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21 Apr 2014 10:00 • Andy Wilkins

Councillor hoping for 'sustainable' development at controversial site

A COUNCILLOR is hoping for a 'sustainable’ development at a controversial site following the submission of new plans.

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21 Apr 2014 09:34 • John Dickens

Homeless man charged with attempted murder after alleged assault in Slough property

A 35-YEAR-OLD homeless man has been charged with attempted murder.

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20 Apr 2014 16:00

Fundraisers raise money to pay for once-in-a-lifetime trip to represent Berkshire's Scouts

A SPONSORED haircut, a car wash and foreign coins are three ways five youngsters are paying their way to a once-in-a-lifetime trip.

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20 Apr 2014 14:30

Slough man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after woman assaulted

A 35-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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20 Apr 2014 10:00

Day of action staged in protest against fracking

A DAY of action was staged in protest against a controversial oil drilling practice.

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19 Apr 2014 16:00 • Andy Wilkins

Future golfing superstats battle it out to be Champion of Champions

THE next batch of golfing superstars battled it out on the tee as they competed to be the Champion of Champions.

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19 Apr 2014 10:00

Kind-hearted fundraiser taking on double challenge to raise money for children's hospice

A KIND-HEARTED fundraiser will take on a double challenge to help build Berkshire’s first children’s hospice.

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18 Apr 2014 16:30 • Newsdesk

Thieves steal fuel from lorries in industrial estate

THIEVES sneaked into an industrial estate in the early hours of the morning before siphoning fuel from lorries.

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18 Apr 2014 14:30 • Andy Wilkins

Multi-million pound funding to extend GP opening hours could 'transform' service

SLOUGH GPs have been given a multi-million pound funding boost to improve access for patients.

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18 Apr 2014 12:00

Dad of trainee engineer who died at work says family can now have 'peace of mind' after inquest into his death was finally heard - five years later

THE father of a trainee design engineer who died after being electrocuted while testing live control panels said the family can now have peace of mind after an inquest ruled he died accidentally.

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18 Apr 2014 10:30

Window damaged after fire caused by cigarette

A WINDOW has been damaged after a fire caused by a cigarette.

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18 Apr 2014 09:30 • John Dickens

Giant rat measuring 20-inches found in Slough

A GIANT rat measuring 20-inches has been found by pest controllers - raising fears a new, stronger breed of the rodent could be scurrying around the borough.

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18 Apr 2014 08:30 • Newsdesk

Trial to spread burden of Legoland traffic including diversions through Old Windsor, Bray and Oakley Green starts today

THE latest attempt to spread the burden of crippling traffic chaos heading towards Legoland starts today.

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18 Apr 2014 07:15 • Newsdesk

Sikh temples agree to Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan route just in time for this month's parade to go ahead

A WRANGLE over changing the route of the Slough Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan parade has been settled just in time for this year’s event to go ahead.

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17 Apr 2014 17:30 • Newsdesk

Bin collections in Slough, South Bucks and the Royal Borough to run a day late due to Easter

BINS will be collected a day later than usual during Easter.

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17 Apr 2014 17:10 • Newsdesk

Man convicted of arson after pouring petrol through letterbox

A MAN has been convicted of arson after pouring petrol through a letterbox.

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17 Apr 2014 14:30 • Andy Wilkins

Campaigners defeated in bid to save village pub

CAMPAIGNERS have been defeated in their bid to buy a village pub.

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17 Apr 2014 12:00 • Andy Wilkins

Parish council calling for public inquiry into controversial secondary school plans

A PARISH council is calling for a public inquiry into a controversial secondary school’s plans after unanimously objecting its revised proposals.

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17 Apr 2014 10:15 • Andy Wilkins

Rogue traders targeted in joint council and police crackdown

'COWBOY builders’ have been targeted in a joint council and police crackdown operation.

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17 Apr 2014 07:30 • John Dickens

No business rates relief for bookies, off licences and sex shops

BOOKIES, off licences and sex shops have been told they will not get business rate reliefs as part of government plans to boost high streets.

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