News published May 2015
Kingston Council to introduce powers to sack bad councillors
Kingston Council is proposing to give local voters the opportunity to sack their local councillor if they fail to meet a set of clearly defined standards.
Kingston Adult Education achieves 'good' Ofsted report
Kingston Adult Education (KAE), which provides courses for over 3,500 learners, has achieved a ‘good’ report from Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills.
Deaths of Councillor Chrissie Hitchcock and former Councillor Frank Thompson
Kingston Council is sad to announce the deaths of serving Councillor Chrissie Hitchcock and former Councillor Frank Thompson.
New Mayor of Kingston installed at Annual Council
Councillor Roy Arora was officially installed as the Mayor of Kingston at Annual Council yesterday evening (Tuesday 19 May).
Success for South of the Borough schools
Lovelace Primary School in Chessington has received a ‘good’ rating in its latest Ofsted inspection.
Council votes to close troublesome bar
Kingston Council’s Licensing Sub-Committee has voted to revoke the licence of one of the town’s bars that has been a focal point for antisocial and criminal behaviour.
Biobag distribution schedule
Boroughwide distribution of new biodegradable liners for food waste commences from Thursday 21 May 2015 for properties that receive food waste collection.
Kingston Museum's Robin Hood Festival is back, bigger and better!
What was medieval Kingston really like? Who were the people that crowded around to listen to stories of Robin Hood and his band of noble thieves?
A safe PAL to prove your age
All Year 13 pupils in secondary schools throughout the borough have been offered a free Proof of Age London (PAL) this year to help them prove their age, the Council announced today.
Kingston Council to lend £50,000 to local businesses
A loan pot of fifty thousand pounds is being made available for local businesses, the Council announced today.