Here are five of the biggest or most quirky stories published on the Slough Observer this week.

1. Shisha lounge manager fined thousands over illegal activities at venue

The manager of a controversial shisha bar in Denham has been fined thousands of pounds over illegal activities going on at his venue.

Gaurav Soin is the manager of Soin Lounge, in Oxford Road, which became mired in controversy in November last year when a council meeting heard how “sexual indecency”, “violence”, “intimidation” was taking place on the premises.

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2. Delivery lorry gets stuck under bridge in Burnham

A WAITROSE delivery lorry has collided into a railway bridge in Burnham.

The crash happened last night (October 28) in Station Road.

The driver was reported by Thames Valley Police for failing to read the road sign about the low bridge.

Police said there are "multiple points along the road" warning height-restricted vehicles that they cannot pass through the bridge.

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3. Ryan Reynolds reacts to watching his first football game live in Maidenhead

RYAN Reynolds described football as a “soul-deadening, evil and gorgeous game” after watching his Wrexham team play live for the first time.

Reynolds and his fellow actor and co-owner Rob McElhenney swapped the glamour of Hollywood for an autumnal evening in Berkshire on Tuesday.

However, the match did not follow the script as the stars may have hoped as 10-man Wrexham were beaten 3-2 by Maidenhead United at the York Road stadium.

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4. Have your say on proposed cuts to libraries as council finds savings

RESIDENTS can have their say over the potential closure of two libraries and cuts to opening hours as the council launches a consultation.

In a bid to save about £400,000, cabinet approved a 12-week survey to gather views from locals on the future of local library services.

The consultation - open to all residents and library users outside the borough - will be used to make a final decision in 2022. The survey will run from October 28 until January 20.

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5. World-famous Fat Duck cook crowned 'best young chef'

A CHEF at a Michelin starred restaurant in Bray has won The Roux Scholarship, securing £12,000 and experience in a three-star Michelin restaurant anywhere in the world.

Oli Williamson, 30, battled it out against five other finalists on Monday, October 25 at Westminster Kingsway College, preparing two mystery dishes in just three hours.

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