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Format: 2023-12-04
Format: 2023-12-04

Surbiton Crescent: drivers get wise to 'no entry' sign

Widely criticised traffic restrictions that made £4.5 million for Kingston Council the first year they were brought in have caught out far fewer drivers during their second 12 months of existence.

A prankster has set up a website mocking South Western Railway with a fake shop

A prankster has set up a website mocking South Western Railway with a fake shop - where customers are told to expect delays with every order.

Council grants post office permission to sell alcohol every day of the week

A post office might not seem the most obvious places to pick up a few beers or a bottle of wine, but the Licensing Sub-Committee in Kingston have given it the go-ahead.

Specialist dementia care home gets the green light

Construction will soon begin on a multi-million pound specialist dementia care home in Tolworth.

'Startled pig' hinders water pipe repairs and causes train disruption

Pickle the pig was 'startled' by the arrival of repair workers, Thames Water said.

Teenager hoping to be Kingston and Surbiton's MP

A politics student at Royal Holloway, University of London, is believed to be the youngest candidate running to be an MP in London.

Teenager rushed to hospital after stabbing in Surbiton

A teenager has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Surbiton, the Met Police have confirmed.

Surbiton circumcisions clinic didn't gain adequate consent

A private health service in Surbiton that offers circumcisions has been rated inadequate by the CQC and placed into special measures after inspectors discovered doctors did not always gain adequate consent or record the dosage of anaesthetic given for the procedure.

Kingston environmental group agree lease with developers near Berrylands Station for new space

A popular environmental group in Kingston have agreed a lease for a disused space behind Berrylands Station.

These are the Kingston roads where drivers have been hit hardest by yellow box junction fines

Kingston council has raked in £623,559.66 in fines at yellow box junctions in Ewell Road and more than £2.8 million across Kingston since 2016.