News published February 2018
Devolved employment support programme launches in south London
A new Work and Health Programme that aims to help residents secure sustained employment and benefit from the social and economic benefits of work, launches in south London today.
Work and wellbeing at the heart of south London’s skills strategy
The South London Partnership launched its skills strategy 'Skills for South Londoners' today in Kingston.
£90,000 funding sees Kingston plan seven-stop live music extravaganza
Kingston has been awarded £90,000 by the Mayor of London to celebrate the borough’s rich music heritage and support the live music scene across the borough.
Make sure you’re registered to vote in time for the local elections this May
On Thursday 3 May residents in Kingston will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level.
The Community Grants Scheme is back with up to £125,000 up for grabs
£125,000 is up for grabs as the ‘New Initiatives’ and ‘Your Kingston’ grants scheme for local voluntary and community groups launches in Kingston.
Multi-million pound Tolworth Mental Health Hospital plans approved
South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust are delighted to announce that the detailed plans for the new Tolworth Hospital have formally been approved by Kingston Council. This paves the way for building work to commence in late 2018 and for the brand new hospital to be fully operational by 2021.
Approved: Underused Blagdon Road site set for regeneration
A package of underused land in New Malden is set to be transformed following approval at Development Control Committee on 20 February.
More school places for children with special educational needs and disabilities
The number of school places in the borough for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is set to increase following a £1 million investment by Kingston Council.
Green light for Kingston Education Commission
Plans to establish an independent education commission for Kingston gathered pace this week after Kingston Council members unanimously backed the proposal.
Welcome Jobcentre Plus
Jobcentre Plus has completed its move to our Guildhall site.