Windsor Express

Anti-fracking activist group stages protest at energy company's Windsor offices

A group of anti-frackers staged a protest at an energy company’s offices in Windsor this morning.

Reclaim the Power say they ‘threw a party’ for the company’s chief executive Iain Conn with activists presenting a giant mock-up cheque congratulating him on a ...

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REVIEW: Father Brown at the Theatre Royal Windsor

Confession time: I don't know much about the writer GK Chesterton apart from the (wonderful) poem The Donkey from my school days and that he was a Catholic who created the character of detective priest.

Despite loving a good mystery, I've never read the books nor caught any of the screen ...

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POLL: Will Brexit be a success?

Today is the day.

Just over nine months since Britain voted to leave the European Union, Article 50 will be officially triggered today to begin the formal process of Brexit.

It follows months of debate about when, how, and if, Britain's divorce from the EU will go ...

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Red Kite Ride cash to go toward Marlow Sports Club development

Cash from a charity cycle event will be used to fund a sports project in Marlow.

Entry for this year’s Red Kite Ride has now opened and proceeds are to go towards the redevelopment of Marlow Sports Club, in Pound Lane.

Due to be held in September, hundreds of riders are ...

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Windsor FC to host GK Icon goalkeeper coaching session

Windsor FC is set to host an open evening to help budding young goalkeepers hone their skills.

The club will host the GK Icon event on Wednesday, April 12.

The initiative, spearheaded by former Watford and Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee, will offer young players the chance to ...

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Duke of Edinburgh opens archery club’s new pavilion in Home Park

The Duke of Edinburgh made a special visit to Home Park as he opened a Windsor archery club’s new pavilion.

Windsor Forest Bowmen unveiled its new headquarters on Monday following a £123,000 redevelopment.

The club, which is based in St Stephen’s Field, previously ...

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Rick Stein bringing pop-up cinema experience to Cliveden

World class food and film will be combined this summer when celebrity chef Rick Stein provides the menu for a pop-up cinema at Cliveden.

The Pop-Up Picture Company — the team behind Tom Kerridge's pop-up cinema experience which came to Marlow in December — is set ...

yesterday 17:27 open_in_new
Top interior design trends for spring

With spring breaking, a natural look will prevail in the home, says Stacey Sibley, creative director at Alexander James Interior Design.

“Textures and tones will reflect the beauty of nature, with modern touches thrown in for emphasis,” she says.

Stacey’s top 10 ...

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Catch a comic turn with Matt

One of the UK’s hottest young comedic talents is warming up to bunker down in South Hill Park’s Comedy Cellar.

Matt Richardson started his stand-up career in 2009 aged just 18 and made short order of establishing himself on the circuit, making it through to the finals of the So ...

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Fiat's latest Fullback Cross makes Geneva Motor Show debut

The Fiat Fullback Cross – a stylish new version of the brand’s pick-up – has made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

The new model has been designed to broaden the appeal of the Fiat Fullback with lifestyle users. As well as going on sale via the Fiat Professional dealer ...

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Poor in fact, rich in ideas

If you're an MP you’ve got a 75 per cent chance of being a millionaire.

That’s pretty good odds.

If you don’t spend your days with whips, green leather and Black Rod however, you’ve got about a one in three chance of being stuck below the poverty ...

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Police believe body discovered in Jubilee River is 52-year-old woman missing from Slough

A body recovered from Datchet’s Jubilee River is believed to be that of a missing Slough woman.

Thames Valley Police, along with fire and ambulance services, were called to the scene near Slough Road at about 12.50pm on Thursday following reports that a body had been seen in the ...

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PICTURES: Barriers installed outside Windsor Castle as security is stepped up after Westminster attack

These are the barriers that have been put up around Windsor Castle as a security measure following the terror attack at Westminster on Wednesday.

The barriers were installed last night and will be used to secure the Guard Change route when it is taking place. They are set to be used for ...

yesterday 14:09 open_in_new
SportsTALK: Delivering results

Both Maidenhead United and Maidenhead RFC were not at their free-flowing best at the weekend, but both sides recorded crucial victories as their respective title races reach their climax.

In the football, the Magpies went to Bishop's Stortford and came away with a 2-0 victory. We hear ...

yesterday 14:09 open_in_new
Police warn public to be careful following string of phone robberies in Windsor town centre

Police are warning the public to be careful when they are using their phones outside in Windsor town centre following a string of robberies.

This month four people have already had their phones snatched from their hands in a series of incidents that are believed to be linked.

The ...

yesterday 09:45 open_in_new
Plans submitted for Thames Hospice move from Windsor to Bray

A bigger and better home for Thames Hospice is one step closer to becoming a reality with the submission of a planning application.

The new hospice, south of Bray Lake, would replace both Paul Bevan House in Ascot and Pine Lodge in Windsor with a purpose built 28-bed hospice.

The new ...

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Willett and Westwood join star-studded BMW PGA Championship field

Masters champion Danny Willett and Ryder Cup legend Lee Westwood are the latest names to confirm they’ll play the BMW PGA Championships at Wentworth from May 25-28.

Willett memorably claimed the Green Jacket at Augusta National last year with Westwood sharing second place, with the ...

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Using insight and logic to solve chilling murders

A spine-chilling detective mystery based on the works of Gilbert Keith Chesterton will be brought to life by the Rumpus Theatre Company.

Father Brown, part Roman Catholic priest, part amateur sleuth solves mysteries and crimes using his intuition and a keen understanding of human ...

2017-03-27 20:21 open_in_new
Ad hoc and hilarious fun in two very different shows

Make sure the surgeon’s on standby – there’s set to be a double-dose of side-splitting comedy from improv specialists the Noise Next Door.

The troupe will be offering an afternoon show for all the family and an evening gig for older audiences.

Sam Pacelli took time ...

2017-03-27 20:21 open_in_new
Maidenhead takeaway Sizzler's applies to stay open until 5am at weekends

A popular chicken and kebab restaurant has applied for permission to serve food later.

Sizzler’s in Queen Street applied for planning permission on Tuesday, March 7.

The takeaway has proposed to stay open from 11am-3am Monday to Thursday and 11am-5am on Friday and Saturday, and ...

2017-03-27 19:15 open_in_new
Specialist barriers to be put up at Windsor Castle in wake of Westminster terror attack

Specialist barriers are to be put up around Windsor Castle as security is stepped up after the terror attack at Westminster on Wednesday.

The barriers will be in place from this evening, ahead of the Guard Change which is set to take place on Wednesday.

Thames Valley Police has ...

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