News Roundup

Pinkneys Green man Sir Nicholas Winton - the ‘British Schindler’ - dies at the age of 106

02/07/2015 10:41:52

THE man dubbed the ‘British Schindler’ who organised the rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps in the Second World War has died.

Heathrow expansion favoured by influential Airports Commission

01/07/2015 11:28:58

THE influential Airports Commission has backed a third runway at Heathrow with the publication of a new report this morning.

The Commission, headed up by Sir Howard Davies, has opted for Heathrow …

Windsor and Eton Brewery take on their first ever pub

18/06/2015 14:05:49

BREWERY owners have said a ‘bigger bridge will need to be built’ as they pledged to make their first ever pub a roaring success.

In a landmark ste…

Thames Hospice volunteers celebrated at awards ceremony

18/06/2015 14:01:05

THE tireless work of volunteers has been celebrated by a hospice at a special ceremony.

The Thames Hospice volunteers awards took place on Wednesd…

Advice dished out after daylight jewellery burglary in Windsor

18/06/2015 09:30:25

AN APPEAL has been made after jewellery was stolen from a home in Windsor in a daylight burglary on Friday.

History comes to life on the Thames as hundreds enjoy opening day of Magna Carta 800 river relay

Funding for a free school to which two top councillors have strong links was originally going to be for more than a dozen different schools, documents suggest.

Eyes of the world turn to Royal Borough and neighbouring Runnymede as 800th anniversary of Magna Carta dawns

Royal Borough has its say in latest possible Heathrow expansion consultation

Windsor pensioner who faced separation from his wife earlier in the year because of her disability now grieving her passing

Veteran swan rescuer calls for public to still be her eyes and ears after she leaves charity she has worked for for more than 12 years

Windsor man makes special coin to help fund Magna Carta 800th anniversary celebrations

Swan rescuer opens up about unravelling of relations at Eton-based Swan Lifeline

Former school caretaker who took council to court over 'back injury' has case thrown out and faces £22k legal bill

Royal Borough cabinet expands in wake of Conservative victory in borough elections

Court and Crime

Man charged with number of theft and burglary offences in Maidenhead

19/06/2015 16:09:36

A MAN has been charged in connection with a number of burglaries and thefts in Maidenhead.

32-year-old man charged with four burglary offences in Dedworth

19/06/2015 16:07:37

A DEDWORTH man has been charged with a number of burglary offences which happened in Windsor.

Firm fined £300k afer Burnham teen died at company's former Windsor site after being electrocuted

19/05/2015 10:06:28

A FIRM found responsible for a teenage employee’s death which 'could and should have been avoided’ has been hit with a £425,000 court bill.


Colnbrook man arrested on suspicion of fundraising for the purpose of terrorism bailed by police

Colnbrook man arrested on suspicion of fundraising for the purpose of terrorism

Horton man and woman charged in puppy theft investigation

Police launch bid to find man in connection with the kidnap of two men near Maidenhead.

£10k of illegal tobacco seized in Wexham shop

Pair of puppies stolen through a cat flap

Thieves steal drain cover grids from Datchet car parks with fears metal thieves are at work again

Man accused of robbing a Datchet service station appears in court

Slough man arrested following service station robbery

Armed raiders strike village businesses three times in a week

Sports Extra

Mike Hasler insight into 'fabulous afternoon' at The Boodles

02/07/2015 16:39:59

THE Observer has teamed up with Mike Hasler of Maidenhead Lawn Tennis Club to offer readers a fans insight into The Boodles last week.
Hasler, pictured above, travelled to Stoke Park last Friday as the best players in the world, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, entertained the crowd on centre co…

Sylvine Andrews rewarded with BOSS watch for hole-in-one

02/07/2015 16:15:18

A MAIDENHEAD golfer will have no excuse for missing her next tee-time after winning a limited-edition BOSS watch for achieving a hole-in-one.

More regatta success for The Windsor Boys' School Boat Club

22/06/2015 09:26:42

THE Windsor Boys’ School Boat Club have recorded a total of five wins at the Marlow Town Regatta on Saturday.

Stuart Hayes and Sarah Lewis land Windsor Triathlon titles

19/06/2015 11:57:24

STUART Hayes and Sarah Lewis have stormed to victory as a record number completed the esteemed Windsor Triathlon on its 25th anniversary.

SportsAble win annual Games

12/06/2015 15:30:00

ONCE again it has been proven that people can do extraordinary things at SportsAble after the success of its major games on Saturday.

Windsor Boys' School Boat Club J14 crews strike gold

11/06/2015 15:33:23

TWO Windsor Boys’ School Boat Club J14 crews, pictured above, have won gold medals at the Blenheim Palace Junior Regatta on Saturday.

Katherine Grainger wins bronze on international return at European Rowing Championships

02/06/2015 10:04:31

Runners urged to book places in Windsor Half Marathon

Katherine Grainger 'excited' for return at European Rowing Championships

Mark Cavendish urges support for Help For Heroes' Hero Ride 2015

Paul McGinley believes Justin Rose can blossom in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

The Windsor Boys' School Boat Club row their way to regatta success

BMW PGA Championship retains its charm for Paul McGinley

EXCLUSIVE: Windsor Great Park FC shock Maidenhead Town in the East Berkshire Football League Presidents Cup final

EXCLUSIVE: New Windsor Social Club FC power past Burnham Red Lion

EXCLUSIVE: Shona McCallin tips Slough Hockey Club for promotion


Restaurateur and part-time producer of musicals based in Langley opens Windsor outlet

18/05/2015 09:41:02

THE proud owner of the newly opened Viva L’Italia in Thames Street, Windsor, is a man of many parts.

When he is not …

FirstGroup's Great Western rail deal extended for another four years


Share your views on how the council should tackle child poverty

18/05/2015 09:41:15

Have your say on council plans to tackle child poverty ensuring children and young people have the opportunity to a bet…


Barry Rake promoted to Holyport FC boss

22/06/2015 09:23:22

HOLYPORT FC have confirmed Barry Rake as their new manager for the forthcoming season in the Hellenic Division One East…

EXCLUSIVE: Wraysbury Bentons FC 'absolutely awesome' in Berks & Bucks

EXCLUSIVE: Wraysbury Bentons FC 'absolutely awesome' in Berks & Bucks Sunday Intermediate Cup win

EXCLUSIVE: Double winners Barley Mow FC set for East Berkshire Football League exit


Surgeries merge to offer patients more quality care

18/05/2015 09:41:28


BURNHAM: Burnham Park Hall will host a Spring Craft Fair on Sunday, April 19, from 1pm until 5pm.

Entry is fr…

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