starts on April 9th for six weeks. There are two spaces...

Enjoy Sundays at The National Archives

For the very first time, The National Archives is opening its doors for the entire weekend! Join us on the...

Live-in school housekeeper required, Kew

For full details, please go to http://kewcollege.com/contact-us/vacancies

Chihuly Glass at Kew Gardens

From 13th April until the autumn, enjoy the magical glass artworks of Dale Chihuly at Kew Gardens.   The "Reflections on...

Easter Egg Hunt!

The Westerly Ware Association are holding their first ever Easter egg hunt, in partnership with the Greyhound Pub.  Come along...

Love Your Local Care Home Week

Care home staff do an amazing job looking after some the oldest and frailest people in our communities, and we...

Community Fund 2019

Residents can now submit their proposals for new community projects as part of the next round of the Community Fund....

Kew Fete Stage Applications

Are you a local singer, musician or performer? Perhaps you're in a band, choir or dance group? Or want to...

Secure Bike Parking in the Street

Residents can now apply for secure cycle parking storage on their street, in a scheme to enable more everyday cycle...

A new book on how Richmond and Kew’s streets were named

  The Richmond Local History Society's new book, a fully revised edition of The Streets of Richmond and Kew, was...

Cold War Season at The National Archives

In April, The National Archives launches its Cold War season with the opening of an insightful exhibition 'Protect and Survive:...

Crime in Richmond

A Joint Statement from Richmond Police and Richmond Council On 22nd February at about 18:30hrs, police were called to a...

Scam Alert

There have been a number of reports recently about a man carrying out debit card theft and fraud. The method...

Kew Studio Spring Classes

  Why not take an art class at Kew Studio this spring? ♦ Tapestry classes - Thursday evenings and Saturdays...

Amended 20mph limit set to go to Scrutiny and Cabinet for approval

  An amended 20mph limit is set to be introduced in Richmond upon Thames, if the Council's Scrutiny Committee, followed...

Crocuses for Purple4Polio

Thanks to the ­Kew Horticultural Society a thousand flowers should be blooming around Kew in the coming weeks.  It’s a project...

Lionel Road South closure extended

The Brentford Community Stadium development team have announced that this road will remain closed throughout 2019. For all the latest on...

Kew Community Noticeboard

The Kew Society is pleased to announce that the community noticeboard we have lobbied hard for has finally arrived. It...

Gas Works

Planned gas works will cause disruption around Barnes High Street for the 10 weeks from Friday, 15 February, until 26...

TfL Consultation

TfL is proposing to alter the road layout at the north end of Kew Bridge to incorporate a fully protected...

Council puts idlers on final warning before new £40 fines

Eagle-eyed watchers of our parking enforcement officers would have noticed their new look tabards promoting the Council’s anti-idling message. Would-be...

Beware blue badge parking con

Blue badge holders are warned that a fraudster pretending to be a Council parking attendant is conning people out of...

Another Incident in Kew

The police are asking for witnesses who may have seen another serious incident in Kew. At 11 pm on Thursday,...

Latest Safer Neighbourhood Team Newsletter

The latest SNT Newsletter can be found here.

Zac Goldsmith letter to residents on Kew stabbing

The MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston issued this letter to residents on Tuesday 22nd January: "I'm sure many...

Recycling Resolutions!

The KewTW9 team were discussing recycling and confessed they weren't always clear about what could be recycled where -  here's...

Q2 Players – The Importance of Being Earnest

  Q2 Players, Kew's amateur theatre group, are preparing their next production, Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest".  Auditions are...

Kew Gardens Orchid Festival

Get a taste of Colombia, the world's most biodiverse country, at the Royal Botanical Gardens' annual festival of orchids.  It...

Christmas Tree Recycling

It's time to say goodbye to our Christmas trees.  Free recycling is offered by Richmond Council, on your usual green waste...

Christmas and New Year waste and recycling days

For Christmas week commencing Monday 24 December, Richmond Council will carry out waste and recycling collections from domestic properties on...

Christmas Services in Kew

There are many celebratory and uplifting Christmas Church services in the coming weeks.  Churches Together In Kew have compiled the...

Don’t fall victim to the 12 scams of Christmas!

It may be the season of goodwill but fraudsters are working overtime at Christmas, says Richmond Council. To help residents...

Car seat found outside North Road Surgery

  Car seat This car seat was on the pavement outside North Road Surgery at 3,45...

Kew Studio Art Classes – Spring 2019

Get creative and banish the winter blues with an art class at Kew Studio! From mid-January onwards we will be...

Kew Fete Receives Award

“How wonderful to see Kew Fete receive a Richmond upon Thames Community Heroes Award. A huge thank you goes out...

Get your free grit ready for an icy winter

Richmond residents are once again being offered free bags of grit and rock salt as part of the Council's annual...

Homebase site proposals

The Homebase site (excluding the bus park) has been bought by property development company Avanton. 400 homes are planned. Their...

Met Police Christmas Tree Appeal

The Met Police has launched its Christmas tree charity appeal last night, this year's poster was designed by our poster competition...

Required for Kew Police Liaison Group – Chair & Secretary

The Kew Police liaison Group will be meeting on 12th December and they are seeking both a new Chair and...

Consultation on proposed bus route changes to some Richmond services

Transport for London are proposing changes to some of the bus services that serve Richmond, bus routes 110, 419, 493,...

Recycle your pumpkin after Halloween

With an estimated 5 million pumpkins being sold nationally in the days leading up to Halloween, Richmond Council is encouraging...

Volunteers wanted to help Missing People on 30th November

Get into the festive spirit by volunteering at G4's Christmas tour at St James' Church,Piccadilly on Friday 30th November. Hear...

