News published March 2015
Notice of election - local ward by-elections
Local by-elections will take place on 7 May 2015 to elect borough councillors for Grove Ward and Tolworth and Hook Rise Ward.
Funding success for ‘The Streets’, a major new cultural programme with event producer Serious and seven London boroughs
Kingston Council and Kingston First have come together to collaborate in a major new consortium as part of 'The Streets', a new two year arts-led programme involving seven London boroughs in 2015-16.
Rosie Boycott presents Kingston with its first silver awards for healthy schools
Six Kingston schools were presented with certificates by Rosie Boycott, Head of the London Food Board, awarded for supporting and promoting health and wellbeing in pupils.
Kingston’s youth have spoken
Young people from the borough have chosen their representatives for Kingston Youth Council and UK Youth Parliament.
Watch out for postal scams warns Kingston’s Trading Standards Team
Eleven bin liners worth of letters that turned out to be postal scams have been removed from the victim’s home by the Trading Standards Team at Kingston Council, enforcement officers have revealed.
Kingston upon Thames smokers urged to be quitters on No Smoking Day
Smokers in Kingston upon Thames are being urged to take the first step in giving up cigarettes for good on No Smoking Day which takes place on Wednesday 11 March.
Have your say on hiring the Museum art gallery
The charges and the contract and conditions of hire for the Museum art gallery for 2015/16 are currently being reviewed.
Mayor's condolences for passing of former Mayor
The Mayor posts a message of condolence to the family of former Mayor David Berry.
Young cricketers shine at Lord's
Young Kingston cricketers had a day to remember at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games Indoor Cricket Finals at Lord’s on Sunday 1 March.