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25 Nov 2014 17:00

Garden waste collections to halt this week

Garden waste bins will not be emptied in Slough from Saturday to March 1.

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25 Nov 2014 15:00

Slough Talking Newspaper appeal for volunteers

A VITAL service that provides local news for the visually impaired is appealing for new volunteers to help run its operation.

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25 Nov 2014 12:30

Pupils take part in new hockey tournament

FOUR pupils from Marish Primary School have been crowned winners of the inaugural Smooga Cup.

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25 Nov 2014 08:30 • John Dickens

Nature reserve gets spruce up to encourage return of wildlife watchers

WILDLIFE watchers will be flocking back to a nature reserve after it was given a spruce-up by green-fingered volunteers.

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24 Nov 2014 16:30

On the run rapist thought to have fled to Africa

A RAPIST who deliberately gave a woman HIV is believed to be hiding in Zimbabwe.

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24 Nov 2014 15:00 • John Dickens

Foodbank volunteers facing huge pressures to provide for record number of families in crisis

FOODBANK volunteers are facing a ‘huge task’ as the number of needy families given emergency food packages rises by 38%.

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24 Nov 2014 12:56 • John Dickens

'Coln-henge' plans set for decision this week

PROPOSALS for new flats at the half-built development dubbed 'Coln-henge’ look set to be given the go ahead this week.

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24 Nov 2014 08:30

Campaign launched to raise awareness of diabetes

A NEW survey has revealed under 50% of people are aware diabetes can cause serious complications such as amputations.

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23 Nov 2014 15:00 • Francis Batt

Parents stand by Eton school as it battles to emerge from 'special measures'

PARENTS are standing by Eton Porny First School as it battles to emerge from the 'special measures’ category.

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23 Nov 2014 12:00 • Newsdesk

Driver flees after 13-year-old girl is knocked down in langley

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 13-year-old girl was hit by a white van in Langley on Friday.

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23 Nov 2014 10:00 • Francis Batt

Wraysbury sailor to be presented with prestigious award

A Wraysbury sailor will be presented with one of the Royal Yachting Association’s most prestigious awards by its president the Princess Royal.

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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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