News published April 2019
Proposed resident permit charge changes - you spoke, we listened
The council is committed to improving air quality and tackling climate change in Kingston and has listened to your views.
Statement on the removal of decayed trees in Dinton Fields
Ian Thomas, Chief Executive of Kingston Council, said:
Make sure you register to vote in EU Elections
Kingston’s European Union (EU) citizens are being reminded to register to vote and complete their European Parliamentary registration forms in order to vote in EU Parliamentary Elections on 23 May.
Statement from Leader of Kingston Council on the Church and hotel attacks in Sri Lanka
I am shocked and saddened to hear about the events in Sri Lanka this morning and my thoughts are with all of those who have been affected by these terrible events.
Statement re graffiti in Kingston Town Centre
The council was made aware of racist and offensive graffiti in Kingston town centre overnight. Our neighbourhood rangers, working with the Bentall and Eden Walk shopping centres as well as Kingston First, acted quickly and have removed it all.
94% of children in Kingston offered one of their top three primary school choices
Latest figures show five in six children (82%) in Kingston were offered their first preference primary school and 94% received one of their top three preferences, despite an increase in applications.
Easter opening hours 2019
More information about the council's services over Easter.
Kingston Council gains three-year High Court injunction for illegal encampments
Kingston Council has obtained a full three-year injunction order allowing it to prevent unlawful occupation or encampments or depositing of waste or fly-tipping on public land.
Council proposes more flexible approach to street trading
Local people are encouraged to have their say on Kingston Council’s plans to reshape its street trading policy, making it more flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the borough.
Kingston receives £14,900 to support next generation of musicians
Kingston Council has received £14,900 from Arts Council England to inspire young people to get involved with music within their community and develop their talent.