Kingston Focus



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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North Kingston Lib Dems Canbury Business Park Response

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Yesterday evening, North Kingston Liberal Democrats submitted our response to the plans to development Canbury Business Park.

In summary, we support the need for housing in Kingston, however we can not support the plans currently set out by the application as they are unsuitable and out of keeping with the prevailing character of the area.

Our full response can be found below.  

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Homeless at Christmas

Don’t let the homeless and vulnerable go hungry in Norbiton this Christmas

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Canbury Business Park Development

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Homes are needed for Kingston but within sustainable development suitable for the local area. 

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Tower blocks heading to Canbury Business Park

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Affordable and sustainable development is needed in Kingston

 

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End the “Croydonisation” of Kingston Town Centre

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Kingston’s Tory-led Council is pushing through controversial plans which will make Kingston more like Croydon as it develops plans for large areas of intensive development. 

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Major victory for Cambridge Road Estate residents

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Resident groups, with the support of local Liberal Democrats, have helped residents on the Cambridge Road Estate secure a major victory from Tory-led Kingston Council over its plans to regenerate the estate.

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Tory school plans “in chaos”

Millions wasted on inappropriate sites for schools

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Cramped office block site to be used for new school

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Community Hub for the Cambridge Road Estate

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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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