|Royal Borough works with Berkshire charity to coordinate donations for Afghan refugees
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with a Berkshire charity to coordinate donations to support Afghan refugees due to arrive in the area under a national resettlement scheme.
The council has confirmed to Government that the…
|Statement from the leader of the council on the resettlement of Afghan refugee families
Councillor Andrew Johnson, the council leader, said: “The council has confirmed to Government that the Royal Borough will take two Afghan refugee families immediately and we will look to increase that number once we have received further details of…
|Opinions on Active Travel needed to start Big Conversation
Residents of the Royal Borough are being asked to share their ideas to help shape walking and cycling improvements in the borough.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has launched a ‘Big Conversation’ to engage and listen to their views…
|Prizes have been awarded in this year’s Garden in Bloom competition.
There were more than 200 entries into the contest. All entrants received a certificate and the winner and runner-up in each ward also received a rosette. In addition, the winner received a £20 voucher to spend at Braywick Heath Nurseries.
|Maidenhead town centre regeneration takes another step forward
Construction of the next crucial phase in the regeneration of Maidenhead town centre is set to start this summer, after a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) to secure the remaining land needed was confirmed by an independent Planning Inspector.
|Missing Links crossing will create new, safe access to Maidenhead town centre
Works will start shortly on a new signalised pedestrian and cycle crossing on Bad Godesberg Way, Maidenhead (A4). The works, part of the Missing Links cycle scheme, will create a new, safe crossing at Kidwells Park, allowing more convenient access…
|We welcome your feedback to develop the Corporate Plan
Public consultation on the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s new draft Corporate Plan starts today (2 August).
The draft Corporate Plan sets out the headline areas where the council needs to drive change the most during the next five…
|Lifting of the current eviction ban; support available from the Council’s Housing Service
As the moratorium on evictions ends, we wanted to let you know about the advice and guidance available to tenants from the Council’s Housing Service.
Any private rented sector tenant served with an eviction notice, or who is concerned about…
|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…