Richmond and Twickenham Times

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:14:20 +0000
Police issue advice following repeated car break-ins in Teddington
Police have advised Teddington residents to ensure that their property is safely secured following a series of overnight car burglaries that took place on Sunday (January 26).

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:39:10 +0000
Cadent latest: Engineering works to repair burst water main expected to last until evening
Cadent engineers have said that thousands of litres of water are being pumped out of the gas network following a burst water main last week.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:38:03 +0000
Council U-turn sees scheme to reduce traffic in East Sheen dropped
A scheme designed to reduce through traffic in residential parts of East Sheen has been dropped after a council U-turn.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:35:25 +0000
New Twickenham Station finally opens after construction
Residents living in Twickenham can finally look forward to using the brand new railway station which launched today.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:03:04 +0000
Police officer attacked in Hampton Hill
A police officer was attacked in Hampton Hill this afternoon while trying to help a member of the public.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:13:57 +0000
Renewed flood warning for Richmond, Twickenham and Teddington
Residents living near the Thames are being advised to expect high levels of water to overflow onto low-lying roads and footpaths.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:30:00 +0000
Water being pumped out of Richmond gas network as some supplies restored
Cadent have claimed to have reached 'a key milestone' in its bid to restore gas supplies to residents and businesses in Richmond and Kew.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:24:27 +0000
Richmond to host a 'free info evening' of advice and support for EU citizens
EU citizens living in Richmond have been invited to join the council for a free public information evening at Clarendon Hall inside York House in Twickenham on February 18.

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 16:01:10 +0000
TW9 Gas outage: How affected properties in Richmond and Kew can get compensation
Residents and businesses affected by the ongoing gas outage in Richmond and Kew could be entitled to compensation.

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:50:00 +0000
Community effort to support 1,200 Richmond properties affected by gas outage
Extra support has been made available to residents affected by the widespread gas outage across an estimated 1,200 properties in the Richmond and Kew area.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:30:00 +0000
1,200 properties in TW9 postcode area without gas after burst water main
Around 1,200 homes and businesses in the Richmond and Kew area may have lost their gas supply today after a burst water main leaked into the network.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:46:04 +0000
Future of Mortlake's Stag Brewery site to be decided next week
The future of Mortlake's Stag brewery site is set to be decided at a council planning meeting on Wednesday next week (January 29).

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:12:21 +0000
Sainsbury's to remove caravan from its car park following reports of ASB in Kew
Met Police in Kew have asked Sainsbury's to remove a caravan that has been linked to Anti Social Behaviour (ASB).

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:33:03 +0000
Met Police Kew advise residents review home security measures following reports of daytime burglaries
Met Police in Kew have asked residents to secure their homes following reports of daytime burglaries.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:05:08 +0000
Teddington man found guilty of cousin’s murder
A man has been found guilty of killing his cousin, 40 year-old Tesfa Campbell.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:15:02 +0000
Rail workers vote to continue strike action over guards dispute
Workers on South Western Railway have voted to continue taking strike action in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 10:01:32 +0000
Southwestern train delays after fault at Twickenham Station
Commuters travelling on the Southwestern Railway should expect cancellations, delays or revised services until 11am following a fault at Twickenham Station.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:45:16 +0000
Richmond's award-winning Whiskey & Wealth Club celebrates success
A Richmond investment group with a twist has announced plans to employ more staff thanks to the success it achieved in 2019.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:29:04 +0000
SWR 'not sustainable in long term'
South Western Railway (SWR)'s finances are "not sustainable in the long term", the government have said.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:21:05 +0000
K-Pop sensation BTS will be coming to Twickenham Stadium this summer
Social media exploded on Wednesday (January 22) as world famous K-Pop sensation BTS announced two concerts in Twickenham this summer.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:41:02 +0000
Twickenham Police Station to close for 'six to nine months' for refurbishment
Twickenham's police station will close for a period of "six to nine months", as it undergoes refurbishment.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:23:07 +0000
Council approves emergency funding to keep White House Community Centre open
Richmond council has approved emergency funding plans to keep the White House Community Centre in Hampton open.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:49:05 +0000
Teddington RNLI rescue man who fell off towpath during high tides
A crew from Teddington RNLI Lifeboat Station attended two incidents on the same day thanks to the that took place in Richmond.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:00:00 +0000
Road closures in Wimbledon after emergency services discover a body lying on the road
Durnsford Road in Wimbledon is closed because a body was discovered in the early hours of this morning.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:44:02 +0000
Police appeal for wanted man in Richmond
Police are appealing for help locating a Richmond man who is wanted for actual bodily harm.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:08:05 +0000
Veolia lose Richmond waste collection contract as successor company named
Waste collections in Richmond will be taken on by a new contractor as of this March.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:02:09 +0000
'A sticking plaster, not a solution' - School leaders vote against council's money transfer plan
School leaders in Kingston and Richmond have voted against council plans to transfer money from their budgets into a ring-fenced high-needs block, calling the proposal “a sticking plaster, not a solution” to real-term cuts in central governmen...

