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Independent school for disadvantaged students celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted hat-trick

An independent school in Windsor which provides an ‘inspirational’ learning environment for disadvantaged pupils has been graded ‘outstanding’ in its latest Ofsted report.

The Green Room School, in Albert Street, was celebrating a hat-trick after its resident sixth form and sister

today 18:00
Extended nursery at Manor Park Community Centre offers room for 24 more two-year-olds

SLOUGH Borough Council is celebrating the completion of the extension and refurbishment of Olive Tree Montessori Nursery in Manor Park Community Centre.

The funding to support the building work was provided by the council’s early years service to create more space in the

today 17:59
Man from Slough arrested after hunt for suspected thief who looks like Friends star

A man arrested by police looking for a suspected thief with an amazing resemblance to Friends actor David Schwimmer has been identified as living in Slough.

Abdulah Husseni, 36, of Spencer Road, Slough, must now appear at Blackpool Magistrates' Court on December 18 accused of theft

today 15:53
Dazzling end to a year Windsor will never forget

THE one and only Basil Brush was as bright eyed and bushy tailed as ever when he helped turn on Windsor's Christmas lights on Saturday.

He joined the mayor Cllr Paul Lion and panto co-star Kevin Cruise.

Basil and Kevin are starring together in Dick Whittington which opens

today 13:47
Beauty and the Beast make panto magic

A TALE as old as time - now a panto as popular as ever.

Beauty and the Beast has always weaved a spell with its story of a prince transformed into a horrible beast who can only be restored if he wins the love of the beautiful Belle.

All you need is a crazy dame and an evil

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Leslie Dunne House residents organise a successful Christmas fair

Residents at Leslie Dunne House should have a good year of social activity ahead of them - after raising more than £700 at their Christmas fair on Saturday.

Carol Brotherton, one of the committee of six residents at the retirement homes in Fuzzens Walk, Dedworth who set the

today 07:29
Police alert warns drivers about distraction burglaries in Ascot

Police have urged people to be alert after a woman’s purse was stolen from her car during a distraction burglary in Ascot on Monday, November 12.

According to the neighbourhood alert, the victim was driving home in her car when she was flagged down by another motorist at around

yesterday 17:51
Teenage bike thieves threaten and rob pair

Teenage thieves terrorrised and robbed an 18-year-old man and his friend as they cycled towards the Asda supermarket in Telford Drive at Cippenham last Wednesday.

The pair had travelled along Wood Lane between 7pm and 7.30pm and turned right on to a path which runs alongside

yesterday 17:50
Pupils at Alexander School join the mayor at a remembrance ceremony at Broom Farm

Official Centenary Remembrance events were held across the Royal Borough on November 11.

But this did not prevent smaller, more personal ceremonies also being held.

The Broom Farm Estate at Oakley Green houses the families of soldiers from the nearby barracks and has its

yesterday 12:35
Children in care numbers rise in Slough - but fall in the Royal Borough

The number of children in care in Windsor and Maidenhead has fallen slightly over the past year, bucking the national trend - but in Slough it has risen.

Department for Education figures show that at the end of March, 107 children were being looked after by the Royal Borough.

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Pets corner: Casper at Battersea Old Windsor

Casper is a distinguished dog who is looking for a relaxed home to chill out in and enjoy being spoilt.

This placid lurcher enjoys the simple pleasures in life such as food, fluffy toys and affection and will capture the hearts of whomever is fortunate enough to rehome him.

The

2018-11-18 18:39
SLOUGH: Chalvey Housing Consultation

Residents in Slough are to be consulted on the future development of the site of Tower House and Ashbourne House on Chalvey Park.

Slough Borough Council owns both properties, as well as surrounding open space to the south and car parking area to the north.

The council

2018-11-18 14:26
Pop Goes the Choir member organises show night

Pop Goes the Choir got right behind one of it’s members who organised a ‘show night’ and raised £2,000 for Cancer Research UK on Friday, November 9.

