Parish councillors working exhaustively to bring a surgery back to Colnbrook say that Heathrow Airport has expressed interest in stepping in to provide funding for alternative premises.
Campaigners against the closure of the Colnbrook Surgery are calling on residents to Campaigners against the closure of the Colnbrook Surgery are calling on residents to turn out en masse tomorrow at a demonstration coinciding with its last ever surgery. They want to make sure the landlord gets the message about the strength of local feeling at the loss of a vital community asset.
“There’s nothing romantic about food poisoning”, says Slough as it urges residents to check where they eat this Valentines Day
Slough Borough Council has told residents today to “look before you book” before that all important Valentine’s date this year. Earlier today the Council reported that it had closed down Perfect Pizza on Slough High Street with immediate effect due to an active infestation of mice.
An influential member of the House of Lords has called on the Government to issue a system to alert residents during episodes of very high pollution.
Pollution forecaster airTEXT has forecast another air pollution alert for Wednesday. MODERATE air pollution is predicted, meaning health effects are unlikely to require action.
The Parish Council remains the best hope for bringing a GP surgery back to Colnbrook according to the Slough Commissioning Group, in a radio interview earlier today. But the Parish itself is calling on residents to mobilise a letter-writing campaign to the NHS, Langley Health Centre and commissioning groups.
Slough Borough Council has issued advice to residents following another cold weather alert, Thames Valley Police is urging residents not to travel unless necessary, and the Met Office has issued two yellow warnings for the area – one for snow and one for ice overnight.
Healthwatch Slough has this evening confirmed that Colnbrook Surgery will close at the end of February. It follows a meeting this afternoon of the Joint Commissioning Committee, the forum which involves Slough Co-Commissioning Group and NHS England that oversees GP services and primary care.
The closure of the last branch surgery in Colnbrook will no doubt be seen as a blow to the village, but hope remains for a new surgery and Langley Health Centre has committed to measures to improve the access for Colnbrook residents.
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