After months of uncertainty, the Secretary of State has dismissed the appeal made by Meyer Homes for 705 flats to be built on the former Toby Jug site. This means the original decision has been upheld and planning permission has been refused.Read more
Local residents have been left outraged after it was revealed that the local Tory council has pushed through changes to parking permits without telling them.Read more
Kingston Liberal Democrats have launched a ‘Homes not Towers’ campaign to make one last push to stop plans for rows of tower blocks on the Toby Jug site at Tolworth roundabout.Read more
Five good reasons ......Read more
Kingston Liberal Democrats have been campaigning for appropriate development and affordable housing on the Toby Jug site for over 15 years.Read more
Sarah Olney MP expresses disappointment that Transport for London will not take over the running of commuter rail services.
Conservative councillor “falls below a standard that voters have a right to expect” according to Kingston Council Conservative Leader.Read more
The text of the latest email to residents who signed up to receive Surbiton Crescent fines updates is reproduced below:Read more
Knock-on effect to Surbiton and Tolworth “massive”.
Elmbridge Borough Council has been consulting on their new Local Plan – this sets the policy by which planning applications are assessed.Read more
The new Brompton cycle hire stand at Surbiton Station has been so successful, it has been expanded from 8 bikes to 16.Read more
Surbiton Lib Dem councillors have been in touch with the owners of the Dairy Crest site on the corner of Villiers Avenue and Lower Marsh Lane, as many people living nearby have complained about the increasing amount of rubbish on site.Read more
Kingston Council has borrowed £1 Million for improvements for parks, so we’d like to know what you think are the most important areas for improvements.Read more
"all Kevin cares about is new developments" - Cllr Mary Clark
Kevin Davis - Conservative Councillor for Old Malden and Leader of Kingston Council last year shocked local people when he flew off to Cannes in the South of France to attend an international property conference - a trip paid for by the council taxpayer. He met London developers in France.Read more
Norbiton’s Lib Dem Campaigners, Bill and Dave, outside the proposed site of a Community Hub.
The community group One Norbiton is planning to open a Community Hub on the Cambridge Road Estate. The Hub will offer space for local groups, the Police Safer Neighbourhood Team and charities - and will be a place where local people could get help and advice.Read more
Dave Ryder-Mills, Ed Davey, Tricia Bamford and Cllr Bill Brisbane want a better deal for tenants & leaseholders in new regeneration plans.
Kingston Council’s Conservatives were forced to withdraw plans for local residents during the future Cambridge Estate regeneration, after local Lib Dems showed they were unfair to tenants and leaseholders - and illegal!Read more