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Stories of the week: February 13-19

The Advertiser and Express websites bring you a round-up of the week's top stories from across east Berkshire each weekend.

Visit our websites every Saturday for the main news stories over the last seven days in Maidenhead, Slough, Windsor, Twyford and Burnham. Click on the links to read the full story.


Police hunt man following double stabbing in Slough

Two people have been arrested and the hunt is on for a third following a double stabbing in Slough on Wednesday.

At about 3.40pm, two men were attacked in Northern Road. The more seriously injured had been stabbed in the abdomen ‘several times’ causing heavy bleeding.


Developers say it's 'full steam ahead' for The Landing despite business concerns

Developers behind The Landing project have insisted it’s ‘full steam ahead’ despite businesses raising concerns over a lack of communication.

Work on the £250million regeneration project, which was granted outline planning permission in September, is yet to begin.


Masked men armed with carving knife raid Tesco Express

Three masked men armed with a carving knife stole cash, alcohol and cigarettes during a ‘frightening’ robbery in Farnham Common.

At about 8.30pm on Sunday, three men, who had their faces covered, entered the Tesco Express on the A355 Beaconsfield Road.


Jail sentence for 28-year-old who hit man over the head with bolt cutters

A six-year jail sentence has been handed to 28-year-old man who bragged on social media after hitting another man over the head with a pair of bolt cutters.

Tyrone Lake, of Newchurch Road, challenged police to 'catch me if you can' but was sentenced for assault occasioning GBH at Reading Crown Court on Friday.


Jail for man who passed burning £10 notes through stranger's door

A jail sentence has been handed to a man who placed burning £10 notes through a stranger’s door in Langley in a ‘bizarre episode’.

Zenoviy Tsyutsmats, 32, of Blossom Way, West Drayton carried out the apparently unprovoked attack at a house in Cockett Road on July 26.


Father and son hit with restraining order for stalking son's estranged wife

A father helped his son fit a tracking device to his estranged wife’s car to see if she was having an affair, a court heard.

Keith Chapman, 62, and Colin Chapman, 30, were trying to find out if Colin’s wife Jessica had been unfaithful after she asked for a divorce.


Police searching for man who physically assaulted two boys in Oaken Grove Park

A man who physically assaulted two children in Oaken Grove Park is believed to be use the park regularly. 

PC Emma Budd said police are still trying to find the man, who grabbed and pushed an 11-year-old and 12-year-old boy in Oaken Grove Park on Monday.


'Barbie bandit' wrongly locked up in Argentinian jail tells of her ordeal

A woman falsely imprisoned in Argentina is coming to terms with a ‘terrifying’ experience.

Last month the house of Georgia Wawman was stormed by armed Argentinian police who locked her away for 12 hours and called her a ‘whore’.


Plans for Cookham chicken farm thrown out

After almost six months of heated debate, it took just minutes for plans for a controversial chicken farm in Cookham to be thrown out.

The proposal for two sheds to house more than 3,000 birds on land between Lightlands Land and Strande View Walk was originally submitted in August.


VIDEO: Watch the Maidenhead magician who stunned Floyd Mayweather Jr.

A 24-year-old magician is one of a select few who can say they have stunned undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Ryan ‘Tricks’ Hicks blew the champ away when he performed an illusion for him on his Victory Tour at London’s Park Lane Hilton on Thursday, February 4.



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