News published July 2013
Travellers leave Manor Park under council and police escort
A small group of travellers who spent two nights camped on playing fields in Manor Park, New Malden were escorted from the site late yesterday (25 July).
Counterfeit shoe sellers ordered to pay back £80,000
A Kingston couple jailed in 2011 for selling fake designer shoes online from their Hook Rise home have been ordered to pay £80,000 of the amount identified as their profit from the crime.
More to do to improve children’s services, say inspectors
Twelve months on from the original report, child protection services in Kingston are still inadequate despite significant improvements according to independent inspectors.
End to landfill another step closer
A Planning Committee gave the green light for an Energy Recovery Facility to be built in Beddington, South London on the borders of Sutton, Merton and Croydon.
Tolworth Greenway – July 2013 update
Works to the Tolworth Broadway footways adjacent to the northbound and southbound carriageways are ongoing, including site clearance, drainage, ducting, kerbing and paving.
Council urges off-licences to reinforce age checks on young alcohol buyers
Off-licences are being urged to adopt better measures to prevent under-age sales of cigarettes and alcohol after several were caught failing to ask for proof of age.
Transport for London consults on Malden Rushett junction improvements
Transport for London (TfL) is consulting on plans to improve the junction at Malden Rushett between the intersections of the A243 Leatherhead Road junction, B280 Fairoak Lane and Rushett Lane.
Primary school offers – 95 per cent get a school of their choice
More Kingston parents than ever before have been offered a primary school place at one of their preferred choices despite soaring demand for places.
Makeovers for Surbiton streets
Five Surbiton streets will be given makeovers this month in a new programme of essential road maintenance and cleaning.
Prudential RideLondon business drop-in sessions
Meet the organisers at a business drop-in session