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Format: 2017-04-26
Format: 2017-04-26

Major cycle and walking route official opening

Kingston Council is celebrating the completion of improvement works to Portsmouth Road and the Queen’s Promenade as part of the Go Cycle scheme.

First phase of Kingston Council's £30m mini-Holland scheme completed

Kingston Council's £30m mini-Holland scheme will be officially opened this weekend after the first phase of the cycling programme was completed.

More pupils in Kingston get their preferred primary school

97% of children in the borough have been offered one of their preferred primary schools, with 95% of these getting one of the top three preferences in their application compared to 92% in 2016.

Dad campaigns for access to operations for babies with tongue-ties

Babies suffering from tongue-tie are facing a lack of access to operations and one father is campaigning to help them after being asked to wait months for his infant son’s procedure.

Quiz the Council’s Leader and senior councillors on issues that matter to you

This spring, the next round of the Kingston Conversation will be ‘question time’ style events - starting in Surbiton and New Malden.

Cityread London author set to visit Surbiton’s transformed library

S.J. Parris, internationally-renowned author of ‘Prophecy’, the Capital’s chosen book for Cityread London, is set to talk at the newly-transformed Surbiton Library in April.

Death of missing student Viktor Ivanelo is not suspicious, say police

The death of missing university student Viktor Ivanelo, whose body was found under a railway arch, is not being treated as suspicious, according to police officers.

Child abuse officers investigate death of four-month-old boy who was found ill at home

Boy was taken ill at home in Surbiton on Monday and died in hospital in London.

Final go-ahead for £70m Lidl headquarters in Tolworth

City Hall has given the green light to cut-price supermarket chain Lidl's plans to build a £70m headquarters in Tolworth.

Beekeeper seeks more space for hives as honey sales rise

A Surbiton beekeeper has asked his neighbours to house beehives due to the increasing popularity of Surbiton honey.