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10 Years of Success for Community Wardens

10 Years of Success for Community Wardens

Since the Community Warden Scheme was started in 2004 by the Lib Dems, it has played a significant role in reducing crime and anti-social behaviour. Simon Werner says, “When I started the Community Warden Scheme ten years ago, I saw it as having a key role in fighting crime and anti-social behaviour and most importantly […]

The Leisure Centre Sell-off

The Leisure Centre Sell-off

The Royal Borough Observer recently exposed plans by the council to sell off the Borough’s leisure centres including the Magnet in Maidenhead. The bidders for the leisure centres include private companies and leisure centre trusts. Clive Baskerville, a sportsman himself and a local sports reporter, said, “These leisure centres are a jewel in the crown […]

Stay Cool

With a heatwave forecast for this weekend residents should take precautions – and to watch out for older and more vulnerable residents during the extremely hot conditions. The Met Office has issued a level 2 heatwave alert for the south east on Saturday and Sunday and rocketing temperatures could bring potential health issues, especially for […]

Defending Green Belt

Recently the council has put forward plans to take a large amount of land out of the Green Belt. Simon Werner says, “We desperately need low cost housing for our young people and older people who want to downsize.” “But there are brown field sites all over the Borough that should be used before the […]

Getting hold of the Council – out of hours

Following a number of incidents in Pinkneys Green involving problems over the weekend when the council is closed, Liberal Democrats pushed for an improved Out-of-hours service from the council. Recently the council has started a pilot of an out-of-hours covering: Dangerous structures Planning enforcement Late night noise Un-authorised tree felling Liberal Democrats have continues to […]