Author: James

Why can’t the council fix potholes properly?

Local residents are increasingly asking themselves why the council can’t fix potholes properly. Local Lib Dem Clive Baskerville said, “When the Lib Dems ran the council we quickly realized that often when road repairs were carried out, the underlying problems were not resolved. “The key was finding out quickly where problems were and getting them […]

Town Centre Vision

Local Liberal Democrats are proposing a vision for our town centre which turns it into a Community Hub which is not just about shops but also about health, education, entertainment, leisure, arts & culture. Residents of Maidenhead are getting increasingly frustrated with the lack of vision for the town centre. The Conservative plan of lots […]

Preventing Parking Chaos

Local residents are getting more concerned about the plans, or lack of them, to solve the increasing problems of parking in the town centre. Current problems have been caused by the loss of part of Hines Meadow car park and the increase in residential apartments with inadequate parking. We also need to be investing in […]

Borough needs to tackle flooding

Local Lib Dems have been working with parishes across the Borough to assess whether the Council is ready to deal with flooding. Mandy Brar said, “We think there are six things the Borough must do to keep us safe and dry.” 1. Commit to providing pumps and barriers to protect key infrastructure including sewage pumping […]

CCTV Saved by Lib Dems

Ten months ago, the Conservatives put forward proposals to cut 30 CCTV cameras across the Borough and to stop the cameras being monitored 24 hours a day. The council declared that no CCTV camera had been switched off despite evidence showing that seven of them had already been. Cllr Simon Werner’s campaign forced them not […]

Borough Local Plan Disaster

Plans by the Borough Conservatives to build on the green belt without the necessary infrastructure improvements are continuing despite public opposition from residents and over 30 local community groups. This plan will build on our local green belt without providing any truly affordable housing on these sites, without sorting out many of the highways issues […]

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