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Busy Buttons perform puppet show at Windsor Fringe

The Last Puppet, written by Louella Fernandez-Lempiäinen, had five to 13-year-olds from Busy Buttons join in a performance about the importance of recycling.

The studio used recycled materials to create props and costumes, with narration from actress Victoria Turton-Blyth and a dance ...

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Football round-up: Maidenhead United end a winless streak of games with a vital victory against Ebbsfleet United

Ebbsfleet United 1, Maidenhead United 2 

Ryan Upward headed home a dramatic winner to ensure Maidenhead would end their run of eight games without a win, coming back from behind to beat Ebbsfleet.

The Magpies looked doomed to extend their winless streak after going 1-0 down to ...

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Martyn Crossley opens new florist in Windsor Yards

Martyn Crossley florist has opened a new shop in Windsor Yards after closing its Queen Anne’s Court store in July.

The shop occupied the Queen Anne’s Court site for 28 years and has gathered a following thanks to creating well-known displays and bouquets for the ...

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Environment Agency launches online river pollution service

An online service updating the public on major pollution incidents in six London boroughs has been extended to cover parts of the northern Home Counties.

Anyone with an interest in the environment can sign-up for email alerts on how the Environment Agency (EA) is responding to incidents, ...

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Super bantamweight Sinclair believes he'll one day fight for the British title 

Super bantamweight fighter Aaron Sinclair says he has full belief in his ability as he prepares for his fourth pro fight next month.

Sinclair, who will take on an opponent on ‘home turf’ at the Magnet Leisure Centre on Saturday, November 2, has the Southern Area Title in his sights, ...

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Match report: Windsor FC display their Excellence in victory against Lydney Town

Windsor FC 3, Lydney Town 0

A brace from in-form Excellence Mahumba, and a composed penalty finish from Dylan Ive gave Windsor FC a deserved 3-0 victory against visitors Lydney Town on Saturday.

In a frantic first ten minutes, the ball was pumped high and far from half-to-half as ...

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Slough Town bounce back from FA Cup exit to beat Billericay Town

Matt Lench

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Slough Town 3, Billericay Town 1

Slough Town produced arguably their best home display of the season as they bounced back from their mid-week FA Cup exit in the best possible fashion.

Jon Underwood and Neil Baker's side were switched on from the first ...

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Old Windsor Library re-opened 58 years later by same person

The refurbished library in Old Windsor was officially opened this week by the same person who originally opened the library 58 years ago.

Penny King was guest of honour at the new-look library, in Straight Road, cutting the ribbon at an event which coincided with Libraries ...

2019-10-12 19:53 open_in_new
Poetry book published by Optalis raises awareness about dementia rn

A poetry book written by those with dementia was launched at Windsor Day Centre on Thursday, October 3.

The book, Rhymes of our Times, was released by adult social care provider Optalis in time for National Poetry Day, which took place on the same day.

Julie Harris, Optalis head of ...

2019-10-12 14:38 open_in_new
In pictures: First Kevin Cruise Foundation Ball raises thousands

Hundreds gathered at the Castle Hotel in Windsor on Saturday, October 5 at the first ever Kevin Cruise Foundation Ball, raising money for the charity’s Christmas Panto Project.

A total of 200 guests arrived to a glass of fizz before heading into the grand ball room to enjoy a ...

2019-10-12 14:38 open_in_new
Alcohol licence granted for proposed new Martin McColl's shop

An alcohol licence for a proposed convenience shop in Brockenhurst Road has been granted by the council.

The licensing and public space protection order (PSPO) sub-committee met at Windsor Guildhall on Tuesday, October 1 to review the application submitted by Martin McColl’s ...

2019-10-12 12:32 open_in_new
Football round-up: Marlow United boss Pritchard admits defeat at Wokingham & Emmbrook wasn't his side's best day at the office

Hellenic League Division 1 East

Marlow United FC

Marlow United’s manager James Pritchard admitted last Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at Wokingham & Emmbrook wasn’t his side’s best day at the office.

He said the side, who’d moved into second in Hellenic ...

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South east schools set for £282 million cash boost

Schools in the South East will receive an extra £282 million from April following a government funding boost.

Last month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an increase to education spending between now and 2022-23 – boosting spending on schools by a total of more than ...

2019-10-11 19:44 open_in_new
In pictures: Palace-to-Palace bike ride

Thousands of cyclists rode into Windsor on Sunday to cross the finish line of the Palace-to-Palace bike ride.

More than 3,000 riders took part in the picturesque charity ride, setting out from Buckingham Palace and arriving at Windsor Castle, taking either a 45-mile route, or one of 90 ...

2019-10-11 18:41 open_in_new
Joint manager Underwood hoping FA Cup exit won't harm Slough Town's league form

Slough’s joint manager Jon Underwood has said ‘time will tell’ if Tuesday’s FA Cup exit at the hands of Chippenham Town will adversely affect their league form.

The Rebels had gone 11 matches unbeaten in all  competitions before bowing out of the famous ...

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Poor form won't define our season says Burnham FC boss Shone

Burnham FC boss Paul Shone insists his side’s current run of form in the Hellenic Premier Division isn’t season defining, and is positive the Blues still have the capacity to finish in the top half come the end of the campaign.

Burnham are rooted in 19th place in the Premier ...

2019-10-11 16:35 open_in_new
FOI reveals cost to remove 'HELCH' graffiti tag

An FOI has revealed the cost to remove a graffiti tag which appeared on the railway viaduct. 

Last month the Express reported the ‘HELCH’ graffiti tag, which has appeared in sites across London and the South of England over the past year, was scrawled across a railway ...

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New chief executive at Citizens Advice Maidenhead and Windsor

The new chief executive of Citizens Advice Maidenhead and Windsor is hoping to use his experience coping with domestic abuse and mental health problems to help others in need.

Jake Morrison, 27, from Bracknell, started in his new role on Tuesday, October 1. He is also the chief executive ...

2019-10-11 15:32 open_in_new
Windsor FC boss Cooper keen to 'shake things up' and improve team with new personnel

Mark Cooper is keeping a level head in the aftermath of Windsor’s recent consecutive away victories, and says he will continue to ‘shake things up’ as he looks to solidify his side with new personnel.

The boss picked up his second league win of his managerial reign on ...

2019-10-11 15:32 open_in_new
Maidenhead HC remain pointless after defeat to old foes Oxford OBU

Maidenhead Men’s 1st team failed to claim any bragging rights against their old foes Oxford OBU after falling to a 3-2 defeat in their second match of the Premier Division 2 West at the weekend. 

The clubs were promoted into the division together, advancing from the MBBO ...

2019-10-11 14:29 open_in_new
Joint manager Marsh admits Maidenhead United Women have a lot to work on following FA Cup exit

Joint-manager George Marsh admits ‘there's a lot to work on’ following Maidenhead United Womens’ FA Cup exit on Sunday. 

The Magpies hosted the second qualifying round tie at York Road with Bowers & Pitsea Ladies making the 160- mile round trip.

The visitors ensured their ...

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