Lib Dems win tower height reduction at Eden Campus

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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

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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

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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

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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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Kingston's Tories silent on national planning "power grab"

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Lib Dems on Kingston Council have formally rejected the Conservatives' call for both increased home-building targets in the Borough and the removal of local residents' input on planning, as the Government attempts a blatant power grab on planning, at a vote passed last night.

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Lib Dem victory for Kingston's council tenants on water charges

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Kingston Lib Dems have welcomed the news that Kingston Council will give thousands of local council tenants a refund on past water bill payments, after having campaigned for the previous Conservative-led administration to take action.

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Further details on half-term Free School Meals released

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Further details of how to access the Council's Free School Meals scheme this half-term have been published by Kingston Council's partner, Achieving for Children.

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Lib Dem-run Kingston Council steps in to provide Free School Meals

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Lib Dem-run Kingston Council has stepped in to ensure that no child will be left hungry this half-term after the Conservatives voted against providing Free School Meals during school holidays.

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Call for more support for local businesses from the Government

Kingston Lib Dems have called on the Government for more support for local businesses – especially our pubs, bars and restaurants – as a result of the borough moving into tier 2.

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Kingston Lib Dems commit to new swimming pool and leisure centre for Kingston

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Kingston residents can look forward to a brand new swimming pool and leisure centre after Lib Dems on Kingston Council committed to replace the Kingfisher Centre which was closed earlier this year due to structural integrity of the roof.

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Job Entry Targeted Support launches for Kingston Residents

A new employment programme, aimed at helping south London residents who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19, launched on Monday 5 October.

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Leader of the Council and local MP speak about a post-Covid future

Leader of Kingston Council, Cllr Caroline Kerr, and local MP for Kingston & Surbiton, Ed Davey spoke at an event called 'Changes, challenges, opportunities - Kingston, Westminster, globally' at All Saints Church, Kingston tonight.

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Lib Dem victory: cleaner, greener bus fleet for Kingston

Liberal Democrats on Kingston Council are delighted to announce that on Clean Air Day 2020, Transport for London (TfL) buses travelling through the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames are now cleaner than ever before.

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Key Local Lib Dems write to the Prime Minister over Kingston’s testing shambles

Ed Davey MP (Kingston & Surbiton), Sarah Olney MP (Richmond Park) and Leader of Kingston Council Cllr Caroline Kerr have written an open letter to Boris Johnson calling for urgent changes to the way the Government is running its coronavirus testing centres.

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Government testing shambles leaves Kingston in line for second wave

Local residents have been left struggling to get access to the Conservative Government’s coronavirus testing facilities, even though the Royal Borough of Kingston was home to the first testing centre in the capital.

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