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Committal Service in Windsor Committal Service in Windsor
Councillor Andrew Johnson, the leader of the council, said: “We are honoured and humbled that the committal service for Her Majesty The Queen will be taking place in our borough at Windsor Castle on Monday 19 September, following the State Funeral…
Graphic offering condolences to the Royal Family following the sad passing of HM The Queen Statements on the sad passing of Her Majesty The Queen
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “The death of Her Majesty The Queen represents a very sad day in the history of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. She was much loved and respected as a patron to many local…
This image shows Datchet village green. Consultation: Datchet Neighbourhood Plan. Creating a sustainable borough of opportunity and innovation. Community invited to comment on Datchet Neighbourhood Plan
The community is invited to take part in a public consultation on an important planning document helping to shape future development and growth within the Datchet Parish.

The draft Datchet Neighbourhood Plan has been produced by local people on the…
Planning and regeneration of the Royal Borough
This image shows Windsor town centre. Help shape a Vision for Windsor. Creating a sustainable borough of opportunity and innovation. Share your ideas and come to workshops to help shape Vision for Windsor
** UPDATE ** (Tuesday September 27). In light of the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, we have extended the public engagement period for Vision for Windsor by two weeks, meaning people can continue to complete the survey and the online…
Deerswood Meadow survey - take part Take part in survey on how to improve Deerswood Meadow for the benefit of nature and the community
** UPDATE ** (Thursday 22 September). In light of the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the public drop-in workshop events for the Deerswood Meadow survey were postponed. Revised dates for the  sessions are below, along with the…
Jobs fair Royal Borough works with Job Centre Plus to support local job seekers and employers at Windsor Library
A jobs fair will take place at Windsor Library on Tuesday 20 September between 10.30am and 2pm.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with the Jobcentre Plus to promote local job vacancies to our residents via an in-person jobs…
Heathrow Airport job opportunities Royal Borough partners with Heathrow Airport to highlight job opportunities available to residents 
Residents can find out more about job opportunities available at Heathrow Airport at two drop-in sessions at Windsor and Maidenhead libraries.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with the Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy…
Media statement: Home Office accommodation site for asylum seekers
Duncan Sharkey, chief executive of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, said: “The council was advised on Tuesday evening by the Home Office that it will be using The Manor Hotel, Datchet, to accommodate people seeking asylum who are at…
Battlemead Common cattle Grazing cattle introduced to part of Battlemead Common to enhance biodiversity
Livestock have been reintroduced to an area of Battlemead Common, north of Maidenhead, in an exciting new trial designed to help enhance biodiversity at the site.

Almost 40 cows - Herefords and a Belted Galloway - are now located in the east field…
Heritage Discovery Week Heritage Discovery Week to shine a light on Royal Borough’s rich and varied history 
Residents and visitors will have the chance to discover the Royal Borough’s unique heritage through a series of exciting and informative events at the first ever Heritage Discovery Week.

The week, which is part of the borough’s celebrations for Her…
This image shows a woman in an urban setting looking up. Consultation: Tall buildings planning document. Community invited to comment on draft tall buildings planning document
The community is invited to comment on the draft of a planning document which will help to ensure the suitable location, height and design of future tall buildings within the Royal Borough.

The council is holding a six-week public consultation,…
Planning and regeneration of the Royal Borough
Don't lose your voice at future elections Royal Borough residents urged to check their voter registration details are up to date
Residents in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead are being reminded not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their details are up to date on the electoral register.

Each year, the council is required to…
Partial car park closure. Please use lower levels at Nicholsons car park. Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. Statement – Nicholsons car park partial closure
Councillor David Cannon, Cabinet Member for Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime, and Public Protection, said: “With the full support of Thames Valley Police and the management of Nicholsons Shopping Centre, we are closing, from tomorrow (Wednesday 24…
Have your say on polling station locations Have your say on future locations for polling stations
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is inviting people to have their say on proposals for the future locations of polling stations in seven electoral wards. 

The council is undertaking a six-week public consultation as part of an interim…
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…