“Take control of Third Runway commitments away from Heathrow” urge Thames Valley transport and economic bodies
Two regional bodies are set to approve submissions to the Government’s consultation on Heathrow expansion over the next week, with unequivocal backing for a new runway, and an insistence that Heathrow should not be left to pay the full cost of surface access. However, they are also set to call for responsibility for fulfilling key commitments to be stripped from the airport.
This month’s parish ‘drop-in’, this Saturday morning, will be a ‘parish forum’ event with representatives from village groups in Colnbrook invited to attend.
Datchet Parish Council has informed Colnbrook Parish Council that it will end its contract to provide clerk and office services at the end of May, “primarily” due to office restructuring at Datchet.
Slough Borough Council officers are struggling to cope with an unusually high number of code-of-conduct complaints against councillors in the last six months – with two made by members of Colnbrook with Poyle Parish Council.
Police are appealing for the owners of Asian gold recovered by officers to come forward, believing they could hold vital clues to crack a gang operating across much of the Thames Valley and west London.
Thames Valley Police has issued a statement clarifying its policy on shoplifting after a police officer told a Berkshire town that it would no longer be investigating the majority of offences – following local concern and criticism in national newspaper coverage.
Colnbrook with Poyle’s Neighbourhood Action Group is still struggling to find leadership and is at risk of being amalgamated into Parish Council meetings.
No more rip-off fees for Christmas Trees, parish councillor Mick Kinane has decided. This year’s trees are already sorted, and the cost will be borne by local businesses.
Parish councillors working exhaustively to bring a surgery back to Colnbrook say that Heathrow Airport has expressed interest in stepping in to provide funding for alternative premises.