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London Olympics & Paralympics 2012 News

London 2012 Olympics

An Olympic themed mini-bus was launched on Tuesday by Slough Community Transport in order to serve members of the community.

The Mayor of Slough, Cllr Chrissy Small was present to unveil the new gold coloured bus which has been named Olympian.

Money for the bus was raised by providing transport for disabled people during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the

14:14 Fri 09 Nov 2012
Jubilee River A £150,000 rowing and canoeing centre and an annual road race could bring a lasting Olympic legacy to Slough. The London 2012 canoeing events at Dorney Lake brought the Games to Slough's doorstep and
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16:50 Mon 30 Jul 2012
police small A German man has been charged today on suspicion of ticket touting near Eton Dorney Lake. George Doran, of Scharnikau in Hanover, was charged after being arrested yesterday afternoon in Maidenhead Road, Windsor, for selling
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11:59 Wed 17 Oct 2012
MP Dominic Grieve unveiled the golden pedestal at Boveney Lock to mark the London 2012 Games A golden summer of sporting success was commemorated at Boveney Lock. A pedestal, which houses the controls to the lock, was transformed by the Environment Agency (EA) with gold paint to mark Team GB's rowing success at Dorney Lake during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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08:53 Mon 02 Mar 2015
wycombe wand Wycombe Wanderers 2, Stevenage 2 Wycombe Wanderers were indebted to young goalkeeper Matt Ingram after his injury time penalty save ensured that the Blues picked up a point against Stevenage on Saturday afternoon. In a
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17:46 Sat 28 Feb 2015
rugby Maidenhead 8, Chippenham 27 Maidenhead produced a spirited and committed performance against South West 1 East leaders Chippenham, but could not prevent the visitors from running in five tries. Maids produced a bright opening period
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14:57 Thu 26 Feb 2015
Wes Former Windsor Cricket Club captain Wes Nichols has died following a short battle with cancer. Wes retired from cricket last year and moved back to his native Australia for treatment for his illness. But he
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08:00 Thu 12 Feb 2015
Abbie Bird Maidenhead Rowing Club's team of 12 juniors, six women and three senior/ veteran men returned from Sunday's inaugural British Rowing Indoor Championships with an impressive haul of five medals. Mixing it with the GB rowing
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10:53 Tue 17 Feb 2015
Shelayna Oskan-Clarke Shelayna Oskan-Clarke remains focused on her lofty ambitions this season after winning silver at the Sainsbury's British Indoor Championships on Sunday. The 25-year-old, who trains with Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC (WSEH), finished second
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14:10 Tue 10 Feb 2015
Kate Walsh Maidenhead resident Kate Richardson-Walsh has returned to the Great Britain squad for the first time since last year's Commonwealth Games. Richardson-Walsh, who captained Team GB to hockey bronze at London 2012, seemed on the verge
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