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Council Publishes Twickenham Riverside Feedback

Last week El Brute published the feedback from its most recent exercise to listen to residents’ views on its ideas for Twickenham Riverside.  After getting roundly lambasted, damned, slated and panned after their initial publication, Richmond Council had another go at doing some listening to the locals (by which we mean trying to find support for continuing with their preferred course of action). 517 more words

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Public Meeting Planned Over El Brute's Romano-Regency Riverside Plan

To paraphrase former plucky-Brit-cum-war-boss Winston Churchill, we cannot forecast the actions of Richmond Council when it comes to Twickenham Riverside. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. 475 more words


Twickenham Riverside Development: Will LBRuT Listen?

REVISED: This item is an updated and re-vamped version of the one published on 12th July.

Folks, for months we had been expecting the big reveal, the grand unveiling, or, if you will, the presentation to end all presentations! 1,194 more words


Residents' Riverside Draft Revealed

The 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death seems like an apposite time for an update on the Twickenham Riverside development. Why? Well, we’ve got comedy, tragedy, a cast of memorable characters, history repeating itself and bitter power struggles. 663 more words


LBRuT to Spend £2m on Royalty Festival and Street Parties

Richmond Council has stepped up its campaign to secure royal status for the borough. It’s no secret that leading Councillors are keen to add the ‘royal’ moniker to the borough’s name and to secure all the prestige and pageantry that goes with it. 662 more words

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Heathrow Third Runway Take Off Delayed

The lobby groups have lobbied, the Davies Commission has deliberated, a recommendation has been made and a decision to proceed taken by the Government. All of those things are true except the last one. 255 more words


Talk Richmond. Well Will You?

LBRuT has been sending out emails to borough residents inviting them to join its new “innovative online community”, Talk Richmond.  The closed community is open to anyone who lives, works, studies or volunteers in the borough. 554 more words

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