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Pressure washer saves the day when van catches fire

A pressure washer was used by quick thinking members of the public to put out a fire in a van in Berryfield, Slough at 3pm this afternoon.

Firefighters called to the scene found it was already out - but were able to pinpoint the cause to a phone charger connected to the car's

yesterday 17:44
Royal Borough residents evacuated near Surrey heathland fire

The Royal Borough says it is working with the emergency services after a number of its residents were evacuated following a large heathland fire in Surrey. 

The blaze at Chobam Common, near Sunningdale, started yesterday (Friday), spreading to about 150 acres at its peak, with the

yesterday 16:44
Ascot police incident, man stabbed in Cavendish Meads

A MAN has been stabbed by a 'number of men' during a house party in Ascot.

A man in his 20s was attacked and stabbed at around 1am on August, Friday 7. 

Police said the attack took place at a house in Cavendish Meads, Ascot, during a house party

2020-08-07 16:26
Appeal after man stabbed at Ascot house party

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed at a house party in Ascot. 

The incident happened at around 1am today (Friday) at a property in Cavendish Meads, where a man in his twenties was assaulted by a number of men. 

During the assault he was

2020-08-07 15:26
Council release COVID-19 Outbreak Control Plan

The Royal Borough’s cabinet has approved a COVID-19 control plan to help prepare residents for ‘a very difficult winter’.

During a virtual cabinet meeting on Thursday, Cllr Stuart Carroll (Con, Boyn Hill), cabinet member for health, presented the Royal Borough Outbreak

2020-08-07 14:23
Slough teacher's son inspires new book - for the second time

A new book by Slough teacher Christine Draper is the second to have been inspired by her own son and his battle against a challenging medical condition.

When Mrs Draper decided to write the first book inspired by her son Luke she was thinking of her nieces and hoped it would help

2020-08-07 14:20
New assistant chief constable for Thames Valley appointed

A new temporary assistant chief constable has been appointed by Thames Valley police.

Assistant Chief Constable Christian Bunt took over this role on Monday last week from ACC Chris Ward, who is retiring.

He joined Thames Valley Police in 2002 and has worked in a wide

2020-08-07 13:17
Slough Council could return over £1 million business grants

SLOUGH businesses who ‘fell through the cracks’ have weeks to apply for essential loans or else it will go back into the government’s pocket.

During the peak of the pandemic, the Chancellor of Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced one-off loans of £10,000 –

2020-08-07 06:59
BREAKING: Four people injured following building collapse in Windsor

Update 13:21:

Reporter Amy Horsfield is at the scene.

Springfield Road resident Jamie Rose said he heard ‘crashing which sounded like scaffolding collapsing’ at 8:30am pic.twitter.com/nN9cHgpVCw

Update 13:02:

One person has been taken to hospital in

2020-08-06 15:17
Windsor and Maidenhead weekly bin collections resumes in August

THE weekly household waste and recycling collections are set return – but with reviewed routes.

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) Council announced that from August 17 (Monday), the weekly bin pick-ups will resume – but some residents may experience

2020-08-06 15:14
'Interactive park walks' launched in Slough to fight obesity

Four 'interactive park walks' have been launched by Slough Borough Council's public health team.

The walks use QR codes to educate residents about their local parks - explaining the route and the health benefits of doing the walk, including number of steps and calories that can be

2020-08-06 14:12
Royal Borough seeks public view on climate strategy

Public feedback is being sought on the council’s plans to make Windsor and Maidenhead a net-zero carbon borough by the year 2050.

A public consultation was launched on the draft strategy on Thursday, July 30 and will close on Tuesday, September 29.

It was created after the

2020-08-06 13:11
Costcutter's Khan family receive 'hero of Iver' award from MP

A dedicated family whose Costcutter store helped the people in their village get through lockdown has won the 'hero of Iver' award - presented personally by their MP.

The Khan family runs the store in Bathurst Walk, Richings Park at Iver.

