|Have your say on proposed cycling and walking schemes
A four-week public consultation has launched around proposed additional cycling and walking improvements in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The improvements are being funded by a grant of £335,000 from the second round of funding…
|Housing strategy consultation launches
A public consultation has launched asking Royal Borough residents for feedback on the council’s draft five-year housing strategy, which will be presented to Cabinet in February.
The six-week consultation will allow residents to have their say on…
|Improvement works to Maidenhead Station set to begin
Improvement works on the forecourt of Maidenhead Station get underway this month, as part of the council’s commitment to a programme of improvements in the town.
To minimise disruption to residents and passengers, the work will be completed in…
|Statement from the leader of the council about National lockdown
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: "The Government has announced today (4 January) that the Royal Borough, along with the rest of England, returns to full lockdown.
“With COVID-19 cases locally and nationally showing no signs…
|Statement about schools re-opening
Statement from the leader of the council, lead member for children’s services, managing director and director of children’s services on schools re-opening
We are aware that many parents, teachers and headteachers are concerned that schools are due…
|Council Leader warns about the dangers of sky lanterns
Windsor & Maidenhead Council is urging residents not to be tempted to see the New Year in by releasing Sky Lanterns on New Year's Eve.
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “Sky lanterns might look pretty but the sad fact…
|Additional funding for cycling and walking improvements
Additional funding for cycling and walking improvements has been awarded to the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The money, £335,000, is from the second round of funding from the Government’s Active Travel Fund with the first round…
|Budget approved for consultation
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s proposed budget for 2021/22 has been published and is now ready for public consultation.
The budget proposals look to support our most vulnerable residents and support the local economic recovery…
|Statement from the leader of the council on the Prime Minister’s announcement - Saturday 19 December
"Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: "Following the news conference by the Prime Minister today, I am absolutely devastated that the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has moved into tier 4 - effectively a full lockdown.…
|Cashless donation scheme aimed at ending rough sleeping launched
A new cashless donation scheme to help end rough sleeping launches in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead on Monday 21 December.
Residents and visitors will be able to support local rough sleepers to make real life changes by donating to…
|Statement from the leader of the council regarding COVID-19 – Thursday 17 December 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: "Following the Government’s review of the local tiers today (17 December), the Royal Borough has been moved up to tier 3: very high alert.
“We’re disappointed that we have been moved into tier…
|Mayor presents a cheque for more than £40,000 to local charity Thames Hospice
The outgoing Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Councillor Sayonara Luxton, undertook her last official engagement on Monday.
At a special, socially distanced ceremony at the new state-of-the-art Thames Hospice, the Mayor…
|Consultation on new Public Spaces Protection Orders to tackle anti-social behaviour
An eight-week consultation asking for feedback on introducing two new Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, has launched.
The PSPOs that the council are…
|New Winter Support Scheme launches
A new Government backed scheme aimed at supporting the most vulnerable families with children and individuals will begin operating in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead in December.
The scheme, which runs from 1 December 2020 to the 31…
|Illegally imported puppies rescued by Trading Standards Officer
Monika Tarasovicova (32), was convicted in court last month of by-passing rabies protection laws by illegally importing puppies from Slovakia, and with running an illegal pet shop from her home in Belmont Crescent, Maidenhead.
|Low carbon grant award
A grant of £105,000 has been awarded to the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead as part of the Government’s Low Carbon Skills Fund (LCSF).
The fund enables public sector organisations to engage specialist advice to help identify and develop…
|Consultation on public space transformation proposals in Windsor
A four-week public consultation has launched around proposals to improve public spaces and pedestrian signage around Windsor and the area outside Windsor Castle.
The consultation aims to gather feedback from residents, businesses and key…
|Christmas parking in the borough
Free Christmas parking will be offered on certain days in most town centre council run car parks in the run-up to Christmas to help support local businesses and rejuvenate the high street.
Free parking will be offered on Sundays in Windsor (…
|Statement from the leader of the council regarding COVID-19 – Thursday 26 November 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: "With the ending of national restrictions on 2 December, the Royal Borough along with the majority of Berkshire will be placed in tier 2: high alert level.
“The full details of tier 2: high…
|Good rating for our Youth Offending Service
The council’s Youth Offending Service has been rated as ‘good overall’ by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation (HMIP) inspectors.
The rigorous inspection, which took place online during August, looked at three areas within the service –…