|Almost 300 nominations for this year’s Garden in Bloom competition
Prizes have been awarded in this year’s Garden in Bloom competition.
There were almost 300 nominations this year for the contest, which is organised by the Royal Borough.
The winners and runners up in each ward were presented with a rosette and…
|Work to begin on new toucan crossing linking Maidenhead town centre with homes north of the town
Work is set to begin on a new crossing for pedestrians and cyclists across the A4 St Cloud Way linking Maidenhead town centre with homes in the north of the town.
The toucan crossing will connect the new St Cloud Way development on the former…
|Sustainable road repair technology used by Royal Borough in expanded trial
A sustainable and efficient way of repairing wear and tear in roads, including potholes, is being used in an expanded trial by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
A specialist thermal infrared heater, specifically designed to be used on…
|Construction starts on 100% affordable housing development in Maidenhead
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has broken ground to officially mark the start of construction of its 100 per cent affordable housing scheme in Maidenhead.
The £4m council investment, at 20 Ray Mill Road West, will provide 14 one-…
|Saddle up as final phase of Maidenhead Missing Links cycle route is completed
Cyclists in Maidenhead now have a dedicated new 1.3km cycle route, making healthy active travel across the town safer and more convenient, thanks to the completion of the £2.8m Missing Links route.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has…
|Essential maintenance to Royal Windsor Way will futureproof vital route for years to come
Essential maintenance work to repair the A355 and A332 Royal Windsor Way will ensure this key transport link is ready for winter and for years to come.
This important investment by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead will see surface…
|First winners in the Windsor & Maidenhead Community Lottery
Last Saturday (29 July) saw the first draw of the new Windsor & Maidenhead Community Lottery, an exciting new fundraising initiative launched by the council for good causes across the borough.
To celebrate the first draw of the community…
|Food business operator prosecuted for failing to correctly label food items, provide suitable hand washing facilities and comply with Hygiene Improvement Notices
A food business operator has been sentenced to 100 hours of unpaid work and fined more than £2,000 in a successful prosecution by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Environmental Health team.
Bartosz Rybka appeared at Reading…
|First water bottles replenished as Windsor Platinum Jubilee Fountain is switched on
The Windsor Platinum Jubilee Fountain has been switched on, providing free drinking water for visitors and residents alike, helping to reduce single-use plastic bottles and standing as a lasting tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
|QR codes on life buoy cases to pinpoint location in a water emergency
The Royal Borough’s Community Wardens are launching a new water safety initiative that could save precious minutes for emergency responders if someone gets into trouble in open water.
The wardens have created unique QR codes which are being placed…
|Free swimming sessions for local teenagers to promote water safety this summer
Young people aged 13 to 17 years old will be able to enjoy free swim sessions at two popular leisure centres during the school summer holidays, thanks to a water safety initiative.
Leisure Focus, the Royal Borough’s leisure operator, in…
|Royal Borough’s Cabinet to consider demolition of Broadway car park in Maidenhead
Cabinet will be asked to agree demolition of Maidenhead’s closed Broadway car park, to remove the safety risks posed by the failed structure, while reducing the potential for anti-social behaviour and town centre blight.
Since closing the multi-…
|Royal Borough to take action to address serious financial challenges and set new priorities
Next week Cabinet will discuss the scale of the financial challenge facing the council. Two reports about the council’s current and future budget position will be discussed. These show a forecast overspend of almost £5m against this year’s budget,…
|New solar panels at Braywick Nature Centre create green energy and help raise awareness of renewable technology
Solar panels have been installed at Braywick Nature Centre to create clean and renewable energy and help educate visitors about their use.
The panels were installed after the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead launched and also registered…
|Ascot community to help shape High Street improvements and town’s future development
The Ascot community will be invited to shape the town’s rejuvenation, by getting involved in preparing an important new planning document that will support improvements to the High Street and guide future development.
Over the coming months, the…
|Funding awarded to shape Local Nature Recovery Strategy for Berkshire
Planning will soon get underway to prioritise areas where nature can be expanded and protected in Berkshire after the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead received a share of £14million of government money.
The Royal Borough has been…
|Cost of living funding will continue to help residents in severe financial hardship
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is continuing to use a targeted fund to help residents in severe financial hardship and at risk of problems escalating due to the rising cost of living.
The council has been given £1,175,810 in the…
|Be water aware this summer
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with private landowners and partners to make the water safer for everyone this summer.
The campaign, Be Water Aware this summer, coincides with the end of the school year and the start of the…
|Royal Borough’s Community Wardens join national campaign tackling anti-social behaviour
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Community Wardens are again joining a national campaign to help tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) and keep people safe.
Running from 3 to 9 July, ASB Awareness Week 2023 aims to encourage…
|Find out more about essential maintenance work to historic Cookham Bridge
A series of drop-in events are being held for the community to find out more about essential maintenance work to the historic Cookham Bridge.
This important refurbishment project will help extend the life of the Grade II listed structure, ensuring…