|Royal Borough’s Cabinet approves exciting new resident parking discount scheme
An exciting new resident parking discount scheme, offering one hour’s free parking in six popular car parks, was approved by the Royal Borough’s Cabinet yesterday evening (Thursday, 16 December).
The scheme will allow residents to apply to get the…
|Help plant thousands of trees at Ockwells Park this winter
A total of 8,000 trees will be planted at Ockwells Park near Maidenhead this winter – and residents are being encouraged to help at a family planting day.
The project is joint initiative between the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and its…
|Remember to recycle right over this festive period
As the festive season is getting underway, and we will all have extra packaging and food waste around the house, the Royal Borough is reminding residents to recycle wherever possible.
Over 70% of your waste can be recycled or composted. You can…
|Ground breaking takes place at major Maidenhead regeneration scheme
Ground has been broken at Maidenhead’s The Landing, a major new regeneration scheme from developer HUB and investor Smedvig, the first phase of which will deliver 429 Build to Rent Homes for operator Get Living. Constructed by leading contractor JJ…
|Record schools Ofsted rating for Royal Borough – despite challenges of Covid
The proportion of the Royal Borough’s schools judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted has risen further to a record 97 per cent – well above the national average of 86 per cent – despite the additional challenges of Covid.
|First car club fuels sustainable transport in Maidenhead
Countryside, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Enterprise have launched Maidenhead’s first car club.
Based at Watermark, Countryside and the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s £94 million regeneration scheme on the banks of…
|Bench in Windsor town centre decorated as part of campaign to combat loneliness
A bench in Windsor town centre has been decorated with a colourful new design and wording as part of a campaign to combat loneliness.
The Royal Borough is part of this year’s 1 Million Minutes campaign, run annually by ITV’s Good Morning Britain.…
|Creating a more flexible and person-centred service for day opportunities
Proposals to give residents and carers more choice and flexibility over the kind of day services and opportunities available across the Royal Borough were agreed by Cabinet on 25 November.
Day services – also known as day opportunities – include…
|Share your views on proposed council budget
Residents, community groups and businesses are invited to take part in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s consultation on our proposed budget, which runs from today until Monday 31 January.
The proposed budget for 2022/23 is an…
|Innovative grant schemes to build business resilience
Residents and businesses in the Royal Borough will benefit from an innovative approach to supporting the local economy using the remaining Additional Restriction Grant (ARG) funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy…
|Royal Borough’s Corporate Plan adopted by Full Council
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Corporate Plan was agreed by Full Council on 23 November and will now come into force.
A Corporate Plan is the golden thread running through and linking all decision-making in the council to ensure…
|White Ribbon campaign calls on everyone to stand together to end male violence against women
Partners in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead are calling on everyone to stand together against male violence, abuse and harassment towards women, as we mark White Ribbon Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence…
|Cooper helps Trading Standards get the upper hand in detection of suspected counterfeit goods
Sniffer dog Cooper has been assisting our Trading Standards team in their work to detect and seize suspected counterfeit tobacco products in the borough.
Officers carried out checks at retailers in Maidenhead and employed the help of the spaniel…
|Missing Links works on A4 near completion
Works on a new signalised pedestrian and cycle crossing on Bad Godesberg Way, Maidenhead (A4), part of the Missing Links cycle scheme, are nearing completion. The final stage, the installation of a new, safe crossing at Kidwells Park, will take…
|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…
|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.
A scary costume is part of the fun, but it doesn’t have to cost the earth. Get together with friends and “swish…