News published December 2017
Chief Executive of Achieving for Children receives CBE in New Year Honours
Nick Whitfield, Chief Executive of the award-winning council-owned company Achieving for Children, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
Measles outbreaks confirmed in five areas across UK
As of 19 December, there have been 34 confirmed cases of measles across the UK. 11 of these are in Surrey.
New chair of Kingston Safeguarding Children’s Board appointed
Chris Robson has been appointed the new independent chair of Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children’s Board.
'Hope for Beauty': Kingston Museum launches new exhibition on famous Kingston artist
Kingston Museum is set to launch an exhibition on the designs and ceramics of Denise Wren, titled ‘Hope for Beauty’, on Friday 15 December.
Statement: Kingston Council defers Meyer Homes planning application
On Wednesday 6 December, the members of Development Control Committee resolved to defer the planning application for the redevelopment of the Former Government Offices site in Tolworth.
The coil: contraception you never have to remember not to forget
Kingston Council has launched a campaign encouraging women to think about their contraceptive needs, as part of a wider programme of sexual health promotion in the borough.
Kingston to take part in London wide pilot to retain 100% business rates
Kingston is set to keep a greater share of business rates and have greater power on how it is spent from April next year, if plans to take part in a London wide pilot are approved.
Kingston calls for sensitive growth in initial response to Mayor’s draft plan
Kingston Council responds to the Mayor of London’s draft London Plan, which focuses on housing density, infrastructure, culture and sustainable travel.