Lib Dem initiative to transform Kingston riverside space for business, youth and creative industries


Kingston Council will deliver an innovative mix of coworking spaces, workstations, a cafe and creative performance and event space at a fantastic riverside location thanks to the hard work and vision of the Lib Dem-controlled Council.

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Cllr Andreas Kirsch elected as new Leader of Kingston Council


Cllr Andreas Kirsch (Chessington South ward) has been elected by the Liberal Democrat Group on Kingston Council to serve as Leader of the Council.

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Sarah Olney MP has secured a debate in Parliament about SWR's proposed cuts to local rail services

post_Sarah_Olney_SWR_Cuts_Debate_v1.0_1200x400.jpgSarah Olney MP has secured an important debate in Parliament about South Western Railway's (SWR) proposed cuts to local rail services

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Cllr Caroline Kerr to step down as Leader of Kingston Council

post_Caroline_Kerr_Resignation_v1.1_1200x400.jpgCllr Kerr has announced that she will be stepping down as Leader of Kingston Council once a new Leader has been chosen.

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Lib Dems clear vision on a new leisure centre for Kingston


Only the Liberal Democrats have clear, exciting plans to bring a new leisure centre and swimming pool to Kingston town centre.

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Lib Dems welcome 25 additional police officers in Kingston


Kingston Liberal Democrats welcome plans for 25 additional police officers for Kingston town centre.

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Conservatives accused of "sitting on their hands" on local planning


Kingston's Conservatives have been accused of "sitting on their hands" after failing to back a motion at last night's Full Council meeting that called for the Government to scrap its proposed changes to the planning system.

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20mph coming to all roads in Surbiton

Last night, Liberal Democrats on the Surbiton Neighbourhood Committee voted unanimously to take the next step forward to introduce 20mph speed limits.

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Kingston Lib Dems win Chessington South by-election


Local resident, Andrew Mackinlay, has been elected to serve on Kingston Council as a result of the recent Chessington South by-election.

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Victory for Kingston residents as Lib Dems listen to their concerns about charges for DIY waste


Kingston Lib Dems have listened to the concerns of DIY enthusiasts from across the borough about proposals to charge for ‘non-household’ waste at Villiers Road Recycling Centre, and will revisit the budget to find the savings needed elsewhere.

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Kingston Lib Dems present balanced budget despite “£4m Covid Shortfall”


Kingston Liberal Democrats have presented a balanced budget that continues to support the most vulnerable in our community and protect the services local residents rely on, despite the extraordinary pressures the Council has faced this financial year.

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Lib Dems win tower height reduction at Eden Campus


Pressure from Kingston Liberal Democrats has resulted in the developer behind Unilever's Eden Campus in Kingston proposing amended plans which would see the height of the new residential building come down from 22 to 16-storeys. 

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Cllr Tricia Bamford steps down after 22-years serving Chessington's residents and businesses


Long serving local campaigner Tricia Bamford has stepped down immediately from her role as councillor for Chessington South on Kingston Council, submitting her resignation to the Monitoring Officer earlier today.

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Exciting vision for the future of Kingston Council


Liberal Democrats have published a new vision of how local government could look as we emerge from the global pandemic, with a bold and exciting vision for the Guildhall complex in Kingston town centre.

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Lib Dems welcome new project for accessible housing


Kingston Lib Dems welcome funding to create a business plan for housing for people who have care and support needs, regardless of age.

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