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Firestation Arts Centre boss is out in the cold

The man who saved Windsor’s arts centre after it collapsed financially eight years ago is being unceremoniously ejected by the Royal Borough.

Dan Eastmond, 47, who is managing director of the Firestation Arts Centre in St Leonard’s Road, confirmed this week that he had been told

today 12:15
Firestation arts centre must leave venue after being dropped by council

A company that has run a council-owned arts centre for the past nine years has been dropped by the Royal Borough.

Since 2008, the Firestation Arts & Culture Community Interest Company has been providing a platform at The Old Court, in St Leonards Road, for emerging talent to

today 09:51
War graves talk will honour the lives of brave people buried in Maidenhead

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is giving a free, fascinating talk at All Saints Cemetery, All Saints Avenue, Maidenhead on Monday, May 15 at 11am, detailing the incredible lives of those buried there.

In total, there are 61 CWGC war graves at All Saints Cemetery, with

today 07:51
Euan Woods stars as Berkshire beat Bedfordshire in friendly

BERKSHIRE will go into their Unicorns Trophy campaign in good spirits after following up their Marlborough Cup win over Wiltshire by defeating Bedfordshire by 28 runs in a friendly at Falkland CC last Sunday. They face Devon in their opening group game at Henley CC on Sunday (11am).

yesterday 16:27
Council accused of 'building beyond its own needs' after approving £9m York House redevelopment

The Royal Borough has been accused of ‘building beyond its own needs’ after councillors approved a £9million redevelopment of York House in Windsor.

Members of the Windsor Urban Development Management Panel met at a packed out Windsor Guildhall on last night (Wednesday)

yesterday 12:57
Possible spike in burglaries in Windsor and Maidenhead leads Thames Valley Police to issue warning to residents

Thames Valley Police is urging residents to ensure their homes are secure in Windsor and Maidenhead this spring - as concerns mount over a possible spike in burglaries.

TVP says Burglaries can increase during the spring and summer months, when burglars take advantage of people

yesterday 08:43
WATCH: The Windsor Boys' School win the National Schools Cup final

THE Windsor Boys' School under-16 football team made history on Monday when winning the National Schools Cup for the first-ever time.

Windsor beat Cardinal Hume Catholic School 4-2 on penalties in the final in Manchester.

Listen to the thoughts of Head of Football Dan

2017-04-26 14:53
Queen's Scout Award winners at Windsor Castle

More than 300 award winning scouts from across the UK stood to attention in the Quadrangle at Windsor Castle on Sunday.

They were all winners of Queen's Scout Awards - given to young people aged 16 to 25 who have completed a range of challenges.

These range from service to

2017-04-26 14:53
Water trouble in Stamford Road

Firefighters in Maidenhead faced a surprise watery double whammy yesterday.

At noon they were called to a house in Stamford Road where a burst pipe had flooded a man's kitchen.

They were able to isolate the problem and stop the flood spreading.

On the way back to the station

2017-04-26 11:35
Could you be paying too much for energy? Households spending £117 too much

Millions of British households could claim an average of £117 for energy they have paid for but did not use over the winter, figures suggest.

More than 11 million households, or 42%, are in credit to their energy companies, and nearly one in 10 could reclaim more than £200,

2017-04-26 08:17
Flowers for the Queen - after she hands out keys of new vehicles to five disabled people and their families

A bouquet of flowers was presented to the Queen today by little Deena Ramburn, 7 - moments after Her Majesty had given Deena's family the keys to a vehicle that will help her brother to travel safely to school in his wheelchair.

The Queen was hosting a ceremony at Windsor

2017-04-25 21:17
Government confirms Heathrow consultation to take a back seat until after election

THE consultation on Heathrow's third runway is set to be further delayed because of the general election in June, it has emerged.

The Department for Transport (DfT) has said that the consultation will close as planned on May 25.

But a spokesperson said: "It will be for the next

2017-04-25 19:05
Fenwick's Windsor store to close after 37 years

A shop that has been at the heart of Windsor town centre for 37 years is closing.

Bosses at Fenwick, in King Edward Court, announced yesterday (Monday) that due to the ‘ravages of online shopping and the underperformance of the business’ the store is no longer viable.

