09:33AM, Wednesday 22 February 2017
When is a black hole not a black hole? When you get the council tax payer to plug it, apparently.
That was the response from the council to last week’s front page highlighting the growing costs of social care for our ageing population.
Firefighters had to be called after an 86-year-old woman driver hit a tree and flipped her car this afternoon.
She suffered a possible broken femur, shoulder and ankle in the crash, which is thought to have been caused after she got her foot stuck on the accelerator.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man who was having an asthma attack had his phone and wallet stolen last week.
The victim, a man in his 50s, was walking past Burnham railway station, in Burnham Lane, between 11am and 11.30am on Wednesday when he suffered from an asthma attack.
Drivers have been threatened spot fines if they break weight restrictions on Marlow Bridge.
Thames valley Police has sent out the warning as it tries to prevent a repeat of the crossing’s two-month closure last year.
An ice skating coach and personal trainer who lost two teeth in a homophobic attack on his way home from a Valentine’s Day meal has said he can’t understand what provoked the assault.
Phillip Poole, of West Road, Maidenhead, was returning home by train from a meal in Reading with his partner Zbynek Zatloukal, when they were set upon in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
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