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The Windsor business pancake challenge!

Tuesday 5 March 2019, Windsor Royal Station 10:00am – 11.30am To all businesses in Windsor and Eton It’s time to flex those wrists and whizz up eggsactly the right combination of flipping skills and fancy footwork in the wake of last year’s successful pancake challenge. The traditional race from start to the finish promises to be even bigger and batter this year, we are hoping to attract a lot more teams than before to take part in the age-old Shrove Tuesday activity. The whole event will once again bring out the festive air of a “costume drama“ with teams encouraged to wear the traditional pancake racing gear of the 15th century housewife - skirt, apron, headscarf and frying pan (MALE PA

New Anti-terror barricades for Windsor

As you may have read in this article in the Maidenhead Advertiser last week, permanent anti-terror barriers will be built in Windsor this summer, the council has announced. Temporary security measures were deployed in the town following the Westminster terrorist attacks in March 2017.But the borough has since been working with Thames Valley Police and specialist security consultants to develop permanent designs.The temporary barriers, which are on loan from the Government, have been criticised for their ugly appearance and will be replaced by new black barricades which feature the Royal Borough’s logo. The first phase of the project will cover locations including Victoria Street, Park Street

Number 15 Bus disruption

There will be upcoming disruption to the no.15 Bus Service whilst essential works are being carried out on Keate’s Lane. We have been notified that the works will restrict access to Eton Wick from the Keate’s Lane junction. We have been speaking with Courtney Buses and agreed to use a smaller vehicle for the duration of the works following an agreed diversion route along Meadow Lane and South Meadow Lane. However, the issue we will have is when the carriageway is going to be resurfaced and this will prevent the buses from accessing Eton Wick on the 22nd/23rd February 2019 between the hours of 8am and 15:00. We will be able to run the 0726 from Eton Wick to Slough as normal, then: 0836 from E

Riverside Station Track Works

Local residents have been notified of imminent Track/Platform works at Windsor & Eton Riverside railway station, by Network Rail. This work will largely be performed at night and weekends, and will involve some noise, lighting and disruption between 20th January and 24th March. The full timetable is shown in the following documents HERE and HERE

RBWM - local plan for the Traveller community

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is preparing a Traveller Local Plan which will set out how the accommodation needs of some of the specialised communities in the Borough (Gypsy and Traveller, Travelling Showpeople and boat dweller groups) would be met. This will be subject to an ongoing programme of engagement and consultation. When it is adopted, the Traveller Local Plan will form part of the development plan for the area and be used in determining planning applications. The Issues and Options paper forms the first stage in plan-preparation. A vital part of this process is seeking the views of residents from the Travelling communities, the settled population and other interested pa

Become a Councillor

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Then why not become a town councillor? Local elections for Eton Town Council that covers both Eton and Eton Wick will take place on May 2nd 2019 and nominations for candidates wishing to stand will need to be submitted by 3rd April 2019. Nomination forms will be available in the new year from Suzanne Martin, Electoral & Information Governance Services Manager, Corporate and Community Services, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF. Tel: 01628 682935 email: Electoral.Registration@rbwm.gov.uk. In addition, the Returning Officer will be running an information session for individuals who may be in

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