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”.
An online petition to save the threatened Colnbrook to Staines bus service has seen nearly 600 sign up in the last two weeks.
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.
Bucks County Council has today revealed the winners of a Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) competition to name the county’s three new gritters … Blizzard Wizard, Snowphie and Brrrrrrian! Over 200 entries were whittled down to the winning three. It was a tough decision, with entries such as ‘Melt’n John’ and ‘Meltallica’ as well as the inevitable Salty McSaltface!
“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.
Police have issued crime prevention advice to help residents protect their vehicle and belongings today. The advice follows an increase in reported incidents across Slough in recent months. In Colnbrook and Poyle there was a marked increase in August, when a total of 19 incidents were logged – nearly double the average.
Horton and Wraysbury residents have launched a petition after another threat to local bus services was revealed this week. Windsor & Maidenhead Council is reviewing the 305 bus service between Colnbrook and Staines and the service could be scrapped in favour of cheaper forms of transport.
Put aside the two consultations announced yesterday by the Government on airport expansion and airspace policy. Far more important news was quietly released later in the day with a more immediate impact on local residents around Heathrow – and for those in Colnbrook it is very good news indeed: it has finally decided to tear up the Cranford Agreement!
Plans for a future relief road for Iver village are still being promoted by a “strategy group” comprising local councillors in Bucks in spite of opposition to the scheme from neighbouring Slough Borough Council. A new group comprising county, district and parish councillors representing The Ivers has been set up, partly to establish whether or not there is a business case for an Iver Relief Road.
Chequers Bridge in Langley is to open by the end of the month (January) after a six-month experimental closure, the Council has said this morning.