News published October 2013
South of the borough community shares £30,000 council cash
A plan to tackle knife crime is among 21 projects sharing almost £30,000 after people in the south of the borough voted to support local schemes.
Kingston celebrates young achievers
Youngsters looked after by Kingston Council have been rewarded for educational and other achievements at a special celebration.
Council’s £5,500 Christmas present for Surbiton
Councillors have agreed to help light up Surbiton town centre this Christmas with a £5,500 contribution to support local festive preparations.
Teachers’ strike - 17 October
Forty Kingston schools open or partially open despite industrial action
Council pledges to help primary school improve
Kingston Council has drawn up an action plan for improvements at a primary school where inspectors found serious weaknesses.
Curry house boss punished after ignoring food safety warnings
The former owner of a Tolworth restaurant who failed to keep his business clean and in good condition is more than £1,000 out of pocket after admitting a string of food safety offences.
Cash award for Kingston and Richmond children’s initiative
Kingston and Richmond Councils have been successful in their joint bid for government funding to support the transformation of services for children and young people across the two boroughs.
New e-drink-check website for students promotes greater alcohol awareness
Students in Kingston can now check how much alcohol they are drinking and what this means for their health and wellbeing.
Council sets out vision for new-look north Kingston
Proposals to transform part of north Kingston around the old gasworks have been unveiled by council planning chiefs.
Proposed expansion of King’s Oak Primary School
People can have their say on plans to create 30 more permanent places for pupils at a New Malden primary school.