The

2017-04-25 13:23
Labour MP Rachel Reeves says Slough candidate will be selected from women-only shortlist in Radio 4 debate about women in politics and PM Theresa May's support for equality

LABOUR'S candidate for the general election will be selected from a women-only shortlist, it has been revealed. 

Speaking on Radio 4 in a debate about the number of women in Parliament, MP Rachel Reeves revealed that the party will only select women in seats that women are

2017-04-25 11:23
Police call for landlady's licence at the Copper Horse to be revoked

The landlady of Windsor's Copper Horse pub faced disaster yesterday as Thames Valley Police asked a panel of councillors to revoke her licence.

Alka Singh has been the licence holder at the pub in Ward Royal since 2014. Police opposed her licence on four grounds - prevention of

2017-04-25 10:17
One in 6 drivers admitted using phone at the wheel, despite tougher penalties, Co-Operative Insurance found

One in six motorists admit to illegally using their phone while driving despite tougher punishments being introduced last month, a study has found.

Penalties and fines for illegal phone use doubled to six points and £200 respectively on March 1.

But a poll of 1,500 UK

2017-04-25 08:05
Daily News
Big Tory majority ‘would allow May to backslide on Brexit’

A whopping Tory majority at the General Election would allow Theresa May to backslide on Brexit, Ukip’s leader has said.

Paul Nuttall claimed the Prime Minister was already rowing back on immigration promises and had refused to rule out paying a huge divorce bill from the

today 14:27
Macedonian opposition chief rejects emergency talks after parliament riot

Macedonia’s opposition leader has rejected the president’s call for emergency talks, hours after demonstrators — mostly supporters of the dominant conservative party — invaded parliament and assaulted opposition legislators.

An official with the Social Democrat party said

today 14:27
Breast surgeon found guilty of carrying out ‘completely unnecessary’ operations

A breast surgeon has been convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent after carrying out a series of “completely unnecessary” operations – possibly to improve his earnings.

Ian Paterson, who was also convicted of three counts of unlawful wounding, was described in

today 14:27
Whitehall knife terror suspect named

The terror suspect arrested with several knives in Whitehall on Thursday is understood to be Khalid Mohammed Omar Ali.

It is thought the 27-year-old is a British national who was born overseas and went to school in Tottenham, north London.

(PA graphic)

The suspect was

today 14:27
‘Mourinho and Tuanzebe against Swansea’, jokes Manchester United boss

Jose Mourinho offered a tongue-in-cheek solution to Manchester United’s personnel problems: picking himself against Swansea.

The Red Devils were without a handful of first-teamers for Thursday’s 0-0 draw at Manchester City and are stretched even thinner for Sunday’s match

today 14:27
Jurgen Klopp says more to come from Dejan Lovren after defender signs new deal

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits Dejan Lovren’s performance against Crystal Palace may have had fans calling for the defender to be sold but it had no bearing on his decision to secure him on a long-term contract.

The Croatia international has signed a new deal, which Press

today 14:27
‘My players are best in world’ – Conte sidesteps Lukaku transfer talk

Antonio Conte insists he would not swap Diego Costa for Romelu Lukaku, despite continued speculation Everton’s Belgium hitman could return to Chelsea this summer.

Chelsea face Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday with the chance to rubber-stamp Champions League qualification and edge

today 14:27
In pictures: Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko weigh in

Anthony Joshua will fight Wladimir Klitschko in a much-anticipated world heavyweight title fight in London on Saturday.

The two boxers weighed in at Wembley Arena on Friday where Klitschko will bid to become a three-time world champion by claiming Joshua’s IBF title and the WBA belt

