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Swapping jokes about tomorrow's big match - the Prime Minister and Welsh rugby legend Jonathan Davies

Prime Minister Theresa May and Welsh rugby legend Jonathan Davies delighted guests at the ground breaking ceremony for Windsor's new hospice by swapping jokes about tomorrow's big rugby match.

The pair made an unlikely double act as Mr Davies joked about Mrs May's vivid red coat - ...

yesterday 16:32 open_in_new
Activists gather outside Centrica HQ in Windsor to protest fracking funding

Activists gathered today outside the headquarters of energy company Centrica in Windsor to protest the company’s investment in fracking firm Cuadrilla.

A group of around 50 protesters from Reclaim the Power and charity Fuel Poverty Action gathered outside the company’s ...

yesterday 14:26 open_in_new
Mick Woodham pleased with Windsor's Reading City win

MANAGER Mick Woodham did not quite get the perfect performance, but was still pleased with Windsor's 2-1 win over Reading City as they followed up their 5-1 thrashing of Abingdon United last Saturday, writes Dave Wright.

"We weren't great, but we got the result we were after," he ...

yesterday 13:24 open_in_new
Mick Woodham pleased with Windsor's Reading City win

MANAGER Mick Woodham did not quite get the perfect performance, but was still pleased with Windsor's 2-1 win over Reading City as they followed up their 5-1 thrashing of Abingdon United last Saturday, writes Dave Wright.

"We weren't great, but we got the result we were after," he ...

yesterday 13:24 open_in_new
Windsor FC: Mick Woodham's men seal victories against Reading City and Abingdon United with striker Dan Roberts in red-hot form once again

WINDSOR FC enjoyed a productive week in the Hellenic League Premier Division, picking up six points with home victories over struggling Reading City 2-1 on Tuesday and Abingdon United 5-1 on Saturday.

The hosts took the lead against City just before the break, Kane Fitzgerald ...

yesterday 13:24 open_in_new
Hockey round-up: All the latest from Windsor men and women

Windsor Ladies produced a spirited performance to hold promotion-chasing South Berkshire 2nds to a goalless draw in Division One of the Trysports Three Counties League.

Despite a strong opening 20 minutes, they were unable to unlock the visitors' defence in a finely balanced game. ...

yesterday 12:21 open_in_new
East Berks round-up: Singh Sabha strike late against AFC Crowthorne

A LATE Sukh Hunjan strike proved decisive as Singh Sabha Slough edged a five-goal thriller 3-2 at home to AFC Crowthorne in the Premier Division of the East Berkshire League.

The hosts started brightly and Hardeep Soor had a shot sensationally blocked by the Crowthorne defence, ...

yesterday 12:21 open_in_new
Football round-up: Cookham Dean march on, 10-man Wraysbury Village claim vital win

TOP scorer Jordan Brown hit the target and a deflected Joe Newman effort proved decisive for Thames Valley League Premier Division table-toppers Cookham Dean as they battled to a hard-fought 2-1 home success against lowly Wrightchoice & Unity CSA, writes Richard Ashton.

Richings ...

yesterday 12:21 open_in_new
Rugby round-up: Phoenix up to third after win over Berkshire Shire Hall

PHOENIX climbed up to third in the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Championship with a hard-fought win over Berkshire Shire Hall at Institute Road on Saturday.

The victory, which came on the final day of the regular league season, means Phoenix will compete in the top four play-offs against ...

yesterday 12:21 open_in_new
Huge game for Slough women against University of Birmingham

SLOUGH face another crucial Investec Women's League match tomorrow (Saturday, 12.30pm) when they host University of Birmingham.

Both sides are battling for survival in the Premier Division with the Pink 'n' Blacks second from last in the table, one place below Birmingham with just ...

yesterday 12:21 open_in_new
Table tennis: Double victory keeps Cippenham in the hunt

CIPPENHAM maintained their challenge at the top of the National Division B-4 table in the Senior British League with two convincing victories on Saturday.

The four points gained moved Cippenham up one place to third in the standings, level on points with Waterside who Cippenham have ...

yesterday 12:20 open_in_new
Blaze in kitchen damages flat in Sherwood Close

Firefighters from Langley spent two hours dealing with a kitchen fire at flats in Sherwood Close, Langley last night.

They were called at 9.45pm and left at 11.45pm.

Two appliances and two breathing apparatus were used and a support unit helped find alternative ...

yesterday 12:20 open_in_new
Southern Counties North leaders Windsor stunned by High Wycombe

SOUTHERN Counties North title favourites Windsor were stunned by High Wycombe for the second time this season as they slipped to a shock 14-12 defeat on Saturday.

Despite sitting 11 points clear at the top and having lost just three games all season, two of those have now been to ...

yesterday 11:17 open_in_new
Slough Town FC: Rebels bosses on the lookout for a new forward after Ben Harris is ruled out for rest of season with knee ligament injury

SLOUGH Town are searching for a new striker after losing Ben Harris for the rest of the season.

Harris tore knee ligaments in last weekend’s 2-2 draw with Dartford, leaving Rebels short of options for this Saturday’s trip to National League South rivals Bath City (3pm ...

yesterday 10:14 open_in_new
Albania murder suspect arrested in Slough

A 35-year-old man wanted on suspicion of murder in Albania has been arrested in Slough.

Granit Shehu has been accused of shooting his victim during an altercation on 16 September 2015.

He was held under an international arrest warrant in Pickwick Terrace, Slough on 19 ...

yesterday 10:14 open_in_new
New app will let Slough council tenants book housing repairs by just lifting a finger

A NEW app will allow Slough Borough Council housing tenants to report and book repairs online.

The app is first being run as a pilot with 100 council tenants who joined lead member for housing Councillor Mohammed Nazir to try it out at a special session before it went live.


yesterday 07:05 open_in_new
Woman attacked and robbed in Herschel Street car park

POLICE are hunting a man who attacked and robbed a woman in Herschel Street car park, Slough in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The woman in her twenties was assaulted at around 4.20am and police have CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to.

The victim had a ...

2019-02-21 20:29 open_in_new
Hellenic round-up: Holyport stun Burnham

HOLYPORT produced one of their best Division One East displays of the season as they stunned runaway leaders Burnham 2-1 at Summerleaze on Saturday.

A first-half Steven Deverall effort gave Port the lead at the break, and they doubled their advantage on 62 minutes thanks to Fabian ...

2019-02-21 19:27 open_in_new
Eight South Bucks GP surgeries request to cancel services due to 'workload pressures'

Eight GP surgeries in south Bucks want to stop providing some services – from ear syringing to heart checks – due to “increasing workloads pressures”.

The practices wrote to Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) requesting to stop seven different ...

2019-02-21 17:21 open_in_new
French Alps cycle ride will raise money for Windsor's new hospice

SUPPORTERS of Windsor's Thames Hospice are calling all cyclists to get into gear and book a place on an exciting four-day road cycle challenge in the French Alps.

The four-day challenge includes rides on some of the most iconic and scenic mountain climbs in Europe, several of which ...

2019-02-21 17:21 open_in_new
Completion and filling of the two brand new pools celebrated at Slough's new leisure centre

The opening of the new leisure centre on Farnham Road in Slough has come a step closer as the two pools have been filled.

The new leisure centre, which will be operated by Everyone Active, Slough Borough Council’s leisure partner, has two pools – a 25m long, eight lane ...

2019-02-21 17:21 open_in_new