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 on the Advertiser site.


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5.) Grandfather turned away from St Mark's out-of-hours treatment centre

A grandfather was forced to spend seven hours waiting for treatment in a hospital A&E after being turned away from an out-of-hours treatment centre.

When 75-year-old Derek New fell out of bed and banged his head on Sunday, July 31, wife Jo was keen to have him checked out quickly.

4.) Staff threatened with knife during robbery at Burnham Beeches cafe

Staff at a cafe in Burnham Beeches were threatened with a knife during a daylight armed robbery on Friday.

At about 5.30pm, a man armed with a knife approached the counter at the Beeches Cafe in Lord Mayors Drive.

3.) Line-up announced for Maidenhead at the Movies

The line-up for Maidenhead at the Movies has been announced and highlights include Star Wars, Zootropolis and Inside Out.

The free event, run by Enjoy Maidenhead, will see Kidwells Park turned into an outdoor cinema with stalls and a funfair this weekend.

2.) Family pays tribute after 'miracle man' Tom Twitchen passes away

A loving family has paid tribute to ‘miracle man’ Tom Twitchen after he passed away following a long battle with cancer.

The 26-year-old died due to complications after battling the disease for more than three years on Monday, August 8.

1.) Murder inquiry launched after Burnham death

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died in Burnham.

Police were called to the George Inn, in the High Street, shortly after midnight, following a report that a 48-year-old man had been assaulted inside.


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