About 200 people including almost 70 choir members, attended the concert at Datchet Village Hall which was organised

2018-11-18 12:21
RBWM: More Homeless Support

The Royal Borough council is to discuss a new strategy designed to reduce homelessness and support those at risk of homelessness at a Cabinet meeting on Thursday, November 22.

Councillors will be asked to agree the new strategy which outlines new measures to help vulnerable

2018-11-18 09:11
Slough: M4 Upgrades begin

Work to upgrade a 32-mile stretch of motorway has begun, with disruption expected until 2020.

The stretch of the M4 between junction 3 at Hayes, west London, and junction 12 at Theale is being converted to smart motorway by Highways England and work has started between

2018-11-17 19:32
Appeal for witnesses after cyclist dies in accident in Slough

POLICE are asking for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision in Slough during which a 64-year-old cyclist died.

Edward McGivern, of Slough, died at the scene of the accident in Buckingham Avenue at the junction with Dover Road at 6.40am on Friday, November 9. It also involved a

2018-11-17 14:17
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Feeding Time Blog: Laura Ashley the Tea Room in Burnham

The words ‘Laura Ashley’ and ‘tea room’ belong together as naturally as ‘scones’ with ‘jam and cream’. Only a 15 minute drive from Maidenhead, the drive into the Burnham countryside was awash with autumn foliage and I was eager to visit the

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Slough Town looking forward to FA Cup replay with Sutton United 'with great excitement'

Slough Town’s joint manager Jon Underwood has said he’s looking forward to this evening’s (Tuesday’s) FA Cup first round replay against Sutton United with great excitement.

The Rebels will replay against National League side Sutton for the chance to host either League 1 Gillingham

today 13:48
Slough's Christmas lights go on - to the sound of dance and drums

WATCHING Slough's big Christmas lights switch on proved more exciting than expected for one little girl and some vivacious mums.

The fun began as the crowds began to gather and a team from the council handed out leaflets explaining what was going to happen.

Each leaflet

today 13:48
Dazzling end to a year Windsor will never forget

THE one and only Basil Brush was as bright eyed and bushy tailed as ever when he helped turn on Windsor's Christmas lights on Saturday.

He joined the mayor Cllr Paul Lion and panto co-star Kevin Cruise.

Basil and Kevin are starring together in Dick Whittington which opens

today 13:48
Swim England South East Regional Championships: Mooritz Hoogers wins gold in the 50m backstroke

MORITZ Hoogers has starred for Windsor Swimming Club at the Swim England South East Regional Championships.

He took the gold medal in the 50m Backstroke open category in a personal best time of 25.98 seconds.

The sixth form student from The Windsor Boys’ School, who

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Heroes and heroines of the Slough voluntary sector were honoured at a ceremony in the Heathrow/Windsor Marriott Hotel on Friday.

PEOPLE who devote their time and effort to helping their community were honoured on Friday when the Slough Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) gave out its annual awards at the Heathrow /Windsor Marriott Hotel.

Over 200 guests including the Mayor of Slough, Paul Sohal and its MP Tan

yesterday 17:51
Invitation to be an 'ugly sister' ends sadly - but opens the door to a new career for Steven

There is nothing like a dame when panto time rolls around - and Steven Blakeley knows that better than most.

He has been playing the dame in the annual pantomime at Windsor's Theatre Royal for 10 years.

But he never thought when he got his first offer to do panto at

yesterday 17:51
Best reported pike of the season netted by Steve Shergold from 'Berkshire water'

Last week saw some decent late autumn catches made from a variety of local venues, with the rivers in particularly good shape. Returns also included the best reported pike of the season to date.

