The Times newspaper today reports that an ambitious plan to transform the stretch of the M25 nearest Colnbrook into a double-decker motorway has been longlisted by the Department of Transport.
With Cllr Sohail Munawar installed as new Leader of Slough Borough Council following last night’s coup d’état what difference is the decision likely to make to the Council’s support for expansion of Heathrow through the parish of Colnbrook with Poyle?
A once-in-a-generation opportunity to influence the shape of Slough for decades to come gets under way today. And if even a fraction of the proposals for Colnbrook are considered the village could potentially see a major transformation.
A husband and wife team in Colnbrook have launched a new coffee and pie shop. Piezanos is specialising in artisan coffee and pie and can be found just off the Colnbrook By-pass at Brands Hill.
No slackers please, we’re ALL part of the extravaganza planned for the Queen’s 90th Birthday on Saturday, 4th June. The Parish Council wants us to don Commonwealth national constumes for its biggest bash since the Jubilee – or else pick out a style from the last nine decades. “Join in and help make it a fun day!”
Firemen were called to a fire at the recycling plant on Lakeside Road, Colnbrook, yesterday. The small fire broke out in rubbish which had been flytipped at the site. The bag of domestic waste had caught fire and officers used a hose real to put it out. One pump from Langley was sent to the fire, around 12:30pm, and officers spent one hour on site. No one was injured.
Local newspapers have all published photographs this weekend of the successful celebrity opening of the Pippins Park Herb Garden last Friday.
Those black-winged fungus gnats are back in the news again. It seems Thames Water has been served with an Abatement Notice in view of its failure to deal with the problem of the giant swarms affecting Colnbrook and Iver.
It’s the end of an era as the old guard makes way for the new. Just days after the Parish Council celebrated its 21st birthday a change of leadership has been announced.
The date and venue for the Colnbrook Apple Fair 2016 has been set. The event will take place on Saturday, 17th September, 17th.
An Iver councillor has thrown his weight behind CEMEX’s plans to route HGVs for its new quarry in Richings Park through Sutton Lane. Cllr Paul Griffin has taken to Streetlife to ask Slough Borough Council to support a proposed routing agreement through the Brands Hill air pollution zone.
A decision on whether or not to allow the massive Slough International Freight Exchange (SIFE) to be built in Colnbrook has been delayed by the Department of Communities and Local Government.