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Unpopular kerb to go




Councillors have voted to remove an unpopular ‘built out kerb’ at Buckingham Road after concerns were raised by residents.

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Norbiton Hall – A locally-listed asset for Kingston



Councillors have voted in favour of granting local listing status to Norbiton Hall in Kingston at a recent Kingston Neighbourhood Commitee meeting.

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A final say for Cambridge Road Estate residents

Photo of Norbiton’s Councillors, Dave Ryder-Mills and Olly Wehring, talking to a resident in Cambridge Road Estate.


Local Liberal Democrats have committed to working with the community on the proposed regeneration of Cambridge Road Estate, and to hold a ballot of residents on the final regeneration deal.

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Let's make Norbiton work for residents

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Local Lib Dem Focus team is proposing to put two venues in Norbiton under the control of community organisations.

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Reducing Brexit's impact on Kingston

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Brexit's outcome directly affects the running of North Kingston's public services, most notably the many EU doctors and nurses working in Kingston Hospital

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Outrage as Kingston homeless targeted by anonymous authority

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More needs to be done to resolve homelessness in Kingston

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Breaking - Canbury Business Park application withdrawn

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CNM Estates have withdrawn their controversial planning application to build a 14-storey tower block on the site of Canbury Business Park.

This retreat follows intense local opposition to the plans.  Residents in neighbouring streets felt the tower block was too high for the area and many were appalled that the plan included very little provision for affordable housing. It would also have required the re-siting of a school.

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London Labour Mayor fails to reject 14 storey towers

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The Labour London Mayor has just reviewed the proposed 14-storey development of Canbury Business Park.

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Visitor scratch cards to stay!

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Conservative councillors at Kingston Council performed a dramatic U-turn last week, backing down on the abolition of paper parking visitor scratch cards in the face of a large Lib Dem petition and residents' concerns.

Zain Abbas (pictured above) added, 'I would like to thank everyone who signed the petition and showed that local voices can make a real difference.'

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Petition prompts Council climbdown over Kingston homeless this Christmas

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