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Format: 2018-01-16
Format: 2018-01-16

'Turning point' in Kingston political landscape as new party launched ahead of May elections

A new political party has been launched in Kingston ahead of the May local elections, hoping to shake the council up – the Kingston Independent Residents Group (KIRG).

Block of flats catches fire in Kingston

Four fire engines and 21 firefighters were sent to deal with a fire at a block of flats in Kingston.

Could you rent out a room to a young person from the YMCA?

Supported Lodgings at YMCA

YMCA London South West is recruiting local people from the community who can act as hosts for young people.

Burglar stopped by police while wearing a watch he stole earlier that day

A burglar who was brazenly wearing an expensive watch he stole earlier that day has been jailed, and will be deported to Albania after his sentence.

Surbiton Crescent restrictions make £4.5million in first year

The Surbiton Crescent traffic restrictions caused an eye-watering £4.5 million of fines to be issued in the first year.

Surbiton has a little pocket of Bethlehem on Christmas Day

Christmas Day is a special time at YMCA Surbiton for around 100 people from the community and for our residents.

Decision deferred on Tolworth Hook Rise site plans for 950 homes

Kingston Council has deferred a decision on plans to build 950 homes on Tolworth’s Toby Jug site.

The Surbiton Station letter holder and Tolworth Tower bookend you didn't know you needed

A Surbiton couple is selling a pair of quirky homeware items inspired by area landmarks.

Quirky historical exhibition in Surbiton and Tolworth gets Lottery funding

An exhibition showing a century’s worth of the history of allotments in Tolworth and Surbiton has been given £69,700 of Lottery funding.

Surbiton Crescent: angry motorists seek legal fight to reclaim in fines

Fines paid by motorists caught out by the Surbiton Crescent traffic restrictions should be repaid because Kingston Council did not properly advertise the changes to the use of the road, it is claimed.