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Town Hall conference on International Women's Day

International Women's Day this year saw the Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead Soroptimists team up with two other clubs to stage a themed conference on the subject of 'opportunities for women and girls'.

The event was held in Maidenhead Town Hall and members of Thames Valley and High

today 06:47
Riverside day nursery is 'outstanding' say inspectors

The team at Windsor's Riverside Day Nursery is celebrating after being found 'outstanding' by Government inspectors.

The day nursery, which is based at Windsor Leisure Centre in Stovell Road, received the outstanding rating following an independent Ofsted inspection on February 27.

yesterday 17:08
Society calls for tree preservation order on former Imperial House site

The Windsor and Eton Society is calling for a tree preservation order (TPO) to be placed on land targeted for development in Alma Road.

Developer Salmon Harvester Properties wants to build 217 flats and a five-storey office block on the former Imperial House site.

Councillors refused

yesterday 16:05
Judge gives Slough landlord suspended sentence after he hid families in windowless rooms

A Slough landlord who hid families in rooms without windows after failing to get planning permission for a block of flats has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Talwinder Singh, 57, was originally refused permission to build a block of six flats. He disregarded this ruling and

yesterday 15:02
Data reveals six in every 100 deaths in Windsor and Maidenhead linked to pollution

Air pollution causes six in every 100 deaths of people aged 30 and over in Windsor and Maidenhead, data has revealed.

The latest Public Health England figures show that 5.8 in every 100 deaths of people aged 30 and over in Windsor and Maidenhead in 2017 were linked to long-term exposure to

yesterday 13:59
Runners from GoodGym in Slough pledge support to WWF Earth Hour campaign by improving town's green spaces

Runners from Slough’s GoodGym are teaming up with the wildlife charity WWF to support the Earth Hour.

On Saturday, members of the GoodGym will be supporting a national week of activities by potting plants in the town aiming to make Slough a better place to be by improving

yesterday 13:59
The world of Jane Austen comes to the Old Court Arts Centre

THE Old Court arts centre will be turning the clock back two centuries this April - as the elegant world of Jane Austen comes vividly to life.

Sense and Sensibility - an adaptation of one of the author's most celebrated books will be playing at the centre in St Leonard's Road,

yesterday 11:53
Taking to a bike in Slough could lead to a holiday at the Grand Canyon

Clocking up miles pedalling round Slough could lead to a trip to the Grand Canyon.

Cyclists in Slough are being encouraged to sign up to Love to Ride, where they can log their latest trip and compete against other riders around the country.

Each ride logged will go into a

yesterday 07:41
Pre-schoolers at Slough learn to cross the road safely

CROSSING the road safely is something every child has to learn.

Pre-schoolers from Chalvey Grove Children's Centre took their first step towards safe crossing when the 'learning through play' road safety show visited their premises at Montem Primary School in Slough.

The

2019-03-24 18:59
Datchet Players celebrate 60 years with an Alan Ayckbourn play

THE Datchet Players celebrate their diamond anniversary next month - with a production of Alan Ayckbourn's famous comedy Absent Friends.

It is a smart and mordant comedy telling what happens when a group of friends gather to support their good chum Colin, who has suffered a personal

2019-03-24 14:47
New container library hits the road across the Royal Borough

A new container library on wheels has hit the road in the Royal Borough fully stocked with a wide range of books.

The library on wheels replaces an older container and will stop at the same sites: Woodlands Park and Shifford Crescent in Maidenhead, Wraysbury, Holyport and

2019-03-24 09:32
Slough Borough Council specially train staff to support people in abusive relationships

In a bid to help people find a safe solution to domestic abuse, staff at Slough Borough Council have been trained as domestic abuse champions.

16 people, including four members of the council staff received specialist training from charity Reducing the Risk. The champions will

2019-03-23 18:50
Champion BMX rider inspires Slough students with assemblies showing off tricks

Pupils at Slough schools are set to be addressed by World Champion BMX rider Mike Mullen to encourage students to cycle to school.

The BMX rider was invited by Slough Borough Council’s Better by team to speak at assemblies as part of the Go Cycle campaign.

Whilst

2019-03-23 14:38
Louis Baylis Trust gives £100,000 to Sebastian's Action Trust

A £100,000 grant from the Louis Baylis Trust will help develop an outreach centre for a charity which offers respite holidays to sick children and their families

Sebastian’s Action Trust (SAT) was set up in 2003 and was the dying wish of a nine-year-old boy to establish a

2019-03-23 12:32
New art mural set for Slough town centre with local artists offered the chance to produce the work

An exciting opportunity for local artists to produce striking artwork in Slough town centre has arose.

HOME Slough have unveiled the Street Art Commission, which hopes to design and create an original public art mural in the centre of Slough. The opportunity will give artists the

2019-03-23 09:23
Express Viewpoint (March 22)

Slough residents fed up with poor judgements

It’s fair to say that confidence in politicians is at an all-time low and trying to hold Slough Labour council to account over the last few weeks has confirmed for me that the Slough voters have every right to be unhappy.

In a poll

2019-03-22 19:40
Daily News
Charles formally welcomed to Cuba with honour guard in Havana

The Prince of Wales has been formally welcomed to Cuba by its president as the royal visit was hailed as a boost to Britain’s post-Brexit ambitions.

President Miguel Diaz-Canel and his wife Lis Cuesta greeted Charles and Camilla on Monday evening at the end of their first full

today 07:50
Reduce sitting down time to cut UK deaths, researchers say

Thousands of UK deaths could be avoided every year if people reduce the amount of time spent sitting down, new research suggests.

