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SWR announces 1 October strike service levels

Published: 27 Sep 22

SWR announces 1 October strike service levels Due to the planned national strike, SWR customers are urged only to travel by rail if absolutely necessary on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October SWR will run a severely reduced service on Saturday 1 October, with significant parts of the network closed entirely A severely reduced service will run between 07:15 and 18:30 on a limited number of routes for those who have no choice but to travel Sunday 2 October will also be significantly impacted by the strike; first trains across the network will start much later than usual

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2021/2022 (AGAR).

Published: 21 Sep 22

The Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) for Datchet Parish Council for the year ended 31 March 2022 has been completed.


Published: 14 Sep 22


Public Meeting - Datchet Village Hall on Wednesday 7th Sept at 7pm

Published: 5 Sep 22

There will be a Public meeting organised by Datchet Parish Council, held in the Datchet Village Hall on Wednesday 7th September at 7pm to allow the community to come together to discuss the Home Office decision to place Asylum Seekers in the rural village of Datchet.

Southern Region: Stakeholder update Industrial Action & Hot weather travel advice

Published: 20 Jul 22

We are writing to update you on industrial action on the railway and its potential impacts in the Southern region. As you may be aware, the RMT Union has given notice that strike action will take place on Wednesday 27 July 2022.

Level 4 heatwave emergency has been declared.

Published: 15 Jul 22

Level 4 heatwave emergency has been declared. There is a 100% probability of very hot weather conditions between 0000 on Monday 18th July and 0000 on Wednesday 20th July in England. At this level, illness and death may occur among the fit and healthy, and not just in high-risk groups and will require a multi-sector response at national and regional levels.

Land North of London Road and to the East of Riding Court Road, Datchet

Published: 13 Jul 22

Invitation to a public exhibition held by Inland Homes, in Datchet Village Hall on Wednesday, 20 July, 15:00-20:00.

DATCHET PARISH COUNCIL JOB VACANCY Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer (RFO)

Published: 13 Jul 22

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Datchet Parish Council, and applications are invited for the post of Clerk and RFO to the Council.

Highways Newsletter Week Commencing: 11 July 2022

Published: 11 Jul 22

The highways Newsletter is now available on the Royal Borough website at To view details of current and planned works on roads in the borough, including work being carried out by public utility companies, go to

Public consultation: Draft South West Maidenhead Supplementary Planning Document

Published: 8 Jul 22

You are invited to take part in the Borough's public consultation on a key planning document for South West Maidenhead. As you may be aware, this is a major development area allocated in their adopted Borough Local Plan to deliver significant housing and employment growth.

Progress of the M4 junctions 3 to 12 motorway upgrade project. From National Highways

Published: 8 Jul 22

As you know, the 17-mile section between junctions 8/9 at Maidenhead and 12, for Theale, was opened in December 2021. Since then we’ve been continuing with our work on the 15-mile eastern section between junctions 3 at Hayes and 8/9 at Maidenhead. This week will see us start our phased opening between junctions 3 and 8/9. You’ll notice cones and barriers starting to be removed overnight on 6 July, with all lanes becoming open to traffic. Due to the length of traffic management to remove, it’ll take us several nights. All cones will be lifted on this stretch by 6am on 16 July.


Published: 17 Jun 22


Heatwave plan for England Protecting health and reducing harm from severe heat and heatwaves

Published: 6 Jun 22

The Heatwave Plan for England is a guide to protect the population from heat-related harm to health. The aims of the plan are to prepare, alert and prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of severe heat in England. It recommends a series of steps to reduce the risks to health from prolonged exposure to severe heat for: • the NHS, local authorities, social care, and other public agencies • professionals working with people at risk • individuals, local communities and voluntary groups The plan was first published in 2004, following the devastating pan-European heatwave in 2003. This plan builds on many years of experience of developing and improving the ability of the health sector and its partners to deal with significant periods of hot weather. The Heatwave Plan for England was significantly re‑shaped in 2012. Updates were made to reflect the changes in the health care and public health landscape, to align the heatwave plan more closely with its sister Cold Weather Plan for England and to link planning for severe heat with the Public Health Outcomes Framework.

WeekCommencing: 16 May 2022

Published: 18 May 22

Week Commencing: 16 May 2022 The highways Newsletter is now available on the Royal Borough website at To view details of current and planned works on roads in the borough, including work being carried out by public utility companies, go to