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  • Council Slackness

    By Jasonmc at 12:39 on 21/05/12
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    Does anyone know why the land/footpath between Gresham Road and the Leisure centre seems to be so neglected/overgrown
  • Councillors Worry 'Staines-upon-Thames Day' Will Be a Wash Out

    By StaineSiobhan at 16:56 on 15/05/12
    Threatening skies over the Town Hall
    As the town prepares to acknowledge its name change to Staines-upon-Thames this Sunday, the online jokes are coming thick and fast. Now the headline writers will be rubbing their hands together with glee at the prospect of some juicy punchlines this weekend as Staines gets set to be washed out. Spelthorne Councillors are anxiously watching the skies as the weather continues to pay no heed to the summertime plans unfolding on the ground....
  • 'Staines-upon-Thames' Councillor Found Guilty of Misconduct and Disrespect

    By StaineSiobhan at 18:50 on 04/05/12
    Colin Davis
    Spelthorne's Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Councillor Colin Davis, the man responsible for driving the town's name change to Staines-upon-Thames, has this week been the subject of a public hearing into five counts of breaching the Council's Code of Conduct. Cllr Davis was investigated for allegations of bullying, failing to treat staff with respect, failure to act in accordance with requests connected to his use of a staff...
  • Mary Portas Effect Comes to Ashford - Ashford Pride Team Want Your Help

    By StaineSiobhan at 21:36 on 01/03/12
    Ashford High St
    Taking Pride in Ashford – Ashford Shopping Centre bid Ashford may be one of the first local towns to benefit from the Mary Portas Review* into the future of UK high streets. And the views of Ashford residents are being sought. Twelve towns and cities will have the chance to implement recommendations from the Review to help rejuvenate their ailing high streets. There are a number of innovative and challenging ideas prompted by...
  • Diamond Jubilee Street Parties Welcomed in Staines

    By StaineSiobhan at 23:00 on 10/02/12
    Fancy a Jubilee Street Party?
    Surrey's council leaders have vowed they will do all they can to help people throw street parties to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in June this year. Leader of Spelthorne Borough Council, Cllr Vivienne Leighton said: "There is going to be a real buzz of excitement around the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and I'm sure many Spelthorne residents will be planning to celebrate this historic event. We are committed to making it easy...

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