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.
“Come and have a flutter”, says the Colnbrook Residents’ Association, as it gets set to host its first event of 2017 next month – a Race Night at the Village Hall on Friday, 17th February. Tickets for the event are only £6 for adults or £4 for children under 13.
Thames Valley Police is hosting an an online Q&A on Tuesday to tell you how you can become more active in the community.
A Colnbrook resident has again highlighted the plight of the homeless after finding a man who inspired him to take action last year on the same spot on the same London street one year on.
The Colnbrook Residents’ Association is reminding residents that its Community Carol Singing will take place again this year. The annual event will take place at the Christmas tree outside Ye Olde George this coming Friday, 16th December.
A woman who stepped in to stop an altercation between two men in Colnbrook’s George pub has been commended for her bravery by the Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police.
Colnbrook’s Madi Bedhi yesterday joined other members of the Slough’s community cohesion group to release a statement marking the one year anniversary of the Paris terror attacks. The group called for “unity against those who seek to divide us” and reaffirmed its pride in the town’s diversity.
Colnbrook Scout Group has been chosen by Waitrose in Staines to be a community project for this month, which gives it an opportunity to benefit from a share of £1,000.
A new War Memorial in the centre of the village could be on the cards if parish councillors win support for a new scheme. Cllrs Elum-Smith and Brooks are pushing for a new, dedicated war memorial – in stone or metal – adjacent to the Budgens store on Bridge Street. Cllr Kinane has also offered his support for the scheme.