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Cllr Simon Werner’s 2020/2021 budget speech

I have attended many council budget meetings over the years — too many I am sure some of you think.   However, I have never seen a budget so appalling or the spin more misleading. I want to take you back to the important people in this — the residents you are supposed to be supporting.  How […]

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Draft budget cuts reveal true extent of Tory financial incompetence

After 12 years of Conservative rule, the full impact of the Tories’ ‘cut tax, wield axe’ approach is being felt in Windsor and Maidenhead with the publication of the 2020/2021 budget savings report. Despite recently declaring a climate emergency, several of the measures announced will serve to slow down our progress towards net-zero emissions: Removing […]

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Resignation of the leader of RBWM

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMAIDENHEAD, UK Resignation of the leader of RBWM The sudden resignation of Cllr Dudley was made in the early hours and apparently without any consultation with Conservative group members. Nothing new there, then. Perhaps in time, we’ll understand why he felt the need to step down urgently, without any kind of handover […]

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Is Three leaving Maidenhead?

Written by Joshua Reynolds. Nobody can deny that lots of projects are getting underway Maidenhead at the moment: the Landing is finally getting under way after being pushed through by the Conservative councillors against the recommendations of the borough officers, York Road is being developed, and the Nicholsons shopping centre has been sold to a […]

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Why can’t the council fix potholes properly?

Local residents are increasingly asking themselves why the council can’t fix potholes properly. Local Lib Dem Clive Baskerville said, “When the Lib Dems ran the council we quickly realized that often when road repairs were carried out, the underlying problems were not resolved. “The key was finding out quickly where problems were and getting them […]

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Town Centre Vision

Local Liberal Democrats are proposing a vision for our town centre which turns it into a Community Hub which is not just about shops but also about health, education, entertainment, leisure, arts & culture. Residents of Maidenhead are getting increasingly frustrated with the lack of vision for the town centre. The Conservative plan of lots […]

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