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Image to illustrate peer review Independent review finds Royal Borough has made ‘good progress’ after positive shift in strategic leadership and culture
The Royal Borough has made “good progress” where needed as a council over recent years and also has a clear direction to strengthen further, thanks to a positive shift in strategic leadership and the culture of the organisation.   

That’s the…
Maidenhead marks the Year of the Tiger with Lunar New Year celebrations
Maidenhead High Street will be transformed in the coming days to mark the start of the Lunar New Year. The hanging red lanterns (which symbolise warmth, happiness, and good fortune) are being installed by Lamps and Tubes Illuminations and have been…
Image to illustrate jubilee street parties Apply early to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee with a street party
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is inviting residents to join Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this summer by applying to hold street parties in their communities.

Events and initiatives marking Her Majesty’s…
Highways, roads and transport
Image to illustrate the Borough Local Plan Full Council to be asked to adopt Royal Borough Local Plan after green light from independent Planning Inspector
An independent Planning Inspector has given the green light for the Royal Borough to adopt a key planning document guiding and supporting future development, regeneration and investment in the area.

The Borough Local Plan sets out the vision for…
Planning and regeneration of the Royal Borough
Image to illustrate Additional Restrictions Grant Eligible businesses impacted by Omicron urged to apply early for Additional Restrictions Grant
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has opened applications to Covid grants funding for eligible businesses that were severely impacted by the Omicron outbreak, though not entitled to the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant. 

The…
Royal Borough works with business school to offer support for start-ups
A free online course will provide support for budding entrepreneurs in the borough looking to start or grow their own business.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with the successful Rebel Business School with the course…
Image to illustrate safe accommodation for domestic abuse victims Public consultation to help finalise important strategy supporting victims of domestic abuse
Residents, community groups and partner organisations are invited to help finalise the Royal Borough’s strategy for providing safe accommodation and associated support for victims of domestic abuse. 
  
The council is consulting on its draft…
Housing and homelessness
Image to illustrate the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant Eligible businesses invited to apply for Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is inviting eligible hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses to apply for further Covid grants to support them following the Omicron outbreak.

The council is offering one-off grants from the…
Statement on the temporary suspension of the council's lateral flow test Community Collect scheme
Councillor Stuart Carroll, cabinet member for adult social care, children's services and health and mental health, said: "During the Christmas period, we experienced unprecedented demand for our lateral flow test (LFT) home test kits, as local…
Schools plant trees to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee
Children from more than 30 schools across the Royal Borough have planted trees as part of an initiative to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year.

The trees will form part of the Queen’s Green Canopy, a project which invites people from across…
Still time to take part in the Royal Borough’s budget consultation
The deadline for residents, community groups, and businesses, to participate in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s proposed budget consultation, is midnight on Monday 31 January. 

The proposed 2022/23 budget focuses on investment to…
Statement on bird flu disease control zone
A spokesperson for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, said: “An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone came into force across the UK in November 2021, in response to rising cases of bird flu linked to migrating birds. Avian influenza is…