Award ceremony celebrates achievements of Kingston children with Special Educational Needs

Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in Kingston and Richmond have been given recognition for their accomplishments at an awards ceremony. The awards run by Kingston and Richmond’s social enterprise Achieving for Children (AfC) took place

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Professor Will Brooker helps Bowie fans celebrate their idol on the eve of the late icon’s 70th birthday

More than 120 David Bowie fans packed in to the University’s Knights Park bar on Saturday 7 January for a gig performed by tribute band Thin White Duke. Bowie, who had kept his cancer hidden from the public, succumbed to

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Council promises better support to rough sleepers

Around 400 homeless people in South West London could be helped ‘off the streets’ thanks to a £400k grant. Kingston, Richmond and Wandsworth councils have been awarded £400k from the Department of Communities and Local Government to fund innovative homelessness prevention

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@JamesBerryMP supports greater protection for police officers

Speaking in a debate on the issue of police officer safety yesterday, James Berry has stressed the need establish greater protections for police officers after figures revealed that there were 23,000 assault on police officers in 2015/2016. In his speech,

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EVENT: BIG charity comedy show at the Rose in aid of Momentum

The BIG charity comedy show at the Rose Theatre on Tuesday 18th October is a chance to have a fun-filled evening whilst raising much-needed funds for local children’s cancer charity Momentum. Momentum, based in Kingston-upon-Thames, supports families of children with

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#YourVoice: How can pro-Europeans rebuild a divided Britain?

With 62% of Kingston voters opting to Remain in the European Union on 23rd June, the newly formed Kingston for Europe group is fuelled with the passion for maintaining strong European ties that there is in the Royal Borough. Kingston

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#LiveDemocracy: State of the Borough Debate

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Residents urged to respond on Cambridge Road Estate regeneration consultation that could see nearly 2000 homes built on site

Local people are urged to have their say on the three shortlisted options for the regeneration of the Cambridge Road Estate. A major consultation has started following the launch of Kingston Council’s proposals at the CREst Fun Day on the

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Grandmother becomes one of United Kingdom’s oldest students after enrolling at Kingston University

An 80-year-old grandmother who believes you’re never too old to learn something new is about to embark on a new chapter at Kingston University. Retired businesswoman Hilary Chalkly has been passionate about writing for decades, but couldn’t believe it when

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New CEO, Charlie Adan, joins Kingston Council

Charlie Adan today (10 August 2016) starts in her post as the new Chief Executive for the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, following the ‘resignation’ (at a cost of £250,000 to the taxpayer) of former CEO, Bruce McDonald. Ms Adan was previously

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