News published October 2017
Kingston pledges to ‘Count In’ Armed Forces community
Kingston Council has declared its support for The Royal British Legion’s ‘Count Them In’ campaign, which calls for questions on the Armed Forces community to be included in the next UK Census.
Statement in response to the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) new house building targets released today
Today, the GLA has published borough housing targets that will be part of the new London Plan. The Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames is being asked to build 1,364 new homes per year.
Kingston young people to benefit from new youth services partnership
Young people in Kingston will soon be able to benefit from the expertise and local connections of two youth charities, as part of a new partnership.
Connecting Kingston: council approves plans for free wifi in town centres
In a move to boost connectivity, free wifi is set to be rolled out in town centres across the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.
A new chapter for community space as Tudor Drive Library extension opens
A brand new extension to Tudor Drive Library was unveiled on Friday 20 October, following a community contribution agreement between Kingston Council and Berkeley Homes.
Remembrance Day 2017
#Kingston Remembers. Join the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and other civic dignitaries at services across the borough on Sunday 12 November.
Kingston Council helps resettle two more Syrian refugee families
Kingston Council has welcomed two more Syrian refugee families, bringing the number of those supported to resettle in the borough under the Government’s Syrian Vulnerable Resettlement Scheme to 23.
Kingston Paralympian and coach honoured as Kingsmeadow Centre renamed
Paralympian David Weir and his long-time coach, Jenny Archer, were met with cheers as Kingsmeadow Fitness and Athletic Centre was officially renamed the Weir Archer Athletics and Fitness Centre.
‘Get in, go far’: award-winning Kingston apprentice celebrates benefits of career path
Jordan Bailey, finance apprentice at Kingston Council and London Borough Apprenticeship Awards winner, urges others to consider apprenticeships.
Residents to have their say on the future plans for Tolworth
Residents of Tolworth are being invited to have their say on plans for the future of their area.