Lord True treats campaigners with contempt

Leader of Richmond Council, Lord True, was criticised for treating Twickenham Riverside campaigners with contempt at Tuesday’s meeting of full council.

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Gareth Roberts: LBRuT Tories Don't Speak for You

On Thursday 23rd June 75,396 people in Richmond voted to remain in the EU.

They recognised that a vote to remain was a vote for economic stability, that it was a vote for continued growth and jobs and that it was a vote for increased prosperity in the years to come.

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Gareth Roberts: The Tories Think They Know What's Best For You

The Tories on Richmond Council are pressing ahead with their undemocratic plans to merge with Wandsworth Council without first consulting Richmond residents.

By the end of the summer an agreement will have been signed which could mean day-to-day decisions affecting Richmond residents being taken by officers in Wandsworth who have no knowledge of, or informed interest in, what is best for this borough.

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EU Debate with Nick Clegg MP

The EU Debate, with Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP - Nick Clegg will be talking about the forthcoming EU Referendum at Stokes & Montcrieff Bar, Twickenham TW1 3AB. Tickets are £25 per head  (with wine and canapés) - book your tickets here (past event)

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#BTTF: Susan Kramer in 2008 talking about No 3rd Runway

Back to the Future: Seven years ago, on Saturday 29 November 2008, Susan Kramer (then MP of Richmond Park) and John Stewart of HACAN at a cross party anti Heathrow demonstration in Lampton Park, Hounslow.

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One hour bus ticket will make bus travel easier and cheaper

The one-hour London bus ticket is not a Labour invention, as has been a prominent proposal of the capital’s Liberal Democrats for at least six years. It was included in Brian Paddick’s mayoral manifesto in 2012 and has been conspicuously campaigned for since 2009 by Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrats' London Assembly member and candidate in the 2016 London Mayoral election.

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STOP the bee-killing insecticides

While a US court just ruled in favour of the bees and against be-killing pesticides with sulfoxaflor, the EU approved that same deadly chemical this summer: This Dow Chemical insecticide that is killing the bees should never have been approved. 

bee buzzing around the myer lemon

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Christmas Cruise with Ed Davey as guest speaker

You are cordially invited to a Christmas Cruise on board the “Kingston Royale” on Sunday 6 December 2015 with guest speaker Ed Davey

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Climate Change March Sunday November 29th, 12 midday

People across the world are coming together to hit the streets on the last weekend of November -- hours before the most important climate summit this decade in Paris! Avaaz are looking to pull off the biggest climate march the world has ever seen.

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Register to vote online NOW

Disappointing news from the Lords:  On October 27th they narrowly voted to reject a motion to stop 1.9m people being deleted from the voting register in December. The government will now go ahead with changes that will disenfranchise voters across the country before elections in May.

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