Slough Borough Council has launched a desperate appeal for land on which to build new homes to accommodate its current housing crisis.
Council-led consortium wins £878,000 Lottery grant to help east Berkshire’s long-term unemployed back to work
A Slough-based consortium has successfully bid for funds to encourage those “further from the labour market” in East Berkshire back into work.
Slough Borough Council has today promised to intervene over fly-tipping and anti-social parking on land adjacent to Coleridge Crescent, after the Colnbrook Community Association brought the problems to the attention of council officers over a number of months.
A local haulier has hit out at Slough Borough Council’s proposals to introduce HGV restrictions on Poyle Road ahead of the end of its consultation on three options this Friday.
Langley residents will have the opportunity to tackle interim CEO of Slough Borough Council on failed transport schemes and other problems tomorrow night.
A level 2 heatwave warning has been issued by the Met Office for the whole of Sunday and Monday morning; meaning daytime and night time temperatures will be high. For Colnbrook, temperatures today are expected to reach 28°C (82°F), tomorrow 28° (84°F), and Monday could exceed 30° (86°F).
With the start of the Summer anti drink and drug driving campaign last week, Thames Valley issued a stark warning that drink and drug driving is makes motorists 23 times more likely to have a fatal collision.
A consultation on revised proposals to block Poyle Road to HGVs begins today and runs for 4 weeks. The move follows criticism of the earlier scheme to ban trucks and install a bus gate and now includes 2 additional options that involve keeping either the northbound or southbound carriageway open to HGVs. Doing nothing is not an option, the Council says, as there is a pollution and road safety consideration as traffic levels increase.
Langley Health Centre will hold an open evening on Wednesday, 10th May. The event is an opportunity for the practice, which is currently rated “outstanding”, to update patients with the practice’s progress. All Langley Health Centre patients are invited to attend but, for local residents keen to vent about the closure of the Colnbrook branch surgery, the practice has stressed that the evening is not a forum for complaints.
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.