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Free school holiday activity and food programme for children eligible for free school meals
A free holiday activities and food programme for children eligible for free school meals, will begin in the borough this Easter.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s programme is called Feed Ur Everyday Lives (FUEL) and aims to provide…
Proposals for new Windsor Town Council out for consultation
A consultation on proposals to create a new Windsor Town Council is underway.

Under the plans the council would be made up of 21 elected members, representing 10 wards, with its first elections on 4 May 2023.

It would be responsible for allotments…
Charity celebrates first birthday after more than 700 good deeds
A charity whose members combine getting fit with helping in the community has celebrated its first birthday.

Instead of working out in conventional gyms, members of GoodGym Windsor and Maidenhead run to venues to help with practical tasks like…
Consultation begins on plans to create new primary school places 
Plans to create new primary school places in Maidenhead from September 2022 are being consulted on, showing the council’s commitment to investing in local infrastructure to support the borough’s growing population.

The Royal Borough of Windsor…
Voluntary organisations can benefit from council cash boost
Grant funding of £100,000 is available from the council to support voluntary organisations in the borough.

The 2021/22 voluntary organisations funding scheme is now open for applications from non-profit making voluntary organisations seeking…
Mayor and Mayoress showcase borough to the Big Apple
A group of adults from New York with learning disabilities discovered more about the borough thanks to the Mayor and Mayoress. 

Councillor John Story and his wife Barbara participated in a virtual meeting with members of Community Connections Life…
Plans for new £500m retail, commercial and residential quarter in Maidenhead given green light
A £500m redevelopment proposal for the Nicholsons Shopping Centre and surrounding area in Maidenhead, hailed as the blueprint for all future UK town centre developments, has been consented following approval in principle from the planning authority…
Council campaign supports Food Waste Action Week
A campaign encouraging residents to reduce and recycle their food waste has been launched by the council.

Waste Less, Recycle More is supporting the Waste and Resources Action Programme’s (WRAP’s) first ever Food Waste Action Week, which begins…
Work begins on public space improvement in Windsor
A public space improvement scheme in Windsor starts next week and is one of the key priorities for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead as it supports local recovery post COVID-19.

The work is part of a scheme to inject £2.4 million into…
Borough moves a step closer to net carbon zero emissions
The borough has moved a step closer to net carbon zero emissions, following adoption of the Environment and Climate Strategy for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. 

The strategy was created following the council’s environment and…
Budget approved at Full Council
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s budget for 2021/22 has been approved which will ensure the council can continue supporting our most vulnerable residents and invest in the borough to support the local recovery. 

The budget aims to…
Domestic abuse charity continues to receive council support
The vital work of a domestic abuse charity has received a funding boost of almost £100,000 thanks to the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

The council has extended its partnership with The Dash Charity, which provides specialist support to…
Budget consultation responses help with next steps on budget 
Over 800 responses were received for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s budget consultation which has helped shape the 2021/22 proposed budget. 

The responses, representing a cross section of the community, have been reviewed by the…
Thousands respond to consultation on proposed walking and cycling schemes
Thousands of residents have responded to a consultation around proposed cycling and walking improvements in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

It asked for feedback on:
•    Two low traffic neighbourhoods in West Windsor.
•    School…
Executive Director of Place appointed  
Andrew Durrant has been appointed as the Executive Director of Place at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. 
 
The appointment was made following a cross party interview process. Andrew will start his role in Spring. 
 
Andrew joins the…
Shopkeeper prosecuted for failing to label food correctly
Bartosz Rybka, the store manager of Pierozek Polish Deli in Maidenhead, has been convicted of failing to comply with food labelling requirements.

Mr Rybka admitted failing to comply with an Improvement Notice issued under the Food Safety Act 1990…
COVID-19 Community Testing in the Borough
Testing for Covid-19 using rapid lateral flow tests (LFTs) is due to start across the Royal Borough on Monday 8 February. 

This means that those in public facing jobs who cannot work from home - such as supermarket workers, delivery drivers and…
Children’s mental health week – ‘Express Yourself’
This Children’s Mental Health Week (1-7 February), the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is encouraging parents and other support networks to consider how they can support the wellbeing of children and young people.

The theme for this year’…
Work on £6m road improvement scheme in Maidenhead enters new phase
A £6m road improvement scheme, to improve traffic flow through the centre of Maidenhead, enters a new phase next week when work begins on improvements to the Ray Mead Road roundabout. 

This latest phase will see work carried out to reduce the size…
A joint letter from NHS and local council leaders within the Frimley Health and Care system
Thank you for the support you have shown the NHS and social care during this pandemic. We are writing to you to ask for your help to keep our communities safe. 

You will be aware that we are under a national lockdown as a result of significant…