The midweek round-up: The most read Advertiser stories of the week so far

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

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The midweek round-up: The most read Advertiser stories of the week so far

5.) Nicholsons Car Park closed once again

The Nicholsons Car Park has been closed once again due to a power issue.

It is the third time the car park has had to close in the space of a month, but it is not yet known if the latest issue is the same problem that affected the car park, in Broadway, in August.


4.) Complaints about council up by 74 per cent

Complaints about the Royal Borough to the local government watchdog rose sharply in the last financial year.

The data from the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) showed it received 54 complaints about the council in 2015/16, up from 31 received in 2014/15, an increase of 74 per cent.


3.) Temperatures in Maidenhead reach 'remarkably high' levels

Temperatures in Maidenhead reached 30C yesterday, which was described by local meteorologist Roger Brugge as 'remarkably high' for a mid-September day.

Since he began his records nearly 30 years ago, he has only recorded two temperatures this high in September twice - 30.4C in 2013 and 30.5C in 2006.


2.) In pictures: Gravity Grand Prix 2016

A Mad Hatter's tea party, an emergency hospital bed, and a deck chair were all racing down Church Road and Spring Lane in Cookham Dean as fast as possible on Sunday for the 10th annual Gravity Grand Prix.

The event, arranged by the Kaffirs of Cookham Dean, is a chance for competitors to show off the homemade novelty karts, built to see if they are the fastest to run down the hill.


1.) Bake Off star Mary Berry to turn on Marlow Christmas lights

Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry is to turn on Marlow’s Christmas lights.

The TV presenter and food writer is set to push the button at the annual Switch on and Shop event on Thursday, November 24.

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