Heathrow Airport has opened up a new scheme to offer free noise insulation to a limited number of properties in Colnbrook.
Two fire crews were despatched this afternoon to attend a blaze in a field in Colnbrook, the Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service reported earlier. The incident was reported around 3:30pm and was attended by two fire crews from Wokingham and Maidenhead. Residents on social media said the fire was in Crown Meadow.
Former parish councillor Mike Nye was awarded the 2017 Colnbrook Community Cup on Tuesday evening, for services to the village and the Colne Valley Regional Park.
The man arrested by police for aggravated burglary following Monday’s shooting was arrested for a Boxing Day burglary in 2015. Anthony Hearn, 48, from Moreland Close, was charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary in relation to the incident and was due to appear at Slough Magistrates’ Court later today.
Goodman Logistics has failed in its High Court challenge to force the Government to reconsider a controversial plan for a huge rail freight interchange in Colnbrook. Although the Court found that Goodman had succeeded on some points of its legal challenge, those points would NOT have changed the original decision to refuse permission.
Firefighters had to cut the roof off of a car this morning to free a woman trapped inside following an accident on the Colnbrook By-pass. The woman was taken to hospital by paramedics as a precautionary measure after complaining of pain in her back and shoulders.
A murder investigation has been launched following the fatal shooting of an as at yet unidentified man on the Colnbrook By-pass in the early hours of this morning.
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”.
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.
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.