News published October 2018
Cycling connectivity grows as Kingston High St goes ‘live’
Cllr Hilary Gander reviews the dedicated new Kingston High Street cycle lane to mark its completion, and the significance of this historic stretch of road being transformed by the Go Cycle Programme.
Six former councillors recognised for their service to the borough
The status of Honorary Alderman has been conferred to six former councillors.
Kingston Council appoints five mental health champions
Five champions have been appointed to ensure mental health is factored into all of the council’s decisions.
Bogus builder sentenced to Community Order
Michael John William Verrechia, of Eastwood Road in Maidstone, was sentenced to a 18 month Community Order after pleading guilty to five offences including money laundering, fraud and unfair trading.
Kingston’s live music project ‘CIRKT’ gets a dynamic identity and project manager
Kingston Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Doyle as Project Manager to lead on the development of Kingston’s grass roots live music project.
Parents, carers and their children and young people in Kingston and Richmond are invited to give their views on the new respite centre provider specification
Under the Children Act 1989, the council has a duty as part of the range of services they provide for families, to provide breaks from caring to assist those who provide care for disabled children.
Kingston’s sporting heroes celebrated at annual awards
Sporting achievements of athletes, coaches and clubs were celebrated at the borough’s annual sports awards held on Monday 8 October.
It's time to change the way Kingston thinks about mental health
In support of World Mental Health Day (10 October), Kingston Council, along with Healthwatch Kingston and Mind in Kingston, will be joining the Time to Change movement.
Kingston Council to make tough decisions to balance its books
Kingston Council reported a £3.9m forecast overspend for 2018/19 at its Finance and Contracts Committee last night (4 October).
Council agrees transport infrastructure priorities
Members of the council’s Environment and Sustainable Transport Committee have agreed what transport priorities should be put forward to Transport for London (TfL) to receive funding.