Thames Valley Police is hosting an an online Q&A on Tuesday to tell you how you can become more active in the community.
Colnbrook’s The Ostrich Inn and Ye Olde George are not the only local pubs to have seen investment, and a makeover, in recent months. The Horton Arms reopened in November following a major refurbishment and change of management.
The pub has also launched a new menu today – and Colnbrook residents are being encouraged to give the ‘new’ pub a try.
Offering “fun, kind and effective” training methods based on the solid foundation of an understanding of doggy behaviours, a new group will be offering dog training classes at Colnbrook Village Hall from next week.
Colnbrook’s CAST is offering 10 to 18-year olds the opportunity to join a “taster” session for its successful theatre troupe based at the Village Hall. Prospective youngsters are being invited to join the group’s session next Monday (9th) at Colnbrook Village Hall.
“You have to show them the world is not an awful place but a place of opportunity” – Colnbrook volunteer awarded MBE
A second unsung hero from Colnbrook has been honoured in the New Year Honours List. Susan Clifford, of High Street, Colnbrook, is made an MBE. Mrs Clifford, a volunteer for national charity Adoption UK, has received the honour for services to Children and Families.
Colnbrook resident Sharan Ghuman has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list released today. Sharan works for the Home Office as a Border Force Higher Officer, based at Heathrow. She has been awarded the MBE for services to the Safeguarding of Vulnerable People.
The George is set to follow The Ostrich with a makeover. A planned internal refurbishment is ongoing, along with changes to the exterior of the building if listed building consent for the changes, registered last month, is given by Slough Borough Council. The beer garden, and toilets are also being targeted for improvement.
Slough children at Key Stage 2 level are performing above the national average, according to figures released by the government last week. But the figures mask disappointing results for nearly half of all primaries reporting results.
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 Golden Cross says it hopes to be open again soon despite reports that up to 60% of the pub may have been damaged in yesterday evening’s fire.