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.
Slough has previously said it wants to delay its new Local Plan to 2020 to avoid objectors “rehearsing arguments about a Third Runway”. But a new paper published by the Council this week shows it is actually keen to see its closer relationship with Heathrow underpin the whole plan.
A prolific local shoplifter has been arrested, driving while disqualified, Neighbourhood Police report in their latest update to residents. Other highlights include ASB successes, an ANPR operation and activities to tackle an increase in criminal damage from youths in the area.
Here we go again. Cement maker CEMEX is bringing forward plans for a quarry on the former Langley Airfield site … and wants to route HGVs through the Brands Hill air quality zone.
SIFE decision due within next two weeks as offshore status of Goodman’s Colnbrook holding raises eyebrows
The Australian company behind SIFE has registered its £20million land holding in an offshore registered subsidiary Goodman Colnbrook (Jersey) Ltd. The appeal decision for SIFE is due to be issued “on or before 28 April 2016”.