Colnbrook may find itself more isolated under new proposals released by the Boundary Commission this week. Under its new plan, Chalvey will not be moved to Windsor, while the sprawling Windsor constituency will instead take in territory from Surrey as it is redrawn to straddle county boundaries for the first time.
Slough Borough Council has confirmed that a by-election will be held next month to elect the THREE vacant seats on Colnbrook with Poyle Parish Council. But a report in yesterday’s Slough Observer has suggested that the prospect of an election to fill the seat vacated following the death of the late Cllr K Laxman was what prompted the other two vacancies.
Recorded crime rose 13% last year in England and Wales, and 10% across the Thames Valley area. However, in a tumultuous period which saw the ending of the PCSO contract and upheaval in the NAG, Colnbrook has fared much worse.
A 13% surge in reported crime hit the headlines this week – not least of all due to misinformed tweets from the White House. However at least one UK constabulary is already proposing to scrap the role of PCSO to redirect funding to deal with “high risk, high harm” cases.
Smoke engulfing residents in Poyle yesterday was caused by the “spontaneous combustion” of a McLaren supercar passing through the village.
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, a 1960s British sci-fi series produced in Slough, a Colnbrook resident has attempted to bring some of the details of the show to life.
Slough Borough Council’s Planning Committee has delegated approval to demolish the former Kidde Graviner factory site in Poyle to the council’s Head of Planning. The decision paves the way for the nearly 3 hectare site to be redeveloped as warehousing space.
The Ostrich is hosting a coffee morning this coming Friday as part of a worldwide linkup to raise money for cancer charity Macmillan.
Colnbrook Parish Council says its “Parish Forum” this weekend will be an opportunity for residents to find out what the various groups in the village are up to.
Just over a week remains before it will be decided if there is to be a by-election to fill the seat on the Parish Council left vacant following the death of Cllr “K” Laxman.
The funeral procession for Cllr “K” Laxman will pass through Colnbrook High Street tomorrow, morning pausing briefly outside Colnbrook Pharmacy to allow residents to pay their respects.