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Statement from the leader of the council regarding COVID-19 – Thursday 22 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “Last week given our borderline status and likely projected increase in cases I asked government to consider whether it was appropriate or not for us to move into high-risk tier two. Since then…
Important changes to bin collections in Windsor and Maidenhead
Important changes to waste and recycling services in the Royal Borough will be taking place next week for a small number of residents. 

Those affected by the changes will be informed of the new arrangements by letter this week.

Councillor David…
Quick guide to staying safe this Halloween
Some Halloween activities carry more risk than others. Reduce the risk for you, your children and others while still having fun.

High risk activities


Trick or treating where children go door-to-door and treats are given out.
Parties of more…
COVID-19 self-isolation funding available for qualifying residents
Royal Borough residents can now apply online for self-isolation funding through the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead website, as part of the Test and Trace support scheme. Payments of £500 can be made to qualifying residents through the…
Statement from the Leader regarding increases in COVID-19 cases – Friday 16 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, says: “Our COVID cases are increasing at a worrying and alarming rate. 

“We were placed in the medium tier but due to the rapid rise we will be asking Government to consider moving us to the High…
Second week of public hearing sessions on the Borough Local Plan set to begin
 

A second round of public hearing sessions, to examine the emerging Borough Local Plan for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, are taking place over a four-week period in October and November. The second week of hearings starts at 9.…
Maidenhead MP Theresa May visits local drive-through flu clinic
 

Theresa May, local MP for Maidenhead, has visited a local drive-through flu clinic in her constituency to see it in operation and to meet NHS staff.
 
Mrs May visited the drive-through clinic at Maidenhead Magnet Leisure Centre car park on Friday…
Residents can now sign up for an Advantage Card online
 

Residents can now sign up for or renew their Advantage Cards via the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s website.

The signup and renewal services were temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Advantage Card is only…
Statement from the Leader regarding increases in COVID-19 cases – Tuesday 13 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, says: “Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 12 October, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is in the medium risk category which means the restrictions and guidelines that…
Eligible residents can now apply for a FREE national bus pass
Eligible residents can now sign up for or renew their FREE National Bus Pass on the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s website. 


The signup and renewal services were temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Councillor…
Statement from the Leader regarding increases in COVID-19 cases - Monday 12 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, says: “We are aware of the Prime Minister’s announcement today and we are waiting for further information to find out how it impacts our community. 

In the meantime, it is really important that…
Royal Borough Christmas lights update
Work to install Christmas lights in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead begins this month, but the usual Christmas lights switch on events won’t go ahead due to COVID-19 restrictions.  

Councillor Samantha Rayner, deputy leader of the…
Borough Local Plan public hearings set to begin on the 5 October
A second round of public hearing sessions to examine the emerging Borough Local Plan for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, are taking place over a four-week period in October and November. The first of these sessions starts at 10am on…
Outcome of themed pedestrian crossings public consultation
The outcome of a public consultation on introducing themed pedestrian crossings in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead was announced this week, with the majority of respondents against the idea.

82% of people who responded to the month-…
Roads and pavements
Tackling environmental crimes in the Borough
Specialist officers will be tackling littering, flytipping and other environmental offences as part of a crackdown to make the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead a cleaner and safer place to live, work and visit.
 
From Monday 5 October 2020…
Housing support funding secured
Funding has been secured by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead to support vulnerable people housed during the pandemic into longer term accommodation this year. 

The Next Steps Accommodation Programme award of £145,000 will fund two…
Housing and homelessness
Braywick Leisure Centre opens Saturday 12 September
Our state-of-the-art leisure centre at Braywick is set to open on Saturday 12 September, providing a new and improved space for everyone to enjoy sports, arts and cultural events.

Braywick Leisure Centre has been built to replace the ageing Magnet…
Leisure
Call for immediate action following waste collection issues
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is bitterly disappointed in the waste and recycling collections service provided by Serco and is calling for immediate action to be taken.

Senior council officers held talks with Serco’s senior…
Waste
Library Opening Hours Consultation
We want to hear your feedback and thoughts on proposed new opening hours for our libraries. 

We had planned to consult earlier this year but this was paused in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.         

Councillor Samantha Rayner, deputy leader…
Libraries and Museums
Local Healthwatch service provider selected
A joint project by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Bracknell Forest Council and Slough Council to commission a single Local Healthwatch Service across East Berkshire has concluded.

Help & Care has been awarded the contract to…
Adult services