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Second World War ordnance found on East Sheen Common

Posted: 27.02.21 by Sam Petherick Local News



Ordnance from the Second World War was found this afternoon on East Sheen Common. Police attended and enforced a cordon. It was lifted just two ho...

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Date announced for return of Richmond parkrun

Posted: 26.02.21 by Sam Petherick Local News



All parkruns across the country will return on June 5. Organisers announced the resumption of the popular 5km races in a https://blog.parkrun.c...

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Students at Richmond Park Academy trained to deliver their own mental health programme

Posted: 26.02.21 by m-LAH Local News



Among reports of a mental health crisis brought on by the pandemic, students at schools around South West London have been trained to deliver their ow...

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Tide tables in Richmond for the next five days

Posted: 26.02.21 by Sam Petherick Local News



We are set for some very high tides in Richmond this weekend and into next week. Here are the tide tables for the Thames at Richmond Lock. Sat...

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Bid to transform Barnes rec into skate park and community hub

Posted: 25.02.21 by Sam Petherick Local News



A plan to reinvent a recreation ground in Barnes has been backed by more than 60 people with pledges of nearly £6,000. Friends of Barnes Common is...

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Man arrested after knifepoint robbery in Richmond supermarket

Posted: 25.02.21 by Sam Petherick Local News



A man has been arrested following a linked series of commercial knifepoint robberies in Richmond and nearby South West London towns. The 45-year-ol...

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Richmond care staff 'not forced to take covid vaccine'

Posted: 26.02.21 by Sian Bayley, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Richmond Council will not make its staff take the coronavirus vaccine. The issue was discussed at Wednesday night’s Shared Staffing Committee (Fe...

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Winners of Richmond Community Heroes Awards announced

Posted: 25.02.21 by Hannah McGreevy Local News



Today Richmond Council announced the winners of its Community Heroes Awards, celebrating local people who have made a difference in the borough. Co...

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Thames Water criticised over river pollution and flooding

Posted: 25.02.21 by Rory Poulter Local News



Thames Water has been condemned for delays in cleaning up a devastating sewage spill into the Duke of Northumberland’s River and on to the Thames. ...

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Disqualified van driver in court over breaking Richmond Park rules

Posted: 24.02.21 by Sam Petherick Local News



A man has been banned from the roads for more than two years after driving while disqualified in Richmond Park - in breach of the park's rules. ...

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