The midweek round-up: The five most read Advertiser stories so far this week

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5.) Cookham family celebrates return of pet budgie after social media campaign

A family have been celebrating after a mini social media campaign saw the safe return of their pet budgie.

The bird, called Tweetie, had made a dash for freedom on Friday and spent two days in the wild before returning to civilisation.

4.) In pictures: Maidenhead Duck Derby 2016

It was a rapid race down the River Thames on Sunday as 3,000 yellow rubber ducks were set free for the annual Duck Derby.

The fast river current added to the excitement for entrants cheering on their chosen ducks along the side of the river at Ray Mill Island.

3.) New choir to launch for people who can't sing

A new choir for people ‘who can’t sing’ will launch next month at Maidenhead’s United Reformed Church.

The Tuneless Choir is being run by HR adviser Tabitha Beaven, who lives in Norden Road.

2.) Headline acts revealed for Maidenhead Festival

The headline acts for the Saturday night concert at this year's Maidenhead Festival have been announced.

The audience in Kidwells Park will be able to enjoy the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons as well as Dolly Parton, in the form of two tribute acts.

1.) PICTURE SPECIAL: Let's Rock the Moor 2016

Thousands of revellers refused to let the rain dampen their spirits as Let’s Rock the Moor returned to Cookham on Saturday.

The Eighties music festival took place in Cookham with the likes of Belinda Carlisle, Sinitta and Jason Donovan performing before The Human League closed the festival.


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