The week in pictures: April 23-29


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The week in pictures: April 23-29

Each week we present a round-up of photos taken by our staff photographers for the Maidenhead Advertiser, Twyford Advertiser, Burnham Advertiser, Slough Express and Windsor Express.

Check them out below.

Hundreds turned out for a series of events on Saturday and helped raise £3,000 to support three-year-old George Ferriman, from Furze Platt, who diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in February.

Elderly guests enjoyed an old time music hall sing-along at a spring tea party laid on for them by the Rotary Club of Maidenhead. Sixty pensioners attended the party at the St John Ambulance Hall, off York Road, on Sunday.

Scouts, Beavers, Cubs and Explorers from across Maidenhead celebrated St George’s Day and renewed their promises on Sunday. The annual event saw about 500 children parade from Stafferton Way to Braywick Nature Centre in Hibbert Road where they took part in activities.

About 800 spectators packed out Maidenhead United’s York Road ground for a football match in support of Stand Out for Autism. The game, against an Arsenal charity side, raised about £6,000.

Swan Lifeline cares for about 1,000 sick or injured swans over the course of a year at its base on the Thames in Eton. The charity is celebrated its 30th birthday on Sunday.

Russell Bolton remained upbeat but cautious following Maidenghead RFC's try-laden end-of-season 65-7 thrashing of High Wycombe on Saturday. The 1st team have finished fifth in the head coach’s first season in charge, following on from the previous season’s disappointing 11th place showing which resulted in the dismissal of coach Allan Greene.


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