09:00AM, Saturday 08 December 2012
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The parents of a 22-year-old who was killed after he was found with serious injuries in Cox Green paid tribute to their 'loving son'. Marc Williams was found by a passer-by at 2.30am on Saturday morning lying in the southbound entry slip road of the A404 near Maidenhead. Police believe he may have been the victim of a hit-and-run.
The future of a busy garden centre in Twyford could be in doubt after it was served with enforcement notices for 15 separate breaches of planning permission. Hare Hatch Sheeplands bosses have been given 18 months to get their house in order by Wokingham Borough Council.
A jeweller in Ascot who was knocked unconscious in his shop two years ago was targeted by raiders again. Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to the latest incident which happened at Tony Jehu's jewellers shop Ascot Goldsmiths in Course Road.
A teenager took his own life by dousing himself in flammable substances and setting fire to himself, an inquest heard. Peter Baker, 18, died on July 7, 2012, at a garage fire at his parents' home in Upton Road, Slough, after the fire brigade broke down the door.
A co-founder of the Slough Young People's Centre (SYPC) has started an online petition to save the service. The petition has 348 supporters. Hazel Goldman, who co-founded the SYPC in 1997, believes the closure of the centre is not what young people in Slough want.
A dentist was struck off the Dentists Register for putting his own interests before those of his patients. Michael Boniface, of the Cippenham Dental Centre, in Weekes Drive, was summoned to a professional conduct committee by the General Dental Council but did not attend.
Mayor of Windsor and Maidenhead Cllr Colin Rayner paid his best wishes to the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced they were expecting their first child.
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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.