Press Releases

See below for a list of the most recent press releases.

Current Press Releases

  • McDonald's ordered to pay costs of £45,000

    19 December 2014
    On Thursday 18 December, at City of London Magistrates’ Court, McDonald’s failed in an appeal against the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s decision to refuse its Knightsbridge restaurant an extension to remain open until 2am and now have to pay the Council’s costs of £45,000.

  • Rubbish and recycling collections over the festive season

    19 December 2014
    There will be no rubbish, recycling or garden waste collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day.

  • Sir Malcolm signs with YourCU

    17 December 2014

    Kensington MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind joined the Royal Borough’s credit union, YourCU, when he visited its Kensington High Street headquarters and opened a saving account with the financial co-operative.

  • Cook a safe turkey this Christmas

    17 December 2014
    With a typical large frozen turkey taking two days to defrost it is important that Christmas cooks start thinking about the defrosting process in plenty of time to avoid getting caught out.

  • Council unveils new art installation

    17 December 2014
    A new art installation by London-based artist Peter Dunn was unveiled on Monday 15 December on Portobello Road, Notting Hill.

  • Sing to Live, Live to Sing workshops in 2015

    17 December 2014
    Looking for a new activity to take part in for 2015? Did you know that singing can help to improve breathing, relieve stress, develop core muscles and improve posture? It also boosts confidence, encourages a feeling of belonging and improves overall mood.

  • Dr who sublet his council home ordered to do 135 hours unpaid work

    15 December 2014
    A Kensington doctor, who pleaded guilty to charges un