The week in pictures: January 9-15
Each week we present a round-up of photos taken by our staff photographers for the Maidenhead Advertiser, Twyford Advertiser, Burnham Advertiser, Slough Express and Windsor Express.
Check them out below.
A ‘mini tornado’ struck Cox Green in the early hours of Monday, bringing down trees, ripping off roof tiles and forcing families from their homes.
Junior doctors formed a picket line outside Wexham Park and Heatherwood hospitals on Tuesday in the first of a potential three days of industrial action across the country. A core of around 30 doctors made up the picket line at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, with 10 doctors heading into the town centre to meet people and tell their side of the story.
The annual Maidenhead and Marlow District Model Railway Club exhibition was held on Saturday. About 400 visitors attended the event at the Cox Green Community Centre in Highfield Lane.
It was another successful year for the Lions Club of Maidenhead Swimarathon, with close to 800 swimmers taking part to support a range of charities. Home Secretary Theresa May and Mayor Eileen Quick were among those who supported the all-day event.
New Year’s fitness resolutions had their first real test at the 31st Cliveden Cross Country. About 600 people took part in the 10k event on Sunday, which raised between £4-5,000 for charity.
A hoot was had as pupils learned about birds of prey at Cookham Rise Primary. Years three and four learnt about the animals, including their habits, what they like to eat and where they like to sleep.
A furious business owner whose family are stranded on their property due to flooding has hit out at Wokingham Borough Council (WBC) as his business remains closed for a second week. Ian Lucken, who runs Lands End Equestrian Centre and lives in Whistley Mill Lane, Charvil, claims to have lost thousands of pounds from flooding over the years with clients unable to get to his property.