News published April 2015
All in One campaign makes national awards shortlist
The communications and engagement campaign for Kingston Council's 'All in One' consultation has received recognition by the prestigious UK Public Sector Communications Awards 2015.
Mayor's statement of support for the people of Nepal
Mayor's statement of support for Nepal following the earthquake.
Allowing dog fouling or dropping litter? You face a fine
People who allow their dogs to foul and do not clear up after them, as well as people who drop litter and cigarette butts, face hefty on-the-spot fines the Council announced today.
Statement by the Mayor, Councillor Ken Smith, regarding Full Council on Wednesday 22 April
At a meeting of the Council on 22 April 2015, a group of Councillors chose not to participate in discussions.
Twenty-one years of Open Learning in Kingston
Council leaders, learners, tutors, governors and staff from Kingston Adult Education’s Open Learning Programme joined together on 17 April to celebrate 21 years of adult learning in the community.
Illegal tobacco sales land shop owner with £1,287 bill and criminal record
Borham Hussein Abdulla, owner of Kingston News Ltd was caught selling illegal tobacco and ordered to pay £1,262 costs and £15 victim surcharge after pleading guilty at Lavender Hill Magistrates Court.
Consultation launched on places at Alexandra Infant School and St Paul’s Church of England Junior School
Education bosses at Achieving for Children have launched a consultation on the development of both Alexandra Infant School and St Paul’s Church of England Junior School it was announced last week.
Closure of Hook Road northbound from 6 April for two weeks
Southern Gas Networks (SGN) are undertaking essential gas mains replacement works for two weeks starting on 6 April 2015.
New funding arrangements for the Rose Theatre announced
Agreement has been reached between the Council and Kingston Theatre Trust on a new five year arrangement for funding for the Rose Theatre which will provide long term security.