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17 Dec 2014 19:15

Christmas warning for people on medication

Don’t run out of vital medication this Christmas. That is the message from Tim Langran - lead pharmacist for the three clinical commissioning groups covering Slough, Windsor, Ascot, Bracknell and Maidenhead.

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17 Dec 2014 15:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Flooding pressure group demands councils 'get real' over funding gap for Lower River Thames Scheme

A FLOODING pressure group has demanded councils 'get real’ about funding for a key protection scheme.

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17 Dec 2014 13:30 • Francis Batt

River cruiser hosts a musical elf as Windsor and Eton Living Advent Calendar continues

A MUSICAL elf, two magical storytellers and a stage made out of shoeboxes kept Windsor and Eton’s Living Advent Calendar varied and exciting during the weekend.

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17 Dec 2014 11:27 • Francis Batt

Hundreds flock to Carols on the Hill outside Windsor Castle

THE true spirit of Christmas descended on Windsor’s busy streets as at least 600 people gathered to sing carols on Castle Hill.

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16 Dec 2014 15:00 • Newsdesk

More than 1,400 houses empty in the borough

THERE remains more than 1,400 houses empty in the Royal Borough according to planning chief Cllr Derek Wilson.

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16 Dec 2014 15:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Councillor calls for Tesco support over traffic issues in Hatch Lane as 'an accident waiting to happen

A PLEA has been made for a supermarket giant to help make safe a dangerous junction that is 'an accident waiting to happen’.

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16 Dec 2014 10:00 • Newsdesk

Windsor MP welcomes government pledge to fund training for 17.500 science and maths teachers

AN MP has warmly welcomed a government pledge for more investment in training for science and maths teachers.

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16 Dec 2014 07:30 • Newsdesk

Councillors dispute approach to battling third Heathrow runway

THE Royal Borough’s approach to fighting Heathrow expansion fractured again at a full council meeting on Tuesday last week.

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15 Dec 2014 17:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Full council backs motion to support grammar school satellite sites in the borough

A MOTION to encourage grammar schools to open up satellite sites in the Royal Borough was passed despite opposition concerns.

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15 Dec 2014 15:23

Online auction of historic watches underway to raise money to build children's hospice

AN online auction of historic watches is under way in a bid to raise money to build Berkshire’s Children’s Hospice.

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15 Dec 2014 15:00

Consultation launched over pedestrian crossing on the A308 in Bray

OPTIONS are being explored to make a busy road between two towns safer.

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15 Dec 2014 12:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Nine councillors pledge their personal budgets to help buying defibrillators across the borough

A TOTAL of nine councillors have pledged their £750 annual member budgets to buying automatic external defibrillators to be installed at borough schools, libraries, leisure centres and council buildings.

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15 Dec 2014 10:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Three data breaches at Royal Borough in past two years serious enough to be reported to watchdog

THREE data security breaches at the Royal Borough in 2013 and 2014 have been reported to the information watchdog, according to a council report due to be discussed at a council Employment Panel meeting tonight.

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15 Dec 2014 07:30 • Daniel Whiteway

"We are well prepared for winter" says councillor over flooding concerns

CLOSE to £600,000 of council cash will be spent by the end of the financial year on flood defences with 60% of the work done by the end of the calendar year.

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14 Dec 2014 20:30

Woman, 19, raped in Maidenhead

A 19-YEAR-OLD woman was raped in Maidenhead in the early hours of this morning.

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14 Dec 2014 15:30

Festive fun helps raise cash for iPads for pupils

CHILDREN, parents and teachers all enjoyed a day of festive fun as they came together for a primary school’s PTA Christmas Fair, writes Charlotte Faulkner.

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14 Dec 2014 09:30

Villagers working together to develop new community plan

WRAYSBURY Parish councillors Mike Williams and Andy Moran are working together to develop a Community Resilience Plan for the village.

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13 Dec 2014 22:45

Fantastic Lantern Parade in Maidenhead - see the video here

Hundreds of multi coloured lanterns followed the Mayor, Mayoress and Town Crier around the town

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13 Dec 2014 15:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Host of sports clubs and sports personalities in Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead nominated in inspiration and participation awards

A HOST of sporting personalities have been nominated for county–wide awards recognising inspirational people.

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13 Dec 2014 10:00 • Newsdesk

Church and school in Datchet come together for fundraising Christmas fair

A CHURCH Christmas fair provided all kinds of festive treats, with the help of schoolchildren.

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