The midweek round-up: The five most read Advertiser stories so far this week

Each Wednesday, we bring you a midweek round-up of the five most read stories across the Advertiser sites.


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5.) In pictures: Holyport Fair 2016

A beer race, a tug of war, a hog roast and a dog show were among the highlights of the 2016 Holyport Village Fair on Saturday.

In celebration of the fair’s 70th anniversary, fairgoers came garbed in 1940s attire – what people would have worn when the fair began.

4.) Stationery shop to open in Nicholsons Centre

Several national retailers are showing interest in taking up units in the Nicholsons Centre following the opening of H&M last month, according to mall owners Vixcroft.

The first of these to be announced is Smiggle, the child’s stationery store, which will take a 1,200sq ft unit opposite Carphone Warehouse.

3.) Mistake forces Royal Borough to cancel EU referendum debate

The Royal Borough has had to cancel its European Union (EU) referendum debate that was due to be held tomorrow night.

The decision was made by Alison Alexander, managing director, following advice from the council's monitoring officer.

2.) Memories shared at Canadian Red Cross hospital nurses reunion

Memories of high jinks, strict matrons and a great sense of pride were fondly shared at the Canadian Red Cross Hospital nurses reunion on Saturday.

More than 40 nurses who trained and lived together came to St Peter’s Church Hall and reconnected with old friends.

1.) Advice issued by police after spike in house burglaries in Maidenhead

A house crime warning has been issued in Maidenhead after a big increase in burglaries in the first week of June.

Thames Valley Police is reminding residents to secure their homes after the number of house burglaries more than doubled over the past week when compared with the whole of May.


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