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Changes were rolled out in February to the borough’s waste collection: a move to fortnightly collection of plastics, bottles and tins that residents tell us will mean their green boxes will be overflowing and, on the other hand, a new oversized blue-lidded bin for paper and card that many residents have complained they don’t have […]

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Tories approve Tolworth Tower plans

by hilarygander on 31 January, 2016

Originally published by Lib Dem leader Liz Green on 14 January, 2016 Tory councillors have forced through the planning application which will see four further towers alongside Tolworth Tower on the Broadway. The towers will be 5, 12, 15 and 19 storeys high. At the meeting local residents told them they were concerned about even […]

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Tories and Labour vote against weekly recycling!

by hilarygander on 28 January, 2015

published originally by St Marks Councillors on 17 January 2015 At the Full Council meeting on 15th January all Liberal Democrats supported a motion to retain weekly recycling. The motion is reproduced in full below, it asks for more time to investigate further options enabling the required savings to be made whilst keeping weekly recycling.  However, […]

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Botched consultation on vital services

by hilarygander on 23 September, 2014

Kingston Council has been considering the location of the vital drug and alcohol treatment services, so they can be located on one site with services for residents with anxiety and mild depression. The new Tory administration signed an urgency procedural order (SN32) to try and push through a move to Hollyfield House during the summer holidays. Last week […]

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Countdown provides real-time bus arrival information for bus passengers throughout London. This year Transport for London will be introducing a new, improved Countdown system for all of London’s bus stops via text message and web. A new generation of Countdown signs will also be provided at key bus stops. Waiting for your bus, but not […]

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