Councillor Priyen Patel recall

Conservative councillor “falls below a standard that voters have a right to expect” according to Kingston Council Conservative Leader.

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Surbiton Crescent - March 2017 update

The text of the latest email to residents who signed up to receive Surbiton Crescent fines updates is reproduced below:

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Threat to Elmbridge Green Belt

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.

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Brompton Cycle hire extension for Surbiton

content_councillor-liz-green-brompton-bike-extension-surbiton.jpgThe new Brompton cycle hire stand at Surbiton Station has been so successful, it has been expanded from 8 bikes to 16. 

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Clean up Dairy Crest site!

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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. 

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How should our local parks and open spaces be improved?

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Kingston Council has set aside £1 Million for improvements for parks, so we’d like to know what you think are the most important areas for improvements.

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“Jolly” row hits Old Malden Councillor

"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. 

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Community Hub for the Cambridge Road Estate

key_cambridge-road-estate-community-hub-one-norbiton-dave-ryder-mills-bill-brisbane-hub-kingston-lib-dems-liberal-democrats.jpgNorbiton’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. 

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Lib Dems force Kingston Council to withdraw illegal & unfair resident plans

key_cambridge-road-estate-2017-decant-policy-kingston-council-defeated-defeat-lib-dems-liberal-democrats.jpgDave 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!

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Be fair to Athelstan!

key_athelstan-rebekah-moll-caretakers-cottage-2.jpgLocal Lib Dem Cllr, Rebekah Moll, backs local parents and residents against the Council's treatment of King Athelstan Primary School and the Caretaker's Cottage


Kingston Council has sold King Athelstan School’s Caretaker Cottage for the highest price with no strings attached. So the developer proposed a 3 storey block of flats, which would directly overlook the school.

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Food Waste bags - update

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Cllr Clive Chase gives an update:

“Thank you to all those who have signed our online petition to reinstate free food waste bags.

We know, that since they were cut and we have had to buy our own, there has been a significant decline in the amount of food waste recycled. There has also been an increase in the amount of waste going to landfill.”

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A243 barriers - should they stay or go?

key_cheesington-hook-railings-2017-tfl-a243.jpgLocal Liberal Democrat councillors, Clive Chase and Margaret Thompson, on the A243 outside St Paul's Primary School.


 

Plans by Transport for London (TfL) to remove railings and barriers along the A243 - the Hook and Leatherhead Roads - have alarmed residents. 

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Kingston Tories increase Council Tax by 4.99%

Conservative-run Kingston Council plans to increase your council tax by 4.99%, the maximum amount allowed by the Government. The Conservatives increased it above inflation last year too.

These 2 large rises in your council tax from local Conservatives totally break their promise from the 2014council elections when they said they would “freeze council tax for two years”. Local Tories are blaming the new Conservative MP and his Tory Government.

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A3 electronic billboards - what's your view?

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The new electronic billboard above the A3 underpass on Malden Way has sparked a large number of complaints - with people alarmed about the distraction to drivers and night-time light pollution. These hoardings appeared two months ago, but were approved by the Conservative-controlled Maldens and Coombe Planning Sub Committee on 16 October 2014.

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Kingston Hospital staff "fear Brexit"

The impact of Brexit on NHS staff who are EU citizens has led Kingston Hospital to set up a special support group, according to a leaked letter from the Chief Executive to hospital staff.

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New Malden swimming pool

New Malden swimming pool

We demand that the ruling Conservatives guarantee a publicly owned swimming pool in any redevelopment of Cocks Crescent. Sign the petition

Tory Leader off to Cannes at council taxpayers' expense

Tory Leader off to Cannes at council taxpayers' expense

Council tax rises, service cuts and broken promises. We're all paying.

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Free food waste bags

Free food waste bags

Kingston Conservatives have taken away the food recycling bags that are used in the brown bins. Please sign our petition to the Council to give residents free bags again.