Bisham and Cookham

May 312015
 

Pat Brockwell and Fiona HewerParish 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 cemetery on Long Lane and some of the parish’s street lights.

Thank you Pat for all you have done for Cookham!

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 […]

Fixing the Roads

The roads and pavements are continuing to deteriorate in Maidenhead. More and more money is being spent on the roads, but it is being spent on quick fixes rather than doing the job properly. The Conservatives recently admitted that they are having to fill three times as many pot holes than 8 years ago. Roads […]

A Vision for the Town Centre

With Crossrail coming to Maidenhead developers are keen to build in Maidenhead Town Centre. We have a once in a generation opportunity to achieve something really great for Maidenhead. At the moment the council is missing this fantastic opportunity – with plans for tower blocks more than 12 storeys high, with limited public car parking […]