It was 1642 when the notorious Prince Rupert plundered Colnbrook following the Battle of Brentford but, nearly four centuries later, a spirit of forgiveness is in the air: the village could mount a celebration later this year in his honour.
A coordinated weekend of celebrations or the octocentary of the signing of the Magna Carta is getting under way throughout the local area.
Heroes of democracy from throughout history joined King John, Revel the horse, and local pillars of the community shortly after 2:30pm today for a procession from the aptly named King John’s Palace to St Thomas’ Church.
Heathrow Airport published its three preferred options for a new Third Runway on 17th July. Two months on, we summarise where local councils and residents’ associations stand on the proposals.
Wraysbury Parish defends “cradle of democracy” as George Bathurst pushes case for a Colnbrook Third Runway
Ambitious plans are afoot to celebrate one of the most momentous events in the country’s history. The Magna Carta, one of the earliest and most important documents in British politics, was sealed at Runnymede on June 15, 1215.