More than one in 10 (11.6%) deaths in the country were linked to prolonged sedentary behaviour in 2016, according to analysis published in the Journal of

today 07:50
New powers to investigate stillbirths proposed

Coroners could be given new powers to investigate the deaths of stillborn babies under proposed Government plans.

The changes, which would apply to all full-term stillbirths occurring from 37 weeks of pregnancy in England and Wales, are the subject of a consultation launched on

today 07:50
Uber acquires Middle East competitor for £2.3bn

Ride-hailing service Uber said it has acquired its Middle East competitor Careem for 3.1 billion US dollars (£2.3 billion), making it the largest-ever technology purchase in the region.

Uber said the deal consists of 1.7 billion dollars (£1.2 billion) in convertible

today 07:50
May’s Brexit plan in chaos as MPs take control and three ministers quit

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy is in disarray after MPs dramatically voted to wrest control of the process from the hands of ministers.

Three pro-EU ministers quit the Government to back a Commons amendment enabling MPs to take control of Commons business to stage a series of

today 07:50
Debenhams will consider firm takeover bid from Sports Direct

Struggling retailer Debenhams has said it will give any firm takeover offer from Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct “due consideration” but said it would continue with emergency funding plans.

Sports Direct said after market close on Monday it was considering making an

today 07:50
Football rumours from the media

Yannick Carrasco wants to return to Europe and Arsenal would be interested in signing the Belgium winger, the Daily Mirror reports. The 25-year-old left Atletico Madrid for Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang last February.

Manchester United will offer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a

today 07:50
Portland clinch play-off spot but lose Nurkic to serious-looking injury

The Portland Trail Blazers needed two periods of overtime to beat the Brooklyn Nets and secure a play-off place – but it came at a cost.

Starting centre Jusuf Nurkic had scored 32 points and claimed 16 rebounds in the 148-144 victory but suffered a leg injury in the second

today 07:50
Latest news from Windsor
today 07:50 Charles formally welcomed to Cuba with honour guard in Havana
today 07:50 Reduce sitting down time to cut UK deaths, researchers say
today 07:50 New powers to investigate stillbirths proposed
today 07:50 Uber acquires Middle East competitor for £2.3bn
today 07:50 May’s Brexit plan in chaos as MPs take control and three ministers quit
today 07:50 Debenhams will consider firm takeover bid from Sports Direct
today 07:50 Football rumours from the media
today 07:50 Portland clinch play-off spot but lose Nurkic to serious-looking injury
today 06:47 London to Perth flight ‘exceeds expectations’ one year after launch
today 06:47 Conor McGregor announces retirement
today 06:47 Town Hall conference on International Women's Day
today 05:44 Fighting between Israel and Gaza enters a second day
today 04:41 Bercow sparks Commons uproar after aiming ‘insult’ at Tory MP
today 04:41 Stalemate and humiliation: How the papers have reacted to Brexit developments
today 04:41 Montenegro should face stadium ban for racist abuse, says Sterling
today 04:41 UEFA due to launch inquiry after racist abuse in Montenegro v England match
today 03:38 Huawei set to announce new flagship smartphones
today 01:32 What the papers say – March 26
today 01:32 Brexit: what happens after MPs seize control?
today 01:32 Manchester City one of four sides to battle for Premier League Asia Trophy
today 00:29 School places ballot could help close attainment gap, study suggests
today 00:29 BBC is excluding working-class talent for ‘gilded youth’, Michael Buerk claims
today 00:29 JustGiving scraps 5% fee for charities in the UK
today 00:29 Number of bank branches down by a third, figures show
today 00:29 Company bosses warned over bumper payouts ahead of AGM season
today 00:29 More than 100 orthopaedic patients left waiting over year for treatment
today 00:29 What are the indicative votes MPs have secured and how will they work?
today 00:29 Sterling calls for stadium bans after racist chanting in Montenegro
today 00:29 Southgate ‘saddened’ by racist abuse aimed at England players
today 23:26 MPs take control of Brexit from PM after Commons vote as three ministers quit
today 23:26 Wales winger James not distracted by speculation over his club future
today 23:26 Brazil hoping to respond to Panama draw as they face Czech Republic
today 23:26 Southgate ‘saddened’ by racist abuse during England’s victory in Montenegro
today 22:23 Israel hits targets across Gaza after rocket attack
today 22:23 MPs take control of Brexit from Theresa May after Commons vote
today 22:23 England’s five-star victory over Montenegro marred by racist chanting
today 22:23 How Declan Rice fared on his first England start
yesterday 21:20 Apple ‘yet to convince’ it can compete with Netflix, industry expert says
yesterday 21:20 Superstar ballet dancer praises royal visit to Cuba
yesterday 21:20 Democrats demand release of full Mueller report
yesterday 21:20 Parents ‘devastated’ after girl, 17, found dead in car in hospital grounds
yesterday 21:20 Ireland game will be test of our Euro 2020 credentials – Georgia coach Weiss
yesterday 20:17 Stormy Daniels lawyer Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike
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yesterday 19:14 Camilla’s Havana visit sealed with a kiss
yesterday 19:14 Four quizzed over death of 17-year-old girl left in hospital grounds
yesterday 19:14 UN makes urgent appeal to help victims of Mozambique cyclone
yesterday 19:14 May seeks to build bridges with MPs doing ‘difficult jobs’ over Brexit
yesterday 19:14 May seeks to build bridges with MPs doing ‘difficult jobs’ over Brexit
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