News published October 2019
Announcement - State of the Borough debate
Due to the pending election and purdah restrictions, we are unable to hold the State of the Borough debate as planned on November 21.
Kingston’s Bereavement Service secures 14th consecutive gold award
Kingston Council's Bereavement Service has achieved a prestigious gold award for the 14th year running under the Charter for the Bereaved scheme.
Nominations open for the Borough Sports Awards
Residents are invited to nominate their local sporting heroes, clubs and teams for special recognition at this year’s Borough Sports Awards.
Awards celebrate youngsters’ achievements
The Celebration of Achievement Awards for looked after children took place last week to celebrate the accomplishments of young people in care in Kingston and Richmond.
Council hosts University's annual civic showcase event
Kingston University's role in the community has been showcased at the council's Guildhall with its annual civic event.
Kingston named as the most improved London borough for parks
Kingston has been recognised in The Good Parks for London 2019 report as the most improved London borough for its parks*, and is now 19th out of 33 boroughs across the capital.
Constitutional changes given green light to improve local democracy and resident engagement
Kingston Council has given the green light to plans for a reformed ‘Question Time’ approach at future Full Council meetings.
Kingston Council and Kingston University join forces to bring historic Muybridge collection back to borough
A highly significant collection of work by pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge is to be brought back to his home town thanks to a partnership between Kingston Council and Kingston University.
Pay and display machine scam
We are aware of a scam operating on pay and display machines in the borough.
Funding available for Time to Change Champions
Today, as part of World Mental Health Day, Time to Change Kingston is launching its Champions Fund – a £10,000 pot of money to help residents challenge mental health stigma in the community.