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1 Aug 2014 16:30

Home Secretary Theresa May encourages residents to take part in Lights Out initiative

THE HOME Secretary is encouraging residents to take part in the Lights Out initiative to mark the outbreak of the First World War.

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1 Aug 2014 15:00

Slough's new war memorial to be unveiled tomorrow

THE town’s new War Memorial will be unveiled as thousands come together to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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1 Aug 2014 14:30 • Andy Wilkins

Leading actor gets behind our campaign to save the Theatre Royal as he gears up for his first starring role

A LEADING actor is set to come home for his first starring role as he gets fully behind The Observer’s Theatre Royal campaign.

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1 Aug 2014 11:30 • Andy Wilkins

Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal his indecent assault conviction

ROLF Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his conviction of 12 indecent assaults.

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1 Aug 2014 11:30

Takeaway shop gutted in blaze as firefighters rescue family of six from shop above

FIREFIGHTERS smashed through the shutters of a fast food takeaway to rescue a family of six trapped in the flat upstairs as a blaze engulfed the shop.

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1 Aug 2014 08:30

First World War commemoration events

We have collated a list of First World War commemoration events across the region.

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31 Jul 2014 16:00 • John Dickens

Updated: Hospital trust revokes licence to store human tissue after concerns out of date bones were used in hip replacement surgery

A CRISIS-HIT hospital trust has revoked its licence to store human tissue following concerns over out-of-date bones being used in hip replacement surgery.

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31 Jul 2014 15:30

Berkshire firefighters to again strike on eight consecutive days

FIREFIGHTERS across Berkshire will strike on eight consecutive days starting next weekend as their pensions row with the Government rumbles on.

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31 Jul 2014 11:30

Children's centres boss says service is improving after damning Ofsted

CHILDREN’S centre bosses have pledged their services are on the track to improvement after a damning Ofsted.

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31 Jul 2014 09:20 • Newsdesk

Family evacuated after electrical fault causes chicken takeaway fire

A FAMILY had to be evacuated after a chicken takeaway shop set fire.

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30 Jul 2014 14:00 • Andy Wilkins

No appeal over Rolf Harris sentencing as it was not deemed 'unduly lenient'

THE Attorney General has decided that Rolf Harris’ sentencing was not 'unduly lenient’ and will not be referred to the Court of Appeal.

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30 Jul 2014 13:30 • John Dickens

Six illegal immigrants arrested during dawn raids

PRIME Minister David Cameron visited the site of an immigration raid in Slough to announce new measures to tackle illegal immigrants.

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30 Jul 2014 13:00 • Andy Wilkins

Slough care worker who 'grossly abused' position of trust is jailed for having sexual relations with teenager

A CARE worker at a children's home in Slough who 'grossly abused' his position of trust has been jailed for 18 months for having sexual relations with a teenager.

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30 Jul 2014 12:00

One third of Slough burglaries are a 'direct result' of windows or doors being left open, police say

POLICE are urging homeowners to make sure their windows and doors are secure to avoid becoming a victim of burglary.

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30 Jul 2014 10:00 • Andy Wilkins

Business case being drawn up by council leaders for increased government flood funding

A BUSINESS case is being drawn up by council leaders to attract increased government funding to prevent flooding on the River Thames.

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30 Jul 2014 08:30 • John Dickens

Man, 29, admits Britwell burglaries

A 29-YEAR-OLD man has pleaded guilty to a string of burglaries across Britwell.

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29 Jul 2014 16:40 • John Dickens

Robbers attack man in Slough town centre

A 36-YEAR-OLD man was punched in the head and gagged while two thugs tried to rob him.

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29 Jul 2014 16:30 • Andy Wilkins

Council seeks residents' views on sex shops

A COUNCIL is seeking residents views on sexual entertainment licenses after it failed to consult them when licensing requirements were approved previously.

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29 Jul 2014 14:27 • Andy Wilkins

Governors vote to support hospitals merger

GOVERNORS of two hospital trusts at the centre of a potential merger have voted to support the transaction.

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29 Jul 2014 11:30 • John Dickens

Prime Minister David Cameron visits Slough today after immigration raid

PRIME Minister David Cameron visited Slough today.

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