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Harry and Meghan to repay money spent renovating Windsor home

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer use their official HRH titles and will repay the millions of pounds used to renovate their Windsor home.

In a statement released by Buckingham Palace today (Saturday), the new arrangement will see Harry and Meghan 'step back from Royal ...

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Maidenhead RFC go five unbeaten with victory over Launceston

Maidenhead RFC 22, Launceston 17

Ben Mitchell’s double and Dave Cole’s solo try helped Maidenhead RFC overcome a lively Launceston outfit on Saturday and extend a run of five matches unbeaten. 

The game had all the makings to be a classic as Launceston came into the ...

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Council encourages army staff to become reservists and cadet instructors

A new approach to encourage existing army staff and ex-forces personnel to become reservists or cadet instructors was discussed at the Windsor Town Forum on Monday.

The council has given enhanced annual leave to army reservists or cadet instructors and softened the recruitment process for ...

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Pop-up post office opens at St Mary's Church in Datchet

A pop-up post office has opened in the village – two years after the permanent facility closed its doors.

The main village post office closed in 2015 when the owners retired and a replacement shop later closed in January 2017.

Resident Allen Corcoran joined Datchet Parish ...

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Maidenhead Girls u14s banish demons to lift Berkshire County Futsal trophy

Maidenhead Boys & Girls FC

After losing out narrowly in successive finals, Maidenhead u14s Girls Blues banished some demons by winning the Berkshire County Futsal competition on Saturday, scoring 23 goals as they went through the tournament unbeaten.

The Blues team of Rebecca ...

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Informing Business (Jan16):Small businesses invited to network at monthly event

Small business owners can make fresh contacts in a ‘non-pressurised’ environment at a new monthly networking event in Holyport.

Get Connected is the brainchild of We Are Tabono co-founders Anna Verghese and Chloe Leibowitz, who wanted to provide a space where people can ...

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Showstopper: The Improvised Musical on at Wycombe Swan

Do you love a good laugh or go mad for a musical? Here’s a show tailor-made for you.

The Showstopper cast blend audience suggestions to create a show from scratch at every performance, mixing comedy, drama, music theatre and lightning quick creative thinking.

You may have seen ...

2020-01-17 20:53 open_in_new
Baker says Slough Town will continue 'knocking on the door' to get first win of 2020

Neil Baker has said Slough Town will continue ‘knocking on the door’ as they look to pick up their first win of the new year and cement their spot in the National League South play-offs.

The Rebels are yet to win in 2020 after a late goal at Billericay Town condemned them to a ...

2020-01-17 20:53 open_in_new
Royal Borough improves some SEND services for children and young people

The latest inspection of the Royal Borough’s special educational needs and disability (SEND) services has found some ‘significant weaknesses’ have improved – but not all.

An initial inspection, carried out by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission, prompted a ...

2020-01-17 19:50 open_in_new
Mobbs-Smith believes Barnstaple's fate is in their own hands as Maidenhead attempt to keep pace

Maidenhead head coach David Mobbs-Smith has said ‘no one will get close’ to leaders Barnstaple if they’re able to maintain their current form through to the end of the season.

Mobbs-Smith would love for his side to chase down the leaders and lift the South West Premier trophy in his ...

2020-01-17 19:50 open_in_new
Busy Buttons' Victorian exhibition supported by grant from Louis Baylis Trust

A pop-up display which aims to teach children about the Victorian era has been supported by the Louis Baylis Trust.

Charitable organisation Busy Buttons CORE launched The Little GREAT Exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversaries of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert last year.

The ...

2020-01-17 18:47 open_in_new
Subaru launches hybrid drive in Forester rn

Subaru has managed to pull off a neat trick – combining the good old fashioned flat four petrol engine with the very latest in hybrid technology.

 Wisely it has steered away from the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) set-up favoured by Mitsubishi and instead opted for full ...

2020-01-17 18:47 open_in_new
Alan Barnes: A Winter Warmer at Norden Farm

The acclaimed jazz artist whizzes into Maidenhead.

The multi-reedist supremo makes a welcome return to Norden Farm Centre for the Arts.

Alan is a prolific international performer, composer, arranger, bandleader and touring soloist.

He is best known for his work on clarinet, ...

2020-01-17 17:44 open_in_new
Maidenhead Athletic Club members take on difficult and testing conditions at Cliveden 10k

Abbie Jones


The popular Cliveden 10k took place on Sunday morning, with 64 Maidenhead Athletic Club (MAC) members taking on the muddy and slippery course.

A target race for many of the club’s runners, they had to contend with difficult conditions after an early morning ...

2020-01-17 16:42 open_in_new
Councillors frustrated after low turn-out at Windsor Town Forum

Frustrated councillors questioned the relevance of the Windsor Town Forum after a low turn-out at the meeting on Monday evening.

About eight councillors and five residents gathered at York House for the town forum which meets every two months to give updates about progress and events in ...

2020-01-17 14:35 open_in_new
Maidenhead Swimming Club's Chloe Platt breaks 50m breaststroke record

Maidenhead Swimming Club’s Chloe Platt set a new meeting record as she swept through the water to victory in the 50m breaststroke in the first weekend of the Counties 2020 championships. It was a busy weekend for the u12s/13s swimmer, who also won a silver in the 100m freestyle and a bronze in ...

2020-01-17 13:32 open_in_new
Supergrass to play at Windsor Racecourse

Summer may seem a long way off but everything’s guaranteed to be ‘alright’ as Nineties trailblazers bring their stereo-pumping shenanigans to Windsor Racecourse for an unmissable open-air fixture.

Enjoy a full day out like no other, with a big day of racing at one of the ...

2020-01-17 12:29 open_in_new
A sparkling 264th birthday for Mozart at Norden Farm

A gifted, Mozart-focused soloist leads the annual concert to celebrate the composer’s birthday.

Pianist Rafael Ruiz plus Poppy Shotts (soprano), Rachel Porter (oboe), Helen Paskins (clarinet), Simon Payne (bassoon) and Jennifer Steele (horn) perform with St John’s Chamber ...

2020-01-17 12:29 open_in_new
Remember When: Fire crew ferreted out lost dogs and boys battled day and night

Welcome to Remember When, our weekly delve into the Advertiser archives to see what was making headline 25, 30, 35, 40 and 50 years ago this week. You can also take a look into the past by visiting our online digital archives at

1970: The joys of jazz and hot music ...

2020-01-17 12:29 open_in_new
Maidenhead HC managed to wrestle back momentum from Richmond

Maidenhead Men’s 1sts managed to wrestle back momentum in the second half of Saturday’s 2-1 win over Richmond 2nds, and it’s given skipper Chris Brown some genuine hope they can finally put their faltering league form behind them.

Maids have been struggling down at the ...

2020-01-17 12:29 open_in_new
Concern for town centre retail as Lakeland closes in Windsor Yards

Windsor’s town centre manager has called on residents to ‘shop local’ as Lakeland prepares to become the latest store to leave the town.

The kitchenware store, which has been in Windsor Yards for 14 years, has announced it will close its doors tomorrow ...

2020-01-17 11:26 open_in_new