Tag "Kingston Council"

Growth, Development and Affordable Housing on agenda at next Neighbourhood Conversations

Following Surbiton and South of the Borough’s neighbourhood conversations, the series of four topical forums conclude next Wednesday (25th November) in Kingston and New Malden, with the topics of growth and development and affordable housing on the agenda. The forums have

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Grove Ward meeting to address antisocial behaviour and development in Kingston town centre

Local residents are invited to join James Berry MP, local councillors, Viv Evans (Head of Planning at Kingston Council), local police and other stakeholders in a conversation about the future of Grove Ward. Following a successful initial neighbourhood meeting, the

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Local businesses now able to pay rates using Kingston Pound

Following news that Kingston Council will soon retain a greater proportion of business rates collected, the Council is encouraging local businesses to pay their business rates using the Kingston Pound, a currency created by the community, local businesses and Kingston

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Your Voice: Andree Frieze backs TOPO decision with reservations

Kingston’s Green Party candidate for next year’s London Assembly election, Andree Frieze, offered her reaction following last week’s rejection of planning permission on The Old Post Office site in central Kingston. Frieze, who has joined other residents in opposing the

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LIVE: #KingstonTOPO decision night at Development Control Committee

Following a year of campaigning for the Kingston Residents Alliance against plans to redevelop the site of the Old Post office in Kingston Town Centre, tonight sees the final vote from councillors as to whether the plans will go ahead

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Community Housing Trust proposals abandoned by Kingston Council

Plans to transfer Kingston Council’s housing services to a resident-led community housing trust (CHT) should be put on hold in the light of “unexpected and substantial” cuts to council housing budgets being imposed by the Government. This recommendation, made with

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REVEALED: Pocket ashtrays in ‘Bid to reduce smoking litter’ cost taxpayer over £1k

In a bid to stop people dropping their cigarette butts on the ground, Kingston Council handed out free personal pocket ashtrays to smokers in Kingston Town Centre on Thursday 8 October, and in New Malden, Surbiton and Tolworth on Thursday

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Your Voice: A choice I should not have had to make

Last Wednesday [14th October], I faced a choice I should not have had to make. I knew my dad was near to death and I wanted to visit him again because I love him and I wanted to spend time

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Old Malden councillor resigns Conservative whip on Kingston Council

Councillor Mary Clark, who until a matter of weeks ago was co-chair of the Malden and Coombe Neighbourhood committee, yesterday resigned the Conservative whip and will now serve as an independent for the remainder of her term on Kingston Council.

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Kingston Royals Swimming Club welcomes publication of Cocks Crescent paper

Over 500 contributors from all walks of community life responded to the comprehensive Cocks Crescent redevelopment consultation and the overwhelming call from this consultation was to keep and prioritise the leisure centre in New Malden. KRSC Vice-Chair Julian Oldfield said

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