Published
Statement from the Leader regarding increases in COVID-19 cases – Tuesday 13 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, says: “Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 12 October, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is in the medium risk category which means the restrictions and guidelines that…
Eligible residents can now apply for a FREE national bus pass
Eligible residents can now sign up for or renew their FREE National Bus Pass on the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s website. 


The signup and renewal services were temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Councillor…
Statement from the Leader regarding increases in COVID-19 cases - Monday 12 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, says: “We are aware of the Prime Minister’s announcement today and we are waiting for further information to find out how it impacts our community. 

In the meantime, it is really important that…
Royal Borough Christmas lights update
Work to install Christmas lights in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead begins this month, but the usual Christmas lights switch on events won’t go ahead due to COVID-19 restrictions.  

Councillor Samantha Rayner, deputy leader of the…
Borough Local Plan public hearings set to begin on the 5 October
A second round of public hearing sessions to examine the emerging Borough Local Plan for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, are taking place over a four-week period in October and November. The first of these sessions starts at 10am on…
Outcome of themed pedestrian crossings public consultation
The outcome of a public consultation on introducing themed pedestrian crossings in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead was announced this week, with the majority of respondents against the idea.

82% of people who responded to the month-…
Roads and pavements
Tackling environmental crimes in the Borough
Specialist officers will be tackling littering, flytipping and other environmental offences as part of a crackdown to make the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead a cleaner and safer place to live, work and visit.
 
From Monday 5 October 2020…
Housing support funding secured
Funding has been secured by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead to support vulnerable people housed during the pandemic into longer term accommodation this year. 

The Next Steps Accommodation Programme award of £145,000 will fund two…
Housing and homelessness
Braywick Leisure Centre opens Saturday 12 September
Our state-of-the-art leisure centre at Braywick is set to open on Saturday 12 September, providing a new and improved space for everyone to enjoy sports, arts and cultural events.

Braywick Leisure Centre has been built to replace the ageing Magnet…
Leisure
Call for immediate action following waste collection issues
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is bitterly disappointed in the waste and recycling collections service provided by Serco and is calling for immediate action to be taken.

Senior council officers held talks with Serco’s senior…
Waste
Library Opening Hours Consultation
We want to hear your feedback and thoughts on proposed new opening hours for our libraries. 

We had planned to consult earlier this year but this was paused in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.         

Councillor Samantha Rayner, deputy leader…
Libraries and Museums
Local Healthwatch service provider selected
A joint project by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Bracknell Forest Council and Slough Council to commission a single Local Healthwatch Service across East Berkshire has concluded.

Help & Care has been awarded the contract to…
Adult services
Make sure you are on the electoral register - annual canvass 2020
Local residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their details are up to date on the electoral register.

With elections taking place in Windsor and Maidenhead in May 2021, this is an important…
Elections
Borough Local Plan progresses to next stage
The emerging Borough Local Plan is moving a step closer to delivery, with a second round of public hearing sessions arranged for October and November this year.

The public hearing sessions will consider a range of matters and issues including the…
Planning and regeneration of the Royal Borough
Consultation opened for your ideas on themed crossings
We want to hear your views about how we celebrate our heritage, diverse communities, our volunteers, charities and unsung heroes.

We plan to celebrate this through a themed pedestrian crossing and want your views about how this should look.

You…
RingGo chosen as new cashless parking provider
RingGo, the UK’s leading phone parking provider, is taking over cashless parking in all Royal Borough managed car parks from Thursday 20 August.

Like Parkmobile, who previously provided this service, RingGo lets users pay for parking using their…
Parking and transport
Ray Mill Island, Maidenhead – increased safety measures in place
Due to reports of visitors entering the water by the weir at Ray Mill Island, Maidenhead, and a significant increase in large gatherings, we are introducing a number of measures....

to increase the safety of those who visit, live and work on the…
Consultation for Family Hub Service
A second stage consultation is taking place to gather your views on the proposed Family Hub Service in the borough which plans to transform early help services into integrated, one-stop family hubs.

Achieving for Children, who are commissioned to…
Weekly bin collections resuming from 17 August
Weekly household waste and recycling collections resume from Monday 17 August 2020 and we have taken the opportunity to review collection routes to make them more efficient and environmentally friendly.

These changes mean that for some residents,…
Waste
Climate change image Get involved in making a difference to our environment
If you are interested in making a difference to the environment and living in a more sustainable way, get involved in the council’s Environment and Climate Strategy consultation.

The Environment and Climate Strategy was created following the…