Year: 2017

Royal Borough hero Sir Nicholas Winton would be “horrified” at plans to scrap child refugee scheme

Liberal Democrats have renewed calls on Theresa May not to abandon child refugees by scrapping the scheme which would save thousands of vulnerable children from squalid camps and people traffickers. This comes as pressure mounts on the Prime Minister over the decision, which was criticised by the daughter of Sir Nicholas Winton, the British humanitarian […]

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Well done to the Borough’s Comprehensives

Pupils across the Borough, including those from a disadvantaged background, have performed well at Key Stage 4 as the confirmed results show above average attainment in many key areas. The new Progress 8 measure saw five Borough schools ((Newlands, Charters, Furze Platt, Cox Green and Windsor Boy) achieve above the national average with four others […]

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Carbon Footprint of new textile recycling vehicle unacceptable

A new recycling scheme launched by the Borough Council may well be doing more harm than good say local Lib Dems. The new textile collection is currently picking up around 200 bags a week of textiles – but to do it, one of the lorries is travelling along every single road in the Borough every […]

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