Members were reminded that the Annual Civic Service would be held at St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Slough on Sunday, 7th October commencing at 11.00am. Harvest contributions would be distributed to SHOC and Slough Foodbank.
Details of Remembrance Sunday events taking place on 11th November were outlined, with the traditional morning parades and services taking place in the Town Centre, Cippenham and Langley along with a special evening event in Salt Hill Park to mark the centenary of the end of World War One. Further details would be sent in due course.
The Mayor informed the meeting that the Slough Half Marathon and 5K Fun Run were scheduled to take place on Sunday 14 October 2018. The half marathon was set to showcase the town and all it had to offer and was set to be a true community event.
Following the Mayor’s completion of a charity walk on 12th August 2018, it was noted that Khalsa Aid were presented with a cheque for £580.
Eighty years ago this month, Slough received its Charter of Corporation as a Borough which was granted by His Majesty King George the Sixth on 14th September 1938. In acknowledging the 80th anniversary Councillor Hussain was invited to deliver a short presentation about Slough at 80 to the meeting.