It was 1642 when the notorious Prince Rupert plundered Colnbrook following the Battle of Brentford but, nearly four centuries later, a spirit of forgiveness is in the air: the village could mount a celebration later this year in his honour.
REVEALED: Crippling business rates revaluation for Colnbrook’s restaurants, takeaways, hotels and shops
Colnbrook’s warehouses, workshops and factories will all benefit significantly from the business rates revaluation from April. But the village’s restaurants, takeaways, hotels and shops will be hit hard.
The Met Office has issued a number of warnings today as Storm Doris approaches – including a yellow warning for wind for our area.
The Parish Council has declared war on dog mess – but it’s efforts are being hindered by an unwillingness from Slough Borough Council to help.
Want to learn a new skill in 2017? The East Berkshire Community Learning and Skills Service (CLASS), is offering adult learning courses to suit all tastes and budgets – from courses to help improve your English, maths or computer skills to courses on social media, henna and yoga.
Meet the nine people who will decide Colnbrook’s fate this morning – the members of the Economy and Industrial Strategy (Airports) Cabinet sub-Committee, which Prime Minister Theresa May chairs. A decision is expected to be announced in the House of Commons around 12:30pm.
A new War Memorial in the centre of the village could be on the cards if parish councillors win support for a new scheme. Cllrs Elum-Smith and Brooks are pushing for a new, dedicated war memorial – in stone or metal – adjacent to the Budgens store on Bridge Street. Cllr Kinane has also offered his support for the scheme.