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Head of Slough policing urges residents to stay at home

OFFICERS will reinforce social distancing measures as a ‘last resort’ said Slough’s Local Police Area Commander.

Superintendent Gavin Wong, head of the borough’s policing, issued a statement urging residents to stay at home to stop the spread of the

yesterday 16:41
Slough Council will go ahead with court proceedings

SLOUGH Borough Council (SBC) has denied a parish council request to suspend High Court proceedings over disputed land during the coronavirus pandemic.

Councillor Iftakhar Ahmed, Independent and chairman of Wexham Court Parish Council (WCPC), emailed the leader of the council James

yesterday 12:29
Windsor Food Share programme faces major change

The COVID-19 crisis has forced major changes on everyone.

But for the team behind the Windsor Food Share programme it has been particularly challenging.

The usual 'hub' at Dedworth Baptist Church where people in need could collect food has had to close.

Instead

yesterday 05:08
Panto fun to ease lockdown boredom - thanks to veteran drama group

A local drama group is bringing its 2020 pantomime to peoples' homes for free.

Tomorrow (Saturday) Iver Heath Drama Club will broadcast the show - which they performed in January - via YouTube

The club's chairman and dame Matt Streuli works for the NHS. He was inspired by

2020-04-03 08:02
Louis Baylis Trust announces £10,000 fund to help good causes during coronavirus pandemic

The Louis Baylis Trust has today launched a £10,000 emergency fund to support charities and organisations during the coronavirus pandemic.

The trust, which owns the Advertiser, has made money available for grants of up to £1,000 for local good causes who are working to support

2020-04-02 20:29
Old Windsor's 'busy beavers' are 'locked down' but not out

It takes more than a nationwide lockdown to stop Old Windsor beavers from taking on a wide range of activities - and they did it without leaving their homes.

Their leaders Emma and Dave Wood, of Burfield Road, have kept sending them challenges through their private Facebook group -

2020-04-02 07:53
The lion roared at Maidenhead's Claires Court Junior School

An amazing African adventure gave pupils at Claires Court Junior School, Maidenhead an experience to remember before the CORVID-19 lockdown brought term to a premature close.

The school in College Avenue transformed into the pride lands of Africa for a production of The Lion King

2020-04-01 07:44
Renewed appeal for witnesses after Slough shooting

UPDATE

Police probing a shooting in Slough have released 'under investigation' a teenager arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

The 18-year-old man was arrested overnight following the shooting outside Britwell

2020-03-31 21:14
Coronavirus email scams have spread in Royal Borough

A SCAM email has been circulating around the Royal Borough asking residents to donate to help beat the coronavirus pandemic.

The council’s trading standards team is warning locals of fake messages supposedly from the World Health Organisation (WHO) asking for extra money to

2020-03-31 15:59
Hospital bosses failing staff at Wexham Park union claims

Bosses running Slough's Wexham Park Hospital are putting frontline staff at risk by failing to provide adequate protective equipment or proper training say by the trust that runs the hospital.

The GMB union says NHS frontline non-clinical staff are being forced to rely on common

2020-03-31 14:56
Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service makes plea for donations

A Maidenhead children’s hospice has appealed for help from the community as it projects a loss of hundreds of thousands during the coronavirus outbreak.

The Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service, in Snowball Hill, has been forced to cancel most of its fundraising activities for

2020-03-31 12:50
Here's the latest Windsor and Maidenhead planning list

HERE are the latest planning applications submitted to the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council:

20/00629 – Single storey front /side extension with new pitched roof to front elevation, garage conversion into habitable accommodation and boundary fence. 1

2020-03-31 07:35
More than 100 cars stopped by police to check journeys were 'necessary'

Police officers stopped more than 100 cars to check journeys were necessary over the weekend. 

Officers in Windsor and Maidenhead said they are 'pleased' to see the vast majority of residents have been following national guidance on restricted movements.

The British public were

2020-03-30 17:56
The secret of successfully slowing down in a time of lockdown

As the country's first week of 'lockdown' comes to an end Professor Giana Eckhardt and Dr Katharina Husemann, from the Egham based School of Business and Management at Royal Holloway, (University of London) have been researching how people can adapt to a slower pace of life.

