Maidenhead

Keeping our parks clean

Your local FOCUS team have continued to speak regularly with the police and the council about local anti-social and crime issues in Pinkneys Green and Furze Platt. Simon Werner says, “Dog fouling in our streets and in our green spaces – like Oaken Grove, Punt Hill, Moffy Hill and Shifford Crescent – is getting worse […]

Local Day Centre Needs Your Vote

For the last 12 months local members, Pat and Geoff have been heavily involved with the King George VI (KGVI) Day Centre in Windsor. Pat is now the Day Centre Coordinator and Geoff is a volunteer driver, cook and kitchen assistant The KGVI Day Centre in Clarence Road Windsor (http://kgvidaycentre.btck.co.uk) has applied for a £6,000 […]

Victory for George Fussey

George Fussey, the Liberal Democrat candidate in the Eton by-election has stormed to victoriy with a 21.6% swing from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats. George Fussey, the new councillor for Eton and Castle said, “I have lived in Eton and Castle for over 25 years and my family have grown up here. It is […]

End the queue jumping for allotments

Many local residents who have been on the waiting list for allotments or many years are to lose out of the opportunity to rent an allotment, following a decision by the Coservative council. Rather than allocating the allotments to people who have been on the waiting list, the Conservatives at the Royal Borough are placing […]

Manor Green Respite Centre closed

Following an unprecedented increase in charges for the respite centre at Manor Green School, the unit is closing for the Autumn term. The increase in charges made by the Conservative Council from £40 to £350 has made this unaffordable to many people. A resident of Maidenhead who used the vital service told the Maidenhead Advertser […]

Where the money is wasted

Lib Dems have pointed out many areas over the last few years where council tax payers money is being wasted by the Conservatives.  For instance, the current Conservatives are spending £5 million on consultants each year.  Now Consultants  are sometimes needed for specific skills which the council does not have, often these consultants have been […]