News published November 2020
Legislation to improve tenants’ rights and raise standards in the private rented property sector approved by Kingston Council.
A new package of legislation to improve tenants rights and raise standards in the lettings sector across the borough has been approved by the Culture, Housing, Environment & Planning Committee
New local COVID-19 contact tracing service begins work in Kingston
Test and Trace completion rates have improved in Kingston following the launch of Keep Kingston Safe Test and Trace, a local contact tracing team working to help in the battle against COVID-19.
Investing in Kingston’s Town Centre
The council has an ambitious vision for the regeneration of Kingston Town Centre.
Kingston Council announces draft of new Air Quality Action Plan
The new plan sets out the actions that the Council will take with partners and communities over the next five years to improve air quality across the borough and improve the health of residents.
Kingston Council are working with Microsoft to promote digital inclusion and accessibility in the borough
Microsoft is on a mission. They believe that every person and every organisation should have access to the skills, knowledge and opportunity needed to thrive in this increasingly digital world.
Kingston Libraries - leading the way
Kingston Libraries, together with Libraries Connected, delivered the first ever Digital Bootcamp, offering librarians across the country the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills, on 12 Nov.
Natural not cultivated: a new vision for Kingston’s green spaces
Almost 400 residents had their say on how they would like to see the borough’s open spaces managed in the future with overwhelming support for wildlife friendly adjustments.
Kingston's Director of Public Health thanks residents for their efforts to drive down COVID-19 infections
Director of Public Health Iona Lidington has praised the actions of people across the borough, pulling together to reverse rising coronavirus rates, and urges us to keep following the rules.
Kingston Council marks one year as a London Living Wage employer
Kingston Council is celebrating one year since it became a London Living Wage (LLW) employer.
Plans for new Kingston district heating network gather pace
Kingston Council is working with borough based organisations to establish a new system to decarbonise heat supplies to homes and businesses.