News published September 2020
Kingston Libraries team works with local volunteers to promote digital inclusion
Libraries’ digital team, working with FutureDotNow’s "DeviceDotNow" initiative, and the Good Things Foundation, have delivered 10 brand new tablets to residents facing isolation.
Residents encouraged to get active for Car Free Day 2020
Tuesday 22 September 2020 marks Car Free Day, a globally celebrated event that supports the use of sustainable travel to help improve the environment.
Kingston University Vice-Chancellor's message to local community
Professor Steven Spier explains the action the University is taking to protect the safety of students, staff and residents across the borough.
Pay and display machine scam
We are aware of a scam operating on pay and display machines in the borough.
Kingston Council steps up Community Parks programme
Kingston Council has finished work on two more outdoor gym equipment areas as we continue to provide spaces for residents to get active in a safe and healthy way.
Action taken by Council and Police to address anti-social behaviour issues by Kingston riverside
Residents in a riverside area of central Kingston affected by antisocial behaviour, including litter, noise and urination, have been given peace of mind through a 3-year Public Space Protection Order.
Kingston Heritage Festival is back like you’ve never seen it before!
Kingston’s rich and diverse history will once again be celebrated as the Kingston Heritage Festival returns with lots of activities for residents and visitors.
Update on Kingston Bridge
Kingston Council acted quickly to introduce temporary streetspace measures at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak to make it safer for people to walk and cycle while maintaining social distancing.
In June, we introduced three new temporary ‘school streets’ to coincide with the phased reopening of primary schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, to make public spaces safer and aid social distancing
Council Confirms Commitment to Low Traffic Neighbourhood Trials
To help ease traffic in residential areas, Kingston Council will be trialling low traffic schemes in several neighbourhoods.