|More than 100 hearing aids provided to pupils across Berkshire to assist home learning
More than 100 children with hearing loss have been provided with radio aids this past academic year to help support their learning thanks to the Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service.
Its educational audiologist Lisa Bull and teacher of the deaf…
|Prizes awarded in Active Travel poster and poem competition
Prizes have been presented in a poster and poem competition for school children promoting road safety and changing the way we travel to more sustainable options.
The Royal Borough teamed up with Frog Bikes, near Sunninghill, to run the Active…
|Council helps community centre find new home
Maidenhead Community Centre has relocated to a bigger and better home after the council worked with the organisation to help it find new premises.
The centre had been based in the King George VI building in York Road, Maidenhead and has now moved…
|Council and Environment Agency work together on flood alleviation for east of Royal Borough
Measures to help tackle flooding in Datchet, Horton and Wraysbury and Old Windsor are being actively explored by the Royal Borough and Environment Agency – with several shorter-term projects also planned and a dedicated project officer to be…
|Public consultation to help finalise Borough Local Plan
The public is invited to take part in a consultation to help finalise a key planning document.
The Borough Local Plan sets out a vision for the future for the Royal Borough up to 2033, and aims to guide and support future local regeneration and…
|Free summer school holiday activity and food programme for children eligible for free school meals
A free holiday activities and food programme supporting the most disadvantaged and vulnerable families in the borough will continue this summer.
The Royal Borough’s Feed Ur Everyday Lives (FUEL) programme is for children eligible for free school…
|Fund of £850,000 will help low-income families improve energy efficiency of homes
A fund of over £850,000 is available to help support low-income families in the borough improve the energy efficiency of their homes while reducing their carbon footprint.
The funding, which has been secured by the Royal Borough of Windsor &…
|Upgrade to environmentally-friendly lighting in schools thanks to grant
Lighting will be upgraded in several schools across the borough to make it more environmentally-friendly thanks a £205,000 grant.
The funding, from the Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, will be used to switch to LEDs across 14…
|Statement - comment on local rough sleeper figures
Councillor Ross McWilliams, lead member for housing, sports and leisure, and community engagement, welcomes the news that the number of verified rough sleepers in the borough is currently zero, compared to 40 at the end of 2019.
He said: “This is…
|Bag it and bin it: Community Wardens appeal for community support to tackle dog-fouling
Please clean up after your dog: don’t risk a fine – that’s the clear reminder to the community from the council’s community wardens as the Royal Borough gets ready to celebrate local green spaces as part of Parks Week.
All public, open land across…
|Countryside Communities Fund completes £2,500 refurbishment of John West House garden in Maidenhead
Countryside, the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer, has improved the garden at John West House in Maidenhead for residents, thanks to a £2,500 donation from the Countryside Communities Fund.
John West House is owned by the Royal Borough of…
|All Borough’s libraries to stay open thanks to community partnerships
All of the Royal Borough’s permanent library buildings are to remain open after a successful public consultation helped to identify opportunities to deliver services in partnership with communities.
The new plan will see the council working with…
|Windsor Neighbourhood Plan adopted
Windsor’s Neighbourhood Plan, which includes objectives to preserve the historic nature of the town and protect green spaces, has been adopted by Full Council.
The plan, which was approved at a referendum in May, aims to manage the development…
|Oldfield Road works completed and new junction opens
Works on Oldfield Road roundabout in Maidenhead are complete, and the new junction is open. We would like to thank everyone for their forbearance while traffic control was in place.
The works to upgrade the roundabout to a traffic light-controlled…
|Deadline to enter Garden in Bloom competition extended
The deadline to enter this year’s Garden in Bloom competition has been extended.
Green fingered residents in the borough now have until Wednesday 14 July to submit their entries.
Any garden visible from a footpath or road is eligible and…
|Annex C Notice of Intent to Prepare an Enhanced Partnership Plan and Schemes
At its meeting on 24 June 2021, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead gave approval to proceed with the development of an Enhanced Partnership.
The commencement of this is confirmed through this notice of the intention to prepare an Enhanced…
|Town team to be established to oversee Maidenhead Vision Charter
A charter giving residents their say on how Maidenhead town centre will be improved over the next 15-20 years has been adopted by Cabinet.
The face of Maidenhead town centre is changing fast with several developments around the town, along with…
|Maintenance works are leading the way in sustainability
As part of the ongoing focus on sustainability, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has teamed up with our highways service provider, VolkerHighways, to explore how new, environmentally friendly initiatives that can be employed around the…
|Consultation aims to create a more flexible and person-centred service for day opportunities
A consultation to identify ways to enhance the council’s valued day services for people with dementia, learning disabilities and additional complex needs has launched.
Day services, also known as day opportunities, include activities, services and…
|Mayor to support The Prince Philip Trust Fund during year of office
The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has announced he will be supporting The Prince Philip Trust Fund during his term of office.
Councillor John Story made the announcement today (Wednesday 10 June) on what would have been…