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Grants for not-for-profit voluntary organisations Grants available for not-for-profit voluntary organisations in Royal Borough
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is inviting not-for-profit voluntary organisations to apply for grants for community projects and activities that make a positive difference within their neighbourhoods.

Eligible organisations have…
Garden in Bloom 2022 More than 300 entries into this year’s Garden in Bloom competition
Prizes have been awarded in this year’s Garden in Bloom competition.

There were more than 300 entries into the contest, which is organised by the Royal Borough. All entrants received a certificate and the winner and runner-up in each ward also…
New community-led wellbeing initiatives announced in the Royal Borough
Nine community groups in the Royal Borough have been awarded more than £35,000 in funding between them, to launch community-led initiatives supporting the health and wellbeing of local residents.

The Innovation Funding Project, managed by the…
The Mayor, Councillor Christine Bateson, third left, receives some of the books in the collection from chairman of trustees Peter Gray. They are joined by, left to right, Samantha Davidson, team leader: library advocacy, performance and business improvement, Barbara Story, local studies librarian, Councillor Samantha Rayner, deputy leader of the council and cabinet member for business, corporate & residents services, culture & heritage, & Windsor, and Louisa Knight, museum arts and local studies officer. Unique collection gifted to Windsor Library shines a light on town’s rich history
A fascinating collection of historic books and documents about Windsor and the surrounding area has been officially handed over to the town’s library as a valuable part of the Royal Borough’s local studies archive.

The Luff Collection comprises…
Energy efficiency upgrades for schools Energy efficiency upgrades in schools will help meet borough’s carbon reduction target
Five schools in the borough will benefit from energy efficiency upgrades to lower their carbon emissions and help meet the borough’s carbon reduction target.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has been successful in securing £1.5m in…
Chief Executive to move to new role
Duncan Sharkey, Chief Executive of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, is to take up a new role at a new council. 

Duncan was recommended by the Appointments Committee at Somerset County Council to be the new Chief Executive. The…
This image shows someone playing tennis on a court. Imporving our tennis courts. Creating a Sustainable Borough of Opportunity and Innovation. Royal Borough set to improve park tennis courts thanks to potential investment from LTA and Government
The Royal Borough is set to modernise tennis courts at four parks in Windsor & Maidenhead as part of improving health and fitness facilities and opportunities for residents, thanks to potential significant investment from the Government and the…
Leisure
This image shows our Community Wardens on patrol in the street. Resolve. On patrol in your community. Supporting Anti-social Behaviour Awareness Week. Royal Borough’s Community Wardens join national campaign tackling anti-social behaviour
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Community Wardens have joined a national campaign to help tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) and keep people safe. 

Running from 18 to 22 July, ASB Awareness Week 2022 aims to encourage communities to…
This image shows three people cycling. Improving cycle access around Maidenhead. Creating a sustainable borough of opportunity and innovation. Royal Borough gearing up for final phase of Missing Links cycle scheme
The final phase of a major project improving cycle access around Maidenhead is “gearing up” to start in earnest from Tuesday 2 August 2022, bringing upgraded paths and a new bridge to the Town Moor area.

Maidenhead Missing Links is a cycle route…
Highways, roads and transport
Celebration at Sunningdale Recreation Ground New chapter for Library Service in two village communities thanks to partnership with parish councils
A celebration was held recently to mark an exciting new chapter for the Library Service at Sunningdale, which is now operating from a fitting new community base at The Pavilion, in Broomhall Lane. Meanwhile, the Container Library at Wraysbury is…
Community invited to take part in consultation on key planning document for South West Maidenhead Community invited to take part in consultation on key planning document for South West Maidenhead
The Royal Borough is today (Wednesday 6 July) starting a consultation on a key planning document for South West Maidenhead, a major development area bringing forward much-needed new homes, community facilities, employment space and improved public…
Braywick Nature Centre Festival Fun for all the family at free Braywick Nature Centre Festival
Pond dipping, minibeast safari sessions and nature walks are some of the activities on offer at this year’s Braywick Nature Centre Festival on Saturday 23 July.

The day, which is free and open to all, will run from midday until 5pm and will also…
This image shows a person wakeboarding. Bring on the Baton: Route revealed. The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay How to see Queen’s Baton Relay when it visits Maidenhead, Eton and Windsor
Wakeboard, paddleboard and boat are among the ways the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will tour Maidenhead, Eton and Windsor on Wednesday 6 July, bringing the excitement of the Commonwealth Games to the Thames Valley.

Birmingham 2022 is…
A visualisation of the new development. St Cloud Way regeneration scheme to start soon in Maidenhead as car park to close
Redevelopment of Maidenhead’s old Magnet Leisure Centre site with much-needed new homes will start this summer, with the car park set to close from Friday, 1 July following formal granting of planning permission for the new scheme.

The Royal…
Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan Plan setting out how walking and cycling infrastructure could be improved adopted by Cabinet
A new plan setting out how walking and cycling facilities in the Royal Borough could be improved over the next 10 years has been adopted by Cabinet.

The Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) has been shaped by feedback from last…
A308 improvement options - have your say. Creating a sustainable borough of opportunity and innovation Have your say on options to improve the A308
A five-week consultation inviting the community to share their views on options to improve key sections of the A308 is now open.  

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is initially considering how 21 sections of this key transport link,…
This image is an illustration showing people in a neighbourhood. South West Maidenhead Supplementary Planning Document. Creating a sustainable borough of opportunity and innovation. Community thanked as Cabinet asked to give go-ahead to consult on key planning document for South West Maidenhead
The Royal Borough’s Cabinet will be asked on Thursday 23 June to approve a public consultation next month on a key planning document for South West Maidenhead. This major development area will bring much-needed new homes, community facilities,…
Climate Partnership Executive Chairman Barnaby Briggs, centre, with Councillor Donna Stimson, cabinet member for climate action and sustainability, and Councillor Andrew Johnson, the leader of the council Executive Chairman appointed to pioneering, independent Climate Partnership
A pioneering new Climate Partnership established to involve the community in tackling climate change and help deliver the Royal Borough’s Environment and Climate Strategy has appointed its Executive Chairman.

Barnaby Briggs, who has extensive…
Children from Wraysbury Primary School on new pedal and balance bikes Royal Borough provides bikes to more than 40 schools to help with road safety education 
Bicycles are being given to 43 first and primary schools across the borough to assist with road safety education.

Each school will be provided with six balance bikes – training bikes without pedals - six pedal bikes, 12 helmets, as well as an…
Launch of innovative World Café community engagement across the Royal Borough
An innovative style of community engagement is being launched across the Royal Borough using the World Café approach, with the first event due to be held in Clewer East and Clewer and Dedworth East on 15 June.

The aim is to bring people together to…