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Saturday 20 December 2014 8:02 AM

Long-term patient leaves cash to surgery after losing battle with cancer

A kind-hearted man who joked he would leave money to the surgery he visited for 28 years left it £170 after he died.

The cash was donated to Woodlands Park Surgery in Robin 'Bob; Penford's name. Bob, who died from prostate cancer on October 23, had been a patient at the surgery since 1986.

Practice manager Diane Parrott said: "Whenever he


14:30 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Mary Cadle, Ronnie McKie and Advertiser deputychairman Jason Baylis Money and Christmas turkeys were dished out to worthy causes as part of the Advertiser's annual Cracker Appeal. A total of £10,000 was raised in this year's appeal, which kicked off with a sports
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11:00 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Ice Each week, we bring you a round-up of community and family-friendly events taking place across Maidenhead, Slough, Windsor, Burnham, Twyford and the surrounding area. Find out what's on where you are below. Friday, December 19
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08:45 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Staff and students fundraised £300 for the Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Fleet-footed students have taken part in the Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA) Santa Dash. About 150 students joined in the fundraising event for the Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service (ADCHS) on Monday. Running or walking
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12:00 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Beastfeeding The divisive subject of breastfeeding in public was the subject of our latest online poll as it made headlines again last week. Luxury hotel Claridge's was widely criticising following national newspaper reports that it had
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10:00 Fri 19 Dec 2014
1 Redesigned plans to create a footbridge over the Thames between Mill Lane and Ray Mill Island have been given the go ahead by the Royal Borough. The approval at last night's development control panel agreed
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19:22 Thu 18 Dec 2014
drink There has been a 10 per cent drop in the number of drink drivers arrested in the police's annual Christmas campaign. Thames Valley Police has arrested 117 people in the first two weeks of its
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