There’s tantalising news of a new deli opening on Colnbrook High Street in the very near future. You heard it here first.
Nisa will make a return to Colnbrook next week, 2 years since its last store in the village was taken over by Budgens … and the new shop aims to drive prices down in the village.
A new cross-party MP group against the expansion of Heathrow Airport has been launched in Westminster. The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has been set up to bring together politicians opposing a third runway and scrutinise the issues related to proposed expansion.
Slough Borough Council leader Cllr Sohail Munawar unveiled a business rate relief fund to support Slough’s struggling pubs this week. The Council says it will give pubs up to £1,000 towards business rate costs to help hard-pressed local landlords hit by the national business rate revaluation.
Heathrow Airport has opened up a new scheme to offer free noise insulation to a limited number of properties in Colnbrook.
Construction materials testing specialist CET has opened a new facility in Colnbrook to accommodate its UK expansion. The new 2,500 sq ft facility on the Britannia Industrial Estate in the Poyle Trading Estate is staffed by 15 technicians offering concrete, aggregate, asphalt and core testing. The Colnbrook lab adds to CET’s existing capacity at sister sites in Harrietsham (Kent), Wolvey (Leicestershire), Billericay, Doncaster and East Kilbride.
Slough Borough Council has launched a desperate appeal for land on which to build new homes to accommodate its current housing crisis.
Rival Third Runway scheme proponents, other airports, and airlines have hit out at alternative proposals for Heathrow expansion, raising concerns it could delay expansion and would not resolve a capacity crisis.
Council-led consortium wins £878,000 Lottery grant to help east Berkshire’s long-term unemployed back to work
A Slough-based consortium has successfully bid for funds to encourage those “further from the labour market” in East Berkshire back into work.
The Colnbrook Residents’ Association is encouraging residents to share their thoughts on the weekend’s Family Fun Day at its AGM this evening. The CRA will also review its activities and appoint trustees for the next twelve months.