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20mph Enforcement: Community Roadwatch to be rolled out

As the new 20mph speed limit continues to be introduced across the borough, the Council is supporting local group 20’s...

Kew-based Children’s Charity Raises over £24,000 with Blues Event

The evening had a live performance from blues band, Rawhides Kew-based children's charity, REACT (Rapid Effective Assistance for Children living...

20mph zones go live

The roll-out of the borough-wide 20mph continues, with drivers reminded that as signage is unveiled, the limit is enforced. The...

Kew Gardens Autumn Antics

Head to Kew Gardens for an array of fun-filled workshops, performances and storytelling this autumn half term, from 19th October....

Kew Society Campaigns for Step-Free Access at Kew Gardens Station

The Kew Society has been awarded a grant from Richmond Council's Community Fund to explore options for providing step free...

Improved accessible play could be coming to local park

As part of Richmond Council’s continued commitment to improve parks and open spaces, the Council is seeking the views of...

Community Funding

Nine local community projects have been awarded nearly £600k in the latest round of Richmond Council’s Community Fund. The Community...

Council Tax Refund Scam

Richmond Council is aware of a Council Tax refund scam that is currently operating across the borough. A number of...

Work starts on Hammersmith Bridge

Following detailed investigation by a team of world-leading specialist engineers, Transport for London and Hammersmith & Fulham Council have agreed...

New Parking Scam in our Borough

Please be aware of an ongoing scam that seems to be gaining popularity. Currently, there appear to be two young...

Kew Horticultural Show – how it went!

The Kew Horticultural Society Annual Summer Show took place in St Anne’s Church Hall on 24th August. It was a...

Chihuly Nights

Kew Gardens are holding special ticketed evenings to view Dale Chihuly’s glass artworks as the sun sets across Kew Gardens.  There's...

August Bank Holiday Rubbish Collection

As usual with refuse and recycling collections for the Bank Holiday on Monday, 26th August, your collection day will be...

Homebase Site

City Hall has ‘called-in’ the Planning decision on the redevelopment of the Homebase site in Richmond. This follows a resolution...

Kew Studios Autumn Programme

Our classes for the autumn term are booking up fast, so get in quickly so you don't miss out. All...

Hammersmith Bridge Survey Results

The views of over 2,000 local people on the closure of Hammersmith Bridge have been passed to Hammersmith and Fulham...

20mph limit roll-out begins

The phased roll-out of a borough-wide 20mph speed limit has started in the area around Kew Green and part of...

Kew Gardens Family Community Connector Programme

We need your help to introduce families to the wonders of Kew, and to get them excited about plants and...

Kew Library – Space Chase and Storytime

Kew Library, along with others in Richmond, are promoting the annual Reading Challenge for children aged 4-11.  This year, inspired...

Theatre on Kew: Alice in Wonderland

Tickets are available through August for this family-friendly show at Kew Gardens.  The famous Lewis Carroll story is produced by...

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...

Ride London Road Closures

The annual cycle race will again be coming through the area on Sunday, 4th August. The following roads will be...

Old and young party together in Kew

Kew Neighbourhood Association was delighted to hold its annual summer party for clients in partnership with Kew College and their...

Richmond Music Academy

Bookings are now open for this week-long course for young musicians, starting 29th July.  It's at the King's House School...

Pensford Party – how it went!

  Over 200 local residents gathered in Pensford Field on Sunday 23rd June to relax with a picnic. Pimms flowed...

Mayor of London’s Volunteer Awards

Do you know anyone who volunteers for a registered charity or not-for-profit organisation in our part of London that deserves...

Glorious Kew Midsummer Fete – how it went!

Kew Midsummer Fete celebrated its 10th Anniversary in style on Saturday 22nd June with brilliant sunshine as thousands of visitors...

Kew Gardens – advance timeslots for Children’s Garden

Visits to the new Children's Garden can now be booked online for entry from 3rd July.  A 90-minute timeslot, at no extra...

Council Tax Refund Scams

Residents living in Richmond upon Thames are being asked to be on alert following reports of a council tax scams....

A makeover for the War Memorial

The Kew Society gardening team has been hard at work giving the War Memorial on Kew Green a much-needed makeover....

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...

Spring Bank Holidays 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...

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...
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