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Support for residents welcoming Ukrainian families to Royal Borough
Thank you to those residents in the Royal Borough who have kindly completed the visa process to offer safe accommodation to Ukrainian individuals and families seeking safe refuge in the UK under the Government’s ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme.

So far,…
Gun salute Children invited to join 21-gun salute outside Windsor Castle for Queen’s birthday
Children of the Royal Borough are invited to help wish Her Majesty The Queen a happy birthday – by taking part in the traditional 21-gun salute outside Windsor Castle, on Thursday 21 April at noon. 

The council will be celebrating Her Majesty’s…
Jobs fair Royal Borough works with JobCentre Plus to support job seekers and local employers 
A jobs fair supporting local jobseekers and businesses will take place at the Nicholsons Shopping Centre in Maidenhead this Thursday (7 April) between 10am and 1pm.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with the Department for…
Resident Parking Discount Scheme 'Residents: please start your discounts’ as Royal Borough’s new resident parking discount scheme goes live
Discounted parking has arrived for residents in the Royal Borough as the council’s exciting new scheme goes live from today in six popular car parks. And for any residents yet to apply, there’s still time to join the thousands already set to save…
Praise for testing teams as free Lateral Flow Testing comes to an end
For most people, free lateral flow testing (LFTs) has ended today as part of the government’s Living with Covid Plan, published last month. The government’s rules on LFTs outline those groups still entitled to free testing from 1 April.  …
Corporate Peer Challenge Royal Borough moving ahead with key recommendations from independent review
The Royal Borough is moving ahead with key recommendations for further improvement arising from a recent independent review, which overall found the council had made “good progress” where needed over recent years, with a clear direction to…
Platinum Jubilee Events and projects planned to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
A range of events and projects are being planned by the Royal Borough to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year.

Her Majesty became the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee on 6 February, marking 70 years of service to…
Community thanked as Defra lifts 3km bird flu zone around Eton
Councillor David Cannon, Cabinet Member for Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime, and Public Protection, said: “Defra has now lifted the temporary 3km captive bird monitoring controlled zone that it established in January 2022 around the River Thames at…
School holiday activity and food programme Free school holiday activity and food programme for children eligible for free school meals returns for 2022
A successful free holiday activities and food programme helping children eligible for free school meals is returning to the Royal Borough this Easter.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s programme is called Feed Ur Everyday Lives (FUEL…
Get your ticket to celebrate The Queen’s birthday and milestone jubilee at Windsor Guildhall
Tickets are available for people to attend a special Platinum Jubilee Reception celebrating Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday and milestone jubilee year. 

The event will be hosted by the Mayor, Councillor John Story, on Thursday 21 April – Her…
Statement on Home Office accommodation site for asylum seekers
Duncan Sharkey, chief executive of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, said: “The council has recently been informed by the Home Office that it will shortly be using the Holiday Inn at Maidenhead for the foreseeable future to accommodate…
Graphic with text saying "Help for households welcoming Ukrainians" Statement - Royal Borough sets up Ukraine support webpage and support phoneline
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has set up a dedicated webpage with information on how people can help those affected by the war in Ukraine, including links to the latest advice and support for residents applying to offer suitable…
The Earl of Wessex cut a ribbon to officially reopen the museum and relocated visitor information centre at Windsor Guildhall. The Earl of Wessex officially reopens museum and relocated visitor information centre at Windsor Guildhall
The Windsor and Royal Borough Museum and relocated Royal Windsor Visitor Information Centre has been officially reopened by His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex.

The Earl cut a ribbon this evening (Tuesday 22 March) to officially declare the…
Statement from the council leader on the Homes for Ukraine refugee support scheme
The Government has today (Friday 18 March) opened the visa application process for its ‘Homes for Ukraine’ refugee support scheme, which allows residents, charities, community groups and businesses to request to sponsor and offer accommodation to a…
Temporary pavement widening measures to be removed from locations in the borough 
Temporary measures put in place in the Royal Borough to support social distancing by reallocating road space for pedestrians and cyclists during the early stages of the Covid pandemic are set to be removed.

They were put in place at the end of the…
Image to illustrate public engagement for South West Maidenhead Community invited to help inform next stage of planning for South West Maidenhead development area
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is inviting the community to help inform plans for a major development area, which will bring forward new homes, community facilities, infrastructure, employment space and improved public access to green…
Planning and regeneration of the Royal Borough
Senior travel buyers invited to Discover Windsor
More than 20 of the UK’s most influential travel buyers are coming to Discover Windsor, a two-day event on 13-14 March. 

A showcase for Royal Borough activities, the event will provide first-hand experiences and forge business relationships and…
Jonathan Goold, commercial director of show organiser HPower Group, left, and Councillor David Cannon, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s cabinet member for public protection, at the signing of the Real Deal charter today (3 March) Royal Borough Trading Standards and Royal Windsor Horse Show sign charter to ensure consumers get a Real Deal
Visitors to this year’s Royal Windsor Horse Show can be assured they are getting a fair deal at its shopping stands thanks to a partnership between the council’s Trading Standards service and event organisers.

They have secured Real Deal…
New electric vehicle charging points will support Royal Borough’s climate change and sustainable travel ambitions
Almost 30 new electric vehicle charging points are being installed in Maidenhead and Windsor, increasing charging capability and helping reduce the need for carbon intensive travel.

The council is working with charging infrastructure firm Connected…
Spring hanging baskets – the borough in bloom
Maidenhead and Windsor town centres will see a spring like pop of colour in the coming days with the arrival of spring hanging baskets.

The hanging baskets, which feature seasonal flowers, ivies and evergreen plants are being installed by Window…