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Watch: Moorings bye-lawsstandard
Boat owners in south-west London could face fines of up to £500 if they stay too long at moorings under plans from Richmond Council. Gareth Furby spoke to residents and boaters.
Fines over moorings rowstandard
Boat owners in south-west London could face fines of £500 if they stay moored in one place for too long.
Richmond Council is consulting on the idea following complaints about noise and rubbish left by some people living on boats. Here's more on the by-laws consultation.
Brentford home for Gloriana?standard
MP for Brentford and Isleworth, Mary Macleod, told Get West London she will write to Lord Sterling, the owner of the royal barge Gloriana, to bring the vessel to Brentford.
Richmond Council has refused to provide a permanent home for the barge.
No Richmond home for Glorianastandard
The 94ft (28.6m) Queen's Barge Gloriana, which was one of the stars of a pageant on the River Thames during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, will not get a permanent home in Richmond, the council has said. A public consultation was held earlier this year.
A statement Richmond Council said: "Though results of the consultation have not yet been fully analysed it is clear a substantial majority of respondents were opposed to Gloriana's permanent home at this site."
Gloriana boathouse proteststandard
Local children will protest next week against Richmond Council's plans to build a £1m boathouse for the royal barge Gloriana on Orleans Riverside Gardens in Twickenham.
Paul Bigley, from Friends of Orleans Riverside, said children will gather for a 'Picture Party' at the proposed site on Tuesday afternoon. Mr Bigley said the plans will "destroy an area of natural beauty and legally protected views" in addition to creating a deep canal next to a playground".
Dock for Glorianastandard
Richmond Council has agreed to pay £1m towards building a boathouse and a dock for the royal barge Gloriana Twickenham, The Telegraph reports.
But the plans have been met with some opposition with some residents claiming the riverside wooded parkland is enjoyed by local residents.
Latest local election resultsstandard
The results of the elections held in 32 London boroughs are still coming in, so far:
- Bexley - Conservative hold
- Brent - Labour hold
- Croydon - Labour wins from Conservatives
- Enfield - Labour hold
- Hammersmith and Fulham - Labour wins from Conservatives
- Haringey - Labour hold
- Harrow - Labour win
- Hillingdon - Conservative hold
- Hounslow - Labour hold
- Islington - Labour hold
- Kingston - Conservatives win from Liberal Democrats
- Lambeth - Labour hold
- Merton - Labour gains from no overall control
- Redbridge - Labour gains from no overall control
- Richmond - Conservative hold
- Southwark - Labour holds
- Sutton - Liberal Democrats hold
- Waltham Forest - Labour hold
- Wandsworth - Conservative hold
- Westminster - Conservative hold