Langley Health Centre will hold an open evening on Wednesday, 10th May. The event is an opportunity for the practice, which is currently rated “outstanding”, to update patients with the practice’s progress. All Langley Health Centre patients are invited to attend but, for local residents keen to vent about the closure of the Colnbrook branch surgery, the practice has stressed that the evening is not a forum for complaints.
A family based in Colnbrook and Ascot ran as a team last weekend, succeeding in raising £2,538 for St John Ambulance. Winston Matthews, 51, from Bridge Street, Colnbrook, ran with his daughters Ruth, 19 and Molly, 21, in the 26 mile London 2017 Virgin Marathon. With Gift Aid on top the family have raised a whopping £3,000.
The Government may have lost its High Court bid to delay publishing its new air pollution plan until after the General Election, but the judge did take the decision that local councillors should be spared the scrutiny of their own inaction.
Adam Afriyie has today confirmed he will seek re-election on a platform of continuing to fight Heathrow expansion, protecting the area from flooding, and defending the local economy. In addition to Heathrow, he says he will fight to protect the area from “devastating” flooding and will seek to defend a “vibrant economy”.
Blue plaque scheme “will put Colnbrook’s history on the map at a time its future hangs in the balance”
Colnbrook Parish Council wants to acknowledge the role that the key buildings in the village have played in the country’s history in the run-up to the celebrations of the Civil War this Summer. Cllr Dexter Smith believes the threat of Heathrow makes this an opportune time to carry out the project, “putting Colnbrook’s history on the map at a time when its future is in the balance”.
Plans have been submitted to demolish the former Kidde Graviner factory site in Poyle, but parish councillors have voiced further concerns that the change would amount to further transformation of the Poyle Trading Estate into a warehousing and distribution site and see more traffic problems in the parish.
The CCG, the group that is responsible for providing local NHS services, says it would be interested to know how many patients would wish to register with a new Medical Centre located in the heart of Colnbrook. The CCG will be discuss a Colnbrook practice at its next meeting in July.
Local theatre company CAST has confirmed that Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be its Christmas panto this December.
That both sets of barristers did extremely well out of the public inquiry into Colnbrook SIFE in 2015 will come as no surprise. But the two lead barristers on either side have won major plaudits in a recent survey of solicitors and planning professionals, with their activity over SIFE cited.
A High Court challenge mounted by SIFE developer Goodman could, if successful, be bad news for Heathrow. The company, which confirmed during the public inquiry in 2015 that, even if Heathrow was granted permission for a Third Runway, it would still build and operate the 183-acre site for one year, now seems to be going all out to get top buck for its investment.
Both front and rear number plates were removed from an Audi A5 (RF**ZPT) in Crown Meadow, Colnbrook over the weekend. The theft occurred between 1pm on Saturday (1/04/17) and 9am on Sunday.
CAST cordially invite all to take on the challenge later this month to help the troupe raise money for charity with the Parkyn Cole Trophy Challenge, the annual quiz hosted by CAST.