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Royal Borough hero Sir Nicholas Winton would be “horrified” at plans to scrap child refugee scheme

Liberal Democrats have renewed calls on Theresa May not to abandon child refugees by scrapping the scheme which would save thousands of vulnerable children from squalid camps and people traffickers. This comes as pressure mounts on the Prime Minister over the decision, which was criticised by the daughter of Sir Nicholas Winton, the British humanitarian […]

Well done to the Borough’s Comprehensives

Pupils across the Borough, including those from a disadvantaged background, have performed well at Key Stage 4 as the confirmed results show above average attainment in many key areas. The new Progress 8 measure saw five Borough schools ((Newlands, Charters, Furze Platt, Cox Green and Windsor Boy) achieve above the national average with four others […]

Carbon Footprint of new textile recycling vehicle unacceptable

A new recycling scheme launched by the Borough Council may well be doing more harm than good say local Lib Dems. The new textile collection is currently picking up around 200 bags a week of textiles – but to do it, one of the lorries is travelling along every single road in the Borough every […]

More Funding Cuts to Schools on the way

Local Liberal Democrats are increasing worried about education in the Borough. Recent research has shown that without the Government changing their minds about school funding, Borough Schools will be considerably worse off. Figures show that without changes to funding, schools in the borough will lose £3.5 million – that is the equivalent of losing £195 […]

Council lack ambition with proposed new Leisure Centre

Local Lib Dem Councillor Simon Werner has condemned the proposals for the new leisure centre as lacking in ambition. He says, “It is obviously fantastic that we are getting a new updated leisure centre. The old one is 42 years old so it does need significant renewing.” “I am however disappointed by the lack of […]

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