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Kingston celebrates Diwali for the first time with light switch on

The Hindu “festival of lights”was celebrated with a lights switch on in the borough for the first time.

Surbiton teen caught with 'fake gun' charged with attempted robbery

Three teenage boys have been charged after a bonfire night attempted robbery.

Delays and cancellations to trains after over-running engineering works at Surbiton

Over-running engineering works at Surbiton caused delays for train services this morning.

Housing, planning, development and growth: The next Kingston Conversation

People will get the chance to grill Kingston councillors on neighbourhood concerns in a series of upcoming public talks.

"We keep raising it and getting nowhere": Potential for Surbiton school site not considered suitable

A site that could provide the answer to Surbiton’s primary school void has gone untouched.

Dysart School continues outstanding Ofsted record

A Surbiton special needs school has continued its outstanding streak having been described as a “calm and happy place”.

"Worrying": Surbiton care home in special measures after third inspection this year

A Surbiton care home is in special measures after being found inadequate following its third inspection this year.

The rating follows breaches in regulation at inspections in January, April and August. The Care Quality Commission's (CQC) report into Park Lodge care home in Surbiton shows the inspection between August 18 and August 20, found medicine was not stored safely. In addition, the morning medicine round was constantly disrupted and took more than two-and-a-half hours on both days.

Where to pay your respects on Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday commemorations in the borough will go ahead as planned after Kingston Council confirmed it would pay for its own stewards.

Phone masts or better mobile phone signal? A more “constructive” approach is needed

A Kingston MP has argued a more “constructive” approach to putting up phone masts needs to be adopted by authorities and the public who protest against them.

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