Parish Councillors unanimously approved a proposal to seek permission from the Government to raise funds to buy the threatened Colnbrook Surgery at their last full meeting earlier this month.
While the clamour for a second referendum gathers momentum local MPs have adopted very different stances since the result.
8,939 of us have now signed the parliament.uk petition calling for a second referendum on Brexit, that’s 8.6% of the Windsor constituency.
New chair and vice-chair of the Parish Council, Cllrs Scott Bryant and Puja Bedi, have delivered a warm tribute to their predecessors and set out a bold new vision to make Colnbrook “the ‘Golden Gates’ into Slough”.
The Parish Council should set aside funds to cover election costs, according to an external report into the council’s accounts, one of five shortcomings found in total.
Far from being a lone splash of red to the west of Labour’s usual London stronghold Slough found itself, unusually, in tune with (most of) its nearest neighbours in the EU referendum.
Heathrow Airport has not wasted a second on getting in on the action in the post Brexit fallout. A press release issued earlier today insisted that “the case for expansion at Heathrow is stronger than ever before”.
If you wanted to know just what Colnbrook Parish Council spends our money on now is your chance. For the next six weeks you have the right to inspect – and make copies should you be so inclined – the parish council’s books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts.
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?
Cllr Dexter Smith has relinquished his role as deputy leader of the local Conservative Party, making way for a new team at the party’s annual meeting on 11th May. The orderly transition to a new team comes in stark contrast to that of the ruling Labour Party where a vote of no confidence is due to take place tonight by the new party leader to remove Cllr Anderson as Leader of the Council.
Madhu Bedhi from Colnbrook has landed a seat on Slough Borough Council following Thursday’s Local Election, although she won’t be representing us.
Slough Borough Council has already given us a set of figures to celebrate for the past (electoral) year. Ahead of Tuesday’s report to residents from the Parish Council here’s our own set of figures for Colnbrook with Poyle … the good, the bad, the depressing … and the optimistic.