Winter Burglary Advice

The following advice has been circulated by Neighbourhood Watch. The longer nights allow burglars more time to gain access and...

Covers for Recycling Boxes

The kerbside recycling nets are elasticated string nets which stretch tightly over the top of your blue and black recycling...

Car Theft Advice

Does your car have a key fob which unlocks its doors?  A police briefing issued the following warning. Thieves apparently...

Christmas Card Competition

Calling all Junior Artists! Can you help Churches Together in Kew design our Christmas Card for this year using the...

Consultation on borough-wide 20MPH limit launched

Residents are now able to have their say on plans to introduce a borough-wide 20MPH speed limit in Richmond upon...

Kew Community Trust is hiring for two roles

Part-time Assistant to the Manager of the Avenue Club, Kew Community Centre, The Avenue, Kew, TW9 2AJ. 15 hours p/w...

Applying for a stall at Kew Sparkle 2018

Kew Sparkle -  Friday 7 December 2018, 17:00-20:00 KEW SPARKLE will take place this year on Friday 7 December 2018...

Keys found in Ennerdale Road

If you have lost some keys in Ennerdale Road recently, please contact us using the contact form below as some...

ART CLASSES AT KEW STUDIO THIS AUTUMN

We have another great line-up of classes about to get underway at Kew Studio this autumn. Details are below. Places...

Concert Sunday 14th October 2018 at 18.00

Baroque Ensemble Eloquenza perform Handel's Water Music Suite No.1 and Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 - Director - Chad Kelly,...

Lost Sunglasses

Whilst walking from Richmond to Kew on the towpath on Saturday 21st July, a pair of sunglasses was lost. It...

Community Police update

Dear all, Hope you are enjoying the summer so far . Just a quick update on all things Kew, as...

Lionel Road Closure

Lionel Road South (the route to the westbound M4 from Kew Bridge and Brentford) will be closed from Monday, 2...

Phone Mast Consultation

There is a planning application for a 20M mobile phone mast to be erected opposite 105 North Road, reference 18/1989/TEL....

Free summer student workshops at The National Archives

The National Archives is running two free creative workshops for students taking place during the summer holidays. ‘Writing War, Writing...

Drawing Classes with Stella Shaw

There are still some spaces left in this Tuesday evening class at the Studio from Tuesday 12th June to Tuesday...

Looking for potential school governors

We are looking for some members of the local community to become school governors at Kew Riverside Primary School. This...

Free clothing collection service

Richmond upon Thames is one of six boroughs that will have access to a new free collection service for unwanted...

Lost Ring

We have been contacted by someone who lost her wedding ring on Tuesday, 15th May somewhere between Defoe Avenue, Queen's...

Timetables Changing

From Sunday 20 May 2018, a new timetable will be introduced on the London Overground from Richmond and Clapham Junction...

Crazy compost giveaway continues at May Fair

Five more tonnes of free compost will be given away at the Richmond May Fair on Richmond Green this weekend....

Car Wash

For those of you missing the car wash at Homebase . . . As with the French cheese man, the...

Position Vacant

Kew Neighbourhood Association Position Vacancy – Part time, flexible hours, 16 hours /week pro rata to £22,838/year (£12.20 per hour)...

ART CLASSES AT KEW STUDIO

There are still some spaces available in the following classes at Kew Studio. Please email the tutors directly (emails below)...

LAST OPEN DAY FOR JACKIE HALL SPRING EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS

This Saturday, the 28th, is the last Open Day for my Spring Exhibition of Paintings, at the Studio. Please see...

Richmond Park closed on Sunday 13 May

Richmond Park will be closed to all forms of road traffic on Sunday 13 May for the London 10 Mile...

Provider announced for Stag Brewery site secondary school

The Department of Education (DfE) has announced that the Aspirations Academies Trust has been selected to run the proposed secondary...

Dockless Bikes coming to Richmond

Ofo will launch the dockless bike share pilot in Richmond upon Thames. People will be able to ride for just...

Bikes with Orange Wheels not Abandoned

From Richmond Police: "I have been asked to send out a quick notification regarding these bikes called Mobike’s. As many...

Another great compost giveaway!

Green fingered residents are being encouraged to take advantage of a further compost giveaway being held later this month. On...

Got a second? Try a spot of micro-volunteering!

Sunday April 15th is International Micro-volunteering day, a great time for the borough’s residents to muck in with their community as...

Stag Brewery Planning Application

Residents are now able to have their say on a Planning Application regarding the future of the Mortlake Brewery site....

IT Taster Sessions available in the Library

The Council is running more IT Taster Sessions in libraries across the borough. Friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand in...

Royal Wedding Street Party

If you are thinking of organising a street party to join with the 37 groups already applying in the borough,...

Kingston Traffic Disruption

If you are thinking of going to Kingston between 5pm on Saturday 14th April and Sunday afternoon, you should know...

Stolen Bikes Found

We (Kew Police) are looking to speak to anyone who we believe may have had their bicycles stolen, possibly overnight....

High Water Levels Expected

With the heavy rain and high tides towpath flooding along the Thames is expected between Putney Bridge and Teddington Lock.

EV charging posts to be trialled in more locations

Eighteen further lamp column charging points are being installed as part of a trial to promote the use of electric...

Failure in new railway timetable needs to be addressed

South Western Railway (SWR) has been urged to rethink their proposals following a December 2018 timetable consultation. The consultation put...

Self-driving robots to hit Richmond

A fleet of self-driving robots will be trialled across the borough – aimed at reducing carbon emissions and delivery costs....