Bisham and Cookham

Preparing for Snow

With Winter on its way and cold and snow threatening – it is important to make sure your car is prepared. Simon Werner said, “Obviously it is better to not drive at all in the snow – but there is always a chance it will be nessasary so take action now. Here are a few […]

What do our Parish Councillors do for us?

Cookham Parish and LibDem Councillor Mike Barnes explains the role of the Parish Council in village life. Councillors hold a full council meeting every month at the Parish Office in High Road, Cookham. Councillors also sit on separate committees covering Planning (every fortnight), Finance, Adoptive Acts, Footpaths and Open Spaces and the Flood Committee. Planning […]

Lib Dem Tradition of Christmas Free Parking Continues

The tradition started by the Liberal Democrats of offering free Christmas parking to help boost Maidenhead and Windsor town centres, has continued into another year. Free Saturday parking in Maidenhead In Maidenhead there will be free parking in council car parks every Saturday from 23 November (the date of the traditional switch-on of the Christmas […]

Calling Time on Winter Crime

“Burglars often take advantage of the nights getting darker earlier” Says Simon Werner, “Especially as the clocks go back at the end of October. Here are some hints and tips to keep the burglars at bay:” – Lock all doors and windows securely before you go out or to bed. If you have a UPVC […]

White Ribbon Day – supporting victims of domestic abuse

Local Councillor Simon Werner is supporting the Royal Borough’s Domestic Abuse Forum by encouraging those living and working in the borough to wear a white ribbon on Sunday 25 November as a personal pledge never to commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women. The day is also known as the UN International Day […]

Congratulations and Well Done!

Hard-working Royal Borough GCSE students have achieved another year of excellent exam results. The provisional results show the schools in this are have increased their GCSE pass rate at grades A* to C from 75% to 77%. Reports currently suggest that nationally there is a slight dip of 0.3% from 69.8%. Highlights locally show: • […]