News published February 2017
Nine bursaries on offer as Ignition Dance Festival reignites
Ignition Dance Festival is back this summer, with seven exciting opportunities for professional choreographers and two for local community groups to win a bursary to perform.
Kingston’s development company gets green light
Kingston is set to boost opportunities for growth in the borough following the approval of a new council-owned development company at committee on Tuesday 7 February.
Applications now open for New Initiatives and Your Kingston grants
Local voluntary groups in Kingston are being encouraged to apply for grants under the ‘New Initiatives’ and ‘Your Kingston’ grants scheme.
South London Councils to jointly commission Work and Health Programme
Five south London councils are to work in partnership to commission a new work and health programme after the budget was devolved from Whitehall.
Take part in the Neighbourhood Conversation this February
Neighbourhood Conversations are an opportunity for residents to influence priorities in their area.
Ink in Kingston: celebrating our borough's tattoo culture
Kingston Museum’s new thought-provoking exhibition will showcase artwork by talented homegrown tattoo artists and local photographers.
New home for Kingston's looked after children
Children in care in Kingston will benefit from a new local children's home following a decision at Treasury Committee on Thursday 9 February.
Kingston welcomes third Syrian refugee family
Kingston has welcomed a third Syrian refugee family into the borough, bringing the total number resettled under the Home Office-funded scheme to ten.
New respite care facility for children with disabilities to open in Kingston
A new respite care facility for children with disabilities and their families is set to open in Kingston following a decision at yesterday’s Treasury Committee (8 February).
Canbury Place car park to be sold for an estimated £12.6m
Councillors have agreed to sell Canbury Place car park to support the regeneration of North Kingston.