It can

2020-03-30 07:26
Thanking the medical teams at Wexham Park with hot pizza

Members of the Masjid Al Jannah mosque in Stoke Road delivered hot pizzas to front line staff at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough on Thursday last week.

Newly elected president of the mosque Hamjath Aneef, accompanied by vice-president Nazeer Marzook and treasurer Akram Azeez were

2020-03-29 18:50
The Royal Borough Council urges public to be kind

ABUSE of Royal Borough council staff has increased amid coronavirus fears, according to the council.

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council (RBWM) said staff, such as traffic wardens, have seen a rise in harassment while out maintaining critical services across the

2020-03-29 14:38
Daily News
What the papers say – April 5

Words from the Queen’s address to the nation and Sir Keir Starmer’s election as leader of the Labour party lead the Sunday papers.

The Sunday Times leads with the Queen urging the nation to show its strength in the battle with coronavirus in a speech due to be broadcast on

today 02:08
Oxygen incident forces hospital to block patients

A Hertfordshire hospital declared a critical incident and told people not to attend after a technical issue with oxygen equipment.

Watford General hospital asked people to stay away following the incident, which they said did not pose any risk to patients.

West Hertfordshire

today 01:05
Scotland’s chief medical officer pictured visiting second home

Scotland’s chief medical officer (CMO) has been photographed visiting her family’s second home in Fife during the coronavirus pandemic, despite herself issuing advice to stay at home.

Photos of Dr Catherine Calderwood and her family near a coastal retreat in Earlsferry were

today 00:02
Scotland’s chief medical officer pictured visiting second home

Scotland’s chief medical officer (CMO) has been photographed visiting her family’s second home in Fife during the coronavirus pandemic, despite herself issuing advice to stay at home.

Photos of Dr Catherine Calderwood and her family near a coastal retreat in Earlsferry were

today 00:02
Donald Trump warns US poised for ‘a lot of death’ in coming week

The US is heading into what could be its “toughest” week as coronavirus cases swell nationwide, Donald Trump has said.

In a sombre start to his daily briefing on the pandemic, the president said: “There will be a lot of death, unfortunately. There will be

today 00:02
Charity appeals for donations to help elderly cope during Covid-19 pandemic

An emergency fundraising appeal has been launched by a charity for the elderly as it experiences an “unprecedented demand” for help.

Age Scotland recently reported the number of people contacting them had increased ten-fold due to the Covid-19 crisis, with numbers rising from

today 00:02
Queen to acknowledge nation’s ‘pain’ in address about coronavirus crisis

The Queen will use her address to the nation to recognise the pain felt by many families living through this “time of disruption” caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

In her televised message, which will be broadcast on Sunday evening, the head of state will also personally

today 22:59
Sir Keir Starmer to work with ministers on coronavirus and rectify ‘mistakes’

Newly-elected Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has accused the Government of making “serious mistakes” in its response to the coronavirus crisis.

The leader of the opposition pledged to engage “constructively” with the Conservatives, but criticised ministers for being

