Well done to the Borough's Comprehensives

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 […]

More Funding Cuts to Schools on the way

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

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 […]

Sorry! Did they say Heathrow?

Sorry! Did they say Heathrow?

The decision today to expand Heathrow will come as a fresh blow to East Berkshire residents. As Tim Farron has said it’s a betrayal of environment and communities. The Heathrow decision has shown how the Government is out of touch with the very people they were supposed to serve especially our local MP’s including the […]