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.
“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.