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.
Colnbrook with Poyle’s Neighbourhood Action Group is still struggling to find leadership and is at risk of being amalgamated into Parish Council meetings.
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.
Due to the high number of calls resulting from Storm Doris, Police are requesting the public only to dial 999 in a real emergency.
Colnbrook Parish Council will consider putting funds towards keeping the threatened 305 bus service running to ensure that local children can get to secondary schools in Staines. Slough Borough Council will also be approached for funding in view of the “vital link to schools”.