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A selection of the latest press releases and news items from the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Updated: 4 hours 13 min ago

Projects receive £1,000 cash boosts thanks to Greenredeem

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 14:21
Eleven local projects have received a £1,000 cash boost to their services for residents across the Royal Borough thanks to the council's Greenredeem recycling rewards scheme.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Local views sought on new neighbourhood plans for Windsor

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 17:23
The Royal Borough is seeking views from residents and businesses in Windsor on applications from two new local groups that want to become neighbourhood forums and produce neighbourhood plans for Windsor.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

£251,000 to provide better care and support for older and disabled people

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 16:34
The council and the Windsor and Maidenhead Clinical Commissioning Group have secured £251,000 in funding to train and develop a workforce that provides care and support to older and disabled people living in the borough.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Council searches for more rising stars to join apprenticeship scheme

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 14:23
The search is on for 13 more talented people to join the Royal Borough's apprenticeship scheme.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

£9,760 awarded to projects as part of the neighbourhood budget scheme

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 14:23
Three local projects have been awarded a share of £9,760 as part of the Royal Borough's neighbourhood budget scheme - the popular initiative in which residents have a direct say in how their money is spent.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Having your say on Borough Local Plan - next stage of public consultation announced

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 09:17
Residents will have the chance to have their say on the next phase of Borough Local Plan proposals in early 2015 - the last major opportunity to make comments before the council finalises the plan.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Sophie Christiansen OBE launches £20,000 Bright Idea challenge prize

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 15:50
Five-time Paralympic gold medallist equestrian Sophie Christiansen OBE will launch this year's £20,000 Bright Idea challenge prize to find innovative solutions to borough-wide problems for the benefit of the whole community.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Prize-winning posters are just the ticket in bus promotion competition

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 15:50
Students at Manor Green School in Maidenhead wasted no time in jumping aboard the council's design-a-poster competition aimed at helping to promote the recent Catch the Bus Week.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Residents to forge a greater relationship with the armed forces

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:37
Residents are to enjoy a greater relationship with military personnel and their families as part of funding secured through the Armed Forces Community Covenant.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Successful £93,200 bid boosts First World War project

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:37
The council's plans to celebrate the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead's First World War heroes have received a boost thanks to a £93,200 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Nitrous oxide - no laughing matter

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:37
Following a number of calls to the Royal Borough's Young People's Drug & Alcohol Team (YPDAAT) from worried parents who have found nitrous oxide cartridges in their children's clothing or bedrooms, the team is keen to increase awareness about this 'legal high'.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Shurlock Road occupants refused permission to appeal

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:25
The occupants of the unauthorised traveller site at Shurlock Road have been refused permission to appeal against a court decision from November 2013 limiting a judicial review to one ground.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Council to tender for contract to start first stage of the £2.1m Maidenhead Waterways project

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:25
The council is obtaining quotations from a select list of contractors to construct the first stage of the £2.1m Maidenhead Waterways project to provide residents with enhanced opportunities for boating, walking, cycling, fishing and to enjoy wildlife.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

St Mary's RC Primary becomes latest school to join Adopt-a-Street

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:25
St Mary's RC Primary School, Maidenhead, has become the latest borough school to join the many already signed up to the increasingly popular Adopt-a-Street scheme.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Maidenhead man fined £2,000, ordered to pay back £16,500 of benefits cash

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:23
A Maidenhead man has been fined £2,000 and ordered to pay back more than £16,500 in benefits cash he was not entitled to following a prosecution brought by the Royal Borough.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Council remains in strong financial position with healthy reserves - freeing up £550,000 for community-based projects

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:23
The council is in a strong financial position with healthy reserves of £6.692m - freeing up £550,000 for community-based projects throughout the borough.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

New contract signals better deal for residents and voluntary organisations

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:52
Residents and voluntary sector organisations will get a better deal with the introduction of a new contract for voluntary sector support services across the Royal Borough.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Windsor publican pleads guilty to jumping the queue for social housing

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 13:04
A Windsor publican has been successfully prosecuted for trying to jump the queue for social housing - the first case of its kind brought to the courts by the Royal Borough.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Windsor Footpath 15 is recognised as public right of way - thanks to residents and council working together

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 17:11
The time for objections is now over - and as a result a Windsor footpath between Clewer Fields and Oxford Road which has been regularly used by residents and schoolchildren for more than 20 years has been formally recognised as a public right of way.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

Heathrow Hub 'would not ease noise levels for Windsor residents'

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 14:08
The Royal Borough has expressed its concern that a prospective proposal submitted to the Airports Commission to extend the existing northern runway at Heathrow Airport could increase the noise burden for residents living in and around Windsor.
Categories: Maidenhead, Windsor

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