News published November 2018
Delicatessen in Tolworth fined for food hygiene offences
Violetta Semyonova, owner of SMAK food store, has been fined £500 and ordered to pay £3,300 for council costs after pleading guilty for failing food hygiene standards Lavender Hill Magistrates Court.
Conference gathers to raise awareness of child neglect
Representatives from local schools and other organisations who work with children and young people across the borough came together to learn more about how to tackle child neglect.
Kingston Council supports a People's Vote
Members voted in favour of a motion last night, 13 September, to support the growing campaign for a 'People's Vote' on a future Brexit deal.
A finger prick is all it takes - HIV Testing Week in Kingston 19-24 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.
Kingston pledges to support its armed forces community on Armistice Day 2018
On the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Kingston signed the Armed Forces Covenant pledging to support the borough’s brave servicemen and women who reside among us today.
Chair for Kingston’s Independent Education Commission announced
Tony McArdle, former Chief Executive of Lincolnshire County Council and more recently Lead Commissioner at Northamptonshire County Council, will be the Chair of the Independent Education Commission.
Helping South Londoners into better jobs
Residents across five south London boroughs will be given more opportunities to learn the skills needed to find better well-paid jobs, thanks to the launch of a new sub-regional group.
Diwali message from the Mayor of Kingston
Deepavali or Diwali is the festival of lights, which symbolises victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.
Joint local area Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) inspection for Kingston upon Thames
The outcome of a recent inspection of services across the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames for children and young people with SEND will be published on Tuesday 6 November 2018.
Kingston’s first ‘tommy’ sculpture unveiled to mark Armistice Day
Kingston Council’s Leader, Cllr Liz Green and the Mayor, Cllr Thay Thayalan, have unveiled the first ‘tommy’ sculpture outside of the Guildhall to mark the start of the Armistice Day commemorations.