A 32-year old man from Hampton has been jailed for five years historic sexual assaults in the late 1990s.Read the full story ›
A cyclist has been airlifted to a central London hospital after falling from his bike in Richmond Park. The 40-year-old man is in a critical condition. Police are investigating the incident on Broomfield Hill, but they don't believe any other vehicle or pedestrian was involved.
Conservatives comfortably retained control of Richmond-upon-Thames.
Tories gained 10 seats, Lib Dems lost nine and Ukip lost one.
This gives Conservatives a majority of 24 seats.
Richmond Council has closed off a section of road to avoid large numbers of toads getting run over as they make their way to a breeding pondRead the full story ›
There are not enough school places in the capital according to a report by the Local Government Association.
It found that in one of the worst affected boroughs, Richmond, another 2,000 secondary school places will need to be created over the next 5 years to meet demand.
A burglar who broke into a shed in south London ended up getting stung after being confronted by a swarm of bees. Met Police in Richmond tweeted:
1/2 Richmond burg team r looking 4 a burglar who attempted 2 burgle a shed in Hampton onTuesday night. Unluckily 4 them the box they opened
2/2 in shed was a bee hive! Wld have been stung numerous times. Do u know them? Bee a honey & dob them in! Call 101 or Crime Stoppers please
A woman found dead in Richmond has been named as 43-year-old Bernadeta Nawracaj. Police arrived at an address in Lower Mortlake Road on Saturday to find her body. A post-mortem found she suffered head injuries.
Four people - two men, aged 48 and 21, and two women, both aged 27 - have been arrested and are still in custody.
- Police were called after being told about concerns for a woman's welfare
- Officers believe they know the identity of the woman and are informing her family
- A post mortem examination is being carried out this afternoon