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In pictures: Susan Handy School of Dance annual Summer Show

‘Tremendous’ dances were performed at the Susan Handy School of Dance’s summer show over the weekend.

On Saturday at Eton College’s Ferrer Theatre, lower school students, aged 2 to 11 performed Tales from Beatrix Potter, The Fantastic Toy Shop and Inspirational ...

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Hat Fitz and Cara at Norden Farm

A musical treat from down under is making its way to Maidenhead.

Hat Fitz and Cara bring a unique combination of folk, roots and gospel blues that bring the audience back to a time once forgotten.

The husband and wife duo are a couple of real characters.

Hat Fitz is a veteran ...

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Amber heatwave warning issued for South-east

The Met Office has issued a heatwave warning and advised people to stay out of the sun until Friday.

The level three, amber heat health watch warning applies in the South-east of England from 9am today (Monday) until Friday.

It means there is a 90 per cent probability that ...

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Shamsi scores twice in Maidenhead United pre-season win after signing from Chesham United

Maidenhead United maintained their unbeaten run in pre-season with away victories at Burnham and Basingstoke Town on Saturday.

Two goals in each half helped the Magpies to a comfortable friendly win at Hellenic League Burnham on Saturday morning.

New signing Ravi Shamsi was on the ...

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Big Fish Column: Maidenhead's Vic Collier displays huge skill to land a brace of big cats

A little of the rain that was forecast last week did actually materialise, although for most of us it was a non-event and the rivers remain desperately low and starved of oxygen. Indeed, Barbel Society stalwart, Steve Pope, last week publicly told barbel anglers that they should not be fishing ...

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Pets Corner: Boots and Patch at RSPCA Hillingdon

This gorgeous pair of cats came into our care when their owner could no longer look after them and they are now looking for the purr-fect home together.

Boots is a five-year-old black and white short-haired female who is very confident and really enjoys human company. Her best friend Patch ...

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Royal Windsor Summer Show: Express photographer winner

As sponsors of the Royal Windsor Summer Show, The Windsor Express had some judging to do on Saturday, July 7.

This year Express photographer Emma Sheppard was responsible for picking the winner of the Windsor & Eton Express Photographic Challenge.

Inspired by Prince Harry and ...

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CCTV images released in connection with Windsor town centre assault

Thames Valley Police has released CCTV images of three men who may have vital information about an assault which left a man with a broken nose.

The attack took place at about 1.45am in Bar Yello, Goswell Hill, Windsor, on Saturday, June 2.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was leaving ...

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Windsor pupils win cookery competition

A competition to find East Berkshire’s most culinary creative children saw two Windsor pupils announced winners after a number of heats in June and the finals in July.

East Berkshire charity, Learning to Work, hosted the ‘Mini Masterchef’ competition with Weight Watchers ...

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Proud Dhillon praises never-say-die players after Stoke Green's Julian Cup win

Sukh Dhillon praised the competitive spirit of his Stoke Green players after they fought back from a losing position to win the Julian Cup on Tuesday, dramatically beating Cookham Dean in the final by 10 runs.

Scoring 151 all out after batting first, Stoke Green were hurtling towards ...

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Hyde joins Woking as Maidenhead United gear up for friendly test against Wycombe Wanderers

Jake Hyde has signed for Woking FC in the National League South, despite turning out for Maidenhead United in Saturday’s friendly win over Windsor.

The striker made 16 National League appearances for the Magpies last season, scoring five times. He was also the scorer of the ...

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Town's first cinema in 35 years opens

“I want to get the community interested in cinema as much as possible,” says the founder of a new cinema.

The Screen Cinema, based at The Old Court arts venue, opened its doors to the public on Monday, July 9 and it is the first permanent cinema to open in the town since ...

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Remember When: Swan Uppers set sail and Berks welcomed its first firewoman

1968: It took more than a high, fast-running river to keep the Swan Uppers from their traditional ceremony (main picture).

They arrived at Boulters Lock on schedule, having had the benefit of an occasional tow in the lower reaches.

The party, under the Queen’s Swan Keeper, John ...

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Baker delighted by Slough Town response after standards slipped in Reading u23s defeat

Neil Baker felt that Slough Town’s high standards slipped just a little in

Saturday’s 3-2 friendly

defeat against Reading u23s, but that was put right in Tuesday’s 3-1 win over

Kingstonian.

The Rebels are warming up nicely for the new season, which kicks off at home ...

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Slough Scorpionz looking to bring it home for England at Neymar Jnr 5s

The Slough Scorpionz will look to bring it home for England when they play in the world finals of the Neymar fives tournament in Brazil this week.

The team, coached by Zuf Asghar, jetted out to Brazil earlier this week

to take on the best five-a-side teams from 58 other ...

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Figures reveal number of blocked beds at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dozens of hospital beds are being occupied by patients who no longer need them on an average day, according to figures for the Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. 

Statistics from NHS England show 79 beds a day are being ‘blocked’ at the hospitals run by the trust, which include ...

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Marlow FC sign central defender Idris Kamara from Woodley United

Marlow have signed last season’s Hellenic League player of the season, Idris Kamara, from Woodley United.

The Blues confirmed the capture of the Woodley centre back and captain on Wednesday morning.

Kamara played a key role in Woodley’s battle to avoid the drop from the Hellenic ...

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Inquest opened into death of teenager discovered in Jubilee River

An inquest has opened into the death of a teenager whose body was discovered in Slough’s Jubilee River.

Police and emergency services launched a search on Tuesday, July 3 following reports of a man in the water.

Rescue crews found the body of Dajarn Daly, from Huxley Close, Wexham, ...

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Diets don't work: Be prepared for failure to succeed

Losing weight is difficult. If it was easy, a £586billion global industry (2014 figures) selling you things to help you lose weight couldn’t exist.

However, it is certainly achievable, regardless of how many times you may have tried and failed. It is also within reach of ...

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Members of the public invited to Windsor Castle for Princess Eugenie's wedding

Members of the public will be invited to the grounds of Windsor Castle to celebrate the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank.

The couple will tie the knot during a ceremony at St George’s Chapel on Friday, October 12.

Buckingham Palace has announced that 1200 people ...

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Back Heathrow campaign group warns council against wasting money on judicial review

A pro-Heathrow campaign group has warned the Royal Borough against spending more money on a judicial review.

Last week council leader Simon Dudley announced the council has set aside a further £100,000 to fight the Government’s decision to approve a third runway at Heathrow.

The ...

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