News published November 2013
£40,000 support for Surbiton community groups and schemes
Work to improve a Berrylands school’s swimming pool is one of 20 local schemes to share more than £40,000 council support for community groups and projects.
Plans to relocate adult education to make way for new secondary school
A £1.5million plan to move adult education and other services from their current north Kingston home, earmarked for a new secondary school, to new sites around the borough has been published.
Council wins £240,000 to tackle language barriers and boost health
Work to improve the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged people by breaking down language barriers has been boosted by a £240,000 government grant.
New Malden school’s healthy lifestyle lessons a recipe for success
A New Malden school has become the first in the borough to win a prestigious accolade for teaching youngsters about healthy lifestyles.
Lollipop lady still sticking at it after 35 years
A New Malden lollipop lady is marking 35 years in the job.
New Malden shopkeeper fined for catalogue of food safety risks
A New Malden shopkeeper who sold untraceable ready meals, including a sample which tested 'unsatisfactory', amid dirty conditions has been penalised more than £2,200 for multiple food safety offences.
Integrated care vital to improving older people’s health
Closer working between health and social care services is key to keeping Kingston’s growing elderly population well, says the borough’s public health chief.
Teenagers in council takeover
Youngsters will become council bosses and decision makers for a day when they get the chance to experience the world of work and public services.
Councillors help fund New Malden Christmas lights show
Kingston’s Mayor will ride in style when she attends the annual ceremony to switch on the Christmas lights in New Malden on Friday 29 November.
Think you know your drink? Web help to cut heavy drinking
People can find out how their drinking habits affect their health and wellbeing online thanks to a new council website.