|Royal Borough to take further urgent action on spending to avert Section 114 risk
Tonight (Wednesday 27 September), Cabinet received an urgent update on the council’s financial position and committed to take further immediate and significant action to address the budget gap. The budget is currently showing an overspend of £7.3m…
|Council Leader joins Royal Borough’s Community Wardens for a taste of their vital work
The Leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead joined its Community Wardens for an afternoon to see first-hand some of their vital work protecting communities and supporting neighbourhoods.
Councillor Simon Werner, who is also Cabinet…
|Cabinet to consider proposals for subsidised bus services in the Royal Borough for 2024 and beyond
Cabinet will consider proposals next week on how to provide subsidised bus services in a more affordable and sustainable way from 2024.
In the Royal Borough, around half of the bus routes are currently subsidised and the council invests £1.1…
|Walking and cycling improvements in Windsor supporting sustainable and healthy travel options
Improvements to make walking and cycling safer and more attractive for short journeys to and from Windsor town centre and Windsor Leisure Centre have been completed.
Work was undertaken to parts of Barry Avenue and Stovell Road, between the Royal…
|Windsor Coach Park footbridge works will now avoid Christmas to help businesses
Essential refurbishment of a footbridge, which will enhance the sense of welcome into Windsor town centre, will now completely avoid the Christmas trading period to help the local business community.
After listening to concerns, the Royal Borough…
|Plans for new secure public cycle parking at Windsor Leisure Centre
A new secure cycle parking facility could be created at Windsor Leisure Centre, benefiting residents and centre staff who choose to pedal to the venue.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead successfully bid for funding from Active Travel…
|Mayor to host charity dinner at Windsor Guildhall in aid of former Army regiment
The Royal Borough’s mayor is hosting a charity dinner in aid of the Household Cavalry Foundation, his former Army regiment, on Friday 20 October – and tickets are now available for this special fundraiser at the historic Windsor Guildhall.…
|Information for parents about RAAC and state schools in the Royal Borough
Councillor Amy Tisi, Cabinet member for children’s services, education and Windsor, said: “We understand this is a worrying time for schools, parents and pupils. At this stage, we are not aware of any RAAC (Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete) in…
|Join the celebrations for the Royal Borough’s communities
A unique party is being held at Maidenhead Library on the evening of Friday 29 September, to honour and celebrate the borough’s residents, community groups, and voluntary services organisations.
Communities Celebration 2023, organised by the Royal…
|Royal Borough objects to closure of train station ticket offices
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is objecting to planned closures of ticket offices at railway stations which will disadvantage vulnerable passengers – including at eight stations in the borough.
The council says the rail industry’s…
|Almost 300 nominations for this year’s Garden in Bloom competition
Prizes have been awarded in this year’s Garden in Bloom competition.
There were almost 300 nominations this year for the contest, which is organised by the Royal Borough.
The winners and runners up in each ward were presented with a rosette and…
|Work to begin on new toucan crossing linking Maidenhead town centre with homes north of the town
Work is set to begin on a new crossing for pedestrians and cyclists across the A4 St Cloud Way linking Maidenhead town centre with homes in the north of the town.
The toucan crossing will connect the new St Cloud Way development on the former…
|Sustainable road repair technology used by Royal Borough in expanded trial
A sustainable and efficient way of repairing wear and tear in roads, including potholes, is being used in an expanded trial by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
A specialist thermal infrared heater, specifically designed to be used on…
|Construction starts on 100% affordable housing development in Maidenhead
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has broken ground to officially mark the start of construction of its 100 per cent affordable housing scheme in Maidenhead.
The £4m council investment, at 20 Ray Mill Road West, will provide 14 one-…
|Saddle up as final phase of Maidenhead Missing Links cycle route is completed
Cyclists in Maidenhead now have a dedicated new 1.3km cycle route, making healthy active travel across the town safer and more convenient, thanks to the completion of the £2.8m Missing Links route.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has…
|Essential maintenance to Royal Windsor Way will futureproof vital route for years to come
Essential maintenance work to repair the A355 and A332 Royal Windsor Way will ensure this key transport link is ready for winter and for years to come.
This important investment by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead will see surface…
|First winners in the Windsor & Maidenhead Community Lottery
Last Saturday (29 July) saw the first draw of the new Windsor & Maidenhead Community Lottery, an exciting new fundraising initiative launched by the council for good causes across the borough.
To celebrate the first draw of the community…
|Food business operator prosecuted for failing to correctly label food items, provide suitable hand washing facilities and comply with Hygiene Improvement Notices
A food business operator has been sentenced to 100 hours of unpaid work and fined more than £2,000 in a successful prosecution by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Environmental Health team.
Bartosz Rybka appeared at Reading…
|First water bottles replenished as Windsor Platinum Jubilee Fountain is switched on
The Windsor Platinum Jubilee Fountain has been switched on, providing free drinking water for visitors and residents alike, helping to reduce single-use plastic bottles and standing as a lasting tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
|QR codes on life buoy cases to pinpoint location in a water emergency
The Royal Borough’s Community Wardens are launching a new water safety initiative that could save precious minutes for emergency responders if someone gets into trouble in open water.
The wardens have created unique QR codes which are being placed…