News https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/ en We need to cherish our green space for future generations - not build over it https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/we-need-cherish-our-green-space-future-generations-not-build-over-it So says Teddington activist, Jenny Hull speaking about the future of Udney Park playing fields.” “How disappointing it was for Poppy and I that we can no longer walk and play ball on the Udney Park playing fields.  Now closed by its owner AHH to locals for recreational purposes except by… Mon, 04 Oct 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/we-need-cherish-our-green-space-future-generations-not-build-over-it Diamond Jubilee Gardens under threat of Compulsory Purchase https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/diamond-jubilee-gardens-under-threat-compulsory-purchase Your council looking to force through the purchase and demolition of the Diamond Jubilee Gardens. Read the full details below. There is a link at the end of this page to download a copy of the riverside leaflet. Mon, 20 Sep 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/diamond-jubilee-gardens-under-threat-compulsory-purchase Conservatives win support for £1 million extra for adult social care https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/conservatives-win-support-ps1-million-extra-adult-social-care At the September 9th 2021 Adult Social Services, Health and Housing committee on Richmond Council the Conservative team secured a major success when the committee voted to retain an additional £1million to be spent on its work to support those in need across the borough. In a Conservative amendment… Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/conservatives-win-support-ps1-million-extra-adult-social-care Irmeli Selin https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/irmeli-selin It is with great sadness that we let you know our friend and colleague Irmeli Selin died this morning after becoming seriously ill earlier this year. We offer our sincere condolences to Irmeli's family in her native Finland and to her dear friend Elizabeth Foster whom many of us know. Irmeli was a… Thu, 22 Jul 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/irmeli-selin Residents left in the dark by LibDem controlled Council after Townmead Road Tip blaze https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/residents-left-dark-libdem-controlled-council-after-townmead-road-tip-blaze On Sunday evening (June 20th 2021), a large fire caused considerable damage to the Townmead Recycling Centre in Kew with 70 firefighters responding to the blaze. As a result, the Council decided to close the site until further notice. The Council were slow to react, leaving residents with bookings… Thu, 24 Jun 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/residents-left-dark-libdem-controlled-council-after-townmead-road-tip-blaze Richmond Council Block Sport https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/richmond-council-block-sport Frustrated residents have reported that Richmond Council is blocking the playing of organised sport at council facilities despite this being allowed by the change in the Covid regulations. Unlike thousands of other venues, Richmond have decided to read the regulation as requiring *every* team to be… Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/richmond-council-block-sport Mobile Phone Only for Parking https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/mobile-phone-only-parking Richmond Council has confirmed they are to accelerate the removal of all pay and display parking machines across the borough. Apparently the decision was way back in March 2020 but only came to light in the last weeks. There has been no clear publicity or consultation around this change which will… Tue, 23 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/mobile-phone-only-parking Conservatives demand Council honesty & transparency over costs of Riverside development plan https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/conservatives-demand-council-honesty-transparency-over-costs-riverside-development-plan Urgent publication of the full costs needed to promote honesty and transparency Diamond Jubilee Gardens must be protected in their entirety A more visionary scheme, sensitive to the needs and character of the area should be adopted Parking and servicing acceptable to all is essential, especially… Tue, 16 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/conservatives-demand-council-honesty-transparency-over-costs-riverside-development-plan PAVEMENT PERIL CONTINUES https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/pavement-peril-continues Is this really the best use of Council contractors’ time and money? Clearly – as is more than evident from our photo – this street in West Twickenham has long required a pavement replacement or upgrade.  So what does your LibDem Council do?  Sends out a repair team who can seemingly only repair two… Fri, 26 Feb 2021 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/pavement-peril-continues EU super fan MP Wilson has egg on her face https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/eu-super-fan-mp-wilson-has-egg-her-face EU super fan and Twickenham MP Munira Wilson has plenty of egg on her face after lambasting the UK for not joining the EU COVID-19 vaccine program. "This government's stubborn unwillingness to work with the EU is unforgivable" she stormed  Imagine her horror when it was confirmed that the EU will… Wed, 16 Dec 2020 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.twickenhamconservatives.com/news/eu-super-fan-mp-wilson-has-egg-her-face