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.
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.
DHL Express formally welcomed Transport Secretary the Rt. Hon Chris Grayling MP to Colnbrook on Friday, to open its new ‘Southern Hub’, Poyle 14.
Thames Valley Police is appealing for the help of the public to trace a missing woman from Slough. Ann McGloin, aged 52, was last seen in the Slough area on 20 February, and was reported missing to Thames Valley Police on Wednesday (1/3).
ANALYSIS: Might the Boundary Commission look again at Colnbrook if it rethinks a Chalvey transfer to Windsor?
Just one submission to the Boundary Commission mentioned Colnbrook. Could a failure to state the case for the parish leave it at risk, once again, of simply being transferred should the Boundary Commission reconsider a ‘Plan B’?
Thames Valley praised for understanding of communities but told to do more to ensure consistency of neighbourhood police presence
Thames Valley Police has been rated as good in terms of how ‘effective’, ‘efficient’ and ‘legitimate’ the force is at keeping people safe and reducing crime, but some improvements have been called for in neighbourhood policing.
The demise of Streetlife this week, the social media site designed to connect neighbours with each other, has left residents in a quandary about where to turn to next – if they go anywhere at all.
Colnbrook was spared the worst of Doris but there were reports of trees down blocking roads in Wraysbury, Horton, Iver, Upton, Wexham, Taplow, and Farnham Common.
Slough’s proposal to build a bus gate on Poyle Road has NOT been scrapped as claimed by a parish councillor earlier this month. Slough says officers are currently working on scheme options following the public consultation in the autumn and a decision has not yet been made.
The Parish Council has declared war on dog mess – but it’s efforts are being hindered by an unwillingness from Slough Borough Council to help.
Slough Borough Council’s proposed bus gate and width restriction on Poyle Road will NOT now be going ahead, it has been reported. However, HGV operators may be issued with a Good Neighbourhood Guide.