A selection of the latest press releases and news items from the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Updated: 3 hours 13 min ago
The Royal Borough has extended the deadline for entries to its popular Bright Idea Challenge Prize competition to 12midnight, Monday 15 September, to ensure residents who may have been away during the summer still have the opportunity to send in their ideas. The deadline for the young people's prize has been extended to Monday 22 September - to encourage young people's entries through borough schools.
'Rogue data' skewed figures supplied in a Freedom of Information request - which led to The Times naming the Royal Borough as the worst council in the country for paying invoices.
Royal Borough libraries are expected to continue opening on a Sunday to make their services even more accessible to residents. This would mean an extra 33 hours of Sunday access to local libraries compared to before the scheme launched.
Road users are to benefit from a £293,000 government grant secured by the Royal Borough to tackle potholes.
As part of the Maidenhead town centre regeneration project, five new electronic variable message traffic signs (VMSs) are to be introduced.
A Royal Borough councillor who received housing benefit while failing to declare his earnings as a councillor has been given a conditional discharge.
With the summer holidays in full swing, the Royal Borough is issuing a special summer challenge to under-18s - come up with a Bright Idea!
Council leader Cllr David Burbage has announced a change to the membership of the Royal Borough's cabinet.
The Royal Borough is seeking residents' views on how best to provide education in the borough as the secondary school age population increases. Projections of future pupil numbers suggest that more provision for children and young people of middle, upper and secondary school age will be needed from September 2017 onwards, with demand set to continue rising well into the 2020s.
Clewer North voters have elected Wisdom Da Costa (Independent) to fill the ward vacancy on the borough council with 878 votes.
The views of residents and workers who responded to a face-to-face survey on entertainment provision in Maidenhead town centre will have a direct influence on decisions regarding the refurbishment of the Desborough Suite in the Town Hall.
Residents are being encouraged to start talking about diabetes as part of a county-wide public health campaign now launched by the council.
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.
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.
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.
The search is on for 13 more talented people to join the Royal Borough's apprenticeship scheme.
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.