News published June 2015
Joint funding secures larger homes for growing families in Kingston
£413,000 of joint funding from Kingston Council and the Greater London Authority (GLA) is being used to extend fourteen Council-owned homes.
Council puts its weight behind local business awards
As the closing date for nomination to the Kingston Business Excellence Awards 2015 draws near, Council Leader, Kevin Davis is urging local businesses to take part.
Statement of persons nominated (Grove Ward by-election)
The names of candidates nominated for election as a borough councillor for Grove Ward on 16 July 2015 and their election agents have been announced.
Council Leader calls on faith groups to help rehouse Syrian refugees in Kingston
The Leader of Kingston Council has written to Kingston’s faith group Leaders and their communities asking for their help in finding suitable accommodation for 50 Syrian refugees.
Life expectancy gap falls in Kingston upon Thames
The gap in life expectancy between the most deprived and the most affluent parts of the borough have reduced significantly, according to national statistics released last week.
Regenerating the borough’s housing estates
We are planning to embark on a 15 year programme to regenerate the largest housing estates in the borough.
Notice of election - Grove Ward
There will be a local government by-election taking place on 16 July 2015. This election is to elect one councillor in Grove Ward.
£2.5 million agreed to provide more places at two borough schools
A £2.5 million plan to expand two of the borough’s schools was agreed at the Children, Youth and Leisure Committee on 9 June.
Kingston parks to be transformed into hubs of activity
Green spaces around the borough are set to be transformed into ‘destination parks’, if proposals being considered by councillors get the green light.
Kingston litter fines start today
Residents and visitors to the borough of Kingston will receive an on-the-spot fine of £80 for dropping litter from today (Monday 8 June).