 

Big pike

Despite their fearsome appearance and reputation, particularly to

yesterday 16:48
Latest news from Windsor
today 18:00 Feeding Time Blog: Laura Ashley the Tea Room in Burnham
today 18:00 Independent school for disadvantaged students celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted hat-trick
today 17:59 Extended nursery at Manor Park Community Centre offers room for 24 more two-year-olds
today 15:53 Man from Slough arrested after hunt for suspected thief who looks like Friends star
today 13:48 Slough Town looking forward to FA Cup replay with Sutton United 'with great excitement'
today 13:48 Slough's Christmas lights go on - to the sound of dance and drums
today 13:48 Dazzling end to a year Windsor will never forget
today 13:47 Dazzling end to a year Windsor will never forget
today 12:44 Beauty and the Beast make panto magic
today 07:29 Leslie Dunne House residents organise a successful Christmas fair
yesterday 17:51 Police alert warns drivers about distraction burglaries in Ascot
yesterday 17:51 Swim England South East Regional Championships: Mooritz Hoogers wins gold in the 50m backstroke
yesterday 17:51 Heroes and heroines of the Slough voluntary sector were honoured at a ceremony in the Heathrow/Windsor Marriott Hotel on Friday.
yesterday 17:51 Invitation to be an 'ugly sister' ends sadly - but opens the door to a new career for Steven
yesterday 17:50 Teenage bike thieves threaten and rob pair
yesterday 16:48 Best reported pike of the season netted by Steve Shergold from 'Berkshire water'
yesterday 16:48 Windsor Swimming club raises money for Children in Need
yesterday 15:45 Maidenhead United sign versatile defender Seth Twumasi from Maidstone United
yesterday 14:42 Hellenic League: Windsor FC now seven matches unbeaten after win against Moreton Rangers
yesterday 12:35 Pupils at Alexander School join the mayor at a remembrance ceremony at Broom Farm
yesterday 09:26 Children in care numbers rise in Slough - but fall in the Royal Borough
2018-11-18 18:39 Pets corner: Casper at Battersea Old Windsor
2018-11-18 14:26 SLOUGH: Chalvey Housing Consultation
2018-11-18 12:21 Pop Goes the Choir member organises show night
2018-11-18 09:11 RBWM: More Homeless Support
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2018-11-17 22:42 RBWM: Dudley supports resignations
2018-11-17 21:39 Bossman curls home late winner as Marlow overcome Hayes & Yeading United to move top of the league
2018-11-17 20:36 Rugby round-up: Maidenhead RFC score eight tries in solid victory over rock-bottom Old Patesians RFC
2018-11-17 19:32 Slough: M4 Upgrades begin
2018-11-17 16:24 Hockey: Nothing can beat red-hot Windsor Hockey Club
2018-11-17 15:21 Hellenic League: Virginia Water FC kicking themselves after defeat to Lydney Town
2018-11-17 15:21 PHOTO GALLERY: Real Milan exit FA Sunday Cup as Club Lewsey in seven heaven
2018-11-17 14:17 Appeal for witnesses after cyclist dies in accident in Slough
2018-11-17 11:09 Beehive Foundation gets £500 donation from Louis Baylis Trust
2018-11-17 09:02 RBWM: Refusal recommended for Landing
2018-11-17 06:57 Ricardo Ferretti says Mexico must improve following loss to Argentina
2018-11-16 19:24 RBWM: Dudley supports resignations
2018-11-16 18:21 Windsor Christmas Lights to be switched on by pantomime stars
2018-11-16 17:18 Hellenic League: Mick Woodham pleased as Windsor find a way to win at Abingdon United
2018-11-16 16:15 Professor Robert Winston opens new building at Charters School
2018-11-16 15:12 Harry Potter themed activities on offer this weekend at Waterstones
2018-11-16 15:12 Thames Hospice seeks to raise more than £3m
2018-11-16 15:12 Healthcare professionals invited to open day at Wexham Park's new £49m emergency centre
2018-11-16 13:06 Woman cyclist badly injured in Eton road accident
2018-11-16 12:03 Underdogs Slough Town denied penalty but earn FA Cup replay against Sutton United
2018-11-16 12:03 Youth slashed in the face on the Green at Wraysbury
2018-11-16 11:00 Windsor boss pleased with side's purple patch
2018-11-16 11:00 Police called after 'World War Two missile' found in River Thames
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