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4 May 2015 10:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Elections 2015: Slough's major political parties release manifestos

THE parties vying for your votes in the borough elections in Slough next week, have released their manifestos.

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4 May 2015 07:30 • Charlie Faulkner

Winners of the Chairman's Community Awards announced

UNSUNG heroes and their families attended the South Bucks District Council Chairman’s Community and Volunteering Awards.

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3 May 2015 19:56

Son of Antiques Roadshow expert named as man who died in M40 crash

Seb Knowles, 26, died after his car collided with a lorry on the M40 on Friday.

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3 May 2015 17:41

Growing concerns for vulnerable woman who fled hospital this morning

Police are seeking a 44-year-old woman who checked herself out of hospital.

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3 May 2015 16:15

Officers support Sikh festival

A neighbourhood policing team joined crowds at a Sikh festival earlier today.

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3 May 2015 16:00 • Newsdesk

Entries pour in for new Dress to Impress competition involving the Observer, King Edward Court and Royal Windsor Racecourse

RACEGOERS were encouraged to Dress to Impress as a shopping centre and a racecourse teamed up for a competition to inspire some glamour.

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3 May 2015 14:28

Masked robber flees Reading fast food store

A MASKED robber threatened staff and tried to rob a fast food shop in Reading.

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3 May 2015 11:30

Professional Coaches visit Blue Coat

FORMER England cricketer Aftab Habib and ex-Gloucestershire and Middlesex batsman Dan Housego took part in a coaching session for youngsters at Reading Blue Coat as the school completed its preperations for the coming season.

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3 May 2015 11:21 • Louise Hill

Weight restriction to be set for busy road

ACTION is finally being taken to address traffic problems in Sunningdale.

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3 May 2015 10:00 • Francis Batt

Intriguing momentoes of First World War emerge at roadshow in Eton Wick

POWERFUL and harrowing momentoes of the First World War brought that terrible conflict to life at Eton Wick Library on Saturday.

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2 May 2015 17:30 • Charlie Faulkner

Slough sixth formers to travel to Thailand to help street children, orphans and young people with HIV and Aids

STUDENTS are embarking on a mission to Thailand, to work with a variety of projects supported by the Thai Children’s Trust.

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2 May 2015 17:09

Man detained after spending an hour on the edge of bridge over IDR

A man has been detained after he spent nearly an hour sitting on a bridge in central Reading.

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2 May 2015 16:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Countdown begins to Royal Windsor Horse Show has organisers reveal showing entries go up including appearances by The Queen's horses

ONE of the most prestigious equestrian events in the country is edging closer.

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2 May 2015 14:56 • Louise Hill

Wheelchair user died after being hit by runaway car

A DOUBLE-amputee was knocked from his wheelchair and killed by a driverless car after the vehicle’s owner parked but forgot to apply the hand brake, an inquest heard.

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2 May 2015 13:30 • Chris Anderson

Tory Wilson defends criticisms over 'lack of public appearances'

A CAVERSHAM resident has criticised Rob Wilson for not turning up to a husting event in the “heartland of his constituency”.

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2 May 2015 12:34 • Newsdesk

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby daughter

THE Duchess of Cambridge has this morning given birth to a baby daughter.

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2 May 2015 12:30

National Grid staff swap officewear for wellies to give Iver Environment Centre a spring clean

NATIONAL Grid staff mucked in at Iver Environment Centre (IEC) on Thursday last week when volunteers gave the premises a spring clean.

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2 May 2015 11:30 • Chris Anderson

'Ginger wine and open heart' secret to long life says woman who celebrated 100th birthday

A TOT of ginger wine and an open heart are the secret to reaching 100 years old according a west Reading woman.

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2 May 2015 11:15

Kate's second child is a girl

THE COUNTRY is celebrating the new addition to the royal family.

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2 May 2015 10:00 • Newsdesk

South West Trains passengers warned of potential delays and changes to timetables this weekend due to engineering work

SOUTH West Trains passengers are being advised to check before they travel this Bank Holiday weekend due to engineering work, including outside Waterloo.

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