Stories of the week: November 3 - November 9

Stories of the week: November 3 - November 9

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Sonia Kapur

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Stories of the week: November 3 - November 9

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.


1. Murder investigation at Boulters Lock in Maidenhead

Police have launched a murder investigation in Maidenhead this week after a 'disturbance' at the Boulters Lock hotel, bar and restaurant complex, which ended in the death of a man. The man has not formally been identified. Four people were arrested. One has been released without charge. The others are on police bail.

 

2. Abu Hamza's son of Langley jailed after violent robbery

The son of extradited Islamist cleric Abu Hamza has been sentenced after a violent robbery. Son Imran Mostafa is from Langley. He has been jailed for 11 years after being part of a gang who stole £68,000 worth of jewellery.

 

 

 

3. Should Maidenhead Road in Windsor have a roundabout again?

The council is asking residents for their views about the layout of a busy road. There used to be a mini-roundabout in Maidenhead Road near the BP petrol station which was removed to ease Olympic traffic. Now the Royal Borough want to know if you want it back. Take part in our debate.

 

4. Father smacked by wing mirror: 'Stop using Taplow as rat-run'

Road works in Bath Road started this week and concerns have been raised that Taplow will be used as a rat-run until they finish next year. A father said traffic and speeding drivers is already a problem after he was hit by a wing mirror while walking his daughter to school.

 

5. Devastated owners appeal for return of stolen Pug

A puppy was stolen from a pet shop this week and the owners have issued an appeal for their 11-week-old male fawn coloured Pug. They say they have not been able to sleep since the theft of the Pluggy who is worth £1,300.

 

6. Postcard from Germany delivered to Maidenhead after 50 years

A couple were surprised to receive a postcard from 1963 delivered to their home this week. The postcard was for a Derek B. Lewis. They hope to track down Mr Lewis so that the card can be sent to the right owner. Can you help?

 

7. Former Arsenal ace Ray Parlour on the ball in Slough

Former Arsenal player Ray Parlour was in Slough this week at the relaunch of a builders merchant.

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