The joint award to the family

2020-08-06 12:05
6-year-old raises more than £1,000 for horse rescue centre

A 6-year-old girl has raised more than £1,000 for a horse rescue charity in Old Windsor in a sponsored scoot.

Penny Williams from Ascot rode her scooter from the War Horse Memorial in Ascot to the Copper Horse statue in Windsor on Sunday in support of Blue Acre Horse Rescue and

2020-08-06 11:05
The legendary Fat Duck restaurant reopens in Bray

Heston Blumenthal’s iconic three Michelin-starred restaurant The Fat Duck reopens on Saturday, August 15 on its 25th anniversary - five months after being forced to close by the Coronavirus.

The restaurant in Bray High Street was the legendary chef's first when it opened in

2020-08-06 07:53
Level 3 heatwave alert issued by the Met Office

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 heatwave alert for the south east for the rest of this week.

Level 3, an amber alert for ‘heatwave action’, is triggered as soon as the Met Office confirms there is a 90 per cent chance of heatwave conditions.

This is when temperatures

2020-08-05 20:23
Daily News
What the papers say – August 9

Boris Johnson urging a return to schools and migrants in the English Channel are among the stories leading the papers on Sunday.

The Sunday Times leads with a suggestion from the Prime Minister that children are being harmed more by missing school than the potential harm of

today 02:08
Britons set for another hot day before severe thunderstorms strike

Many Britons are set to bask in another hot day, with temperatures in the 30Cs.

The mercury looks set to reach 35C on Sunday – with Kent, Sussex and parts of London being the most likely to see the highest temperatures, according to Met Office forecaster Craig Snell.

It comes

today 01:05
Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’ in severe local lockdowns

Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs, restaurants and shops to close ahead of schools in the event of severe coronavirus flare-ups.

The Prime Minister is understood to favour only closing schools as

today 00:02
Beirut blast impact can be seen six miles away, says British aid worker

The impact of the Beirut explosion can be seen six miles from the epicentre of the blast, according to one British aid worker.

The devastating blast in the city’s port on Tuesday is now known to have killed more than 150 people and destroyed large parts of the city.

British

today 00:02
More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days.

Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing to Britain on Saturday, prompting an hours-long search and rescue operation.

Individuals wearing blankets and lifejackets were seen arriving in

today 00:02
More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days.

Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing to Britain on Saturday, prompting an hours-long search and rescue operation.

Individuals wearing blankets and lifejackets were seen arriving in

today 00:02
Frank Lampard focused on new signings as Chelsea season ends with Bayern defeat

Frank Lampard will turn his attention to Chelsea’s recruitment drive now that the Blues’ marathon season is at an end.

The Chelsea boss admitted he will hone in on where to strengthen the Blues following his side’s 4-1 Champions League humbling at Bayern

today 00:02
Trump extends unemployment benefits to help coronavirus struggle

President Donald Trump has signed executive orders deferring payroll taxes for some Americans and extending unemployment benefits after negotiations on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

President Trump accused Democrats of loading up their rescue bill with priorities unrelated to

