News published January 2017
New radio station in tune with children in care
Children in care in Richmond and Kingston now have their own radio station – thanks to Achieving for Children (AfC) and a breakfast show DJ.
Awards to celebrate the achievements of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in Kingston and Richmond have been given recognition for their accomplishments at an awards ceremony.
A budget for the vulnerable
Boosting spending on social care: Kingston Council accepts government social care precept to support vulnerable adults.
£1 million ‘trailblazer’ grant for Kingston, Sutton and Merton councils to radically rethink homeless prevention
Kingston, Merton and Sutton councils have teamed up to secure £1 million in government funding to help households avoid crisis and prevent people from becoming homeless.
Visiting Korean students meet the Mayor and Mayoress of Kingston
Councillor Geoff Austin, Mayor of Kingston, and Mayoress Sheila Austin welcomed a delegation of five students from South Korea to a special meeting at the Mayor’s Parlour yesterday (18 January).
Nominations open for prestigious Mayor's Community Awards
Nominations are now open for the Mayor’s Community Awards, which recognise unsung community-focused superstars who have helped others within Kingston.