today 22:59
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today 02:08 What the papers say – April 5
today 01:05 Oxygen incident forces hospital to block patients
today 00:02 Scotland’s chief medical officer pictured visiting second home
today 00:02 Scotland’s chief medical officer pictured visiting second home
today 00:02 Donald Trump warns US poised for ‘a lot of death’ in coming week
today 00:02 Charity appeals for donations to help elderly cope during Covid-19 pandemic
today 22:59 Queen to acknowledge nation’s ‘pain’ in address about coronavirus crisis
today 22:59 Sir Keir Starmer to work with ministers on coronavirus and rectify ‘mistakes’
today 22:59 When will the UK lockdown end and what needs to happen before then?
today 22:59 Dad builds lockdown bowling machine using golf trolley for cricket-mad son
yesterday 21:56 Two Pentonville Prison staff members die with Covid-19 symptoms
yesterday 21:56 Colleagues pay tribute to NHS staff who have died during Covid-19 crisis
yesterday 21:56 Actress and author Patricia Bosworth dies aged 86
yesterday 21:56 New Covid-19 cases ‘stabilised’ but do not be complacent, health chief warns
yesterday 21:56 PFA says players’ 30 per cent wage cut will cost government over £200million
yesterday 21:56 Russell reveals contact with Townsend and hopes for Scotland return
yesterday 20:53 Pentonville Prison staff member dies after suffering Covid-19 symptoms
yesterday 20:53 ‘Lower compliance’ to lockdown among young, warns Michael Gove
yesterday 20:53 Lord Armstrong of Ilminster dies aged 93
yesterday 20:53 PFA says Premier League stars want to help but stresses implications of pay cuts
yesterday 20:53 PFA says players’ 30 per cent wage cut will cost government over £200million
yesterday 19:50 Knifeman kills two in attack on passers-by in France
yesterday 19:50 Hospital declares critical incident after oxygen equipment ‘technical issue’
yesterday 19:50 Hospital declares critical incident after oxygen equipment ‘technical issue’
yesterday 19:50 Victoria Beckham praises ‘inspiring’ group of NHS workers after video call
yesterday 19:50 British nationals trapped on cruise ship return to UK
yesterday 19:50 Birmingham Nightingale hospital work ‘accelerated’ as Midlands death toll rises
yesterday 19:50 Rare action sees Istiklol come from behind to retain Super Cup in Tajikistan
yesterday 19:50 PFA says Premier League stars want to help but stresses implications of pay cuts
yesterday 18:47 5G virus conspiracies condemned as ‘utter rubbish’ and a ‘risk to public health’
yesterday 18:47 ‘Lower compliance’ to lockdown among young, warns Michael Gove
yesterday 18:47 Carrie Symonds ‘on the mend’ after suffering Covid-19 symptoms
yesterday 18:47 Ventilators are being made and brought in for the NHS, Michael Gove says
yesterday 18:47 Ventilators are being made and brought in for the NHS, Michael Gove says
yesterday 18:47 Carragher and Collymore blast Liverpool for furloughing non-playing staff
yesterday 18:47 Bryant posthumously inducted into Hall of Fame
yesterday 18:47 A garden marathon and a trim for Cristiano – what sports stars did on Saturday
yesterday 17:44 Windsor Great Park provides meals for the elderly and vulnerable
yesterday 17:44 Pet fostering takes off in US as coronavirus keeps people at home
yesterday 17:44 Coronavirus: Health worker testing starts in NI as eight more deaths recorded
yesterday 17:44 Coronavirus: Health worker testing starts in NI as eight more deaths recorded
yesterday 17:44 Ventilators a key weapon in fight against coronavirus
yesterday 17:44 Ventilators a key weapon in fight against coronavirus
yesterday 17:44 Coronavirus survivor given guard of honour as he is discharged from hospital
yesterday 17:44 Coronavirus survivor given guard of honour as he is discharged from hospital
yesterday 17:44 Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Saturday, April 4
yesterday 17:44 Liverpool the latest Premier League club to furlough non-playing staff members
yesterday 17:44 Liverpool the latest Premier League club to furlough non-playing staff members
yesterday 17:44 Kenny takes over from McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager
yesterday 16:41 Five London bus workers have died with Covid-19, union says
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today 22:14 Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak
yesterday 21:59 Coronavirus: Parks busy despite lockdown as many head out to enjoy the sun The government had been nervous that people would not be able to resist warmer weather and head outside despite the lockdown.
yesterday 21:59 Coronavirus: Queen hopes crisis will prove 'this generation is as strong as any' The Queen will address the nation about the coronavirus crisis in a rare special address from Windsor Castle.
yesterday 21:59 UK coronavirus death rate ‘clearly steeper than Italy’
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yesterday 21:08 Mum names twins Corona and Covid to mark coronavirus lockdown
yesterday 20:56 Coronavirus: LGBT+ charity says young people should 'pause' coming out in lockdown Coming out can put young people at risk of homelessness - a quarter of the UK's young homeless population identify as LGBT+.
yesterday 20:56 Coronavirus: Michael Gove admits 'nature' of Universal Credit may need to change Nearly a million people have been forced to sign up for the unemployment benefit due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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yesterday 20:56 PFA hit out at Matt Hancock over Premier League player wage cut demand in strong statement
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yesterday 20:05 James Scott breaks silence on 'cruel' injury, rehabilitation with Tom Eaves and joining Hull City
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yesterday 19:53 Coronavirus: Boris Johnson's pregnant fiancee Carrie Symonds has had symptoms of coronavirus The 32-year-old advised other expectant parents to keep up to date with relevant guidance from experts.
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