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1 Feb 2015 15:30 • Francis Batt

Women's group enjoy inspiring presentation about charity's work at their latest meeting

AN INSPIRING presentation about the work of a top cancer support charity kept Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead’s Soroptimist ladies riveted when they met last week.

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1 Feb 2015 09:30 • Newsdesk

Train firm pledges to more after passenger satisfaction goes down in latest survey

A TRAIN company has pledged to do more to improve journeys after the results of the latest passenger satisfaction survey were revealed.

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31 Jan 2015 12:30 • Newsdesk

Replacement buses to run between Maidenhead and Reading in early hours of every Sunday until May

OVERNIGHT train travellers will have to board a bus if they are travelling between Maidenhead and Reading every Sunday until May 10 starting from this Sunday.

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31 Jan 2015 09:30 • Charlotte Faulkner

Fire crews were called to a train fire in Windsor last night

Passengers evacuated a train and one man was taken to hospital after a train fire.

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31 Jan 2015 09:30

Call for volunteers to join hospital radio station

A RADIO presenter has added his voice to calls for new members at a hospital radio station.

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30 Jan 2015 17:30 • Francis Batt

Bachelors Acre Queen and corgis statue officially unveiled

BACHELORS Acre is an ideal place for a dog walker to take a rest.

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30 Jan 2015 15:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Young people honoured at borough's annual awards

MORE than 200 hardworking, inspirational young people were honoured at an annual awards ceremony.

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30 Jan 2015 13:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Convenience store owners who have served Clewer for more than 20 years move on two years after Tesco opens opposite their store

CONVENIENCE store owners who have served their community for more than 20 years have shut up shop just two years after a Tesco Express store opened opposite their business.

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30 Jan 2015 11:30 • Francis Batt

Village church packed to the rafters as Wraysbury bids final goodbye to its Daisy

A 79-YEAR-OLD man travelled across the world this week to say a final goodbye to the beloved nanny who looked after him and his family as wartime bombs threatened them.

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30 Jan 2015 09:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Tempers flare at behind closed doors meeting over Broadway project

TEMPERS frayed at a behind closed doors meeting to discuss a key project to regenerate the centre of Maidenhead.

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30 Jan 2015 07:30 • Francis Batt

Legendary headteacher to stand down in the summer after 22 years in charge of her school

A HEADTEACHER who has guided her school through 22 years of political and social change is standing down this summer.

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29 Jan 2015 15:30 • Francis Batt

Freemasons of Berkshire to throw open the doors of their Windsor hall on Saturday to bust myths

THE Freemasons of Berkshire are throwing open the doors of their Windsor hall this weekend – and everyone is welcome.

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29 Jan 2015 12:30 • Daniel Whiteway

200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo exhibition set to open at Windsor Castle featuring unique artefacts including Napoleon's cloak

A NEW exhibition is ready for launch at Windsor Castle to mark the 200th anniversary of a landmark battle.

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29 Jan 2015 11:17 • Daniel Whiteway

Water feature plans for Clarence Road roundabout get the nod despite grave concerns by council officers

A BUSY roundabout which has seen 12 accidents in the last three years will soon have a water fountain installed on it after councillors insisted it would not make the situation worse.

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29 Jan 2015 10:50 • Daniel Whiteway

Car park in Eton to be expanded after Environment Agency flood concerns brushed aside

A CRAMMED car park in Eton will be expanded after councillors rubbished Environment Agency flood concerns.

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29 Jan 2015 10:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Plans for block of 12 flats in Datchet given the go ahead

A BLOCK of 12 flats is set to go up in Datchet after plans were given the thumbs up by councillors.

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29 Jan 2015 10:12 • Daniel Whiteway

Imperial Road 'overdevelopment' planning proposal pulled at last minute

RESIDENTS anxious about what they perceive as overdevelopment in a busy road with two schools and a centre for adults with learning disabilities have been forced to wait longer for the outcome of a key planning application.

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29 Jan 2015 09:52 • Daniel Whiteway

Flats on the site of Teradyne Building in Vale Road will now go ahead after developers back down in affordable housing plan row

Plans to turn a large industrial building into flats will now go ahead after the developer backed down in a row over affordable housing.

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29 Jan 2015 09:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Fraudsters pose as council trading standards officers in bid to con vulnerable residents

FRAUDSTERS are pretending to be council trading standards officers to con residents out of cash, almost succeeding in one case.

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29 Jan 2015 07:30 • Newsdesk

Pupils at a Maidenhead school help see Adopt-a-Street scheme over the 1,000 volunteers mark

THE Royal Borough’s litter picking scheme Adopt-a-Street has now exceeded 1,000 volunteers.

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