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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…
Cabinet approve consultation plans for children’s centre transformation
Cabinet has approved a public consultation to transform the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s early help services into an integrated, one-stop family hub.

The proposals could see local resources refocussed to support our most vulnerable…
Cabinet approve Parkwood to run Braywick Leisure Centre
Cabinet have approved a decision to appoint Parkwood to run the new Braywick Leisure Centre, due to open in September 2020.

Parkwood currently run the Royal Borough’s other leisure centre sites including the Magnet Leisure Centre in Maidenhead…
Director of Resources appointed
Adele Taylor has been appointed as the Director of Resources and Section 151 Officer at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

The appointment was made following approval at Full Council last night. Adele will start in her role in the…
John West House New partnership to help homeless into long-term sustainable accommodation
John West House has reopened and will provide a comprehensive support service that helps vulnerable people sleeping rough into long-term, sustainable accommodation.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has partnered with a community…
Housing and homelessness
Your views to be gathered on future of children’s and youth centres
We want to hear your views on the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s plans to transform early help services into integrated, one-stop family hubs.

The proposals could see local resources refocussed to support our most vulnerable children,…
New recycling scheme for Royal Borough residents
A new recycling scheme, WAM Gets Recycling, will be be launching in the Royal Borough, as the partnership with Greenredeem comes to an end on Friday 31 January.

The new recycling scheme, WAM Gets Recycling, is part of the contract with the Royal…
Proposals for budget 2020/21 to be debated at scrutiny meetings
The budget proposals for 2020/21 will revitalise the council’s transformation programme which will ensure it can continue supporting its most vulnerable residents.

The proposals, which will future proof the council, show an increase of 3.99% of…
Trading standards tweet card Trading standards take action against India-based call centre to protect thousands
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has helped thousands of UK citizens by taking action against a call centre which was taking money for services it could not provide and changing consumer’s landline providers without the appropriate…
Royal Borough secures additional funding to support rough sleepers
The Royal Borough’s success at developing and implementing a rough sleeper pathway has resulted in the Council securing £490,000 from the government’s rough sleeping initiative.

The funding will be used to:


Broaden the reach of the council’s…
New service to help our communities
A new community listings application with an integrated map facility which will help connect residents with a wide range of events, activities, community groups and venues has been launched.

The map is designed to give our residents a better…
Children services staff members Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Children’s Services rated GOOD by Ofsted
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Children’s Services have been rated ‘GOOD’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2020.

Inspectors commented on the significant improvements that Achieving for Children (AfC), the council’s…
Schools and Education
Transformational budget approved at Full Council
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s budget for 2020/21 has been approved which will ensure it can continue supporting its most vulnerable residents.

The budget will future proof the council and allow it to focus on ensuring it provides…
Royal Borough in the top local authorities for adult social care
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has been ranked as one of the top performing local authorities for adult social care following independent research by IMPOWER.

The Impower Index, which looks at local authority performance within…
Windsor man nominated for top tourism award
Windsor businessman, Chris French, has been named as a finalist in VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar competition 2020.

Chris, director at French Brothers, is a familiar sight on the river and at the helm of the popular Thames passenger cruise boat…
Donated hospital scrubs Mayor’s COVID-19 scrubs appeal
The Mayoral Appeal seeking financial donations to pay for material to make non-surgical scrubs and experienced seamstresses to make those scrubs has been voted a success by all those involved.

The hard work of the people making the scrubs has paid…
Our Community Hub brings together 48 volunteer groups from across the Royal Borough
48 community groups and 499 volunteers have registered so far through the RBWM Community Hub to provide support to vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Community Hub was set up in March, providing a space for groups to register…
Borough Local Plan and public hearing sessions
Residents who commented on the Borough Local Plan will have a chance to make representations to the Planning Inspector in person at the first public session of the examination in public.

The sessions will take place Tuesday 26 June to Thursday 28…
Planning and regeneration of the Royal Borough
Windsor man nominated for top tourism award
Windsor businessman, Chris French, has been named as a finalist in VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar competition 2020.

Chris, director at French Brothers, is a familiar sight on the river and at the helm of the popular Thames passenger cruise boat…
Public Health England and Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead statement on confirmed COVID-19 case
Specialists from Public Health England (PHE) are working with the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and NHS colleagues following a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The case is receiving treatment in hospital.

Alison Barnett,…