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Cookham RC juniors set 11 new club records with Sammy March leading the way at Watford Open meeting

Cookham RC juniors set 11 new club records this week, with Sammy March’s sub two minute performance in the Watford Open Meeting 800m on Wednesday setting the standard. March ran 1.59.01 to dip under the two-minute barrier for the first time – and in doing so re-wrote the club’s u20s ...

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Plans approved for new housing development in Dedworth

Plans to build six flats and 19 houses were unanimously approved by councillors at an Urban Development Management Panel on Wednesday, June 5.

Housing provider Radian will build six two-bed flats and 19 houses – four two-bed, 12 three-bed and three four-bed – all with garages ...

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In-form Boyne Hill frustrated by Gerrards Cross despite five-wicket haul for Leipold

Boyne Hill’s travels to Gerrards Cross proved not to be as as fruitful as they’d hoped with the in-form side being held to a draw and only collecting six points.

Matthew Leipold took five wickets in an impressive display with the ball but solid knocks from Burhan Mirza (53) and Ben ...

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Heathrow masterplan reveals target to open third runway by 2026

Heathrow has revealed its ‘masterplan’ for expansion with airport bosses hoping to open its proposed third runway by 2026.

Today the airport launched its 12-week public consultation which gives people the chance to respond to plans which include introducing an Ultra Low Emissions Zone ...

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In pictures: Queen attends Order of the Garter Ceremony at Windsor Castle

Crowds at Windsor Castle packed out the Lower Ward as they attended today’s Garter procession.

The Queen was greeted by onlookers as she was driven down past the Round Tower to the West Door of St George’s Chapel.

This year's guests included King Felipe VI of Spain ...

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Double gold for Franklin at ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in London

Windsor’s Mallory Franklin stormed to her 20th and 21st World Cup medals at the London 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup this weekend, posting the only run under 100 seconds in the K1 final.

Having posted the fastest time in the morning’s semi-final, Franklin raced through the gates to ...

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Pinkneys Green CC win by 95 runs to hand Hurley CC fifth defeat of season

Under a thick duvet of cloud Hurley slumped to their fifth league defeat, losing by 95 runs to Pinkneys Green in Chilterns League Division 1.

There was plenty of early optimism for the home side, when Gurdev Singh clipped the stumps to remove Uday Tiko (1) in the third over, but that ...

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Opposition to an Islamic place of worship in Windsor highlighted at council meeting

People ‘will go out of their way to criticise’ when it comes to plans for a new community centre in Windsor, a member of the Islamic Trust told a community meeting this week.

Saghir Ahmed told the council-run focus group One Borough that there has been opposition to building an ...

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Opposition to an Islamic place of worship in Windsor adressed at council meeting

People ‘will go out of their way to criticise’ when it comes to plans for a new community centre in Windsor, a member of the Islamic Trust told a community meeting this week.

Saghir Ahmed told the council-run focus group One Borough that there has been opposition to building an ...

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Jon Underwood expects big things from latest Slough Town signings

New Slough Town signings Max Worsfold and Ryan Bird will bring something new to the Rebels squad according to joint manager Jon Underwood.

Slough swooped to bring in the pair from Maidenhead United as they look to bolster their attack for another shot at promotion from National League ...

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Serco appointed to provide greener waste services in Royal Borough

Public services provider Serco has been appointed to provide weekly waste and recycling collections across Maidenhead and Windsor.

The new contract will continue to offer weekly waste and recycling collections including food and general waste and mixed recycling, as well as the fortnightly ...

2019-06-16 12:14 open_in_new
Tsitsipas, Del Potro and Shapovalov to appear at The Boodles this month

STEFANOS TSITSIPAS. Credit ATP Tour Mike Frey

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One of the emerging stars of the tennis world, Stefanos Tsitsipas, has confirmed his return to The Boodles event at Stoke Park County Club Hotel from June 25-29.

The Greek player beat Roger Federer en route to the ...

2019-06-16 12:14 open_in_new
Big Fish Column:Difficult week for local anglers

Carp spawning is just about over on most local fisheries now, at least the smaller and shallower ones, and the fish are just beginning to get themselves sorted and back on the feed. The first couple of weeks post–spawning can be tricky though, and last week wasn‘t easy for many ...

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Windsor Forest Colleges Group celebrates two years since merger

The Windsor Forest Colleges Group celebrated its second birthday last Friday, June 7.

East Berkshire College and Strode’s College merged in 2017 and the group has three main college campuses - Langley College, Strode’s College and Windsor College.

The celebration took ...

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Maidenhead Boys & Girls u11 Dolphins swimming in success at Bourne End SportsFest

Maidenhead B&G u11s Dolphins celebrated their first ever tournament victory at the Sportsfest Football Tournament in Bourne End on Saturday.

The Dolphins clinched the trophy with a fine 3-0 win in the final, having won six of their seven matches en route to lifting the cup.

Harry ...

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Cookham RC's Cara Terry fourth in Uk after Milers meet

Cara Terry moved up to fourth in the UK rankings for her age after an outstanding display in the 1,500m at the British Milers Club meeting in London this week.

Terry, 14, sliced 11 seconds off her previous best to clock 4.39.55, a time only three other u15s girls have managed or bettered ...

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Companies 'excited to be involved' in the Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards

Companies that are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of customer service and retail may be commended by the Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards.

The Advertiser spoke to representatives from Colemans Solicitors LLP and Sorbon Estates about why they are supporting the Excellence ...

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Datchet community group promotes wildlife conservation

The founder of a new community group which seeks to improve wildlife biodiversity in Datchet met Windsor’s MP to discuss the Government’s draft environmental bill for protecting Britain’s laws post-Brexit.

Hannah Needham, 25, from Slough Road, Datchet, decided to create ...

2019-06-15 12:05 open_in_new
Podium positions for WSEH AC's men and women in respective British League meetings

Ayoola Babalola was third in the 200m b race on her senior debut.

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The long trip to Leigh proved no deterrent for Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow’s (WSEH AC) athletes as the men claimed second and the women third in their respective British League matches.

The ...

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Windsor FC's Barry Hayles nets seven goals as England Verterans finish runners-up in Thailand

Windsor FC forward Barry Hayles finished as England Veterans' top scorer in the Senior World Cup in Thailand, but the Three Lions had to be content with runners up medal after losing 1-0 in last week’s final to Iran

Hayles, who was also England captain, was on red-hot form throughout the ...

2019-06-15 12:05 open_in_new
Maidenhead AC's Imogen Wilson takes gold with new best in 300m

Many of MAC’s junior athletes competed at the Berkshire Counties Schools Championships in Palmer Park, Reading on Saturday.

Imogen Wilson was the pick of them, smashing her previous pb in the 300m to win gold by a healthy margin. In doing so she earned a place to compete for English ...

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