The initial CIPFA report is out and they are asking many more questions… Duncan Sharkey, MD of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has called in the governments financial managers to go through the RBWM finances with a fine … Continue reading How have the RBWM finances been allowed to reach such levels of debt?
Being a uni student, I have been to my fair share of quirky pubs and bars around London so I was intrigued as to what The Last Crumb had to offer. For starters, the name definitely stood out to me. … Continue reading The Last Crumb in Caversham Review by Chloe Humphries
Sunrise over Dedworth last week… there is so much going on in my world at the moment! Business is going well, we have lots of Youth project activity with Rotary and the Councillor work is getting increasingly interesting… The first … Continue reading Cllr Jon Davey Diary 24th Sept to 12th Oct
I watched a really interesting documentary on Netflix last weekend called “The Great Hack” which explores behind the scenes into the invisible world of manipulation and power, exposing the truth behind the roles of data company Cambridge Analytica and Facebook … Continue reading A Convenient Story to Believe?
One of the first people to contact me as a new councillor was Michelle Gregory who was very concerned that Hemwood Dell had been put up for auction to the highest bidder. Over the next month I arrange for her … Continue reading Residents learn about the ecology of Hemwood Dell
I wonder if my first question at council back in June started the butterfly effect! Following the Conservative Leader’s resignation on 12th September, this week we heard from RBWM that… CIPFA were asked by the Managing Director and s151 Officer … Continue reading The butterfly effect… mighty fall… changing times!
The group of Local Independents had called on the senior leadership of RBWM to fully disclose the findings of the Chartered Institute for Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA), who review and offer advice on both the finance and governance arrangements … Continue reading Statement from the Local Independents in response to the leaked confidential CIPFA summary report
The latest news is the election of a new leader for RBWM, Cllr Johnson (main pic). Let’s hope he brings balance and clear, transparent decision making to the RBWM? The family and I went away for an extended holiday, booked … Continue reading RBWM has a new leader…
For those of you interested in nature who would like to get an insight into the ecology of Hemwood Dell, off Wolf Lane in Clewer & Dedworth West then Jason Mills will be giving a 15-20 minute presentation followed by … Continue reading The Hemwood Dell Ecology Presentation
Small electrical items and batteries will be collected from the kerbside as part of normal waste and recycling collections from Monday 30 September. The new scheme, part of the Royal Borough’s contract with Serco, will mean that residents will be … Continue reading From Monday 30th September RBWM will be Recycling Electrical Items