07:00AM, Saturday 27 October 2012
Starting today, the Advertiser and Express websites will be bringing you a round-up of the week's top stories from across east Berkshire.
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 shock ultimatum was given to Royal Borough staff - sign new contracts or face dismissal. Angry demonstrators gathered as councillors agreed at a meeting of the employment panel to impose new contracts on all staff.
An Olympic bronze medal belonging to Maidenhead's London 2012 hockey player Hannah Macleod went missing after a team celebration in London. A 31-year-old man was arrested the following day.
A warning was issued that commuters in Maidenhead and South Bucks could be crippled by roadworks that will clog a key route into town during the crucial Christmas shopping period and beyond.
A heartfelt tribute was paid by the family of a man who died a week after he was hit by a car in Ascot. Simon Large died at St George’s Hospital in London and a murder inquiry was launched by police.
Bungling police apologised after wrongly accusing a taxi driver of failing to pay a parking fine dating back 13 years. Mohammed Matlub Khan was sent a collection order to pay £30 for a fixed penalty notice police insisted was issued in May 1999.
A man died after being found slumped on the floor of a petrol station in Langley. Police were called to the BP garage in Parlaunt Road by a member of staff who found the man on the shop floor.
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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.