News published August 2015
Supporting vulnerable residents through challenging times
Hundreds of Kingston households have been helped by our new Financial Inclusion Unit in its first nine months of operation.
£1.75 million rise in Council Tax and rent collection in Kingston
The latest financial results for the borough show that an additional £1.75m in rent and Council Tax has been collected, increasing the revenue we can feed back into essential frontline services.
£200,000 funding sees 72 young people complete apprenticeships
Seventy-two young people in Kingston celebrated completing a Council-run apprenticeship scheme, following this year’s £200,000 funding from the Skills Funding Agency.
Council launches Kingston Conversation
Council Leader Kevin Davis will be hosting eight events across the borough to meet as many residents as possible and discuss the big issues facing the borough and local areas.
Kingston Council’s Children’s Services improve from ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Good’
Kingston Council’s Children’s Services have made significant improvement moving from ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Good’ in a recent Ofsted inspection.