Join us at Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel tomorrow, Tuesday 28th Jan, 6:30pm Maidenhead Town Hall You can see the full agenda here >>> Focus, for me, is on Budget savings as shown below Budget £639,000 – Propose Saving £180,000 … Continue reading Join us at Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel Tuesday 28th Jan, 6:30pm Maidenhead Town Hall
So many people have a good old moan on Facebook but don’t face those responsible and ask the questions they have to ask when the opportunities arise. You can attend the following meetings, listen to Councillors ask questions and put … Continue reading Have your say Next Week on the Budget at one of these meetings…
“How can YOU save money by using the RBWM food waste bin? What you on about Jon?” Thank you for asking 😉 Currently RBWM pay for a fixed amount of food waste by the ton… so currently we pay the … Continue reading Save Yourself Money – Use Your Food Waste Bin
The revised Pothole Report It function, changed in the summer and part of a suite of Report It! options, on the RBWM website is excellent and the response is fantastic… make sure you use it… snap a couple of pics, … Continue reading If you see a big Pothole… REPORT IT!
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead are furthest left in the graphic. “The lowest council tax outside London” a manifesto commitment proudly made for years and years by the Conservative Party locally. You know what they say, “Pride comes … Continue reading What’s the REALITY of having the lowest Council Tax Band D outside London?
While we await the full budget details on 29th January the savings document has been presented and it doesn’t make for very good reading. Budget 2020-21 Savings Document ADVANTAGE CARD PARKING DISCOUNTS TO BE DISCONTINUED Have the Conservatives not considered … Continue reading RBWM Budget 2020-2021 Headline Savings
Considering the state of RBWM Finances if you were given the choice would you take the path of least resistance and make a small attempt to improve the situation or would you take positive steps to rectify the financial problem … Continue reading Great news for Windsor residents -Council Tax will only increase by 1.99%!! Or is it??
Tonight at Maidenhead Town Hall Councillors will be discussing the CIPFA Report and tomorrow night the Borough Local Plan is on the agenda. Two very important documents that need all the scrutiny they can get… let’s see what happens… Will … Continue reading MUST Attend RBWM Council Meetings THIS Week
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?
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!
It would appear, from reading the available information, that the new cabinet would like to push through a policy putting £450,000 into a budget that would value the filling of a pot hole at £700* each? Does that sound right … Continue reading How much does it cost to fill in a pot hole?