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22 Nov 2014 15:00 • Francis Batt

New Eton Town Council clerk gets surprise start in new role

Eton Town Council’s new clerk Bob Austen got a surprise last week when he attended a meeting about anti-social behaviour in the town.

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22 Nov 2014 10:00 • Gurpreet Samrai

DIY store joins the Observer toy appeal campaign

THE manager of a DIY store is encouraging her colleagues and customers to support The Observer’s Toy Appeal after donating with her family every year.

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21 Nov 2014 16:30 • John Dickens

Man arrested on suspicion of managing a brothel in Slough

A 43-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of managing a brothel in Slough.

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21 Nov 2014 15:30 • John Dickens

Lantern tribute to inspirational headteacher Roger Thomas

SCORES of lanterns lit up the night sky as former pupils paid tribute to an inspirational headteacher.

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21 Nov 2014 12:30 • John Dickens

Officers battling rat invasion at site of The Curve

ENVIRONMENTAL officers are battling to keep a rat invasion under control at the building site of the town’s new £22m flagship library and arts centre.

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21 Nov 2014 10:27 • Newsdesk

Images released of stolen bicycles seized from an Eton Wick home

IMAGES of four stolen bicycles have been released after they were recovered from a house in Eton Wick.

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21 Nov 2014 09:30 • John Dickens

Community encouraged to stand up against radicalisation at groundbreaking conference

A COMMUNITY was encouraged to talk about terrorism and stand up for what it believes as organisations came together for a ground-breaking conference aimed at combating radicalisation.

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21 Nov 2014 08:30 • John Dickens

New nursery to open in derelict former cafe in Lascelles Park

A DERELICT former cafe in the heart of a park will soon be brought back to life with children’s laughter as a new nursery prepares to move in.

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20 Nov 2014 17:25 • Newsdesk

Second teenager charged in connection with Britwell stabbing and dog attack

A SECOND teenager has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Britwell earlier this month.

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20 Nov 2014 17:00 • Daniel Whiteway

'Despicable' con man jailed for four years for trying to get £5,000 out of 88-year-old Taplow man

A 'DESPICABLE' con man who targeted the elderly and vulnerable has been put behind bars.

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20 Nov 2014 15:30 • Newsdesk

Slough man banned from entering Windsor for poking police officer in the throat

A SLOUGH pensioner has been banned from entering Windsor town centre for poking a police officer in the throat with his finger.

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20 Nov 2014 13:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Cost of keeping Berkshire's fire engines topped up with fuel rises by £50,000 in five years

THE cost of keeping fire engines in Berkshire topped up with fuel has risen by more than £50,000 in five years.

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20 Nov 2014 09:30 • Francis Batt

Thames Hospice staff and volunteers thanked at awards ceremony

DEDICATED staff and volunteers who look after seriously ill people every day were thanked by their colleagues at a special award ceremony.

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20 Nov 2014 08:30 • John Dickens

Angry residents submit petition against rapid bus scheme

ANGRY residents have submitted a petition against plans for a new £8m rapid bus service in their busy road.

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19 Nov 2014 17:50

Slough and Maidenhead police stations to take part in gun amnesty in Thames Valley Police campaign

POLICE stations in Slough and Maidenhead will be taking firearms and ammunition handed over by the public as part of a amnesty starting on Monday.

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19 Nov 2014 16:30 • Francis Batt

Generous volunteers from Slough and Cookham get a 'royal' thank-you

Men and women who dedicate their spare time to others were honoured on Tuesday when the Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service were presented.

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19 Nov 2014 13:00 • Newsdesk

Sexual health charity to run extra testing sessions to mark HIV week

A SEXUAL health charity is encouraging residents to get tested in the run up to National HIV Testing Week.

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19 Nov 2014 10:30 • Daniel Whiteway

'Spectacular' river pageant on the Thames confirmed to mark 800th anniversary of Magna Carta sealing next June

A FLOTILLA of boats will make its way down the Thames in one of the highlights of the anniversary celebrations of the sealing of an historic document.

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19 Nov 2014 09:30 • Tim Cole

First Night review of Our Country's Good by Out of Joint

This gripping production, which reveals the brutality of life in an Australian penal colony, is both horrifying and humorous.

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19 Nov 2014 08:30

Demonstrators at Marks and Spencer

Protesters looking like characters from Dickens brought a new slant to Christmas shopping in Slough on Tuesday, November 18.

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