Stories of the week: June 8 - 14

Stories of the week: June 8 - 14

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Amanda Hall

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Stories of the week: June 8 - 14

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.


Prince Philip to miss Royal Ascot after admitted to hospital

Prince Philip will miss Royal Ascot this year as he undergoes treatment at the London Clinic

He is due to be operated on today, three days before his 92nd birthday on Monday.

The Duke went to hospital by prearranged appointment straight after a tea party.

M25 lane to remain closed until Saturday after crane tragedy

One lane on the M25 eastbound will be closed until today after a man fell from a crane and landed on the hard shoulder of the busy motorway.

The man, believed to be a worker at the Court Lane Industrial Estate in Iver, died at the scene on Wednesday. There have been delays on the M25 all week due to the obstruction of the crane.

Police arrest two more Slough men after Kamran Maman murder

Police confirmed the arrest of another two men on Thursday in connection with the murder of Kamran Maman.

Mr Maman, 36, of Brammas Close, Chalvey, was dragged from a car and seriously assaulted in the same street at 3am on May 18.

Khalsa school objectors dig deep to fund legal battle

Stoke Poges residents have donated more than £500 in one night towards covering legal costs to fight the Khalsa Secondary Academy opening in their village.

The money was raised by more than 250 residents who attended a public meeting on Tuesday night about the controversial free school proposal.

Fans angered after David Haye boxing event collapses

Punters were left stunned and angry on Saturday when a boxing night featuring a public appearance by David Haye collapsed at the last moment.

The appearance of the former WBA heavyweight champion at the event, at the Magnet Leisure Centre in Maidenhead, was considered a major coup for the town.

UPDATE: Witness appeal as M4 motorcyclist still in serious condition

Police have issued another appeal for information today as a motorcyclist remains in serious condition after Monday's M4 accident.

The man, believed to be from the Maidenhead area, is suffering from head injuries. He was airlifted to hospital after the accident which happened at about 8.30am.

Tesco plans for Golden Harp pub thrown out again

Five more Tesco applications for the Golden Harp were thrown out at a planning on Wednesday in another victory for campaigning residents.

The plans to make material changes to the pub in Furze Platt Road, including installing a cash machine and signage, were discussed by Maidenhead development control panel.

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