News published September 2019
Young people to help shape Kingston’s music offer
A new Youth Music Board is set to play a key part in helping shape Kingston’s Music Service, giving young people a voice in helping deliver what’s on offer in the borough.
Kingston trashes previous recycling records
New figures show that Kingston has broken its previous recycling records, with 49.4%* of its waste recycled between April 2018 and March 2019.
Register for the Big London Energy Switch to save money on your bills
Kingston residents will soon have another chance to see if they can save money on their gas and electricity bills, when the next auction in the Big London Energy Switch scheme takes place on 7 October
Kingston approves refreshed approach to community involvement in planning
Kingston Council is refreshing its approach to working with communities on planning matters.
Have your say on Burlington Junior School expansion proposals
The consultation on the Burlington Junior School expansion proposals is now open and local people are being encouraged to submit their views.
Cambridge Road Estate regeneration ballot to take place in early 2020 to give all eligible voters the opportunity to discuss regeneration plans
An announcement at Kingston Council meeting confirms eligible Housing Association residents will now have the right to vote in forthcoming residents’ ballot.
Mayor's Charitable Trust raises nearly £37,000 for charity
Councillor Thay Thayalan’s year as Mayor of Kingston upon Thames raised a whopping £36,811.89 during his time as the borough’s First Citizen.
Proposed new public ‘Question Time’ at council meetings to expand resident participation
The new proposal is part of plans to increase public participation and improve the way the council engages residents, businesses and other organisations in decision making.
Kingston Council welcomes Planning Inspectorate’s decision to reject plans for Surrey House
Kingston Council has welcomed the decision by Mike Hayden, Planning Inspector, to reject the planning application for Surrey House, following an appeal by the developers.
Step back in time with the Kingston Heritage Festival
Kingston Council’s Heritage Service is working in partnership with Kingston First, Kingston Upon Thames Society and Kingston’s Heritage Hub to host a month long Heritage Festival.