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Letter to Headteachers to Manage Covid-19 Transmission in Schools
The following letter was yesterday (19 October) sent to all schools in the Royal Borough:

Covid-19 infection rates have been steadily rising in school aged children since the start of the academic year, and current rates are amongst the highest the…
Full Fibre contract will connect Berkshire schools and public buildings to world-class digital infrastructure
•    West Berkshire Council appoints Virgin Media Business to deliver new fibre optic connectivity infrastructure across the region
•    Schools, doctor’s surgeries and libraries across Berkshire set to benefit
•    Investment will support council’s…
Rubbish collections move to fortnightly from Monday 
After months of preparation, everything is in place for the launch of revised waste collection services from Monday 18 October. 

From Monday: 


•    Recycling and food waste will be collected weekly
•    Rubbish (non-recyclable, residual waste)…
Climate Partnership to be established after backing from Cabinet
A borough-wide Climate Partnership bringing together private and public sector organisations, as well as community groups, will be created to oversee the delivery of the Royal Borough’s Environment and Climate Strategy.

By utilising the knowledge…
Forecourt opening Maidenhead Station forecourt officially reopened after major improvements
Essential improvements transforming Maidenhead Station’s forecourt into a modern transport hub has been completed, with the new gateway to the town centre officially opened today (11 October) by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. …
Furze Platt Senior School Royal Borough successfully completes £30m phase of secondary schools expansion
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has successfully completed a £30m expansion programme for secondary schools – with seven schools benefitting from this phase of investment in new facilities.

The council’s latest phase of investment in…
Free support for businesses on how to comply with new food labelling law
Businesses are being offered free advice and support by the council on how to comply with a new food labelling law, helping to protect consumers with allergies while ensuring traders are prepared for the change.

Natasha’s Law comes into force…
Youth Council Royal Borough’s new Youth Council holds first meeting at Town Hall and elects first chairperson
A new Youth Council, helping to give a stronger voice to children and young people in the Royal Borough, met for the first time at the Town Hall yesterday evening – electing 17-year-old Robert Jansen-Spence as their first chairperson.



Following…
Library Service starts new chapter with expanded home delivery service and revised opening times
The Royal Borough’s libraries are starting an exciting new chapter this month – thanks to closer partnership working between the council and communities to deliver sustainable and accessible services that meet residents’ needs.   

All 11 permanent…
Windsor Family Hub Royal Borough launches re-focussed service supporting most vulnerable children and young people
A new Family Hub Service, re-focussing support on the most vulnerable children, young people and families, has been officially launched in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. 

The hubs integrate early help support and enable staff to…
Waste collection changes will support Environment and Climate Strategy
Recycling and waste collections will be changing, making weekly collections more sustainable and environmentally friendly to support the council’s Environment and Climate Strategy. 

By maintaining and securing the weekly bin collection for…
Trader must pay more than £16,000 in compensation for unfair commercial practices
A trader has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds in compensation thanks to a successful Trading Standards prosecution by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

Terence Jordan, also known as Terry, who is in his early thirties and used…
Missing Links project continues with improvements to King Street
Works to improve the southern section of King Street, Maidenhead will start shortly.

Part of the Missing Links Project, an initiative to improve pedestrian and cycling access around the town, the works will see surface improvements to the section…
Works will improve pedestrian experience of Windsor town centre
Works to improve pedestrian access in Windsor will start shortly. 

The works on Thames Street and Romney Lock Car Park are part of a wider scheme to support economic activity in Windsor by improving the pedestrian environment and wayfinding within…
Private landlords invited to support Afghan resettlement scheme
Following the successful appeal for donations to support Afghan refugees, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is inviting the support of private sector landlords to help provide places for refugees to call home.

The council is…
mp_warden_on_cycling_pspo_patrols_2_640x480 Community wardens on patrol to tackle cycling in pedestrianised zones
The Royal Borough’s community wardens have been patrolling pedestrianised no-cycling zones in Maidenhead and Windsor to raise awareness of new enforcement powers allowing them to tackle cyclists who don’t dismount. 

A new legal order means anyone…
oke_nwadinigwe_with_councillor_gerry_clark 640x480 Life of Windsor bridge extended with £2 million improvement work
A crucial £2.1 million project to extend the life of Queen Elizabeth Bridge in Windsor has been completed.

Essential repairs and improvements to the bridge on the A332 Royal Windsor Way were carried out by the council.

Investment in the 1960s-…
Remarkable response from Royal Borough’s residents to plea for donations to support Afghan refugees
Since setting up a donations drop-off point to support Afghan refugees due to arrive in the area under the national resettlement scheme, the Royal Borough has been overwhelmed by the heart-warming generosity of the local community.

During the first…
Royal Borough residents urged to check their voter registration details are up-to-date
Residents are being reminded not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their details are up-to-date on the electoral register.

Each year, the council is required to undertake an annual canvass of all households in the…
Still time to have your say on our draft Corporate Plan
Our important public consultation about the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s new draft Corporate Plan is due to run until 12 September.

The draft Corporate Plan sets out the headline areas where the council needs to drive change the most…