today 22:59
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today 02:08 What the papers say – August 9
today 01:05 Britons set for another hot day before severe thunderstorms strike
today 00:02 Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’ in severe local lockdowns
today 00:02 Beirut blast impact can be seen six miles away, says British aid worker
today 00:02 More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days
today 00:02 More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days
today 00:02 Frank Lampard focused on new signings as Chelsea season ends with Bayern defeat
today 22:59 Trump extends unemployment benefits to help coronavirus struggle
today 22:59 Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’ in severe local lockdowns
today 22:59 Barcelona sink Napoli to reach Champions League quarter-finals
today 22:59 Tiger Woods fails to fire in third round of US PGA Championship
today 22:59 Chelsea crash out as Robert Lewandowski inspires Bayern Munich
today 22:59 This is one of best shots we will get at Champions League glory – Kyle Walker
yesterday 21:56 Thousands throng central Jerusalem in anti-Netanyahu protest
yesterday 21:56 Protesters storm government buildings as fury over Beirut blast fuels violence
yesterday 21:56 People urged to use less water after demand spike during heatwave
yesterday 21:56 People urged to use less water after demand spike during heatwave
yesterday 21:56 ‘I owed the team’ – Jos Buttler relieved after sparking England comeback
yesterday 20:53 Mauritius scrambles to counter oil spill from grounded ship
yesterday 20:53 Tiger Woods fails to make an impression in third round of US PGA Championship
yesterday 20:53 Serena Williams still planning to play in US Open
yesterday 19:50 Rapper Wretch 32 says black people ‘over-policed and under-protected’
yesterday 19:50 Crucible controversy as Anthony McGill confronts opponent Jamie Clarke
yesterday 19:50 Andrea Pirlo appointed Juventus manager following Maurizio Sarri’s sacking
yesterday 19:50 Somerset take control against Northamptonshire as hosts bowled out for 67
yesterday 19:50 Test triumph and Tyson’s trout toast – Saturday’s sporting social
yesterday 18:47 Brazil nears 100,000 deaths from Covid-19
yesterday 18:47 Brazil nears 100,000 deaths from Covid-19
yesterday 18:47 Lebanon PM to introduce bill proposing early elections
yesterday 18:47 Duchess of York leads birthday tributes for Princess Beatrice
yesterday 18:47 NHS workers demand pay rise after coronavirus leaves staff ‘on their knees’
yesterday 18:47 NHS workers demand pay rise after coronavirus leaves staff ‘on their knees’
yesterday 18:47 Lewis Hamilton fears his tyres could explode during 70th Anniversary Grand Prix
yesterday 18:47 Israel Folau makes statement on and off the pitch as Catalans beat Castleford
yesterday 18:47 Crucible controversy as Anthony McGill confronts opponent Jamie Clarke
yesterday 18:47 Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler lead England to thrilling win over Pakistan
yesterday 17:44 2,750-ton road bridge inching into place for HS2 works
yesterday 17:44 Reynolds makes his mark in Motherwell again, while Nisbet hat-trick helps Hibees
yesterday 17:44 Racing Point principal defiant as teams line up appeal
yesterday 17:44 Pressure washer saves the day when van catches fire
yesterday 16:44 Royal Borough residents evacuated near Surrey heathland fire
yesterday 16:41 Hundreds join rapper Wretch 32 at protest against police use of Tasers
yesterday 16:41 Protests in Beirut amid public fury over massive blast
yesterday 16:41 Police investigating murder of man in church grounds release CCTV images
yesterday 16:41 ‘Unbelievable’: First above-the-knee double amputee summits Matterhorn
yesterday 16:41 Jonny, we’re sorry… Wolves wing-back suffers serious knee injury
yesterday 16:41 England still fighting as Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes counter-attack
yesterday 15:41 MAC members take on Round Reading Ultra Marathon in area's first post-COVID event
yesterday 15:38 Bad week for Mexico tourism capped by mis-translations
yesterday 15:38 In Pictures: Britain basks as summer scorcher continues
Latest news from Great Britain
today 03:20 Coronavirus: How Boris Johnson handles reopening of schools is a test he can't afford to flunk There are suggestions pubs and restaurants may need to close to ensure schools can carry on safely.
today 03:20 Coronavirus: PM says it is a 'national priority' to get all pupils back to school in September Boris Johnson says keeping classes unfilled any longer than necessary is "socially intolerable and morally indefensible".