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:34:14 +0000
Richmond invites visually impaired residents to 'have their say' on the Borough's parks
Residents living with visual impairments and their families are being invited to 'have their say' on the future of accessible parks and open spaces in Richmond.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:29:36 +0000
Richmond photographer left shocked after swan took to the air and flew right towards her head
This amazing close-call photo shows the moment a swan took a photographer completely by surprise - when it took to the air and brushed right over her HEAD.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:01:12 +0000
Study reveals Richmond has the richest pension pots in the UK
Pensioners living in Twickenham have the highest average pensions across the UK, according to new research.

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 16:30:00 +0000
Search for man missing in Thames near Shepperton
Emergency services are conducting an urgent search for a man reported missing in the River Thames near Shepperton last night (January 18).

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:56:02 +0000
Former Met PC allegedly had relations with vulnerable teenager
Allegations of misconduct were proven against a former Met Police officer who allegedly had sexual relations with a vulnerable teenager.

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:30:00 +0000
Below-freezing temperatures hit UK
Public Health England (PHE) issued a cold weather alert on Saturday (January 18) as forecasters warned of temperatures plunging below freezing across the UK.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:45:03 +0000
Feltham man who sexually assaulted women in their sleep gets handed a 21-year-sentence
A man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple sexual offences.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:05:00 +0000
FLASHBACK FRIDAY - 30 photos in the Richmond and Twickenham Times from 2006: Part 1
It’s that time of the week to take a walk down memory lane with our Flashback Friday picture gallery.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:31:07 +0000
Twickenham MP debuts maiden speech in the House of Commons
The Lib Dem leader for Twickenham gave her first maiden speech in Parliament where she discussed issues affecting her constituents.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:20:00 +0000
Police appeal over CCTV footage of 'attempted burglary' in Hampton
Hampton police have released CCTV footage appearing to show a man's attempt to unlock car doors this week on Gloucester Road in Hampton.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:43:02 +0000
Two former staff members at St Paul’s school still being investigated over historic sexual abuse
Two former staff members at St Paul’s school are still being investigated over historic sexual abuse.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:20:00 +0000
PICTURES: Spring tide sees parts of Richmond flooded after Storm Brendan
Yesterday parts of Richmond were hit by a high spring tide, which flooded areas close to the Thames.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:40:03 +0000
St Margarets police urge residents to take steps to prevent keyless car theft
Met Police in St Margrets are advising residents to be mindful of criminals who are after keyless car keys.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:20:00 +0000
Join a Richmond Health Walk veteran in celebrating his 90th birthday in Bushy Park
A Health Walk veteran from Ham will be celebrating his 90th birthday by leading a walk in Bushy Park.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:17:16 +0000
Open meetings will consider future of Elleray Hall and borough's social centres
Users of Teddington's daytime social centre at Elleray Hall have been invited along with residents to a meeting where the future of social centre facilities in the area will be discussed.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:35:02 +0000
Richmond Station named one of London's least surveilled transport hubs - with only 98 cameras
A study has revealed that Richmond Station is one of London's least surveilled transport hubs in London.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:12:13 +0000
Hampton man builds bridges between Twickenham and Zambia women's rugby
A Twickenham women's rugby team will be heading to Africa this summer as part of a rugby tour organised by a Hampton business owner.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:23:02 +0000
Richmond most prolific borough for reading after topping London library survey
Richmond residents are some of London's most avid readers according to the UK's annual library survey.

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:01:41 +0000
Opinions sought tonight on controlled parking zones in Kew
Residents are invited to 'have their say' at tonight's consultation that will look at having Controlled Parking Zones in North Kew.

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:47:09 +0000
Amber flood warning issued in Hampton, Kew and Teddington
Residents living in Teddington, Hampton and Kew are being warned to expect possible flooding due to the high spring tides.

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:28:22 +0000
Richmond Council's SEND services criticised for 'multiple failings'
Children’s services in Richmond has been criticised for “multiple failings” in supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities, resulting in payouts of £17,500.

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 13:00:00 +0000
Appeal to find missing teen who was last seen on Monday morning in Richmond
Met Police in Richmond are appealing for any information that can help to locate a missing teenager who was last seen in the morning of January 13.

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 12:55:33 +0000
Indonesia focus for 25th annual Kew Orchid Festival coming next month
Visitors and flower enthusiasts have been invited to celebrate Kew's 25th annual Orchid Festival which takes place between February and March.