They didn’t listen for four months … but now they want to rush through a meeting with residents in just four days. Whether it is naive good intentions or tick-in-the-box bureaucracy, the National Flood Forum is resisting calls to hold on until there is enough time to get the word out to residents.
The Observer has picked up on the Parish Council’s criticism of the Prime Minister for offering to cover the cost of sandbags during February’s flooding. But was his offer really unhelpful?
In the absence of a public meeting in Colnbrook over Heathrow’s expansion plans, residents are being advised instead to join a second public session with airport bosses in Richings Park in 4 weeks’ time.
Back Heathrow this week published a YouTube video this week to insist that a Third Runway is essential to preserving 114,000 local jobs, as the full extent of both runway proposals on Colnbrook’s economy starts to become clear.
Four months after the flooding Colnbrook Parish Council has finally explained its position on sandbags, choosing to blast the Prime Minister and blaming Slough Borough Council and the Environment Agency.
Were you affected by the illegal Johal Scrapyard which caused misery to residents a few years ago? If so, the production company behind a BBC series would like to hear from you.
Heathrow has left the door open to a rethink on its plan to reroute the Colnbrook By-pass through Albany Park.
Spelthorne MP Kwarsi Kwarteng’s staunch support for a western expansion of Heathrow may come back to haunt him come the next election. His constituents may not thank him in 2015 when they find the airport’s plans to concrete over large parts of Colnbrook will see the Grundon super-incinerator moved … to Stanwell.
A new technical group has been formed to address local issues raised during February’s terrible flooding, but despite suggesting it will work closely with the local community it has so far ignored residents!
Heathrow Airport has dramatic plans for Colnbrook if it gets its way over the Third Runway, and they can now be revealed in full. Its 1,000 page submission to the Airports Commission is now in the public domain, and it makes compelling reading for anybody living in the village.
Heathrow’s new tool to help better understand flight patterns over your street seems to be little more than a coordinated part of the airport’s relentless PR strategy to downplay the impact of aircraft noise on the local community.