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Yoyo with the items seized by Trading Standards Trading Standards seize almost 200 packs of illicit cigarettes with help from sniffer dog Yoyo
Almost 200 packs of illicit cigarettes have been seized by the Royal Borough’s Trading Standards team.

Officers carried out checks at retailers in Windsor, Ascot and the surrounding area and employed the help of search dog Yoyo during the operation…
Image of Ukrainian flag with message expressing solidarity with Ukraine Statement from the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead regarding the situation in Ukraine
Councillor Andrew Johnson, the Council Leader, said: “On behalf of the council, I would like to express our solidarity with the democratic state of Ukraine and our deep sympathies for the millions of people whose lives are being so brutally affected…
Windsor Leisure Centre’s new flume, restaurant and studio offer opens
Following a £550,000 capital investment from the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Windsor Leisure Centre opened the new ‘Tornado’ slide ready for the February school holidays. 

The new slide is the latest addition in a series of new…
Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation Strategy 2021-24 Royal Borough approves important strategy supporting victims of domestic abuse
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has approved a new strategy for providing safe accommodation and associated support for victims of domestic abuse, following a successful public consultation.   

The Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation…
Team Royal Borough Museum reopens and enjoys visitor boost after sharing home with Tourist Information Centre
The Windsor and Royal Borough Museum has seen an increase in visitors since reopening after a break of nearly two years – now sharing its home at Windsor Guildhall with the Royal Windsor Information Centre.  

The council has brought together these…
Investment budget to ensure high quality services approved at Full Council 
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s budget for 2022/23 has been approved to deliver significant infrastructure upgrades, support our most vulnerable residents, and ensure the council continues to provide high quality services for all…
Tap 4 change poster Display the poster and join the mission to end rough sleeping in the Royal Borough
Even more shops and other premises can now play their part in an inspirational scheme that’s already raised more than £2,000 to help rough sleepers turn their lives around in the Royal Borough.

Tap 4 Lasting Change is the council’s alterative…
Resident Parking Discount Scheme Apply now to join the Royal Borough’s new resident parking discount scheme
Motorists living in the Royal Borough can now apply online for their free, virtual parking permits to join the council’s new resident parking discount scheme offering one hour free in six popular car parks.

Residents can apply to get the discount…
Image with message thanking public Royal Borough thanks public for amazing response to budget consultation as Cabinet amends proposals to include arts funding
The Royal Borough is thanking everyone who took part in the public consultation on the proposed budget for 2022/23, which saw around 1,800 consultation responses submitted by residents, community groups and businesses.

This valuable community…
Full Council votes to adopt Borough Local Plan supporting sustainable development until 2033
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has tonight voted to formally agree the Borough Local Plan, a key planning document guiding and supporting sustainable growth, regeneration and investment until 2033.

The Borough Local Plan provides the…
Share snaps of your Royal Jubilee and Coronation memorabilia for exhibition at Royal Borough’s libraries Share snaps of your Royal Jubilee and Coronation memorabilia for exhibition at Royal Borough’s libraries
The Royal Borough is inviting local residents to share their photos of Royal Jubilee street parties and memorabilia dating from HM The Queen’s previous milestone anniversaries, to help create an exciting exhibition for her Platinum year. 

The…
Statement about Maidenhead Golf Course site
In a joint statement, Councillor Andrew Johnson, Council Leader and Cabinet member for Property, and Councillor David Coppinger, Cabinet member for Planning, Environmental Services, and Maidenhead, said: “We are pleased to announce that the exchange…
Image to illustrate peer review Independent review finds Royal Borough has made ‘good progress’ after positive shift in strategic leadership and culture
The Royal Borough has made “good progress” where needed as a council over recent years and also has a clear direction to strengthen further, thanks to a positive shift in strategic leadership and the culture of the organisation.   

That’s the…
Maidenhead marks the Year of the Tiger with Lunar New Year celebrations
Maidenhead High Street will be transformed in the coming days to mark the start of the Lunar New Year. The hanging red lanterns (which symbolise warmth, happiness, and good fortune) are being installed by Lamps and Tubes Illuminations and have been…
Image to illustrate jubilee street parties Apply early to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee with a street party
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is inviting residents to join Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this summer by applying to hold street parties in their communities.

Events and initiatives marking Her Majesty’s…
Highways, roads and transport
Image to illustrate the Borough Local Plan Full Council to be asked to adopt Royal Borough Local Plan after green light from independent Planning Inspector
An independent Planning Inspector has given the green light for the Royal Borough to adopt a key planning document guiding and supporting future development, regeneration and investment in the area.

The Borough Local Plan sets out the vision for…
Planning and regeneration of the Royal Borough
Image to illustrate Additional Restrictions Grant Eligible businesses impacted by Omicron urged to apply early for Additional Restrictions Grant
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has opened applications to Covid grants funding for eligible businesses that were severely impacted by the Omicron outbreak, though not entitled to the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant. 

The…
Royal Borough works with business school to offer support for start-ups
A free online course will provide support for budding entrepreneurs in the borough looking to start or grow their own business.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with the successful Rebel Business School with the course…
Image to illustrate safe accommodation for domestic abuse victims Public consultation to help finalise important strategy supporting victims of domestic abuse
Residents, community groups and partner organisations are invited to help finalise the Royal Borough’s strategy for providing safe accommodation and associated support for victims of domestic abuse. 
  
The council is consulting on its draft…
Housing and homelessness
Image to illustrate the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant Eligible businesses invited to apply for Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is inviting eligible hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses to apply for further Covid grants to support them following the Omicron outbreak.

The council is offering one-off grants from the…