News published November 2017
Have your say on the proposed new housing service for Kingston
Kingston Council is asking for views on its ambitious plans for a new housing service which will help meet the increasing demand for council housing and improve the service currently provided.
Final countdown: Kingston prepares to submit London Borough of Culture bid
Residents, local artists and Kingston communities are at the heart of Kingston’s bid to be the first London Borough of Culture, which is set to be submitted to the Greater London Authority this month.
Royal Borough marks 400th anniversary of London’s oldest maces
The silver gilt ceremonial maces sold to the bailiffs and freemen of Kingston in 1617 turn 400 years old on the 29 November
A finger prick is all it takes - HIV Testing Week 18-24 November
Kingston Council is supporting the national HIV testing week campaign: ‘It starts with me’ to encourage people to get tested, treated and protected against HIV.
Unsung sporting heroes celebrated at Kingston Sport Awards
Athletes, coaches and clubs came together at the Guildhall to celebrate the borough’s sporting achievements on Wednesday 15 November.
Kingston’s annual debate sees focus on community involvement, culture and growth
Kingston Council, local communities and the Greater London Authority were among those gathered at the Guildhall at the annual State of the Borough debate on Tuesday 14 November.
Kingston’s retiring Deputy Lieutenant is appointed High Steward
Kingston’s Deputy Lieutenant, Colonel Geoffrey Godbold OBE TD DL, commanded his last Remembrance Sunday parade at the weekend, bringing to an end 16 years of ceremonial duty.
Kingston Council awarded £338,000 Government funding to provide English language courses
Kingston Council is set to benefit from £338,000 of Government funds to support vulnerable refugees and migrants to learn English and engage in integration activities.
Muybridge Week: Celebrate the Kingston-born father of cinema
Join us as we celebrate Kingston’s very first Muybridge Week, honouring the life and work of photography pioneer and inventor Eadweard Muybridge, from 14 to 18 November.
Council approves licensing scheme for shared rental properties Kingston
Kingston Council has given the green light to renew the Additional Houses in Multiple Occupation Licensing (AHMOL) for a further 5 years.