today 02:14 Coronavirus BOMBSHELL: National lockdown could be imposed next month warning
today 01:35 Andy Last prepared to grasp his chance and lead Hull FC into a new chapter
today 01:35 Andy Last prepared to grasp his chance and lead Hull FC into a new chapter
today 01:11 Natasha Bedingfield’s favourite photograph
today 01:11 Sturgeon FURIOUS and fires back at ‘bonkers’ claims she is not dedicated to independence
today 01:11 Outrage as France demands British taxpayer PAYS £30m to curb migrant smuggling
today 00:08 Teenager dies after being stabbed on Oxford Street in broad daylight
today 00:08 Freddie Mercury: Watch the creator of this statue pay Queen icon a beautiful tribute
today 00:08 Preston Lockdown: Councillor issues 'hard-hitting' plea to young people amid COVID-19 rise
today 00:08 BBC Weather: Red warnings issued as Europe braces for 'wildfire risk' and thunderstorms
today 00:08 Inheritance tax warning: Parts of your estate may go to the crown - this is why
today 00:08 Glenn Hoddle: “I feel like I’m in extra time”
today 00:08 Helen Skelton: On The Farm host addresses mask concern while in shops ‘I get frustrated'
today 00:08 Princess Anne turns 70: Celebrating the most down-to-earth princess
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today 00:08 ‘No excuse for children not to be in school’ Boris issues Coronavirus ultimatum to parents
today 23:32 UK PM orders PR campaign for schools to reopen in September - Sunday Times
today 23:08 Coronavirus: People adapting to new restrictions in Preston People in the city are now banned from mixing with people in other households at home, in gardens, pubs restaurants or bars.
today 23:08 Sideman quits BBC over use of racist term in news report 1Xtra presenter Sideman said the use of the racist slur felt like "a slap in the face to our community".
today 23:05 Boy,6, swept out to sea on inflatable swan rescued by hero granddad
today 23:05 Teenager dies after being stabbed on Oxford Street in broad daylight
today 23:05 Brexit Boost: UK to gain MILLIONS in 'win, win' for British fishing industry
today 23:05 English Channel: UK must send migrants back to France & follow Australia, says Dover MP
today 23:05 Coronavirus update: Second lockdown will DESTROY British pubs – we won't survive
today 23:05 Royal shock: Prince William's blunt George admission - 'You may have noticed'
today 23:05 How to clean a tower fan
today 23:05 Princess Beatrice birthday: Queen shares heartfelt message for granddaughter's birthday
today 23:05 Merkel panic: Chancellor tightens travel restrictions as coronavirus cases SOAR
today 23:05 China-Australia tensions erupt - Washington praises tough stance taken against Beijing
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today 22:26 Tony Smith gives assessment of off-contract players after heavy Hull KR defeat
today 22:26 Tony Smith gives assessment of off-contract players after heavy Hull KR defeat
today 22:05 Man paralysed after being tasered by police 'traumatised' by ordeal Jordan Walker-Brown, 24, fell from a wall while being pursued by two officers on 4 May in Haringey, North London.
today 22:05 Police called to stabbing on Oxford Street in central London The victim was taken by ambulance to a central London hospital after officers were called late on Saturday afternoon.
today 22:02 Roof collapses as fire rips through flats in Bournemouth and beachgoers told to stay away
today 22:02 ISA: You can re-open a Help to Buy account if a house purchase falls through – this is how
today 22:02 Princess Beatrice birthday: How will Princess Beatrice celebrate her birthday this year?
today 22:02 Redundancy payments: Will they be affected by pension withdrawals? Tax rules explained
today 22:02 New biography may show how 'Harry and Meghan could follow Edward and Wallis' claims expert
today 22:02 Adele attends Pilates lesson with Hollywood neighbour Meghan Markle: ‘Great stress-buster’
today 22:02 EU Warning: Iain Dale outlines 'consequences' of no deal Brexit for Brussels
today 22:02 Spain quarantine: When will the Spanish quarantine end?
yesterday 21:26 London police say 'service was acceptable' after racism complaint over drugs search, smashed car window
yesterday 21:23 Hull KR verdict: Familiar story in return game as Warrington Wolves punish sloppy display
yesterday 21:23 Hull KR verdict: Familiar story in return game as Warrington Wolves punish sloppy display
yesterday 21:23 Huge fire rips through family home in Victoria Dock
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