The Mayor thanked all Members who attended the events arranged throughout the Borough for Remembrance Sunday and the WW1 Centenary Beacon Lighting. The efforts made to mark these important occasions were very well received by both the organisations involved and the public. The Mayor thanked his Chaplain, Linda Hillier and the Communications Team for all their help, assistance and support at these very special events.
The Christmas Lights Switch-On took place on Saturday, 17th November in the Town Square and the event attracted an enthusiastic crowd who enjoyed the entertainment and firework display.
Members were reminded that the Launch of the Mayor’s Tree Planting Project took place on Friday, 23rd November where eighteen trees were successfully planted. Phase 2 of the project was underway with suitable locations across the Borough being identified.
Details of the launch of the new Hestia Domestic Abuse Service in Slough were outlined and it was noted that the launch was due to take at The Curve commencing at 12.30pm.
The Mayor invited all Members to his Christmas Celebration Evening in the Mayor’s Parlour on Thursday, 20th December and further details would be circulated in due course.