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.
“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.
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’?