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Format: 2021-04-16
Format: 2021-04-16

Construction has started on an 11-acre site in Tolworth which has been vacant for almost 20 years

The King George’s Gate development will provide homes, a bus stand, cycle hub and a café restaurant centered around a public square.

The first 211 homes in phase one will be affordable homes for shared ownership. The wider development will comprise one, two and three bedroomed apartments and duplexes.

Tolworth Tower retrofit criticised by mayor for absence of affordable housing

The Mayor of London has raised concerns over 3DReid’s planned redevelopment of Richard Seifert’s 1964 Tolworth Tower over its lack of affordable housing.

Seething Wells Filter Beds at risk of losing site of nature conservation importance status

An independent review of wildlife sites in Kingston has found that the Seething Wells Filter Beds are at risk of losing their designation as a site of nature conservation importance, due to a decline in ecological value.

Final recommendations published for The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Council.

A map of proposed ward boundaries

The Local Government Boundary Commission has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Kingston upon Thames Council.

Appeal for information following unexplained death of a 15-year-old boy in Kingston

Alfie Lawton

Detectives investigating the tragic death of 15-year-old Alfie Lawton are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Railway worker, 30, dies after being hit by passenger train near Surbiton

The Network Rail worker was struck by a South Western Railway train near Surbiton at around 11.30am today

Six new Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation proposed for Kingston

Following an independent review of the borough’s Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINCs) last year, six additional wildlife areas have been formally recommended to receive SINC status.

Grant awarded for a new boardwalk in the Six Acre Meadow

One of the Borough’s oldest hay meadows is set to benefit from a new and improved walkway thanks to funding provided by Kingston Council as part of its Community Grants Programme.

Hunt for fake vaccine fraudster who injected 92 year old woman

Suspected vacine fraudster CCTV image

A fraudster claiming to work for the NHS injected a 92-year-old woman with a fake Covid-19 vaccine, City of London Police has said.

Have you seen wanted man Robert Beecham?

Wanted man Robert Beecham

Surrey Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding Robert Beecham, 46 from Chessington who is wanted on account of breaching bail conditions.