today 14:27
Latest news from Windsor
today 14:27 Big Tory majority ‘would allow May to backslide on Brexit’
today 14:27 Macedonian opposition chief rejects emergency talks after parliament riot
today 14:27 Breast surgeon found guilty of carrying out ‘completely unnecessary’ operations
today 14:27 Whitehall knife terror suspect named
today 14:27 ‘Mourinho and Tuanzebe against Swansea’, jokes Manchester United boss
today 14:27 Jurgen Klopp says more to come from Dejan Lovren after defender signs new deal
today 14:27 ‘My players are best in world’ – Conte sidesteps Lukaku transfer talk
today 14:27 In pictures: Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko weigh in
today 14:15 Police release CCTV after accordion shop is burgled for third time
today 13:21 MP John Mann breaks up ‘nasty’ fight between two women
today 13:21 Rarely seen Jane Austen portrait on show to mark 200 years since writer’s death
today 13:21 UN human rights office hits out at ‘rushed’ Arkansas executions
today 13:21 Theresa May ‘showing contempt for public’ with refusal to debate
today 13:21 Macedonia president calls crisis meeting after protesters invade parliament
today 13:21 Dominika Cibulkova and Karolina Pliskova heading to Eastbourne
today 13:21 Aljaz Bedene beats Ivo Karlovic in Budapest to continue winning run
today 13:21 FIFA suspends Asian football boss after he pleads guilty to taking bribes
today 13:09 Dave Tarpey named National League South player of the year
today 13:09 Devonshire calls for one last push from Maidenhead United to win the title
today 12:15 UK economic slowdown in first quarter ‘worse than expected’
today 12:15 Protesters disrupt Ukip election campaign launch
today 12:15 Joanna Lumley’s proposed Garden Bridge for Thames scrapped by London’s mayor
today 12:15 Firestation Arts Centre boss is out in the cold
today 12:15 No sympathy for David Moyes from Eddie Howe
today 12:15 Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal holds commanding halfway lead at Volvo China Open
today 12:15 Zak Hardaker readying himself to face England team-mates against Wigan
today 12:15 Pablo Zabaleta surprised by Marouane Fellaini’s antics in Manchester derby
today 12:15 Firestation Arts Centre boss is out in the cold
today 12:03 Veronica and Max: International duo set to perform the old style blues
today 12:03 Boogie Nights: Charismatic rogue has dream of being a star
today 12:03 Happy Hour: One man's odyssey to save his sanity
today 11:09 Ukip could stand aside in dozens of marginal seats to help ‘real Brexiteers’
today 11:09 In graphic: Poll of polls with 41 days to go
today 11:09 Woman shot by armed officers as police foil active terror plot
today 11:09 Anthony Joshua’s career in numbers
today 11:09 What issues can be decided in England this weekend?
today 11:09 Dejan Lovren signs new Liverpool deal
today 11:09 Arsene Wenger: Tottenham ahead in the table but no power shift
today 10:57 TV's Steve Backshall to address Cookham Parish Council
today 10:57 Gareth Gates set for Footloose role at Wycombe Swan
today 10:57 Pride and Prejudice: Witty adaptation of classic novel
today 10:57 Corinne West: Renowned folk singer with a 'voice of gold' on UK tour
today 10:57 Baker admits Slough Town didn't deserve to reach play-off final
today 10:03 Woman shot and injured as police foil active terror plot
today 10:03 Slowdown in UK economy worse than expected as consumers tighten belts
today 10:03 Joshua shrugs off Klitschko mind games
today 10:03 Garrett goes first in NFL Draft as London-born Melifonwu is made to wait
today 09:51 Firestation arts centre must leave venue after being dropped by council
today 08:57 There is just a week left to spend or bank your old paper fivers
today 08:57 ‘Reckless’ Vauxhall should have acted faster over fire-risk Zafiras, say MPs
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today 14:43 Anti-racism protesters crash anti-EU UKIP election launch
today 14:41 Fitness Blogger Wants Women To Love Their Hip Dips
today 14:41 'Line of Duty' Actor Patrick Baladi (Almost) Solves Balaclava Man Mystery On 'Good Morning Britain'
today 14:41 Mum Credits Therapy Dog For Transforming The Life Of Her Son With Autism: 'It's Overwhelming'
today 14:41 University Of Surrey Student John Igboanugo Dies Amid Meningitis Outbreak On Campus
today 14:31 Anthony Joshua’s key man reveals SECRET weapon to beating Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley
today 14:21 Important LGBT films to be screened in Hull ahead of UK Pride 2017
today 14:19 Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff to play at Blackpool festival this summer - here's where you can buy Livewire 2017 tickets
today 14:19 The day that Ozzy Osbourne jumped on a restaurant table and urinated on a man's dinner
