|Royal Borough launches ‘Here to Help’ campaign highlighting support available with rising cost of living
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is today (9 May) launching a new campaign along with community partners to raise awareness of the support that can help those struggling to cope with the rising cost of living.
Households across the UK…
|Royal Borough starts making £150 payments from Government to help residents with energy costs
Residents in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, who pay Council Tax by Direct Debit and live in Band A to D properties, are starting to receive their £150 energy rebate payments from this week.
Most households in Council Tax Bands A to…
|Residents thanked as Royal Borough sees extra recycling after revised waste collections
The Royal Borough has seen an increase in its recycling rate following the switch to fortnightly waste collections for black bins, while maintaining weekly collections for recycling and food waste.
The council would like to thank residents for…
|Royal Borough secures £1.3m to help eligible residents make energy efficiency improvements to homes
A fund of £1.3m has been secured by the council to help support low-income families in the borough improve the energy efficiency of their homes while reducing their carbon footprint, with applications now open.
The funding, which has been secured…
|Grants to kick-start community initiatives supporting health and wellbeing in Royal Borough
Grants are now available to help individuals and community groups kick-start their own innovative initiatives supporting health and wellbeing of residents in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The council, in partnership with Frimley…
|Mayor encourages residents to enter Garden in Bloom 2022 competition
Green fingered residents in the borough are being encouraged to enter this year’s Garden in Bloom competition.
It was launched at last night’s Full Council meeting by the Mayor, Councillor John Story, and any garden visible from a footpath or road…
|Windsor community to shape compelling vision for royal town
The Windsor community will be invited to shape a compelling vision for how they’d like their royal town to evolve over the next 20-plus years, under an exciting new engagement project by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
|Care home visits and gift from the mayor help to bring Platinum Jubilee celebrations to Queen’s own generation
The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is giving collectable Platinum Jubilee mugs to care home residents to ensure the whole community is involved in the celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s anniversary year.
|Support for residents welcoming Ukrainian families to Royal Borough
Thank you to those residents in the Royal Borough who have kindly completed the visa process to offer safe accommodation to Ukrainian individuals and families seeking safe refuge in the UK under the Government’s ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme.
|Children invited to join 21-gun salute outside Windsor Castle for Queen’s birthday
Children of the Royal Borough are invited to help wish Her Majesty The Queen a happy birthday – by taking part in the traditional 21-gun salute outside Windsor Castle, on Thursday 21 April at noon.
The council will be celebrating Her Majesty’s…
|Royal Borough works with JobCentre Plus to support job seekers and local employers
A jobs fair supporting local jobseekers and businesses will take place at the Nicholsons Shopping Centre in Maidenhead this Thursday (7 April) between 10am and 1pm.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with the Department for…
|'Residents: please start your discounts’ as Royal Borough’s new resident parking discount scheme goes live
Discounted parking has arrived for residents in the Royal Borough as the council’s exciting new scheme goes live from today in six popular car parks. And for any residents yet to apply, there’s still time to join the thousands already set to save…
|Praise for testing teams as free Lateral Flow Testing comes to an end
For most people, free lateral flow testing (LFTs) has ended today as part of the government’s Living with Covid Plan, published last month. The government’s rules on LFTs outline those groups still entitled to free testing from 1 April. …
|Royal Borough moving ahead with key recommendations from independent review
The Royal Borough is moving ahead with key recommendations for further improvement arising from a recent independent review, which overall found the council had made “good progress” where needed over recent years, with a clear direction to…
|Events and projects planned to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
A range of events and projects are being planned by the Royal Borough to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year.
Her Majesty became the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee on 6 February, marking 70 years of service to…
|Community thanked as Defra lifts 3km bird flu zone around Eton
Councillor David Cannon, Cabinet Member for Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime, and Public Protection, said: “Defra has now lifted the temporary 3km captive bird monitoring controlled zone that it established in January 2022 around the River Thames at…
|Free school holiday activity and food programme for children eligible for free school meals returns for 2022
A successful free holiday activities and food programme helping children eligible for free school meals is returning to the Royal Borough this Easter.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s programme is called Feed Ur Everyday Lives (FUEL…
|Get your ticket to celebrate The Queen’s birthday and milestone jubilee at Windsor Guildhall
Tickets are available for people to attend a special Platinum Jubilee Reception celebrating Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday and milestone jubilee year.
The event will be hosted by the Mayor, Councillor John Story, on Thursday 21 April – Her…
|Statement on Home Office accommodation site for asylum seekers
Duncan Sharkey, chief executive of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, said: “The council has recently been informed by the Home Office that it will shortly be using the Holiday Inn at Maidenhead for the foreseeable future to accommodate…
|Statement - Royal Borough sets up Ukraine support webpage and support phoneline
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has set up a dedicated webpage with information on how people can help those affected by the war in Ukraine, including links to the latest advice and support for residents applying to offer suitable…