|Council launches climate change campaign to cut borough’s carbon footprint
A four-week climate change campaign promoting steps that will help the borough reach its carbon emissions target has been launched.
Starting tomorrow (Thursday 22 April) in celebration of Earth Day, the Royal Borough will share ideas for how people…
|Supporting the Borough's most vulnerable during COVID-19
We would like say a big thank you to the many community volunteers and organisations which worked alongside our staff supporting the most vulnerable in our borough during the past year - now that official shielding has been lifted for more than 8,…
|Statement on funeral arrangements for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh from the Mayor of the Royal Borough
Councillor John Story, Mayor of the Royal Borough, said: “We are honoured that the funeral of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will be taking place at Windsor Castle on Saturday 17 April.
“Although this will happen in private at St George’…
|Statement following the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh from the leader of the council and mayor
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
“The Duke did a huge amount of charity work which we were very fortunate to witness first-hand in…
|Statement from the leader of the council on the latest COVID-19 government announcement
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “Following the Prime Minister’s announcement this afternoon, outlining the next stages moving out of lockdown, I’m pleased for our residents who’ve done a remarkable job sticking to the…
|Residents invited to put forward proposals for cycling and walking improvements
Residents will be encouraged to put forward their ideas to deliver cycling and walking improvements in the borough.
The council wants to engage and listen to their views as part of a ‘big conversation’ with residents and will be welcoming…
|Optalis appointed to provide employment support to adults with learning disabilities and autism
Adult social care provider, Optalis, has been appointed by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead to provide supported employment services to adults with learning disabilities and autism.
This appointment is part of the council’s continued…
|Inspector’s post hearing letter on emerging Borough Local Plan published
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has received and published the planning inspector’s stage two post-hearing letter on the emerging Borough Local Plan.
The council hosted a second round of public hearings to examine the Borough Local…
|Free school holiday activity and food programme for children eligible for free school meals
A free holiday activities and food programme for children eligible for free school meals, will begin in the borough this Easter.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s programme is called Feed Ur Everyday Lives (FUEL) and aims to provide…
|Proposals for new Windsor Town Council out for consultation
A consultation on proposals to create a new Windsor Town Council is underway.
Under the plans the council would be made up of 21 elected members, representing 10 wards, with its first elections on 4 May 2023.
It would be responsible for allotments…
|Charity celebrates first birthday after more than 700 good deeds
A charity whose members combine getting fit with helping in the community has celebrated its first birthday.
Instead of working out in conventional gyms, members of GoodGym Windsor and Maidenhead run to venues to help with practical tasks like…
|Consultation begins on plans to create new primary school places
Plans to create new primary school places in Maidenhead from September 2022 are being consulted on, showing the council’s commitment to investing in local infrastructure to support the borough’s growing population.
The Royal Borough of Windsor…
|Voluntary organisations can benefit from council cash boost
Grant funding of £100,000 is available from the council to support voluntary organisations in the borough.
The 2021/22 voluntary organisations funding scheme is now open for applications from non-profit making voluntary organisations seeking…
|Mayor and Mayoress showcase borough to the Big Apple
A group of adults from New York with learning disabilities discovered more about the borough thanks to the Mayor and Mayoress.
Councillor John Story and his wife Barbara participated in a virtual meeting with members of Community Connections Life…
|Plans for new £500m retail, commercial and residential quarter in Maidenhead given green light
A £500m redevelopment proposal for the Nicholsons Shopping Centre and surrounding area in Maidenhead, hailed as the blueprint for all future UK town centre developments, has been consented following approval in principle from the planning authority…
|Council campaign supports Food Waste Action Week
A campaign encouraging residents to reduce and recycle their food waste has been launched by the council.
Waste Less, Recycle More is supporting the Waste and Resources Action Programme’s (WRAP’s) first ever Food Waste Action Week, which begins…
|Work begins on public space improvement in Windsor
A public space improvement scheme in Windsor starts next week and is one of the key priorities for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead as it supports local recovery post COVID-19.
The work is part of a scheme to inject £2.4 million into…
|Borough moves a step closer to net carbon zero emissions
The borough has moved a step closer to net carbon zero emissions, following adoption of the Environment and Climate Strategy for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The strategy was created following the council’s environment and…
|Budget approved at Full Council
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s budget for 2021/22 has been approved which will ensure the council can continue supporting our most vulnerable residents and invest in the borough to support the local recovery.
The budget aims to…
|Domestic abuse charity continues to receive council support
The vital work of a domestic abuse charity has received a funding boost of almost £100,000 thanks to the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The council has extended its partnership with The Dash Charity, which provides specialist support to…