Figures released by the Colnbrook Residents’ Association reveal that this Summer’s Colnbrook Family Fun Day cost over £900 to host. The Parish Council has agreed to underwrite part of the loss.
An online appeal in honour of the late ‘K’ Laxman, who passed away this Summer, has managed to raise nearly £500 for Cancer Research UK.
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, a 1960s British sci-fi series produced in Slough, a Colnbrook resident has attempted to bring some of the details of the show to life.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
Say goodbye to the “biggest smiles in the village” as the Battoos end 35 year association with Park Street
The Battoos are ending their 35-year association with Colnbrook after offering a lease on their shop in Park Street. Narinder Singh Battoo and Mohinder Kaur Battoo are set for retirement having run the shop and former post office from 1981. Following the loss of the Post Office in 2015, son Satinder Battoo said the family would still “serve the Biggest Smiles In The Village!!!”.
Cllr Madhuri Bedi from Colnbrook, who represents Foxborough on Slough Borough Council, is looking for dance groups of all nationalities “to showcase their amazing talent through all genres of national dance” in a celebration of the multi cultural diversity of Slough in Slough town centre this Spring.