Richmond upon Thames

Richmond upon Thames,

outer borough (1991 pop. 154,600) of Greater London, SE England. The borough was created in 1965 by the merger of the municipal boroughs of Barnes, Richmond, and Twickenham. Richmond upon Thames is mainly residential, with more than 5,000 acres (2,000 hectares) of public recreation grounds and a wetlands wildlife reserve. The annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race on the Thames takes place almost entirely within the borough. Rugby matches between the two schools are also played there. Famous houses include Hampton Court Palace, the residence of Henry VIII, and Strawberry Hill, the home of Horace WalpoleWalpole, Horace or Horatio, 4th earl of Orford,
1717–97, English author; youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole.
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The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames (The Council) is inviting organisations with relevant experience of providing STI and HIV prevention services and support services for people living with HIV to submit bids for the above contract on behalf of the London Boroughs of Merton, Sutton, Richmond upon Thames and the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.
Headquartered in Richmond upon Thames, Allocate provides services and support to its increasing international customer base through regional offices in the UK, Sweden and Australia.
Wandsworth was top of the list for the lowest insolvency rates, followed by Wokingham, Westminster, Richmond upon Thames, Kingston upon Thames and Camden.
The show's flowers are well worth a visit and you get to see Hampton Court in Richmond upon Thames as a bonus
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Areas with the least premature deaths, at just 200 deaths per 100,000, were Wokingham, Richmond upon Thames and Dorset.
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Only the London boroughs of Camden (92%) and Barnet (91%) perform higher - putting Sefton joint third with Richmond Upon Thames and Trafford.
The cuts per head facing Newcastle are 20 times more than those in places like Richmond upon Thames and the Government has failed its own fairness test.

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