News published October 2019
Council hosts University's annual civic showcase event
Kingston University's role in the community has been showcased at the council's Guildhall with its annual civic event.
Kingston named as the most improved London borough for parks
Kingston has been recognised in The Good Parks for London 2019 report as the most improved London borough for its parks*, and is now 19th out of 33 boroughs across the capital.
Constitutional changes given green light to improve local democracy and resident engagement
Kingston Council has given the green light to plans for a reformed ‘Question Time’ approach at future Full Council meetings.
Kingston Council and Kingston University join forces to bring historic Muybridge collection back to borough
A highly significant collection of work by pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge is to be brought back to his home town thanks to a partnership between Kingston Council and Kingston University.
Pay and display machine scam
We are aware of a scam operating on pay and display machines in the borough.
Funding available for Time to Change Champions
Today, as part of World Mental Health Day, Time to Change Kingston is launching its Champions Fund – a £10,000 pot of money to help residents challenge mental health stigma in the community.
Multi-million investment to boost Kingston's transport infrastructure
Kingston Council has approved £3 million per annum plans to improve Kingston’s road and transport networks over the next three years, in addition to the Go Cycle investment programme.
New free school set to open in Kingston
Green light has been given for the King Charles Centre in Surbiton to be sold to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Education and Skills Funding Agency.
Residents invited to help shape Kingston Council’s tree planting plan
Residents are invited to help shape this year’s (2019/20) tree planting programme by selecting locations and picking their favourite tree types*.
Kingston and Sutton welcome new Assistant Director, Digital and IT
Following a decision by the joint Kingston and Sutton Member Panel, Steve O’Connor has been appointed as Assistant Director for Digital and IT across Kingston and Sutton’s shared service.