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Format: 2024-05-22
Format: 2024-05-22

Changes to neighbourhood committees 'will make Kingston more democratic'

Upcoming changes to how Kingston’s neighbourhood committees decide on policy have been hailed as “more democratic and transparent” by the council.

Much loved Surbiton newsagents closes after 39 years

Vincents, on Brighton Road, was opened by the Patel family in 1979. They have recently taken the tough decision to close the newsagent due to ongoing health problems.

Local MP visits Kingston’s delivery office to share festive greetings with staff

The MP for Kingston and Surbiton popped into Kingston’s delivery office to share his Christmas greetings with postal workers.

Off-duty police officer foils potential moped robbers

An off-duty police officer arrested a teenage moped rider just before he was about to allegedly carry out a robbery in Kingston.

Iconic Tolworth Tower to be turned into flats

Plans to fit hundreds of homes into the tallest building in Kingston have been submitted to the borough’s council.

SW Rail customers advised NOT to travel this morning due to major delays

Overrunning engineering works have caused mass cancellations and delays this morning on SW Rail.

First ‘Tommy’ sculpture unveiled outside Guildhall

The first of five Tommy sculptures to be installed around the borough of Kingston has been unveiled ahead of Armistice Day, which falls on Sunday, November 11.

Major Tolworth road blocked after three-car crash

Traffic is backing up for more than a mile following a three-car crash in Tolworth.

Motorists slapped with £4.5million fines because restrictions ’completely unclear’

Hundreds of drivers who were slapped with a combined amount of £4.5million in fines by Kingston Council could get a refund because traffic restriction signs were “completely unclear”.

Surbiton front and centre in new Freddie Mercury biopic

Surbiton features front and centre in the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, which opens in the UK on October 24.