News published March 2017
Cityread London author set to visit Surbiton’s transformed library
S.J. Parris, internationally-renowned author of ‘Prophecy’, the Capital’s chosen book for Cityread London, is set to talk at the newly-transformed Surbiton Library in April.
Planning consent for proposed £400m Eden Walk development
British Land and Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USS) have been granted planning approval to regenerate Eden Walk in Kingston town centre.
Results for Kingston Youth Council 2017 are in
Over 5775 young people in schools and youth centres across the borough voted to elect new members of Kingston’s Youth Council this week.
Focus on health as Kingston invests £400k in leisure centres
Kingfisher Leisure Centre’s new health suite was officially opened today (Monday 27 March), marking the completion of a £400k investment to promote healthy lifestyles in Kingston.
Children’s services in Richmond and Kingston benefit from Government-backed programme
Achieving for Children (AfC) has been awarded a grant over the next four years, as part of a Government programme to showcase best practice in children’s services across the country.
A new vision for pharmacy in Kingston
Healthy Living Pharmacies are spreading across the country and Kingston Council is working to facilitate their introduction across the borough.
£200k investment sees young people with disabilities smash sporting targets
A three-year £200,000 fund for children with disabilities to take part in community sports activities has smashed its target, with 421 children getting involved in the Kingston initiative.
Samaritans supports Kingston’s wellbeing event for shoppers
Samaritans and Kingston Council are hosting a wellbeing event in Memorial Square, Kingston on Tuesday 21 March where Samaritans and other local organisations will be offering tips on how to look after your mental health. Volunteers are also raising awareness of the support available when life feels tough and you need some extra help.
Pinnacle PSG appointed to run resident engagement services in Kingston
Kingston Council has appointed Pinnacle PSG to run its resident engagement services from 1 May 2017.
Lawyers win award for pioneering digital courtrooms
Council lawyers who proposed paperless courtrooms in a revolutionary scheme have won a prestigious award.