Colnbrook with Poyle Parish Council has launched an online survey to determine support for a new war memorial somewhere in the parish.
A popular singer from Colnbrook was among the headline acts at Maidenhead’s very own beach festival at the weekend. Mickey Berry, who fronts The Julia Set, played to audiences at this year’s Maidenhead Festival, which arranged for 10 tonnes of sand to create an authentic beach atmosphere.
Slough Borough Council leader Cllr Sohail Munawar unveiled a business rate relief fund to support Slough’s struggling pubs this week. The Council says it will give pubs up to £1,000 towards business rate costs to help hard-pressed local landlords hit by the national business rate revaluation.
The Colnbrook Residents’ Association is encouraging residents to share their thoughts on the weekend’s Family Fun Day at its AGM this evening. The CRA will also review its activities and appoint trustees for the next twelve months.
Apple Fair could be back next year says Parish Council, as final preparations underway for Family Fun Day
As plans are finalised for this weekend’s Family Fun Day, the chair of Colnbrook Parish Council, has told the Slough Observer that the Apple Fair “could be back”.
Pippins School will hold its annual Summer Fête this Saturday in the school grounds. The fête will take place from Midday until 3pm.
Residents’ Association says lack of volunteers to blame as 2017 Colnbrook Apple Fair confirmed cancelled
It has been confirmed that the Colnbrook Apple Fair, the highlight of the village’s social calendar, has definitely been cancelled this year. The Colnbrook Residents’ Association, which has assumed responsibility for organising the event in recent years, says that residents have shown insufficient interest in stepping up to organise the event.
The winner of the 2017 Colnbrook Community Cup has been decided – but you’ll have to wait until next month to find out who has won as parish councillors have used secrecy rules normally used for discussing tenders or personnel matters to keep the decision under wraps.
A ghost hunting company has enlisted the Ostrich Inn as the latest venue for budding and more experienced paranormal investigators. Overnight tours offering both the ‘spiritual’ and ‘scientific’ sides of paranormal investigation are planned in August and September … for those who can stomach it.
Our “dedicated and inspiring young people” deserve recognition, urges Colnbrook’s Madhu Bedhi as nominations for Slough Youth Awards open
Colnbrook-based Cllr Madhuri Bedi, cabinet member for children, education and families, has spoken of being “continually inspired” by young people in Slough ahead of nominations opening for the 2017 Slough Youth Awards.
A family based in Colnbrook and Ascot ran as a team last weekend, succeeding in raising £2,538 for St John Ambulance. Winston Matthews, 51, from Bridge Street, Colnbrook, ran with his daughters Ruth, 19 and Molly, 21, in the 26 mile London 2017 Virgin Marathon. With Gift Aid on top the family have raised a whopping £3,000.