News published May 2019
New Mayor for the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Councillor Margaret Thompson was officially installed as the new Mayor of Kingston at Annual Council (Tuesday 14 May).
Rogue roofer banned from unfair trading and ordered to repay victims £35,000
James (AKA Jimmy) Slater of Swallow Park near Tolworth, has been banned from continuing to unlawfully trade, ordered to repay his victims £35,520 and council costs of £7,327.
Council marks Dying Matters Awareness Week
As part of Dying Matters Awareness Week (13 - 19 May) a drop-in ‘death cafe’ was held at the Community Room in the Guildhall on Monday (13 May).
Kingston Council’s new portfolio holders announced
The Leader of Kingston Council, Cllr Liz Green has announced her new portfolio holders at the Annual Council meeting last night (14 May).
Streets of History exhibition returns to Kingston upon Thames to celebrate the life and works of Eadweard Muybridge
This spring, visitors to Kingston Town Centre will discover an exhibition on the life and works of influential photographer and inventor, Eadweard Muybridge, who was born and raised in Kingston.
Kingston welcomes Mayor of Seoul to New Malden
Park Won-soon, the Mayor of Seoul and his embassy officials visited New Malden last week (4 May) as part of an ongoing trade partnership between London and the Seoul Metropolitan Government.
Kingston Council recognised for customer service improvement
Improvements to Kingston Council’s customer services have been recognised with the award of a Customer Service Excellence certificate.
Have your say and shape the future of Kingston
Residents and communities are encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas on how we plan for the future of the borough, following the launch of the Local Plan consultation.