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What's in the Council budget proposal for 2017-18?

Dec
09

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has published its budget proposal for 2017-18. Residents, voluntary organisations and local businesses are invited to have a say before the proposals are voted on by the full Council on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

The Council's revenue budget for 2016-17 is £408m. The proposal for 2017-18 is a net reduction in spending of £6,160,000. This will include savings of:

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Have your say on the new community centre for North Kensington

Nov
10

The Wornington Green Estate near Golborne road is undergoing a major redevelopment.

Part of the redevelopment by the owners of the estate, Catalyst Housing, involves the demolition of the current community centre on Wornington Road – the space where the Venture Centre currently is – and the provision of a new one on Portobello Road.

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Planning Consultations from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Nov
09

The Council is undertaking a Partial Review of its existing Local Plan. The Council is now consulting on the second stage in the Local Plan Partial Review - the 'Draft Policies' consultation. The Council very much welcomes your views on the Draft Policies. The consultation started on Friday 28 October 2016 and ends at 23:59h on Sunday 11 December 2016.

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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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