Residents’ Association AGM

We were delighted to see so many members packed into the Village Hall for our AGM last Friday.

We were also pleased to welcome so many of our local councillors: Ray Puddifoot; David Simmonds; and John Hensley from Ickenham Ward, as well as Philip Corthorne and Brian Crowe from West Ruislip ward. We also welcomed our MP Nick Hurd and Squadron Leader James Tenniswood from RAF Northolt.

The formal business proceeded smoothly and the Committee members were duly re-elected for another year’s term of office plus the two co-opted members, Beryl Upton (HS2) and Simon Taylor (Traffic).

Ray Puddifoot spoke about the Council’s opposition to the third runway and its work to get agreement on traffic etc. from HS2.

Sqdr Ldr Tenniswood updated us on the planned improvements to the runway and arrester beds. He stressed the strategic importance of RAF Northolt. He also explained NORFEST and invited local organisations to take stands on the day.

Questions from the floor were mainly about HS2 and pollution. R Puddifoot stated that LBH would install monitors and keep a close eye on the results

The meeting closed with the traditional light refreshments. Our thanks to the ‘kitchen team’ led by Barbara Buckle and to Vic Silk and David John for keeping the drinks flowing.

Ickenham Festival Summer Concert

Saturday 17th June, 7:15pm – 10:30pm
Glebe School Grounds, Sussex Road

Ickenham Festival is delighted to announce a special outdoor concert in the grounds of Glebe School. This will feature a musical programme with Covers Band “Fat Busted” Plus Support. The evening will finish with a large fireworks display.
Please bring your own seats, rugs, and food and drink if you wish. There will also be food and soft drinks on sale. Doors open 7:15 pm. Concert starts at 7:45 pm. Fireworks at 10:15 pm.
Tickets are on sale from Ickenham shops at Sherry’s, Williams Butchers, Bikewise, or from the Festival Team.
Tickets may also be bought online from our website or by post from 3 Rectory Way, Ickenham, UB10 8BP.
All tickets are £8.00, under 5’s free. Sorry, no refunds if wet and no dogs please, except guide dogs.

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