The Government gives the green light to Heathrow!

The Government gives the green light to Heathrow! Today the Government announced that it will back a new runway at Heathrow Airport. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling made a statement to the House of Commons at lunchtime today. The Government’s decision follows the recommendation of the independent Airports Commission in 2015, who said that expansion of Heathrow was […]

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October 25, 2016

The Staines-upon-Thames Santa Fun Run 2016

The Staines-upon-Thames Santa Fun Run is a charity event organised by the Rotary Club of Staines, supported by the Elmsleigh and Two Rivers Shopping Centres whose Christmas Parade is being held the same morning. The event consists of a 3.5km run or walk around the town centre of Staines dressed as Santa! Our aim is to […]

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October 9, 2016

How London’s rail network will look when TfL takes over suburban services

Revealed: How London’s rail network will look when TfL takes over suburban services A new map showing how the capital’s rail network will look when Transport for London takes control of suburban trains was unveiled today. Key London Tube and Overground stations will be linked up to suburban rail routes as well as connections to the […]

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October 2, 2016

Revealed: How London’s rail network will look when TfL takes over suburban services A new map showing how the capital’s rail network will look when Transport for London takes control of suburban trains was unveiled today. Key London Tube and Overground stations will be linked up to suburban rail routes as well as connections to the […]

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October 2, 2016

Theresa May has been told that she has enough support in Parliament to win a vote on expanding Heathrow.

Author: Robin Gray The big Heathrow/political story appeared in the Financial Times, the Times and the Daily Telegraph with the news that Theresa May has been told that she has enough support in Parliament to win a vote on expanding Heathrow. With a decision expected next month, the Prime Minister has been told that Heathrow […]

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October 2, 2016

Heathrow expansion – instant impact on jobs

New research published by Heathrow Airport sugggest that green-lighting expansion would immediately support up to 2,700 new British jobs. Research from WPI Economics says that approving Heathrow expansion would provide an immediate economic boost and support up to 2,700 jobs.  The Airport say this could be the first step in helping Britain to create “a […]

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September 30, 2016

BP sells Sunbury business centre to Spelthorne Borough Council for £360m

The oil giant has signed a 20-year-lease deal with Spelthorne Borough Council as the council seeks to secure its finances. BP has sold its biggest office building in Britain to a local council for an estimated 360 million pounds, according to industry sources, and will remain in the premises as a tenant. Spelthorne Borough Council,  […]

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September 29, 2016

Ashford Town Christmas Project 2016

Weʼre raising £9,000 to put up Christmas Lights in Ashford Town TW15 Ashford TW15 Christmas Project 2016. The local community groups and the general public need to raise funds, so that we can put up Christmas lights within the town. Historically, Ashford has always had Christmas lights throughout the town at this special time of […]

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September 25, 2016

A petition to Surrey County Council to stop Abellio Surrey cuts and service withdrawals

As of 31st December 2016, Abellio Surrey are cutting back or withdrawing a lot of their services. These include services to and from Heathrow, as well as transport links to schools, colleges and towns around Surrey, as well as St Peters Hospital. As if transport wasn’t already difficult for students, workers, and those unable to […]

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September 16, 2016