|Free swimming sessions for local teenagers to promote water safety this summer
Young people aged 13 to 17 years old will be able to enjoy free swim sessions at two popular leisure centres during the school summer holidays, thanks to a water safety initiative.
Leisure Focus, the Royal Borough’s leisure operator, in…
|Royal Borough’s Cabinet to consider demolition of Broadway car park in Maidenhead
Cabinet will be asked to agree demolition of Maidenhead’s closed Broadway car park, to remove the safety risks posed by the failed structure, while reducing the potential for anti-social behaviour and town centre blight.
Since closing the multi-…
|Royal Borough to take action to address serious financial challenges and set new priorities
Next week Cabinet will discuss the scale of the financial challenge facing the council. Two reports about the council’s current and future budget position will be discussed. These show a forecast overspend of almost £5m against this year’s budget,…
|New solar panels at Braywick Nature Centre create green energy and help raise awareness of renewable technology
Solar panels have been installed at Braywick Nature Centre to create clean and renewable energy and help educate visitors about their use.
The panels were installed after the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead launched and also registered…
|Ascot community to help shape High Street improvements and town’s future development
The Ascot community will be invited to shape the town’s rejuvenation, by getting involved in preparing an important new planning document that will support improvements to the High Street and guide future development.
Over the coming months, the…
|Funding awarded to shape Local Nature Recovery Strategy for Berkshire
Planning will soon get underway to prioritise areas where nature can be expanded and protected in Berkshire after the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead received a share of £14million of government money.
The Royal Borough has been…
|Cost of living funding will continue to help residents in severe financial hardship
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is continuing to use a targeted fund to help residents in severe financial hardship and at risk of problems escalating due to the rising cost of living.
The council has been given £1,175,810 in the…
|Be water aware this summer
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with private landowners and partners to make the water safer for everyone this summer.
The campaign, Be Water Aware this summer, coincides with the end of the school year and the start of the…
|Royal Borough’s Community Wardens join national campaign tackling anti-social behaviour
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Community Wardens are again joining a national campaign to help tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) and keep people safe.
Running from 3 to 9 July, ASB Awareness Week 2023 aims to encourage…
|Find out more about essential maintenance work to historic Cookham Bridge
A series of drop-in events are being held for the community to find out more about essential maintenance work to the historic Cookham Bridge.
This important refurbishment project will help extend the life of the Grade II listed structure, ensuring…
|Flood risk reduction work to begin in Datchet
Important work to reduce flood risk in Datchet by clearing silt from a Victorian underground watercourse, is set to begin on Monday 10 July.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has commissioned contractors to remove a thick layer of silt…
|Royal Borough adopts Datchet Neighbourhood Plan following support in Local Referendum
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has adopted an important planning document that will help to shape future development within the Datchet Parish.
The Datchet Neighbourhood Plan was produced by local people on the Datchet Neighbourhood…
|Disco in the library, anyone? Free celebrations for all ages to mark Maidenhead Library’s 50th anniversary
Maidenhead Library turns 50 next month – and tickets are now available for a week of free events celebrating the town centre landmark, including exhibitions, author talks, live music, the Wombles and even a 1970s silent disco.
The Royal Borough’s…
|Library exhibition celebrates achievements of people with learning disabilities in Royal Borough
An exhibition showcasing the achievements of people with learning disabilities in the Royal Borough has gone on display at Maidenhead Library for Learning Disability Awareness Week, which runs until Sunday 25 June.
Coordinated by the Royal Borough…
|For immediate use - Two council officers to receive honours for services to the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Two council officers from the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead are to receive honours in recognition of their roles supporting the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
More than 100,000 people visited Windsor last September as the…
|Have your say on Royal Borough’s highways and transport services
Residents are being asked for their views on highways and transport services in the Royal Borough.
The National Highways and Transport Network Public Satisfaction Survey is being delivered to several thousand households in the borough this week…
|Could solar panels be an option for your home?
A scheme to help residents and businesses generate renewable energy through solar panels, cutting energy costs and carbon footprint, has reopened in the Royal Borough.
The Royal Borough has joined forces with neighbouring unitary authorities to…
|Come and find out about a career with the Royal Borough and our partners
A special jobs fair is being held by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and its social care partners Optalis and Achieving for Children, at Maidenhead Library on Tuesday 27 June.
The event will showcase the breadth of roles and services…
|Royal Borough consults on proposal to help tackle anti-social behaviour related to drinking alcohol
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is consulting on a proposal to continue legal powers to help authorities with tackling anti-social behaviour related to the drinking of alcohol in public spaces.
Over the years, many streets, car parks…
|Have your say on proposal to reduce fire risk and environmental harm from barbecues in Royal Borough’s parks and open spaces
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is consulting on a proposal intended to reduce fire risk and environmental harm caused by barbecues and fires in council parks and other open spaces.
Cooking on a barbecue or other fire is already not…