09:00AM, Saturday 02 February 2013
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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.
A plea is set to be entered by a teenager accused of stabbing a man in the stomach in Maidenhead. George Lamont, of Boyn Valley Road, is accused of attacking a man in his twenties with a knife as he walked along Norden Road with a group of friends.
A neglected landmark 'left to rot' following a string of failed planning bids will suffer more decay after heavy snowfall caused part of the roof to cave-in. The interior of the once glamorous Skindles Hotel, which has been derelict for almost two decades, has been left open to the elements after a gaping hole appeared when a chimney stack collapsed.
3. Adam Afriyie denies 'stalking horse' plot to oust David Cameron
The MP for Windsor said he is 'flattered' by reports he is being groomed as the next Conservative leader. But self-made IT millionaire Adam Afriyie vowed to continue supporting David Cameron amid 'stalking horse' rumours.
The submission of a new planning application for a £200million expansion of Pinewood Studios was announced. It comprises a substantial expansion of the existing studios by adding a total of 100,000 square metres of new facilities, including studios and stages, workshops, production offices and streetscapes for filming.
Paralympic hero Sophie Christiansen called for better care to help her and other disabled people get out into the community. The Maidenhead resident has become frustrated by what she feels is a lack of support from the Royal Borough to assist her and help with travel.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot in Langley. A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg in Meadow Road. The two men, aged 19 and 20, are in police custody, while the victim is still in hospital in a stable condition.
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Two Slough men who launched an ‘unprovoked attack’ on a man and a woman in Maidenhead town centre have been sentenced to four and a half years in prison.