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  • DEDWORTH GARDEN CAFÉ & INDOOR PLAY CENTRE- UPDATE

    Some residents have asked me for an update on these projects. A few weeks back RBWM formally approved a budget of £250K to build a garden café in Dedworth.  At the same time the Council also agreed to budget £350K for community facilities including a soft play centre at the Clewer Memorial Park (Pirate Park).…

  • SUTHERLAND GRANGE RECYCLING AREA

    Complaints about fly tipping at Sutherland Grange have fallen away recently as RBWM have improved their management of the recycling area. We continue to collect a lot of recycled waste from the recycling facility and I know that many residents have welcomed the changes made at the site during the past year. The Recycling Centre…

  • OSGOOD PARK LIGHTING

    Cllr Alexander and I have met with colleagues to discuss lighting for Osgood Park.  We have agreed that this is a key local election promise so it is now down to residents how they want to proceed with this matter, but hopefully their support will result in lighting at Osgood Park.

  • ROAD IMPROVEMENTS IN DEDWORTH

    Our ambitious programme of road and pavement improvements in Clewer & Dedworth are nearing completion.  21 roads have been improved in the area during the past year including Dedworth Rd. Funding for this work was including in last year’s RBWM budget at the request of local Conservative councillors.  In a shock move the the local…

  • ROAD IMPROVEMENTS IN DEDWORTH- UPDATE

    Last year I promised that money would be invested in our roads as part of our Clewer & Dedworth Improvement Plan.  The resurfacing of a large section of Dedworth Rd brings the current phase of the plan to a close.  21 road improvement schemes have been completed in Dedworth during in the past year. The…

  • SUTHERLAND GRANGE IMPROVEMENTS- UPDATE

    As part of our Clewer & Dedworth Improvement Plan the Royal Borough has been improving Sutherland Grange. The work completed to date includes: * Drainage at the entrance to make it less muddy * Entrance fencing replaced * Entrance gates improved and slabs laid * Clearing vegetation at the front and at the riverbank *…

  • DEDWORTH RD/ KENTONS LANE ROUNDABOUT UPDATE

    Work has now been completed at the roundabout. Engineers found an “underground watercourse” here and have managed to divert this into the main drainage system. Not a simple task, but it should stop water appearing on the roundabout every year. Good news! We can now get on with the resurfacing of a large section of…

  • BRUCE WALK PLAY AREA

    Thanks to RBWM staff for fixing the see- saw as it was not looking too great! I have now secured extra funding for inclusive swings in Royal Borough play parks. Council staff will be looking at all RBWM play parks to see if they are suitable for inclusive swings. Bruce Walk will be one of…

  • CASTLE FARM CARAVAN PARK

    I have met with Radian recently to discuss the future of the Castle Farm mobile home site off Tinkers Lane. Radian submitted an application to build 25 properties on the site last summer but later withdrew the application after discussions with the Royal Borough’s planning department. I have told them that we have lived with…

  • ATTENDANCE RECORD PUBLISHED

    RBWM has published the attendance record of all councillors including my own. The details are: EXPECTED: 108 Meetings ATTENDED: 106 Meetings ATTENDANCE RATE: 98% These figures relate to the period since I was elected in May 2015 to 8th February. Any thoughts, questions or comments please get in touch. Further details are available at https://rbwm.moderngov.co.uk/…/190226_council_attendance_fu…