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Fondop strikes to grab Maidenhead United a well earned share of the spoils against Barrow

Maidenhead United 1, Barrow 1

Maidenhead United fought back to grab a well-earned share of the spoils with Barrow at York Road this afternoon.

Mike Fondop netted a brilliantly constructed equaliser in the 74th minute, running onto James Comley’s lofted ball over the top before ...

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Marlow Hockey Club host inaugural Hils Farrar-Hockley Memorial Trophy

Marlow Hockey Club hosted Nordics HC in their inaugural Hils Farrar-Hockley Memorial Trophy match on Saturday.

Hils was a prominent member in both clubs over 30 years and the game was held to commemorate the passing of Marlow's former vice chairman.

A large crowd enjoyed an ...

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Slough Jets seal NIHL National 2 Ice hockey title with 7-1 win

Slough Jets sealed the NIHL National 2 championship title on Sunday with a 7-1 win over Widnes Wild at the Coventry Skydome.

The match saw the winners of the NIHL South 2 winners Slough take on NIHL North 2 champions Widnes to see who would claim the overall title.

After a nervy ...

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Remember When: When Mary had a little lamb and the outdoor pool closed for good

Welcome to Remember When, our weekly delve into the Advertiser archives to see what was making headlines, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years ago this week.

If you recognise your younger self in any of the pictures please get in touch to share your memories by ...

2019-04-18 20:26 open_in_new
In pictures: Princess Eugenie joins the Queen at Royal Maundy service

The Queen was joined by her granddaughter Princess Eugenie as she handed out Maundy money to 93 men and 93 women today at St George’s Chapel.

The tradition dates back to the 15th century and the number of people receiving the coins was significant as the Queen turns 93 on ...

2019-04-18 19:23 open_in_new
Wraysbury teenager jailed for robbing taxi driver at knifepoint

A Wraysbury teenager who robbed a taxi driver at knifepoint has been jailed for three and a half years.

George Appleton, 18, of Watts Hill Cottages pleaded guilty to three counts of robbery and one of possession of a bladed article at Reading Crown Court on Thursday, April 11.

In ...

2019-04-18 19:23 open_in_new
LOCAL ELECTION: Budget

The Advertiser is running a series of election features in the run up to the local ballot on May 2. All of the Royal Borough’s 41 seats will be up for grabs. Each week, the Advertiser will cover a key topic, focusing on what the parties’ policies are on a particular issue. This week ...

2019-04-18 19:23 open_in_new
Alan Devonshire's pride as part-timers Maidenhead United overcome odds to survive

Alan Devonshire spoke this week of his pride in his players after their National League future was secured with three games still to play.

Maidenhead United are the only part-time team to have survived the drop this season and, with the side lodged in the relegation places before ...

2019-04-18 19:23 open_in_new
Windsor FC stretch their winning run to six to harbour top four hopes

Football is a simple game. Twenty-two players kick a ball around a pitch for 90 minutes and Windsor FC come out with the win.

That seems to be the trend at the moment as Mick Woodham’s men stretched their winning run to six games on Tuesday night with an emphatic 6-0 win over Flackwell ...

2019-04-18 18:20 open_in_new
Council backs down on plans to ban supplementary questions

The council has backed down on its plans to ban supplementary questions at meetings following a public outcry.

Concerns were raised in a letter to the Advertiser last week (April 11) by Andrew Hill – a Boyn Hill candidate for The Borough First in the local elections – querying the ...

2019-04-18 17:17 open_in_new
Slough Town within three points of a play-off spot after Welling win

Matt Lench (yellow) and Nassim L’Ghoul (red)

Slough Town may not have been promotion candidates at the beginning of the season, but an impressive seven game unbeaten run has seen the side quietly inch towards the play-off spots.

The Rebels have revolted against the leagues best in ...

2019-04-18 16:14 open_in_new
Man jailed after pleading guilty for grooming offences

A man who tried to groom underage girls online has been jailed for two years. 

Dale Lucas, 27, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to two years in prison following a hearing at Reading Crown Court on Monday. Lucas pleaded guilty to two counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual ...

2019-04-18 14:08 open_in_new
Marlow United have the advantage in the Thames Valley Premier title race

It's advantage Marlow United in the race for the Thames Valley Premier Division title, after they beat Burghfield 2-0 on Saturday and Cookham Dean slipped to an unexpected 4-1 defeat to Woodcote Stoke Row.

League leaders Dean took the lead through Nathan Lishman but suffered their first ...

2019-04-18 14:08 open_in_new
Singh Sabha Slough lift Maidenhead Norfolkian Cup after tense penalty shoot-out

Singh Sabha Slough survived a nervy penalty shoot-out to claim the Maidenhead Norfolkian Cup after being reduced to ten men in regular time against Old Windsor on Friday.

The scores were level at 1-1 after 90 minutes and despite trailing 3-1 in the shootout, Sabha turned things around to ...

2019-04-18 12:02 open_in_new
Marlow FC put off field problems to one side in 2-0 away win

Macus Mealing

Marlow FC did not let off field issues affect them as they produced a professional performance to beat FC Romania 2-0 away from home on Saturday.

The Blues kept the pressure on second place Bracknell and all but secured their play-off berth with the comfortable win, ...

2019-04-18 10:59 open_in_new
Holyport FC miss chance to bridge the gap on third in the Hellenic League One East

Holyport FC missed a big opportunity to bridge the gap to third placed AFC Aldermaston as Derek Sweetman’s men stumbled to a 0-0 draw against Woodley United on Tuesday.

Ports’ final game of the season at Summerleaze turned into a damp squib as the home side struggled to break down ...

2019-04-18 10:59 open_in_new
Fire in Dorney grade II listed building

A fire in a grade II listed building in Dorney started in a kitchen.

Fire fighters were called to scene of the fire at Lock Path at about 4.30pm on Tuesday, April 16.

An appliance from Langley, one from Maidenhead and two from Slough attended.

When firefighters arrived ...

2019-04-18 10:59 open_in_new
Comley wants to win every game as the season draws to a close

Maidenhead United fans’ frowns were turned upside down on Saturday as Havant and Waterlooville’s loss to Solihull Moors secured the Magpies National League status with three games to go.

The visitors slipped to a 3-0 defeat against promotion-chasing Salford but the coach trip ...

2019-04-17 20:17 open_in_new
Simon Dudley blocks opposition leader following 'fact checking' tweets

The leader of the council’s opposition was accused of trolling yesterday by the Royal Borough leader who has now blocked her.

Cllr Lynne Jones (Ind, Old Windsor) hit back by saying she had actually been challenging Tory leader Cllr Simon Dudley’s claims about highways spending ...

2019-04-17 19:14 open_in_new
Archaeological fears could dash plans for electric car charging point at Windsor Castle

The Queen’s bid to go green at Windsor Castle by building an electric car charging point could be dashed over archaeological fears.

An application has been submitted to the Royal Borough for the new sustainable technology to be introduced at The Royal Mews, which has been used as a ...

2019-04-17 15:02 open_in_new
CrossFit Maidenhead's Ethos rowing members impress at the Just Row Indoor Championships in Manchester

Five members of CrossFit Maidenhead’s Ethos Rowing Team represented the club at the Just Row Indoor Championships held at Train Manchester on Sunday, April 14.

The team of indoor rowers consisted of Lizzie Blundell, Katie Gordon and Cat Wilder, who placed fifith, sixth and seventh in ...

2019-04-17 15:02 open_in_new