22 Dec 2014 13:00

Car set alight

Police are investigating a blazing car which was spotted on an open track behind Hays Lane, at Pinkneys Green, Maidenhead early this morning.


22 Dec 2014 12:15 • Newsdesk

Chalvey Post Office to move location

A POST office has got the stamp of approval to move location and open for an extra 59 hours a week.


22 Dec 2014 08:30 • Newsdesk

Town centre parking prices cut in bid to get visitors back to Slough High Street

TOWN centre parking prices have been slashed in a bid to get more visitors to the high street.

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21 Dec 2014 09:30

Handbell ringers strike a chord at hospital

A GROUP of handbell ringers brought a little Christmas cheer to hospital patients with their festive chiming and mince pies.

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21 Dec 2014 09:30 • Francis Batt

New charity to launch in Dorney next year

A NEW charity supporting grassroots projects to educate children in the world’s poorest countries is being launched next year at Dorney Lake.

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20 Dec 2014 16:30 • Francis Batt

Eton College Chapel Christmas carol marks 100 years since outbreak of WW1

THE 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War formed a poignant background to a Christmas carol concert held at Eton College Chapel.

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20 Dec 2014 09:30 • Francis Batt

New governors elected to oversee new trust

A NEW set of governors has been elected to oversee the trust now running Wexham Park and Heatherwood hospitals.

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19 Dec 2014 16:30

Domestic abuse initiative rolled out across Berkshire

A DOMESTIC abuse initiative has been rolled out after a successful pilot scheme.

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19 Dec 2014 14:30 • Newsdesk

Parents delighted with prizes after Super Tots top spots

PROUD parents were delighted when their little cuties were presented with prizes after taking the top spots in this year’s Super Tots competition.

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19 Dec 2014 12:30 • Newsdesk

Commuters clock up miles in bid to ease congestion on Slough roads

COMMUTERS clocked up more than 11,000 miles of walking, cycling and using public transport as part of a challenge to reduce congestion on Slough’s roads.

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19 Dec 2014 12:17 • John Dickens

New Slough Conservative parliamentary candidate: We can overturn Labour stronghold

THE new Tory parliamentary candidate for Slough believes he can wipe out Labour’s stronghold on the town at the general elections in May.

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19 Dec 2014 09:30 • Newsdesk

Officers in early morning raid on Perth Trading Estate as part of car fraud probe

AROUND 50 police officers were deployed in a raid in Slough to investigate vehicle fraud.


19 Dec 2014 08:30 • John Dickens

Conman tricks do-gooders into handing over cash in petrol scam

DETECTIVES are hunting a conman who has tricked kind-hearted do-gooders out of cash in a scam in which he claims his car has ran out of fuel.

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18 Dec 2014 17:00 • Newsdesk

Taxi driver robbed at knife-point in Britwell

A TAXI driver was robbed at knife-point in Slough on Wednesday.

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18 Dec 2014 16:30 • Newsdesk

Man remanded in custody after van driver attack

A 25-year-old man has been remanded in custody until February 23 facing charges of wounding with intent, theft of a motor vehicle, causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving while disqualified.


18 Dec 2014 14:15 • John Dickens

Relief worker surprised on national TV after flooding help

AN INSPIRATIONAL relief charity founder was surprised on a hit TV show with a family holiday and new car after being nominated for his dedication helping a community during the floods.

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18 Dec 2014 13:40 • John Dickens

Footy fan and web master remembered as 'great fan and gent'

TRIBUTES have been paid to a ‘caring and loving’ son after his sudden death, as fans of his beloved football club rally to remember ‘a great friend’.

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18 Dec 2014 11:00 • Newsdesk

Dates for bin collections over festive period

BIN collections will change over the Christmas and New Year period. Below is a full list of the changes across the region.


18 Dec 2014 06:30 • Francis Batt

Pedestrian attacked by handgun-wielding thug in Slough

A man who fought back after being threatened in the street with a suspected handgun suffered two broken fingers.

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17 Dec 2014 19:15

Christmas warning for people on medication

Don’t run out of vital medication this Christmas. That is the message from Tim Langran - lead pharmacist for the three clinical commissioning groups covering Slough, Windsor, Ascot, Bracknell and Maidenhead.