ROUNDUP: Top five stories in Richmond this week

By Heather Nicholls

25th Feb 2024 | Local News

ROUNDUP: Top five stories in Richmond this week. (Photo Credit: Heather Nicholls).
ROUNDUP: Top five stories in Richmond this week. (Photo Credit: Heather Nicholls).

If you missed any stories from us this week look no further than this round up to catch up!

Its been a week of council news and suprising data about the town!

Luxury Richmond home featured in 'Ted Lasso' on the market for £4,500,000:

A luxury home, situated on Richmond Green is up for sale for £4,500,000.

The home and its surroundings were featured in the critically acclaimed television series 'Ted Lasso', which has become something of a global phenomenon and was predominantly filmed on this part of Richmond Green.

Read the full story here.

Richmond Council announces council tax rise to protect services, meet social care needs and support borough's most vulnerable:

Richmond Council is proposing to raise core council tax to address the significant impact social care costs and the homelessness crisis is having on Council budgets.

The core Council Tax is proposed to increase by 2.99 per cent, with a further 2 per cent increase in the precept for Adult Social Care, as allowed under government funding plans.

Read the full story here.

Richmond Council announces climate strategy refresh for 2024:

At their Environment, Sustainability, Culture and Sports Committee, Richmond Council reflected on the significant progress made against its 2023 Climate Emergency Action Plan and agreed priorities for 2024.

These new priorities include strengthening partnership work within the community through the launch of a new climate action microgrants programme and refresh of the Richmond Climate Emergency Strategy for 2025-2030.

Read the full story here.

Richmond Upon Thames ranks in top 200 in 'Best Places To Live 2024' list for England and Wales:

The borough of Richmond Upon Thames has ranked in the top 200 in a report of the best and worst places to live in England and Wales this year.

Out of the 1,429 places, Richmond has ranked 177 overall.

Read the full story here.

Data reveals two Savannah Cats live as pets in the borough of Richmond:

Data from international wildlife charity, Born Free has revealed the number of wild and exotic animals being kept legally as pets in the UK.

The data shows that in Richmond upon Thames, two Savannah Cats are being kept as pets.

Read the full story here.


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