Kingston Council has decided against naming a footpath after war veteran General Everard Baring because of his family links to the slave trade.
Kingston Heritage Service (KHS) has launched a new project, Our 100 Histories, aimed at improving representation in its collections and helping all Kingston residents feel represented in the borough’s history.
On February 22 2021, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that outdoor sports would be permitted to return on March 29.
This means that clubs can resume training sessions and matches as long as they maintain social distancing and other Covid-safe practices.
Boris Johnson still has a lead in popularity amongst voters in the UK, indicates survey data released by YouGov, but among the majority of Kingston residents, he is not the popular choice for PM.
Fircroft Trust had leased a building on Ditton Road in Surbiton from the council for more than 40 years and CEO Kay Harris said the council’s decision that the building was unsafe, made last July, was untimely.