Major victory for Cambridge Road Estate residents


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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Chessington residents ignored over threat to Epsom Hospital


Chessington Lib Dem Councillor Tricia Bamford: "Epsom is our hospital too!"

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Tory school plans “in chaos”

Millions wasted on inappropriate sites for schools


Cramped office block site to be used for new school

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Cutting Kingston’s air pollution vital for our children’s health


  • Lib Dems demand electric vehicle charging push

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Police down, crime up in Kingston


  • Home burglaries rise 44% across borough

  • Over 40 police officers cut in Kingston since 2015

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New parking permit plan prompts £11,000 apology from Kingston Council


Kingston Council has spent just over £11,000 apologising to residents for its failure to inform them before introducing a new, complicated and confusing online-only parking permit system in the borough.

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Toby Jug success

After months of uncertainty, the Secretary of State has dismissed the appeal made by Meyer Homes for 705 flats to be built on the former Toby Jug site. This means the original decision has been upheld and planning permission has been refused.

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Parking Permits Farce Revealed



Local residents have been left outraged after it was revealed that the local Tory council has pushed through changes to parking permits without telling them.

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'Homes not Towers' campaign launched


Kingston Liberal Democrats have launched a ‘Homes not Towers’ campaign to make one last push to stop plans for rows of tower blocks on the Toby Jug site at Tolworth roundabout.

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Five good reasons to oppose Tolworth Toby Jug plans

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The Lib Dem alternative for Tolworth Toby Jug site

Kingston Liberal Democrats have been campaigning for appropriate development and affordable housing on the Toby Jug site for over 15 years.

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New trains franchise must not rule out TfL takeover - Olney


Sarah Olney MP expresses disappointment that Transport for London will not take over the running of commuter rail services.

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Councillor Priyen Patel recall


A New Malden Conservative councillor “falls below a standard that voters have a right to expect” according to his own Kingston 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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