New funding sources announced for community projects

New funding sources announced for community projects

The Community Council for Berkshire has announced two new potential sources of funding are available for community projects in the area and the protection of “community assets”.

Iver Parish achieves ‘Community Asset’ status for The Bull

Iver Parish achieves 'Community Asset' status for The Bull

Iver Parish Council has achieved Community Asset status for The Bull while it works to save the pub for the community. Meanwhile Colnbrook’s Red Lion appears to be permanently lost with a Change of Use already approved by Slough Borough Council.

Govt to allow driveways to be rented out to tackle “backdoor parking tax”

Govt to allow driveways to be rented out to tackle "backdoor parking tax"

Pickles again. The Communities Secretary seems to be linked to most local news items these days. Hot on the footsteps of his plan to relax double yellow line restrictions, he’s now announced you’ll be able to rent your driveway to Heathrow passengers keen to avoid exorbitant parking fees. But he may be too late … Colnbrook residents are doing it already.