Council-led consortium wins £878,000 Lottery grant to help east Berkshire’s long-term unemployed back to work
A Slough-based consortium has successfully bid for funds to encourage those “further from the labour market” in East Berkshire back into work.
Slough’s Cabinet was due to vote tonight on whether to terminate its long term relationship with Amey and take waste collection and other services back in-house. But the move is not driven by a need to reduce the current high level of complaints, or even to save money, but an opportunity to generate revenue by selling services to other councils.
Slough Borough Council’s Call for Sites for consideration in its new Local Plan to 2037 concludes on 4th March.
Slough’s Cabinet may be looking at finding £million of additional cuts tomorrow night but it will be also be asked to approve a £33 million capital investment in three new leisure facilities in the town.
On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 December the town centre will be packed full of festive fun and activities.
Last day to respond to Slough’s is also draft Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) strategy.
Meet Santa, see the dancers from Creative Academy, the super-smart dogs from Woofability and Slough rock band The Chilli Fighters. And if you are a bit peckish, the Foodie Fayre will be ready to serve traditional bratwursts, a Christmas Carvery, hot doughnuts and crepes!
From Thursday 26 November to the start of the sales feed your shopping frenzy with some Christmassy food from our four special stalls.
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.
Shhhh … don’t mention … well, anything really. Following on the heels of statistics that reveal Slough to be an unhappy and anxious place, the latest edition of the town’s quarterly newsletter Citizen, published yesterday, appears to be determined to talk things up.