09:00AM, Saturday 24 November 2012
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Two Fat Duck chefs who were killed in a fatal traffic accident were named as Jorge Ivan Arango Herrera and Carl Magnus Lindgren. The tragedy happened in Hong Kong when the two members of Heston Blumenthal's culinary team were in a taxi which was rammed by a bus.
A family of five from Wexham were left fearing for their lives after a petrol bomb attack. Police say the arson attack on a home in The Frithe could have ended in tragedy.
Adam Blissett's father said his family are still in shock after the 18-year-old died at university, days after visiting his Maidenhead home to celebrate Bonfire Night. The former Desborough School pupil died on Wednesday. His body was discovered in his halls of residence at Bath Spa University.
A grandfather says he thought his three-week old grandson and wife were dead after a Range Rover ploughed into his house. German-born Lothir Frerich was in the living room at his home in London Road, Sunninghill, when a 4x4 careered through a bedroom.
A promising tennis coach took his own life after suffering from years of depression caused by an obsessive compulsive disorder, an inquest heard. Jack Groves died instantly after running in front of a high speed train at Maidenhead station in June.
A major search of the River Thames between Sonning and Henley was conducted following the disappearance of a 91-year-old pensioner. Franciscus Van De Gender, known as Franz, 91, was reported missing from his home in Woodley.
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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.