Tag "Kingston"

Your Voice on Housing… “Is James Berry really serving his constituents?”

 Your Voice on Housing Yesterday (January 12th) Tory MPs voted against an amendment to the “Housing and Planning Bill” that would require all landlords to ensure their properties are “Fit for human habitation”. Kingston and Surbiton’s very own MP James

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James Berry MP speaks out against expansion at Heathrow as government’s decision on a third runway draws near

On 26th November James Berry spoke in neighbouring Conservative MP Tania Mathias’ backbench business debate on the final report of the Airports Commission. James laid out the argument for why a third runway at Heathrow is not the best option, not just for his constituents

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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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Jazz for Toddlers, New Orleans swing and more to illuminate streets of Kingston this weekend

Christmas lights aren’t the only thing lighting up Kingston this weekend. A pioneering tuba player will be playing to toddlers, South African acapella singers will be performing live in John Lewis, and New Orleans swing will be illuminating the High

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YOUR VOICE: I saw the sun rise today

“I wrote this last year for the 100 years since the start of WW1 but it is worth repeating I feel on behalf of my ancestors and others.” — Valerie Jenner, New Malden I SAW THE SUN RISE TODAY I

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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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In pictures: Residents around borough pay tribute to fallen in Remembrance Sunday services

Hundreds of residents this morning paid tribute to all those who gave their lives in Britain’s wars, both past and present. New Malden was the first to hold its service, led by Christ Church reader, Katy Loffman. Following this, wreaths

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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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