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  1. A former Royal Borough councillor and long time Maidenhead resident has passed away at the age of 97 after decades of service to education, politics and community groups. Ralph ‘Rudi’ Sheldon died at Wexham Park Hospital on Wednesday, November 24 after complications from a fractured hip. Born in wha

  2. A second protest is set to take place against proposals to build 2,000 homes at Maidenhead golf course. Hundreds of residents demonstrated outside Maidenhead Town Hall last week to show their support for the campaign to protect the sprawling greenbelt land from redevelopment. Campaigners instead wan

  3. Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is urging residents to reduce the risk of an electrical fire in their home in the lead-up to Christmas. Vigilance while shopping online is one of the key messages being promoted by the fire service ahead of the festive season. Research by the charity E

  4. Trading Standards officers discovered 10 packets of cigarettes suspected of being counterfeit during an inspection in Maidenhead. The team were assisted by sniffer dog Cooper - who is able to detect tobacco located in hidden places. The visits were carried out last week at retailers in Maidenhead as

  5. Almost 900 people tested positive for coronavirus in Windsor and Maidenhead last week, the latest figures show. Data from Public Health Berkshire revealed a total of 897 COVID-19 cases recorded in the borough between Sunday, November 21 and Saturday, November 27. This compared to 829 the previous se

  6. The M4 will be closed this weekend between Slough and Maidenhead for smart motorway roadworks. Both carriageways are set to shut between Junction 6 (Slough/Windsor) and Junction 8/9 (Maidenhead) from 8pm on Friday to 6am on Monday. National Highways said diversions will be available via local author

  7. Christmas has officially arrived in Maidenhead after the town's festive lights were switched on at the weekend by successful Team GB stars and a Norden Farm competition winner. Town manager Robyn Bunyan said that there was a 'real buzz' around the town centre on Saturday as crowds enjoyed festive ma

  8. Residents are being warned about the danger of deliveries this Christmas following a spate of thefts over the weekend. Thames Valley Police said there had been a number of reports of thefts where parcels had been delivered to a household, left on the doorstep and stolen. Advice from the force said r

  9. Apparently during a tour in 1965, journalist Larry Kane asked The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein, how long he thought they’d last, he replied: ‘I tell you, Larry, there is no other band, there will never be any band like them ever, for eternity. They are the best, I say to you Larry, here in 1965 th

  10. 1971: Carry On star Charles Hawtrey entertained members of the No. 155 (Maidenhead) Squadron Air Training Corps. The actor attended the first cheese and wine party held by the ATC at the town hall, which raised more than £100 for the organisation’s funds. Kip Herren, managing director of Pinewood St