Stories of the week: March 5-11
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.
An ‘ambush’ on an 18-year-old man in Slough following an argument at Notting Hill Carnival resulted in his death, a court heard yesterday.
Wa-ays Dhaye, of Chester Road, was stabbed in nearby Thurston Road as he walked home from Slough train station following a trip to Notting Hill.
A man was pronounced dead at the scene after police and ambulance crews were called to an incident near Moorings Nursery in Windsor Road this morning.
Thames Valley Police was called to the road at 11.52am, where paramedics were already giving medical attention to the man but were sadly unable to save him.
A social worker from Slough who was convicted for having extreme pornographic videos of animals involved in sex acts on his phone has been struck off.
Clayton Chigoya was found guilty in March last year of five counts of possessing extreme pornographic images showing acts of intercourse with animals.
The jury in the inquest of Philmore Mills has returned a narrative verdict.
The verdict states Mr Mills' death was caused by cardiorespiratory collapse combined with hypoxia and severe lung and heart disease in association with restraint.
A 23-year-old man from Slough who groomed a 12-year-old girl on Facebook has been jailed for two years.
Daniel Ryan, of Cumbrae Close, tracked his victim down on the social network and made contact with her using a false name and profile.
Police were called when a protest against a pet shop selling puppies from puppy farms turned sour on Saturday.
The protest outside Ladds Garden Village on Bath Road called on Linton Pets Store to stop selling puppies from puppy farms.
Newly elected Royal Borough councillor Judith Diment has started political life by promising not to be a ‘silent partner’ on the back benches.
The conservative candidate’s victory in the Maidenhead Riverside by-election was announced at about 11.50pm.
A multi-million pound Community Sports Facility (CSF) at Arbour Park in Slough is beginning to take shape with a steel frame being installed this week.
Two months since the ground was broken at the site in Stoke Road, work has begun to form the structure of the main stand.
The Royal Borough has stopped paying parking firm Scheidt and Bachmann after encountering a issues after the launch of the new Nicholsons car park system.
The company went live with the new system on Monday but users have reported problems.
Hefty charges for extended parking stays at Stafferton Way retail park that have not been made are being issued by the car park company.
Users of the car park have reported receiving notices demanding £100 for overstaying from car park management firm G24.