POLICE patrols are being carried out in Windsor ahead of two big events this weekend.

Thames Valley Police will be working with the Environment Agency to patrol the waterways around Windsor ahead of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday on Saturday and the visit of the President of the United States of America on Sunday.

The patrols will help with risks associated with river traffic and will ensure that through traffic is not obstructed.

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This is all part of the force's work in the town to ensure everyone’s safety.

There are also a number of security measures that you won’t be able to see.

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Additionally, officers are also out and about at Ascot Racecourse, as preparations continue for Royal Ascot.

Police said: "If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to come and say hello and chat with our officers."