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Hellenic League: Windsor FC challenged to return to form against Virginia Water

WINDSOR manager Mick Woodham has challenged his side to bounce back to form against Stag Meadow tenants Virginia Water on Boxing Day (3pm), writes Rob Stevens.

Windsor suffered a first defeat in three matches in all competitions when losing to Brimscombe & Thrupp in the Hellenic ...

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Concerns raised over 'soft' policing approach to new drug project

CONCERNS have been raised about a new campaign seeking to stamp out drug use.

Thames Valley Police officers will offer recommendations for addiction services when they catch offenders with illegal substances.

Opponents have said the scheme is too lenient and is an example ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Windsor FC guilty of not taking their chances in defeat to Brimscombe & Thrupp

WINDSOR manager Mick Woodham admits that his side were guilty of not taking their chances in the 3-1 defeat against Brimscombe & Thrupp on Saturday, writes Rob Stevens.

Windsor were much the better side in the first-half at Stag Meadow but failed to take a lead into the break ...

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Katie Price given January court date after being charged with driving offence

Katie Price will appear in court after she was charged with being drunk in charge of a motor vehicle.

The former glamour model was charged by postal requisition and will appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on January 7.

It follows her arrest on suspicion of ...

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New Orleans Saints halt Cam Newton in 12-9 win over Carolina Panthers

Alvin Kamara scored on a 16-yard rush in the fourth quarter as the New Orleans Saints beat the Carolina Panthers 12-9.

The Saints, who how have the league’s best record at 12-2, went down early as the Panthers opted not to punt on fourth down and instead Christian McCaffrey ...

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Hellenic League: Kyle Pitts bags a hat-trick as Windsor FC suffer defeat

WINDSOR have suffered consecutive defeats in the Hellenic Premier Division after a 3-1 loss to Brimscombe & Thrupp on Saturday, writes Rob Stevens.

Windsor were beaten at Ascot United in their last league match three weeks ago, and this recent loss leaves them in 12th position ...

2018-12-17 16:50 open_in_new
Berkshire CCC to open 2019 season against Middlesex 2nds

BERKSHIRE CCC are to open their pre-season fixtures by playing Middlesex 2nds in a friendly at the Wormsley ground on Sunday, April 14.

It is the scene of three of their triumphs in recent years, having won the MCCA championship, 50/50 Trophy and the T20 competitions at the ...

2018-12-16 19:09 open_in_new
Rain and wind to persist but a better day for Christmas shopping

People heading out on Sunday morning have been warned of a risk of icy conditions in parts of the country after Storm Deirdre swept through bringing heavy snow, freezing rain and gales.

The storm hit one of the last major shopping days before Christmas on Saturday, causing havoc on ...

2018-12-16 06:58 open_in_new
What the papers say – December 16

Brexit, BBC executives’ pay and “birthing partners” make it on to Sunday’s front pages.

The Sunday Times reports that two of Theresa May’s lieutenants are preparing for a second referendum.

SUNDAY TIMES: PM’s team plots new ...

2018-12-16 06:58 open_in_new
Sunday round-up: FC Bentons knock Real Milan out of Bob Smith Cup

REAL Milan were knocked out of the Bob Smith Cup after a late Sam Windsor strike inflicted a 4-3 home defeat by FC Bentons.

It was Milan who took the early lead as Reece Warwick slipped through a pass to Conrad Joseph, who broke clear of the defence to slot past the on-rushing ...

2018-12-15 18:10 open_in_new
Australia recognises west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Australia has decided to formally recognise west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but will not move its embassy until there is a peace settlement between Israel and Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced.

He said Australia will recognise east Jerusalem as ...

2018-12-15 07:10 open_in_new
Theresa flies in from Brussels - to open the new children's hospice in the Royal Borough

Prime Minister Theresa May made a spectacular dash from Brussels this afternoon to attend the opening of the Royal Borough's new children's hospice.

The hospice at Snowball Hill, Woodlands Park, Avenue, Maidenhead is the result of 11 years of struggle and dedication by Windsor ...

2018-12-14 20:36 open_in_new
East Berks League: Singh Sabha draw with Old Windsor

SINGH Sabha were left to rue missed chances as they battled out a 1-1 draw against Premier Division leaders Old Windsor.

Visitors Sabha started well and had a great chance to take an early lead as the ball fell nicely for Sukh Malhi inside the box, but he rushed his finish and fired ...

2018-12-14 19:32 open_in_new
Rugby round-up: Great win for Windsor but Slough lose

WINDSOR gave their Southern Counties North title hopes a massive boost by edging to a 16-14 victory at second-placed Wallingford on Saturday.

Jack Gaylor kicked three first-half penalties before Todd Skevington went over at the back of a 13-man rolling maul for his side's only try. ...

2018-12-14 18:24 open_in_new
Wokingham & Emmbrook edged out by Holyport

GROUP winners Holyport had to withstand late sustained pressure from Wokingham & Emmbrook before winning 2-1 in their Hellenic League Division One Subsidiary Cup tie at Larges Lane on Monday.

Port boast an impressive record in Group B with an unbeaten record of five wins and a ...

2018-12-14 17:14 open_in_new
Hockey: Windsor ladies in top form

WINDSOR Ladies go into the festive break on a high note with two wins and two clean sheets in one of their strongest starts to the season.

The 1sts ground out a 1-0 win after taking an early lead at home against a feisty Abingdon team.

Amba Godwin gave the hosts the edge ...

2018-12-14 14:51 open_in_new
RBWM: Dudley backs link rail defeat

The leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Simon Dudley has come out in support of the government’s rejection of plans to build the Windsor Link Rail.

The controversial project, spearheaded by former councillor George Bathurst, was rejected by the government who ...

2018-12-14 13:35 open_in_new
Hellenic League round-up: Burnham move eight points clear

BURNHAM moved eight points clear at the top of Division One East with a 4-1 victory at Thame Rangers.

Oliver Harris, Daniel Fosu, Lucas Sinclair and Aiden Higgs got the goals for the visitors, with Daniel Hatton netting the consolation.

Burnham host Holyport in the ...

2018-12-13 21:02 open_in_new
Romance on the panto stage

Panto lovers who had watched romance blossom onstage in Puss in Boots last week got an unexpected bonus - when the show’s producer got down on one knee during the finale to propose to his director.

Simon White, 36, was the producer of the panto at Colnbrook Village Hall last ...

2018-12-13 19:51 open_in_new
Windsor cruise past Royal Wootton Bassett in Floodlit Cup

WINDSOR marched into the third round of the Perpetua Press Floodlit Cup with a crushing 4-0 home win against Royal Wootton Bassett on Tuesday night, writes Richard Ashton.

The hosts opened the scoring at Stag Meadow on 33 minutes, George Gould putting his side in front from Jamie Di ...

2018-12-13 18:35 open_in_new
Mrs May fights on

THERESA May has survived a monumental day of political drama after winning a no confidence vote on Wednesday night.

The drama flared up and reached its conclusion in the space of just 24 hours as the veteran Maidenhead MP who rose to be Prime Minister endured the most challenging ...

2018-12-13 18:33 open_in_new