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Cray Valley battle back to knock Maidenhead United out of FA Cup

Manny Parry (pictured earlier this season) forced home United's opening goal. 

Maidenhead United 2, Cray Valley PM 3 

Substitute Francis Babalola turned home Ade Yusuff’s cross in second half injury-time to cap an incredible comeback as Cray Valley PM came from two goals ...

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Paula Radcliffe gives her top tips on keeping your running habit

Did getting outdoors to run help you cope with lockdown? You’re in good company…

“Being able to get out running really helps me handle whatever’s thrown at me, and just mentally put things in perspective and make decisions and think more clearly,” says Paula Radcliffe. ...

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Victory and redemption for Marlow Men's 1sts against Newbury & Thatcham

Three goals in six minutes helped Marlow Men’s 1sts to a 6-0 win and saw them gain redemption for last year’s 5-1 defeat at the hands of Newbury & Thatcham.

Hosts Newbury pressed with intensity and purpose in the early stages but goals from Chris Sewell, Calum White and Josh ...

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Barratt: Magpies can't afford to be complacent against FA Cup underdogs Cray Valley PM

Sam Barratt. Photo: Dan Westwell

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Cray Valley PM may not be a club Magpies fans are instantly familiar with, but Sam Barratt says the hosts can’t afford to be complacent in Saturday’s FA Cup fourth qualifying round tie. The Millers, as they’re known, play in the Isthmian ...

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Government awards millions to Royal Borough and Slough councils

Millions of pounds have been awarded to Slough and the Royal Borough councils to help them address cost pressures through the winter.

Slough Borough Council is set to receive £4,191,767 while Windsor and Maidenhead has been allocated £1,026,722.

The money is part of a ...

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Little girl supported by Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service to feature in BBC Lifeline Appeal

A young girl supported by Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service will feature in a BBC Lifeline Appeal on Sunday.

The BBC regularly broadcasts 10-minute appeals for individual UK-based charities and the latest good cause to feature is Jessie’s Fund.

The national charity has ...

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Top scorer Barnes heads Maidenhead United Women into the next round of the FA Cup

Photo: Darren Woolley

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Maidenhead United Women 1, Denham United 0

Maidenhead United Women made it back-to-back wins on Sunday, but they were pushed all the way by Denham United as they sneaked into the next round of the Vitality Women’s FA Cup second qualifying round with a ...

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Youth football: Maidenhead United Juniors Galaxy u9s were out of this world

Maidenhead United Juniors u9s Braves

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Maidenhead United Juniors

Maidenhead United Juniors u9s teams were in goal scoring form last weekend. Coach Dhiraj was thrilled with the u9s Galaxy side. His player of the match (POTM) went to Zain ‘who made crucial challenges and this ...

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SPONSORED: NHS COVID-19 app helps us protect our loved ones

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

Get the app ...

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Mixed emotions for Baker after Slough Town's impressive fightback against Welling United

Neil Baker was experiencing mixed emotions after Slough Town’s stunning fightback against Welling United at Arbour Park on Saturday.

Reflecting on the 4-4 draw, which saw the Rebels battle back from being 4-1 down with 20 minutes to go, Baker was delighted with the spirit shown by ...

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Teen's second haircut of her life to raise money for special needs charity

A teenager from Horton will be getting her hair cut for only the second time in her life, raising money for charity.

She will be donating around 26 inches of hair to the Little Princess Trust, which creates wigs for young cancer survivors.

Elodie Morris-Hunt, 14-years old from Colne ...

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Barratt: There's a buzz about the place after Maidenhead United's win over Notts County

Photo: Dan Westwell

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Sam Barratt felt there was a buzz about the place as the Magpies returned to the training ground at Bisham Abbey on Monday morning after their impressive 3-2 victory over Notts County on Saturday.

The Magpies forward netted twice in the game at Meadow ...

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Cygnet almost dies after attack by group of boys in Windsor

A cygnet almost died on Wednesday after a group of boys threw a large fender over him which got wrapped around his body. 

Volunteers from rescue charity Swan Support were called to scene at about 12.45pm in Windsor after the large fender began to fill up with water, which weighed the ...

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Viewpoint: Tier 2, council tax and police stations

Left in a mess and we will have to pay for it

It is us residents who have seen services, such as the Advantage Card parking discount, slashed in order to save council finances.

It is us residents who have seen Serco repeatedly fail to fulfil their contract and collect every bin en ...

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Savill Garden sculpture display celebrates the natural world

A sculpture display at Savill Garden has been a ‘great success’.

A total of 66 sculptures of various sizes shaped as animals, fish and abstract people will be on display at the garden until November 3.

Over the last few years Savill Garden has teamed up with the Surrey Sculpture ...

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Windsor FC suffer another late kick in the teeth in defeat to Holmer Green

For the past three or four weeks Windsor’s players and management team have been given a late kick in the teeth, and manager Mark Cooper is starting to wonder when his players will be rewarded for their hard work in training and matches.

On Saturday, the Royalists were beaten ...

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Councillors divided over Windsor Muslim Association move

Councillors squabbled this week over a planning application that sought to house a new place of worship for the Windsor Muslim Association (WMA).

A proposal to partly change the use of a property at Ruddles Pool, in Maidenhead Road, into a worship space, was rejected on ...

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Drivers braced for closure on part of M4 this weekend

Road users have been warned that both carriageways of the M4 will be closed on part of the motorway this weekend.

The closure will be between junctions 8/9 (Maidenhead) and 7 (Slough West), in order to demolish Lake End bridge.

It will run from 8pm tonight (Friday) to 6am on ...

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The Old Court receives grant in Government Cultural Recovery Fund

A community arts venue has been awarded an £83,000 grant in the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund.

The money will help ensure the Old Court in St Leonard’s Road can ‘survive into a brighter future.’

It is one of 588 cultural and creative organisations in England to ...

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Trustees of the Louis Baylis Charitable Trust given tour of new Thames Hospice

Trustees of the Louis Baylis Trust and the chief executive of Baylis Media were given a guided tour of the new Thames Hospice on Monday.

Patients and visitors were welcomed through the doors of the new state-of-the-art facility at Bray Lake for the first-time last week.

Set beside ...

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Richardson believes Flackwell Heath can challenge for the title, but doesn't want to jinx it

Marcus Richardson’s Flackwell Heath have made an impressive start to the season, rising to third in the table and within touching distance of the leading sides off the back of Saturday’s thumping 4-0 win at rivals Burnham.

The Heathens have managed to sustain their early season form ...

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