today 14:19 What time is Sainsbury's open on May Day Bank Holiday? 2017 opening and closing times for UK stores on Monday
today 14:19 What time is Sainsbury's open on May Day Bank Holiday? 2017 opening and closing times for UK stores on Monday
today 14:19 David De Gea wishes Juan Mata a happy birthday - and aims a cheeky dig at Chelsea at the same time
today 14:19 David De Gea wishes Juan Mata a happy birthday - and aims a cheeky dig at Chelsea at the same time
today 14:19 Dejan Lovren is a good enough squad player - but Liverpool still need to sign an upgrade for its first XI
today 14:19 Dejan Lovren is a good enough squad player - but Liverpool still need to sign an upgrade for its first XI
today 14:19 Anthony Joshua outweighs Wladimir Klitschko ahead of World heavyweight showdown at Wembley Stadium
today 14:19 Anthony Joshua outweighs Wladimir Klitschko ahead of World heavyweight showdown at Wembley Stadium
today 14:19 Friday fashion verdicts: Blake Lively, Ashley Graham and Margot Robbie - who's our hit, miss and maybe?
today 14:19 Friday fashion verdicts: Blake Lively, Ashley Graham and Margot Robbie - who's our hit, miss and maybe?
today 14:19 Manchester United injury crisis sees Jose Mourinho ready to hand Wayne Rooney midfield role against Swansea
today 14:19 Manchester United injury crisis sees Jose Mourinho ready to hand Wayne Rooney midfield role against Swansea
today 14:19 Has Chelsea's Juan Cuadrado accidentally leaked new 2017/18 Juventus home kit ahead of major adidas unveiling?
today 14:19 Has Chelsea's Juan Cuadrado accidentally leaked new 2017/18 Juventus home kit ahead of major adidas unveiling?
today 14:19 Do we need a Netflix for video games? Xbox chief calls for new subscription-based gaming model
today 14:19 Do we need a Netflix for video games? Xbox chief calls for new subscription-based gaming model
today 14:19 Strong and stable leadership needs 3 things: strength, stability, and a strong message of stability
today 14:19 Strong and stable leadership needs 3 things: strength, stability, and a strong message of stability
today 14:19 Cyclist has incredible near miss when lorry comes crashing down on road after plunging from motorway flyover
today 14:19 Father-of-two died from "catastrophic" head injuries in fall when 'unsecure' baby safety gate gave way at top of stairs
today 14:19 Father-of-two died from "catastrophic" head injuries in fall when 'unsecure' baby safety gate gave way at top of stairs
today 14:19 Brave woman who battled life-threatening illnesses 'with a smile' for almost three decades dies on family holiday
today 14:19 Brave woman who battled life-threatening illnesses 'with a smile' for almost three decades dies on family holiday
today 14:19 Jogger left covered in blood after her legs were forced apart and she was kicked in groin during gang attack
today 14:19 Seven-year-old boy's life saved by camping trip mosquito bite which led to discovery of rare blood disorder
today 14:19 Seven-year-old boy's life saved by camping trip mosquito bite which led to discovery of rare blood disorder
today 14:19 'He'd love to get into the Queen Vic!' Lisa Faulkner teases EastEnders cameo for Masterchef husband John Torode
today 14:19 'He'd love to get into the Queen Vic!' Lisa Faulkner teases EastEnders cameo for Masterchef husband John Torode
today 14:19 Harry Styles announces HUGE global tour - but there are only four dates in the UK so fans need to be quick
today 14:19 Harry Styles announces HUGE global tour - but there are only four dates in the UK so fans need to be quick
today 14:19 Martine McCutcheon reveals happiness at losing one stone to embrace her inner "lovely yummy mummy"
today 14:19 Kaye Adams opens up on losing her father to dementia as Davina McCall says she's scared of getting the illness
today 14:19 Kaye Adams opens up on losing her father to dementia as Davina McCall says she's scared of getting the illness
today 14:19 Take that! Gary Barlow shares throwback snaps of himself nearly naked with bandmate Howard Donald
today 14:19 Doctor stabbed in the face outside GP surgery after being "set on" by two men in hoodies
today 14:19 Doctor stabbed in the face outside GP surgery after being "set on" by two men in hoodies
today 14:19 Dad's heartfelt thanks to stranger who saved his toddler son's life after he choked on lollipop at station
today 14:19 Dad's heartfelt thanks to stranger who saved his toddler son's life after he choked on lollipop at station
today 14:19 Devoted dad gets tattoo exactly same as baby son's heart surgery scar to show him he's not alone
today 14:19 Devoted dad gets tattoo exactly same as baby son's heart surgery scar to show him he's not alone
today 14:19 Breast surgeon is found guilty of carrying out unnecessary mastectomies on women