Furze Platt update from Catherine and Joshua

Coronavirus After a month of lockdown, we have now emerged into Tier 2. From the Government’s coronavirus map, you can see high rates in nearby Slough, which is in Tier 3, and most of Maidenhead is coloured blue, with Furze Platt showing darker on the map. We should point out that the actual numbers in Furze […]

RBWM Liberal Democrat Response to the Climate Emergency Strategy Consultation

Cllr Karen Davies, shadow lead member for climate change and sustainability on behalf of the RBWM Lib Dem Group. We remain committed to an earlier target date for net zero carbon emissions in RBWM than the given 2050 date target aligned with current Government policy, which we believe must evolve rapidly anyway to avoid global warming in excess of 1.5%. We are grateful to the many […]

Cllr Gurch Singh

RBWM Liberal Democrats held an Executive meeting on the evening of 3rd August to consider the application of Cllr Gurch Singh (St. Mary’s) to join the national party. This meeting considered a report, prepared in strict adherence to the provisions of the Liberal Democrat constitution, which thoroughly examined all the accusations made against him by the […]

Will the Local Plan Stand-up for the Borough?

Imagine a visitor to the town arriving at the Maidenhead railway station and walking round the nearest corner (between King Street and Queen Street), then down York Road. This is supposed to be the ‘gateway’ to Maidenhead but what would they see? Mainly deserted premises and opposite the football ground entrance the row of houses […]

Tamasin Barnbrook – recent candidate for rbwm council seat

On the 23rd June there was another vote in RBWM, the Sunninghill and South Ascot Ward by-election. We caught up with the Liberal Democrat candidate Tamasin Barnbrook to talk about her experience. What does being a Liberal Democrat mean to you? I have been a member on and off since 2010 and have supported the […]

Funding Cuts to our Schools

A number of popular local schools, including Furze Platt and Oldfield are having their funding cut by the council. The council agreed with the schools that they would receive additional funding over a number of years to pay for their expansion in pupil numbers. Midway through that expansion the council has cut the money they […]

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