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Clifton's deflected strike earns Maidenhead United victory over relegation rivals Dover Athletic

Maidenhead United 1, Dover Athletic 0

Adrian Clifton's deflected first half strike earned Maidenhead United their third win on the spin in the National League and moved them five points clear of the relegation places.

United were deserved winners at York Road, and should have won by ...

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Adults and children take part in winter litter pick

 More than 50 children and adults took part in a ‘winter litter pick-up’ on Sunday.

The clean-up of Wraysbury village between 10am and noon was organised by Lynn Holden and Nick Carter.

Armed with pick-up sticks donated by Wraysbury Village Trust and wearing hi-vis ...

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Cookham Running Club's juniors stay on course for title win after impressing at meet last weekeend.

Cookham Running Club remain on course for title

success in the North West London Young Athletes League after impressing in the penultimate meet last Saturday (February 16).

The club took 60 juniors to the meet on Hampstead Heath and the boys u17s team shored up their lead ...

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Maidenhead RFC head coach Russell Bolton says his side have to change their focus

Russell Bolton admits Maidenhead’s focus will have to switch after a last-gasp penalty kick denied them a bonus point victory over Weston-super-Mare on Saturday. Maids looked to have come from behind to seal an encouraging away win when Will Macaulay was penalised in the very last seconds and ...

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Underwood happy with Rebels response to test of character against Dartford

Joint Slough Town manager Jon Underwood was happy with his side’s response to falling behind against Dartford Town on Saturday, writes Danny Varsalona.

The Rebels took an early lead inside a minute through Ben Harris at Arbour Park but had to fight back from behind and deal with two ...

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Hockey: Marlow humble league leaders and local rivals Maidenhead in 8-2 win.

Marlow player/coach Matt Ashton revealed there was no magic formula to his side’s win against Maidenhead at the weekend.

The visitors were nine points clear at the top and hadn’t lost in their last 18 matches, while Marlow only picked up their first win of the year last weekend at ...

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REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Theatre Royal Windsor

Amazing! Intoxicating! And totally bonkers!

The Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice smash hit musical has been touring the UK for a while now, but it still maintains the joie de vivre that has audiences coming back again and again.

This was evident last night via the hum of several ladies ...

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In pictures: Thames Hospice groundbreaking ceremony

The Prime Minister and a rugby legend attended the official groundbreaking ceremony of the new Thames Hospice site today (Friday 22).

Construction at the site in Bray Lake started in January and works are scheduled to be completed in July 2020.

Before the ceremony began a large ...

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Thieves break in to Holyport FC tea bar

A break-in at Holyport FC’s tea bar last week will cost the club about £500.

Club volunteer Dave Jones discovered the door to the bar, in Summerleaze Road, ‘part open’ on Friday (February 15) and upon closer inspection found the lock had been broken off.

It is thought thieves ...

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Mark Bartley faces selection headache following captain's suspension

Marlow FC will be without captain Chris Ovenden for three games as they head into ‘season defining’ fixtures over the coming weeks.

Marlow came from behind as they were held at home by Tooting & Mitcham on Saturday, as both sides were reduced to ten men on the stroke of ...

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Anti-fracking protesters gather outside Centrica HQ

Anti-fracking protesters gathered at Centrica HQ in Windsor today (Friday).

More than 50 people participated in the protest that saw the main entrance of Centrica’s office turned into a fracking site, complete with a fracking rig, 80 metres of piping and fake money.

Speaking at ...

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Maidenhead United back to the levels they showed last season after Leyton Orient win.

Sam Nombe has impressed in midfield since joining the side.

 

Alan Devonshire has said the Magpies are back to the levels they were showing last season, after watching them outplay promotion-contending Leyton Orient on

Saturday.

The Magpies’ boss said the players were ...

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User 'let down' by Windsor Leisure Centre

The council has agreed to investigate complaints made against Windsor Leisure Centre following a meeting of the culture and communities overview and scrutiny panel on Tuesday.

During the meeting, which took place in Woodlands Park Village Centre, Maidenhead, user Mandy Driver claimed the ...

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Weekend Football Preview: Maidenhead United host Dover Athletic in bid to maintain winning run

.All games scheduled for 3pm on Saturday February 23  unless otherwise stated.

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Maidenhead United will be buoyed by their recent run of form, which included a major upset against title-chasing Leyton Orient last Saturday.

The Magpies have won five of their eight league games ...

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Tributes after death of 'passionate' former Liberal Democrats councillor

A community champion who was ‘passionate about making Windsor a good place to be’ has died at the age of 72.

During his 17 years as a borough councillor for the Liberal Democrats, Richard Fagence strived to secure better play spaces for children and improve library ...

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Woodham aims to finish season with unbeaten run after back-to-back wins for Windsor.

Windsor FC manager Mick Woodham says the aim is ‘ not to lose another league game this season’ as his side push for the play-offs.

The Royalists have been in fantastic form of late recording a comprehensive 5-1 win over Abingdon United on Saturday before a narrow 2-1 victory over ...

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Windsor RFC were their 'own worst enemy' in 14-12 defeat to High Wycombe RFC

Windsor RFC fell to their first league defeat since November as they lost narrowly 14-12 away to High Wycombe.

Windsor were looking to continue their impressive run and stretch their lead at the top of the table, but despite dominating possession, could not find a way through a staunch ...

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INSPIRE Business Girls Conference and Awards: Vote for your Community Business of the Year

A list of 38 ‘exceptional’ finalists has been announced for this year’s INSPIRE Business Girls Conference and Awards.

The awards, organised by the Business Girls Network, aim to showcase the achievements of businesswomen in the area.

Voting opens today (Thursday) ...

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Flackwell Heath advance to the quarter-finals of the Supplementary Cup with extra-time win over Brackley Town Saints.

Flackwell Heath showed no signs of tiredness as they scored twice in extra-time to beat Brackley Town Saints in the Supplementary Cup last night (Wednesday).

Marcus Richardson admitted his side ‘looked tired’ against Fairford Town last weekend but produced a superb display to advance ...

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Lock speaks of new era for Maidenhead United after back-to-back National League wins

Sam Lock says the Magpies players are showing they've got the fight to dig themselves out of relegation trouble this season.

The Magpies assistant boss said the days of the team getting stuffed 6-0 and 7-0 are behind them thanks to a steelier mentality - and the addition of two or three ...

2019-02-21 12:06 open_in_new
Eton rowers show they're masters on the river as both the women and men's side impress.

Eton Excelsior’s masters women lived up to their name last weekend as they won both races in the C and E categories at Molesey head. The women, who row in quads, are part of a newly formed eight-strong squad who, under Eton Excelsior’s Chief Coach Paul Franklin, also took first and second ...

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