News published October 2016
Notice of election
The election of the Member of Parliament for the Richmond Park Constituency will take place on Thursday 1 December 2016.
Statement: Kingston Council's reaction to plans for a third runway at Heathrow
"We will continue to make the case against the expansion of Heathrow in whatever way we can."
The future direction and goals for children and young people’s services in Kingston are being decided: Have your say
People in the borough are being asked to help develop a four-year plan for Kingston’s children and young people's services.
Help remember Kingston’s 280 fallen soldiers this Remembrance Sunday
Kingston History Centre is helping to ensure no soldier is forgotten as the borough prepares for the four Remembrance services on Sunday 13 November.
The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames commits to greater collaboration with Jaffna
The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames has formally twinned with Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
Kingston approves innovative plans for new sport and wellbeing hubs
New council-owned sport, leisure and community hubs in New Malden, Kingston and South of the Borough and a replacement building at Kingsmeadow Centre were approved at Growth Committee on 13 October.
Council reviews licensing scheme for shared rental properties
The AHMOL scheme that regulates smaller rental properties in multiple occupancy, comes to an end next year and the council is seeking public views about its renewal.
Kingston Music Service strikes the right note with jazz award
Kingston Music Service has received a Will Michael Jazz Education Award for its outstanding commitment to jazz provision in the borough.
Kingston Council renews call for landlords as second Syrian refugee family settles in Kingston
A family of five Syrian refugees have successfully settled in the borough following a Kingston Council campaign to find private landlords locally.