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Slough Green Grocer handed hefty fine after ‘expensive mistake’

A Slough business must pay a total of £1,500 after being found guilty of waste disposal offences.

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Maidenhead Sainsbury's: couple on trial for knifepoint robbery

A couple are standing trial charged with a number of shop robberies - including an incident where Sainsbury's branch was held at knifepoint.

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The Vansittart Arms in Windsor opens under new management

A pub in the heart of Windsor has recently opened under new management much to the delight of residents of the town. Chris Collier recently posted on social media to alert the public that he is the newly appointed manager of the Vansittart Arms which is located on Vansittart Road.  In a stateme...

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Berkshire: Weather warning ahead of thunderstorms and heavy rain

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to hit the county, the Met Office has warned.

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Windsor Castle fire: Medal for hero who saved Queen's items auctioned

A gold medal presented to a hero contractor who helped save the Queen's possessions in the Windsor Castle fire is to be auctioned off.

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Speed camera myth warning to drivers who could be fined

The minimum penalty for being caught speeding on the UK's roads is a £100 fine.

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Thames Water prosecutions failed to stop Go Plant stealing water

Thames Water has said Go Plant street cleaning company carried on stealing water despite being fined as much as £52,000

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Burnham: Controversial Jolly Woodman plans withdrawn

A longstanding pub has been in the limelight since January when it was revealed it had been snapped up by a local Hindu group who had plans to change the drinking establishment into a place for prayer.

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The Hobbit first edition found in Berkshire set to fetch £10K

A rare first edition copy of JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit is set to fetch more than £10,000 at auction after being discovered gathering dust in a drawer. 

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Windsor Castle to no longer be free to enter for residents

Residents of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead have been granted free access to Windsor Castle for over a decade - all thanks to a magic yellow card.

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Honeypot boss says 'no reason' to revoke licence in Maidenhead

The owner of the Honeypot lap dancing club has said there is ‘no reason’ for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead to revoke its licence to operate in Maidenhead town centre

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Sentenced in Berkshire: The latest from Reading Crown Court

From drug drivers to restaurant owners: the latest sentences handed down by criminal courts in Berkshire this month.

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The White Oak in Cookham reopens under new management

Brucan Pubs ventures to Cookham, bringing their award-winning hospitality and food offering to this Berkshire village.

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Stay at Legoland's new glamping inspired rustic 'Woodland Village'

Legoland is one of the biggest and most renowned theme parks in the UK, frequented by thousands of visitors everyday.

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Windsor shop found guilty of selling vapes to child

A shop has been slammed with a £5,000 court bill after being found selling illegal vapes and cigarettes.

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Slough's Resource Productions give filming opportunities to locals

A local film company has given over 30 people the opportunity to work on an upcoming short film.

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Man's three-year driving ban after Windsor cocaine binge

A man has been banned from driving for three years after being stopped with cocaine in his system.

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Langley and Windsor College group get stamp of approval

A college group serving Slough and Windsor has been given a new Ofsted rating following an inspection in March.

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Northern Lights could be visible in the UK again tonight

The Northern Lights, or the aurora borealis, could be visible again in the UK tonight, space weather forecasters have said.

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Northern Lights to be visible again in the UK soon

Space forecasters have shared an update on when the Northern Lights will next be visible in the UK, and it’s not long.