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Support for new community energy projects


The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is launching an exciting new programme to support community energy projects. The scheme aims to empower local people to reduce energy bills and carbon emissions. They are providing expert support to help people within Kensington and Chelsea to set up successful community energy projects.

The types of projects that communities might carry out under the scheme include:

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Register to Vote by 20 April


Did you know that in Kensington and Chelsea less than half of the Royal Borough’s residents are now registered to vote? RBKC's Community Engagement Team are keen to encourage a registration drive.

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RBKC draft budget 2015-16 - available for comment


The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has outlined plans to make significant savings in its draft budget proposals for 2015-16. Comments are being invited until Friday 13 February.

The budget proposals will be finalised by the Cabinet at its meeting on Thursday 19 February 2015 before the full Council is invited to approve them on Wednesday 4 March.

Amongst the savings the Council are seeking to make are:

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Nominate a colleague or volunteer for a Mayor's Award


Do you know someone who makes an outstanding contribution to the life of the Royal Borough and has added significantly to the quality of life for those they help? 

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is accepting nomintations for it's annual Mayor's Awards.

Visit the RBKC website for full details and to download a nomination form.

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Council voluntary sector grants announced for 2015-17


The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has published details of it's proposed Voluntary Sector Grants allocation for 2015-17.

The Executive Decision Report  makes recommendations for the allocation of grants to the voluntary sector from Corporate Services in 2015-16 and indicative funding for 2016-17.

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Have you completed the RBKC resilience survey?


The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea are seeking information from local voluntary and community organisations to support their contingency planning.

They are asking groups to complete a short survey which will give them a greater understanding of your capabilities and how resilient you are to any business disruptions.

Download the survey form (Word)

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RBKC Safer Neighbourhood Board Meeting - 30 July 2014

Wednesday 30 July 2014, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Committee Room 1, Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, W8 7NX

Meeting agenda

Meeting minutes

RBKC Safer Neighbourhood Board Meeting - 09 June 2014

Monday 09 June 2014, 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Room7, London Lighthouse, 111-117 Lancaster Road, W11 1QT

Meeting agenda

Meeting minutes

Access health and wellbeing information about K&C


A new web resource from the Local Government Association helps you locate information relating to the work of local Health and Wellbeing Boards.

Included in the resource are links to ward profiles and a health and wellbeing ward comparison, based on the 2011 Census.

The resource also provides a link to this month's newly updated Public Health England - Health Profile.

Access the health and wellbeing resource here.

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Cllr Fiona Buxton


It is with great sadness that we have received news of the death of former Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Councillor, Fiona Buxton.

Cllr Buxton was well known to many in the local voluntary and community sector as the former Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Environmental Health.  She was also a member of the Borough Voluntary Organisations Advisory Group (BVOAG)

Cllr Buxton was first elected as a councillor in 2002 for Queen's Gate ward. She stepped down at the last election and died on Tuesday 17 June following a long illness.

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