Members of the Parish Council now see themselves as responsible for getting a better deal from Heathrow for residents should a Third Runway go ahead, in what amounts to a welcome change of heart.
Cllr Dexter Smith has relinquished his role as deputy leader of the local Conservative Party, making way for a new team at the party’s annual meeting on 11th May. The orderly transition to a new team comes in stark contrast to that of the ruling Labour Party where a vote of no confidence is due to take place tonight by the new party leader to remove Cllr Anderson as Leader of the Council.
Colnbrook’s Councillor Dexter Smith has put forward a ‘Rule 14′ motion to give the public and councillors the opportunity to determine the future of the old Town Hall site.
Colnbrook’s Councillor Dexter Smith has put forward a ‘Rule 14’ motion to force a public consultation on the future of the old Slough Town Hall site.
Colnbrook’s Cllr Dexter Smith is leading local Tories’ campaign to have Slough Borough Council’s programme of roadworks shut down immediately – and reassessed by councillors.
Ward and Parish Councillor Dexter Smith, who authored the Parish submission to the Davies Commission, has said Sir Howard Davies’ Airports Commission will finally be asked to come and visit Colnbrook to see for themselves the devastating environmental and social costs of a Colnbrook or Poyle Third Runway.
Slough Borough Council’s well publicised accounting blunder which turned a projected saving into a multi-million pound loss has – unusually – united Colnbrook councillors Dexter Smith and James Walsh.
It’s official. Colnbrook will have it’s very own Olympics next month, courtesy of the Parish Council and Thames Valley Police!
Colnbrook has by far the worst rates locally of obesity in both Reception and Year 6 pupils. That’s the stark finding of research into Childhood Obesity across the borough. A quarter of 10-11 year olds are obese, the highest in Slough and well above the national average.
St Thomas’ Quiet Garden was re-opened by the Mayor of Slough, Cllr Balvinder Bains, on Saturday following a major programme of work funded by Grundons. The ribbon cutting ceremony was followed by the dedication of an oak tree in memory of Margaret Linton, who passed away last year.
Colnbrook’s Dexter Smith has been given the finance and strategy brief following a reorganisation of Tories agreed at their Annual General Meeting last Monday.
Slough Borough Council is proposing to use the Holiday Inn at Brands Hill as a Polling Station instead of the newly refurbished Westfield Hall. Colnbrook Village Hall will also be dropped, with Council-owned Vicarage Way Childrens Centre taking its place.