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27 Apr 2015 09:30 • Charlie Faulkner

School finally gets lollipop person, two years after pledge by council to find one

A SCHOOL is celebrating a big victory for road safety outside of its gates.

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27 Apr 2015 07:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Less food parcels needed in Slough last year but food poverty remains a problem say foodbank bosses

FEWER emergency food parcels were provided to vulnerable people by Slough Foodbank last year, but bosses say food poverty remains a huge challenge.

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26 Apr 2015 15:00 • Francis Batt

Wait goes on for a Colnbrook museum until at least the end of this year

VILLAGERS looking forward to Colnbrook getting its own museum will have to wait until at least the end of this year.

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26 Apr 2015 10:00 • Daniel Whiteway

MORE than 19 out of every 20 children starting primary school in Slough and the Royal Borough this autumn will do so in one of their three first choice schools

MORE than 19 out of every 20 children starting primary school in Slough and the Royal Borough this autumn will do so in one of their three first choice schools.

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25 Apr 2015 15:00

Springtime call to sign up for Race for Life in Windsor this June

WOMEN with a spring in their step are being called on to lace up their trainers and join the fight against cancer.

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25 Apr 2015 10:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Sections of M4 to close overnight from Monday for three weeks

SECTIONS of the M4 will be closed in a series of overnight closures for resurfacing work near Heathrow for three weeks from Monday.

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24 Apr 2015 18:30

No trains running between Slough and Windsor this weekend

NO TRAINS will be running between Slough and Windsor and Eton Central railway stations tomorrow and on Sunday due to engineering work.

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24 Apr 2015 18:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Up to 8,000 people expected to parade through Slough in annual colourful Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan

UP TO 8,000 people are expected to take part in the colourful Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan procession through Slough on Sunday.

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24 Apr 2015 17:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Charitable workers call for complete rethink overscrapping of some free bus pass travel as council agrees to review

CHARITABLE volunteers have called for a complete rethink of the removal of crucial free bus pass travel which critics have argued is targeting the most vulnerable in Slough society.

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24 Apr 2015 15:00 • Charlie Faulkner

Clerk and manager leave Britwell Parish Community Centre bar posts

POSTS for a new clerk and manager have been advertised for the bar at Britwell Parish Community Centre.

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24 Apr 2015 14:30 • Charlie Faulkner

Hundreds of Beavers, Cubs and Scouts join in with jamboree at Dorneywood campsite

HUNDREDS of Beavers, Cubs and Scouts came together for a day of fundraising fun.

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24 Apr 2015 14:28 • Rob Stevens

Slough Borough Council put the boot into football

SLOUGH Borough Council have begun to answer their critics over the huge rise in sports pitch fees this year.

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24 Apr 2015 13:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Uncertainty over pledge for new health centre for Langley, weeks after plans for a GP's surgery were on the rocks

A PLEDGE for a new health centre in Langley looks set to be scrapped, just weeks after it was revealed plans for a GP’s surgery are also on the rocks.

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24 Apr 2015 11:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Number of crimes in Slough fall although 14% rise in sexual offences recorded

CRIME in Slough has continued to fall despite a 14% increase in the number of sexual offences, according to the latest police figures.

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24 Apr 2015 09:40

Air ambulance called to M4 crash

A driver had to be cut loose from his car on the sliproad off junction seven of the M4 yesterday evening.

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24 Apr 2015 09:11 • Francis Batt

Pupils witness the miracle of live as chicks hatch before their eyes

THE excitement of watching a live 'birth’ gave children at Slough’s St Mary’s Church of England Primary School an experience they will never forget this week.

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23 Apr 2015 14:19 • Daniel Whiteway

Colnbrook man arrested on suspicion of fundraising for the purpose of terrorism

A COLNBROOK man has been arrested at a residential address in the village on suspicion of fundraising for the purpose of terrorism.

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21 Apr 2015 11:30 • Newsdesk

Slough's previously 'inadequate’ children’s centres on the road to recovery says Ofsted

THE town’s previously 'inadequate’ children’s centres are on the road to recovery, but still have a way to go, the children’s watchdog has ruled.

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21 Apr 2015 09:30

Burnham couple walk in memory of losing one of their twin daughters in utero to raise cash for hospital

A COUPLE who went through the heartbreak of losing one of their twin daughters in utero have taken on an emotional fundraiser to thank a hospital and its staff.

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21 Apr 2015 09:30 • Daniel Whiteway

'Syria-bound' missing Slough family: Police believe family located in Turkey

THE missing Slough family thought to be bound for Syria are believed to have been found in Turkey.

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