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£12,000 in arts and sports bursaries to be awarded
Over 80 young people will benefit from an arts or sports bursary awarded by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

The bursaries will be awarded as part of Maidenhead at the Movies this Friday 16 August in Kidwells Park.

The bursaries,…
A joint statement on behalf of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, British Cycling and Cycling UK: Velolife Cafe
Yesterday the council held very constructive talks with representatives from British Cycling and Cycling UK, who represent many cyclists and cycling clubs in the UK

The aim of the talks was to look for a pragmatic solution that gives clubs and…
Hostile Vehicle Mitigation installation Permanent Hostile Vehicle Mitigation installation to begin in Windsor
The installation of phase one of Windsor’s permanent Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM) measures will begin week commencing Monday 23 September.

The first two sites, Peascod Street and Sheet Street, will be completed by mid-November, with the…
One year pilot will increase parking enforcement presence
A one year pilot scheme will increase parking enforcement presence in rural and out of town areas, along with providing additional capacity to target specific problem areas.

The increase will see NSL’s weekly contracted hours increased by 25% after…
Community wardens Community wardens gain CSAS accreditation
Royal Borough community wardens have been awarded Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) accreditation, which will give them targeted police powers to better support our communities.

CSAS accreditation allows the wardens to deal with…
New temporary car park opens in Queen Street
A new temporary short stay car park is set to open this Saturday 14 September in Maidenhead town centre.

40 new spaces, including five disabled bays, will be created on the site of The Landing development on Queen Street and remain until late 2020…
Statue Creating a new vision for Maidenhead town centre
Residents will be able to help shape a new vision for Maidenhead town centre as work begins on the project alongside newly appointed JTP Architects.

With several regeneration projects underway, and a number in the pipeline, it’s important that a…
Recycling electrical items message Small electricals and batteries to be recycled from the kerbside
Small electrical items and batteries will be collected from the kerbside as part of normal waste and recycling collections from Monday 30 September.

The new scheme, part of the Royal Borough’s contract with Serco, will mean that residents will be…
Road safety scheme New schemes that will make Royal Borough roads safer and improve flood defences secure funding
Local road safety schemes, footpath improvements and flood defences are all set to receive a cash boost following approval by cabinet.

Cabinet members approved plans to allocate funds to a number of highways and flood defence schemes following the…
Bin collections timetable Serco to take over waste and recycling collections from Monday 30 September
Serco will be taking over the weekly waste and recycling collections in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead from Monday 30 September.

Collection days will stay the same but there may be some changes to the times of collections. This means…
Over 55s Fit for Life offers free taster sessions to over 55s
Sports clubs, leisure centres and activity providers across the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead will be offering over 55s the chance to try activities for free between now and Sunday 6 October.

Part of the Fit for Life 55+ scheme, over…
Refreshed cabinet to refocus on key priorities
A refreshed cabinet has been announced following the selection of Cllr Andrew Johnson as leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

Members of the new cabinet with experience in building, infrastructure, policing and communications…
Cabinet approve Queen Street proposals
Proposals that could encourage more people to walk and cycle and improve connectivity between Maidenhead town centre and the train station have been approved by cabinet.

The proposals, which will remove the right-hand turn from the Queen Street…
Old Windsor Library reopened following extension and refurbishment
Old Windsor Library has reopened after a new extension and refurbishment.

The space has been totally transformed with a new ‘pod’ counter, toilet, self-service kiosk and a bright and airy colour scheme. The addition of an illuminated story wall in…
Aeroplane Councils back in court to challenge Heathrow expansion
Local authorities committed to protecting their residents from the damaging effects of Heathrow expansion will go to the Court of Appeal today (17th October) to outline vital flaws in the Government’s

The councils – Richmond upon Thames, Hillingdon…
United against Heathrow Councils tell government to review Heathrow expansion following climate change developments
Local authorities opposed to Heathrow expansion say that changes in Government policy on climate change mean the case for a third runway should be reviewed urgently.

The national policy statement (ANPS) which included support for expansion at the…
Windsor Dials to extend temporary midweek parking
Windsor Dials multi-storey car park will continue to offer temporary midweek parking until Tuesday 31 December, in addition to the existing weekend offering.

Until recently, the car park has only been available to the public on Saturdays, Sundays…
Borough Local Plan consultation
The consultation on the proposed changes to the submitted Borough Local Plan (2012-2033) is now open.

The purpose of this public consultation is to allow an opportunity for anyone interested to make representations on the proposed changes.

The…
Planning and regeneration of the Royal Borough
Director of Adult Services appointed
Hilary Hall has been appointed as the Director of Adult Services at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

The appointment was made following a recommendation from Employment Panel in September, and Hilary started the role in October. …
Enhanced cold weather support for vulnerable residents announced
An enhanced and comprehensive support system for vulnerable residents in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has been announced to ensure these residents can access the services they need.

Throughout the winter period we will be putting…