Conservatives make Mayor a political role

Local Lib Dems have slammed plans by the Conservative Council to politicize the role of the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Popular former Mayor Kathy Newbound says, “Although the Mayor has a role in representing the council , it is very important that this is separate from party politics. The Mayor […]

Update – East Berks Members Newsletter – 2015-07

Update membership newsletter from June / July 2015 – covers Chris Fox event at Eton Natural History Museum, Charles Kennedy Obituary, Contact details, Membership surge, Letter from Chair. Published and promoted by Windsor Liberal Democrats (East Berkshire Liberal Democrats), Donnelly House, Victoria Street, Windsor SL4 1ENPrinted (hosted) by Prater Raines Ltd, 98 Sandgate High Street, […]

Celebrating 24 years for Pat Brockwell

Parish councillors past and present met on Saturday 30th May at Bel & the Dragon to celebrate the service of those leaving the Council. Pat Brockwell stepped down before the election in May after 24 years of service, many of which were as Chairman of the ‘Adoptive Acts’ Committee which looks after war memorials, the […]

Bisham & Cookham election results

Eight LibDems elected to Cookham Parish Council Congratulations are due to Mike Barnes, Mandy Brar, Eileen Bune, Martin Coker, Christine Doyle, Fiona Hewer, Andrew Nye and Laura Tull for winning seats on Cookham Parish Council.  Cookham Rise voters turned out in high numbers, alongside the General and Borough votes, to make their choices known.  Thank […]

Lib Dem Top Ten Priorities

Mend our broken roads and pavements Protect our precious Green Belt Recycle more and keep weekly waste collection Keep council tax down, cut waste and spend better Cut the number of councillors and cut their salary More shops and homes for Maidenhead Centre Fighting the expansion of Heathrow Open up the Council – No more […]

End Council Secrecy

Many residents have complained about the secrecy surrounding the privatisation of the Borough’s leisure Centres which has led to massive price increases for residents who used the concessionary rates – particularly young people and pensioners. After the election we will be looking again at the 10 to 20 year contract to make sure all the […]