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.
Well-received technology sessions for the over-50’s being held at St Thomas’ Church are set to continue. The classes, running on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10am until 12noon, have been featured in the October edition of the Slough Citizen, the Council’s online newsletter.
Slough Council has announced the date for its Christmas lights switch on will be Saturday 26 November in the Town Square.
A team of volunteers from a Slough business have given the Westfield Community Centre a new look in conjunction with Slough Borough Council and the Slough Business Community Partnership.
The 2016 Colnbrook Apple Fair, held today in the Colnbrook Recreation Ground, was by all accounts another huge success. Kudos to Sean Kelly and his small team of volunteers from the Colnbrook Residents Association – who have proved once again that they can throw a great party.
Local firms appear to have taken the Colnbrook Apple Fair to their heart this year with a host of prizes being offered. A total of 18 raffle prizes have now been revealed with local businesses stepping up to donate prizes to the event.
A new video has been released that both commemorates the village’s successful Queen’s Birthday celebrations in June, and reveals for the first time the intense preparations that were involved.
Colnbrook Village Hall Club, the private members’ club that enjoys use of the prime weekend slots at the recently refurbished Village Hall, has closed amid an acrimonious dispute between trustees and the licence holder, former Parish Councillor Mike Rayner.
Janet Morgan, the St Thomas’ Church Warden, was last night presented with the Colnbrook Community Cup at an award ceremony at the Village Hall. The Langley resident was recognised for her continuous work with in the community and, more recently, her support at a number of large community events.