Local election candidates announced
Here are the validly nominated candidates for the Slough Borough Council local election on Thursday 6 May 2021.
Nature to be used to prevent flooding
Plants could be used as a natural flood prevention method in the borough after the council was granted government funding.
Shop fined for mouse infestation
A butchers and food shop has been fined thousands of pounds by magistrates after mouse droppings were found on the premises.
Free meal vouchers extended to Easter
Slough Borough Council is ensuring children don’t go hungry over the Easter holidays by issuing free school meal vouchers to those eligible.
Launch of Holidays Activity and Food programme
School holidays can be particularly difficult for some families because of increased costs, such as food and childcare, and reduced incomes.
Career to make a difference
Slough resident Jon Taylor had spent the last 20 years working as a nightclub general manager, but once Covid hit and the nightclubs closed, things changed.
Urban forest develops
An underused piece of land in Langley is set to become a nature haven as trees and flowers are to be planted and walkway created to explore it.
Funds to encourage electric taxis
Taxi and private hire drivers will get the chance to test electric vehicles to encourage them to switch after the council received funding from the government.
Chalvey Community Partnership launches!
A new community initiative is searching for more enthusiastic people to join them.
E-scooter trial expands
The trial of e-scooters in the borough expands today (Thurs) to include Langley, Wexham and Britwell.
Take care with opened lotions
Residents are being advised to be aware of potential dangers hidden in beauty products which could cause nasty infections because they have not been used during the pandemic lockdowns.