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5. Football round-up: Clinical Maidenhead United earn opening day win over Gosport Borough

A dominant first half performance backed up by clinical finishing in the second earned Maidenhead United an impressive victory over Gosport Borough at York Road.

Matches between these teams are normally hard fought and decided by one goal, but not this one as the Magpies showed why they must be considered play-off contenders this season.


4. Campaign group set up against Claires Court expansion proposals

A Facebook group against proposals for Claires Court to expand has been set up by residents.

Cox Green Says No has been set up by Phil Haseler and is objecting to the proposals for the school to expand on its Ridgeway site to form a single campus, along with the development of 157 homes on the existing sites.


3. In pictures: Maidenhead Rowing Club Regatta

Hundreds of rowers descended on Maidenhead Rowing Club for its annual regatta on Saturday.

Throughout the day 134 races took place along the Thames, well up on last year's 90 races.

The club, which has been running for more than 100 years, is based in River Road.


2. Man whose remains were found by workmen was unlawfully killed, coroner rules

An inquest has ruled that a man whose remains were found by workmen in plastic bags in a country lane was unlawfully killed.

A post mortem on Aviaras Danilevicius, a Lithuanian who was 45 at the time of his death, found he had suffered a heavy blunt impact to the head, together with associated skull fractures.


1. Son pays moving tribute to ‘best friend’ dad who died on the Matterhorn

The son of a Maidenhead man who died during a trek of the Matterhorn has paid tribute to his father who ‘never stopped smiling’.

Peter Rumble died along with his best friend Dennis ‘Robbie’ Robinson on the mountain of Mount Cervino in Italy after he went missing on Thursday, August 4.

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Update: Man dies following M4 crash

Update: Man dies following M4 crash

The crash, which took place at about 7am today (Thursday), involved three vehicles. One man sadly died as a result of the collision and his next of kin have been informed.