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Swap places with someone in government for a day

Sep
20

A Day In The Life is a work-shadowing initiative that provides a unique opportunity for staff from government and voluntary organisations to step into each other's shoes for a day and learn about how the other sector operates.

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Feedback from the Borough Voluntary Organisations Advisory Group

Jun
16

The Borough and Voluntary Organisations Advisory Group (BVOAG) held its Annual Meeting on Wednesday 8 June 2016 at Kensington Town Hall.

The BVOAG brings together the Councillors and senior council officers, and the local voluntary sector's elected representatives to discuss issues of relevance, needs and challenges.

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Ask Nick: A Conversation with the Leader of the Council

Feb
02

This is the ninth in a series of public meetings and is for Kensington and Chelsea residents, community groups and local businesses only.

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RBKC draft budget proposals available for comment

Jan
29

The Council’s Draft Budget Proposals for 2016-17 are available for review and comment at www.rbkc.gov.uk/budgetproposals

The Cabinet will finalise the budget proposals for 2016-17 at its meeting on Thursday 11 February 2016.

The full Council will then be invited to approve these when it meets on Wednesday 2 March. The website will be updated with the final version of the budget proposals after the Council meeting.

Total savings proposed for 2016-17 in the draft include (in £’000s)

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RBKC seeks landlords to welcome refugees

Jan
29

Can you help us find landlords who can house refugee families from Syria?

Following the Royal Borough's decision to  help resettle 50 refugees from Syria it is now seeking to secure suitable accommodation across the borough.

A call has been made to private landlords who will be willing to accept below market rents and on the back of the wave of sympathy and support for Syrian refugees' it is hoped suitable offers will emerge.

Voluntary organisations can support this effort by helping identify potential landlords and publicising the call.

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RBKC Local Plan Partial Review

Jan
15

The Royal Borough is launching a partial review of its Local Plan. Local Plans are drawn up by planning authroities to guide planning decisions in any given local area.

It is inviting residents and community organisations to take part in a series of discussion groups to examine issues and options.

The format for the Place Discussion Groups will be:

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Campaign for an Accessible Underground handed in on 5 January

Jan
07

A petition on Change.org was calling for the instalation of lifts in Kensington and Chelsea's tube stations.

Thanks to those of you who supported this petition, it was handed to the Council on 5 January 2016 with a request that they lobby Transport for London to promote better access and improved safety.

Hopefully this will trigger a full debate in the Council.

The petition was backed by local user led organisation, Action Disability Kensington & Chelsea.

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Notting Hill Carnival Resident Survey

Dec
17

Carnival has been in the news this week with questions being raised over the cost of policing and suggestions that carnival goers may be charged in future. 

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea are interested in hearing the views of residents who live nearby and whether or not you attend the annual event held over the bank holiday weekend you can give your feedback.

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Campaign for an Accessible Underground

Nov
27

A petition on Change.org is calling for the instalation of lifts in Kensington and Chelsea's tube stations. It is addressed to the Council with a request that they lobby Transport for London to promote better access and improved safety.

The petition is backed by local user led organisation, Action Disability Kensington & Chelsea.

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Private renting in K&C - new report out

Nov
19

Private Renters’ Rights: Safe and stable homes in Kensington and Chelsea is our latest report. It is the culmination of a nine month research project carried out as part of the work of the K&C Poverty & Inequality Network.

The report highlights how high rent and poor conditions are leaving tenants struggling in Kensington and Chelsea.

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