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Littering is a costly mistake, Royal Borough warns
As delegates at the COP26 climate conference continue to debate how best to protect our planet, the Royal Borough has called on all local residents to ensure they always put the environment first and don’t litter. 

Two borough residents were both…
Lights switch-on events and free parking to boost Christmas shoppers and local traders in Royal Borough
As thoughts turn to Christmas shopping and magical lights switch-ons, people are encouraged to support local traders and make the most of free parking incentives in Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton town centres. 

The Royal Borough of Windsor &…
Draft Corporate Plan agreed by Cabinet
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s draft Corporate Plan was agreed by Cabinet on 28 October. The plan is now due to be discussed at Full Council on 23 November.

A Corporate Plan is an essential component of good governance as it sets…
Excellent response to ‘Big Conversation’ supporting Active Travel in Royal Borough
Hundreds of residents took the opportunity to have their say on how walking and cycling facilities in the borough should be shaped and improved over the next ten years. 

The ‘Big Conversation’, held this summer, was a chance to put forward…
Observing Remembrance in the Royal Borough
This year, people are invited to attend the Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday services taking place in the Royal Borough.

On Remembrance Day (Thursday 11 November) the council is holding a short Act of Remembrance starting from 10.55am at the…
Halloween photo All the Halloween fun, less waste
It can be scary how much waste can be produced at Halloween! You can still have lots of fun without producing as much waste.

Dressing up
A scary costume is part of the fun, but it doesn’t have to cost the earth. Get together with friends and “swish…
The Landing £155m funding deal agreed for first phase of The Landing regeneration scheme
HUB and Smedvig have agreed a £155 million deal with build-to-rent operator Get Living to forward fund the first phase of a scheme to revitalise central Maidenhead.

The deal is developer HUB’s ninth forward funding agreement and its largest to date…
Letter to Headteachers to Manage Covid-19 Transmission in Schools
The following letter was yesterday (19 October) sent to all schools in the Royal Borough:

Covid-19 infection rates have been steadily rising in school aged children since the start of the academic year, and current rates are amongst the highest the…
Full Fibre contract will connect Berkshire schools and public buildings to world-class digital infrastructure
•    West Berkshire Council appoints Virgin Media Business to deliver new fibre optic connectivity infrastructure across the region
•    Schools, doctor’s surgeries and libraries across Berkshire set to benefit
•    Investment will support council’s…
Rubbish collections move to fortnightly from Monday 
After months of preparation, everything is in place for the launch of revised waste collection services from Monday 18 October. 

From Monday: 


•    Recycling and food waste will be collected weekly
•    Rubbish (non-recyclable, residual waste)…
Climate Partnership to be established after backing from Cabinet
A borough-wide Climate Partnership bringing together private and public sector organisations, as well as community groups, will be created to oversee the delivery of the Royal Borough’s Environment and Climate Strategy.

By utilising the knowledge…
Forecourt opening Maidenhead Station forecourt officially reopened after major improvements
Essential improvements transforming Maidenhead Station’s forecourt into a modern transport hub has been completed, with the new gateway to the town centre officially opened today (11 October) by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. …
Furze Platt Senior School Royal Borough successfully completes £30m phase of secondary schools expansion
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has successfully completed a £30m expansion programme for secondary schools – with seven schools benefitting from this phase of investment in new facilities.

The council’s latest phase of investment in…
Free support for businesses on how to comply with new food labelling law
Businesses are being offered free advice and support by the council on how to comply with a new food labelling law, helping to protect consumers with allergies while ensuring traders are prepared for the change.

Natasha’s Law comes into force…
Youth Council Royal Borough’s new Youth Council holds first meeting at Town Hall and elects first chairperson
A new Youth Council, helping to give a stronger voice to children and young people in the Royal Borough, met for the first time at the Town Hall yesterday evening – electing 17-year-old Robert Jansen-Spence as their first chairperson.



Following…
Library Service starts new chapter with expanded home delivery service and revised opening times
The Royal Borough’s libraries are starting an exciting new chapter this month – thanks to closer partnership working between the council and communities to deliver sustainable and accessible services that meet residents’ needs.   

All 11 permanent…
Windsor Family Hub Royal Borough launches re-focussed service supporting most vulnerable children and young people
A new Family Hub Service, re-focussing support on the most vulnerable children, young people and families, has been officially launched in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. 

The hubs integrate early help support and enable staff to…
Waste collection changes will support Environment and Climate Strategy
Recycling and waste collections will be changing, making weekly collections more sustainable and environmentally friendly to support the council’s Environment and Climate Strategy. 

By maintaining and securing the weekly bin collection for…
Trader must pay more than £16,000 in compensation for unfair commercial practices
A trader has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds in compensation thanks to a successful Trading Standards prosecution by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

Terence Jordan, also known as Terry, who is in his early thirties and used…
Missing Links project continues with improvements to King Street
Works to improve the southern section of King Street, Maidenhead will start shortly.

Part of the Missing Links Project, an initiative to improve pedestrian and cycling access around the town, the works will see surface improvements to the section…