Pinkneys Green

Prices Rise at Magnet

Prices Rise at Magnet

Prices have risen at the Magnet Leisure Centre with the sell-off to Parkwood by the council, despite promises that this would not happen. Clive Baskerville, a former sportsman himself and a local sports reporter, said, “The Conservatives made promises that any increases would be less than inflation – these increases are significantly more.” For instance, […]

Supporting young people

With the cutbacks in funding for the youth service in Pinkneys Green cutting deep, Simon Werner and Kathy Newbound have donated their ward councillor budget of £750 each for community projects to a number of schemes to help young people. They have donated to Pinkneys Green Cricket Club to help them fund their successful youth […]

Pot Hole Purge

Pot Hole Purge

Following a large grant from the Government to help fix the roads in Maidenhead, Local Lib Dems are determined to make sure the pot holes around Pinkneys Green and Maidenhead are sorted out. Clive Baskerville says, “This is our chance to get as many dealt with as possible. Can you email, write or phone us […]

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 […]