09:00AM, Saturday 10 November 2012
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Police have launched a murder investigation in Maidenhead this week after a 'disturbance' at the Boulters Lock hotel, bar and restaurant complex, which ended in the death of a man. The man has not formally been identified. Four people were arrested. One has been released without charge. The others are on police bail.
The son of extradited Islamist cleric Abu Hamza has been sentenced after a violent robbery. Son Imran Mostafa is from Langley. He has been jailed for 11 years after being part of a gang who stole £68,000 worth of jewellery.
The council is asking residents for their views about the layout of a busy road. There used to be a mini-roundabout in Maidenhead Road near the BP petrol station which was removed to ease Olympic traffic. Now the Royal Borough want to know if you want it back. Take part in our debate.
Road works in Bath Road started this week and concerns have been raised that Taplow will be used as a rat-run until they finish next year. A father said traffic and speeding drivers is already a problem after he was hit by a wing mirror while walking his daughter to school.
A puppy was stolen from a pet shop this week and the owners have issued an appeal for their 11-week-old male fawn coloured Pug. They say they have not been able to sleep since the theft of the Pluggy who is worth £1,300.
A couple were surprised to receive a postcard from 1963 delivered to their home this week. The postcard was for a Derek B. Lewis. They hope to track down Mr Lewis so that the card can be sent to the right owner. Can you help?
Former Arsenal player Ray Parlour was in Slough this week at the relaunch of a builders merchant.
Top Ten Articles
The leader of the Royal Borough has been thrust into the national spotlight after calling for police to act on ‘aggressive begging and intimidation in Windsor’ ahead of May’s royal wedding.