Want to know what the candidates stand for on the key issues facing Colnbrook? We’ve tried to find out, inviting each candidate to to set out their positions on a range of issues important to villagers.
Figures released by the Colnbrook Residents’ Association reveal that this Summer’s Colnbrook Family Fun Day cost over £900 to host. The Parish Council has agreed to underwrite part of the loss.
Christmas carol singing will be return to Colnbrook again next month, the Colnbrook Residents’ Association has announced. The event will take place at the Village Clock on Friday, 15th December.
A “green envelope” is being proposed for parts of Colnbrook and Poyle to protect communities from a Third Runway, should expansion of Heathrow go ahead.
Slough says a key outcome from its Local Plan to 2036 would be the enlargement of the Poyle Trading Estate to support the freight infrastructure for an expanded airport. But a complete embargo on all development in the parish until such times as the runway and related infrastructure is decided will be necessary.
Suggestions that Colnbrook Parish Council risks being “taken over” by Slough Labour should insufficient local candidates not step up have not materialised. Following the publication this evening of the list of candidates for next month’s by-election there are eight in total, with a good spread across the parish and of political leaning. Labour and the Conservatives have fielded 3 candidates each while there are 2 independents.
Panto returns to the Colnbrook stage (oh, yes it does) this December! CAST’s show this year will be Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Residents will be consulted on possible locations for where CCTV should be deployed in the parish, following a decision in September to purchase three mobile cameras.
ANALYSIS: One “Garden Suburb”; six sustainable neighbourhoods: what we know of Slough’s plans for a Northern Expansion
A north-south relief road between Langley and Colnbrook, land allocated for a ‘park and ride’ at Brands Hill, a northwards extension of the Slough Mass Rapid Transit bus service, new cycleways, and traffic ‘watersheds’ to prevent private vehicles passing east-west are among the sweeteners being offered by Slough in return for its plans for a Garden Suburb expansion of the town into South Bucks.