Long-serving Colnbrook councillor James Walsh has confirmed to Colnbrook Views that he will be standing down at the forthcoming Local Elections, after a six year stint representing the ward at Slough Borough Council.
Walsh: “there will always be an antisocial element who don’t care about the village or how it looks”
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.
A further victory in the war against local flytippers. A man from Iver has been fined more than £1,000 after dumping black bin bags full of household waste on the roadside not far from Langley tip.
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.
Heathrow has confirmed for the first time that it has plans for a fourth full-size runway over Colnbrook and Poyle, echoing proposals by Tim Leunig three months ago that were angrily rejected by Councillor James Walsh.
A “quick death” for Stanwell Moor would be best according to residents if Heathrow’s submission to the Airports Commission on Wednesday marks a bid to build a new third runway through the village, as widely speculated.
Colnbrook’s councillor James Walsh has welcomed a new crackdown by Slough Borough Council on landlords flouting the law. Properties without a valid Energy Performance Certificate are being targeted.
A change of use application lodged to convert an empty shop in Brands Hill to a pizza parlour looks set to reignite the debate about the “imbalance” of fast foot outlets in the village.
MPs on the Transport Committee have today rejected calls for a new hub airport east of London and urged the Government to permit the expansion of Heathrow where, it says, a third – AND fourth – runway is long overdue.