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Slough Scorpionz have a sting in the tail to seal second national title

SLOUGH Scorpionz collected their second national five-a-side title this week after they lifted the Lucozade Fitwater Tournament in Mill Hill, North London.

The Scorpionz saw off competition from 10 other teams at the national finals on Saturday, and backed up their success earlier this ...

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Football round-up: Marlow's problems deepen with defeat at Hayes & Yeading United

Hayes & Yeading United 3, Marlow 0

Marlow went down to a 3-0 defeat at promotion chasing Hayes & Yeading United, just a few days after the club confirmed it was slashing its playing budget by 50 per cent.

Manager Mark Bartley was doing his best this week to convince Blues ...

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Maidenhead United hold strongest hand to see off Cards in FA Trophy

Woking 0, Maidenhead United 2

Second half goals from Moses Emmanuel and Jake Hyde deservedly booked Maidenhead United’s place in the second round of the FA Trophy at the expense of Woking this afternoon.

The Magpies took full advantage of the Cards’ midweek exertions in ...

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Rugby round-up: Maidenhead RFC lose 44-33 at Cleve RFC despite fightback

Cleve 44 (25), Maidenhead 33 (0)

Maidenhead succumbed to defeat in their final match before the mid-season break regardless of a spirited second-half fightback.

Maids were 25-0 down at half-time after the hosts had managed three tries, two conversions and two penalties, making the ...

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Tom Kerridge's the Coach unveils Michelin star

A top restaurant haven has been given its official stamp of foodie status.

Tom Kerridge’s the Coach, in West Street, Marlow, won its first Michelin star in October.

The accolade was confirmed on Tuesday, December 5, when the plaque was officially ...

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Windsor man charged with two counts of rape

A 24-year-old man from Windsor has been charged with two counts of rape in relation to an incident in Bachelors Acre.

Connor Brayley, aged 24, of Sheet Street was charged with the offences yesterday (Friday).

The incident took place in the early hours of Thursday ...

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Date fixed for Windsor's Berks & Bucks Senior Cup quarter final tie with MK Dons

A DATE has been fixed for Windsor’s Berks & Bucks Senior Cup quarter final clash with the MK Dons.

The Royalists will host their League One rivals at Stag Meadow on January 30 (7.45pm kick-off), with a place in the final four at stake for the winners.

Windsor booked their ...

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Windsor FC make improvements but are unable to match Thatcham Town FC

WINDSOR produced a much better performance but still ended up on the losing side as Thatcham Town pocketed all three points with a 3-1 win at Stag Meadow last weekend.

The Royalists’ boss felt that his players won many of their personal duels but Shane Cooper-Clark’s brace ...

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Bad luck conspires against Slough Town in rare home defeat to Bishop's Stortford

SLOUGH Town’s players have been urged to move on after luck conspired against them in Saturday’s 4-2 defeat to Bishop’s Stortford.

On paper the defeat looked like a bad one for the promotion-chasing Rebels, and had many thinking a hangover from their FA Cup exit to ...

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What's on: Eight things to do this weekend (December 15-17)


HOLYPORT: The second annual community carols on the green will take place today (Friday) from 6pm.

Last year hundreds gathered on Holyport Green for an evening of singing by the Christmas tree.

The event will be in aid of the Holyport Defibrillator Fund as well as ...

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Farmglade proposals for 136 homes in Water Oakley go on show

Proposals to add nearly 100 extra houses to a development on a brownfield site went on show on Saturday.

Developers Farmglade held a public exhibition on plans for 136 new homes in Water Oakley.

It was granted outline planning permission for 44 houses at the site in Windsor Road in ...

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Review - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

When a film has a decent story, a range of characters and is set in a lush setting as this is (Hawaii), you know it has a good chance.

The original Jumanji was released in 1995 and this film will reach a wide audience - whether you remember the original or not, it matters not.

We are ...

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Charity chief executive 'humbled' to receive OBE at Windsor Castle

A charity chief executive from Windsor has described receiving an OBE from the Queen as a ‘humbling experience’.

Adviza CEO Katharine Horler picked up her award for services to education at Windsor Castle on Friday, December 8.

She was nominated in recognition of her ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce date for Windsor Castle wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced they will marry on May 19.

The pair are set to tie the knot at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

The Royal Borough announced this week it has brought forward £2.6m worth of improvements to Windsor town centre, due to be ...

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Victory over Cleve RFC could put Maidenhead RFC on the promotion path

An in-form Maidenhead begin the second half of their South West Premier campaign at Cleve on Saturday with their focus shifting from gaining a foothold at this level to challenging for promotion.

Maids go into the game having outplayed West-Super-Mare to win 70-26, scoring 10 tries in an ...

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Youth football: FC Holyport Hurricanes U8s vs Woodley Wanderers Pythons

On a cold winter's morning on the astro turf at Goals it just wasn't meant to be as the Pythons eventually managed to squeezed the wind out of the Hurricanes with a late deflected winner followed by a last kick of the game penalty save preventing a draw.

In the first half both sides ...

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Cards set to play a strong hand against Maidenhead United after their FA Cup disappointment

WOKING FC manager Anthony Limbrick won’t allow Tuesday’s FA Cup disappointment to derail his side’s hopes of FA Trophy glory.

Limbrick, who took over as Cards’ boss this summer, is looking to steer the club to another Wembley final and is planning to put out his ...

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Maidenhead Athletic Club's (MAC) history boys win silver medals at county Sportshall meet

MAIDENHEAD Athletic Club’s (MAC) under-11 boys were history makers at the county Sports-hall match at Thames Valley Athletics Centre on Sunday.

The MAC team braved the cold weather and snow to make it to the centre and the boys' team won medals at the event for the very first ...

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Berkshire CCC's Davies selected by England for u19s World Cup

Berkshire CCC’s Jack Davies has been selected by England for the Under-19s World Cup in New Zealand which starts next month.

Fellow Berkshire county member and pace bowler Ethan Bamber is also included as is former county junior Tom Scriven.

Davies and Scriven were in the ...

2017-12-14 21:09 open_in_new
Broken bones for Brown and Turner as Maidenhead HC draw with PHC Chiswick

Maidenhead men’s 1sts are in good shape ahead of the mid-season interval, but that’s more than can be said of two of their key players. Maids are fourth in MBBO Regional 1 following the 1-1 draw with leaders PHC Chiswick on Saturday, Brad Upton scoring their goal on ...

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Council brings forward £2.6m spend to improve Windsor ahead of royal wedding

More than £2.5million will be spent to make sure Windsor is ‘fit for a prince and a princess’ ahead of next year’s royal wedding.

Preparations are underway for the marriage of Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle who are due to tie the knot at St George’s ...

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