The midweek round-up: The most read Advertiser stories of the week so far

Each Wednesday, we bring you a midweek round-up of the five most read stories on the Advertiser site.

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5.) Daring aerobatic displays on show at White Waltham Airfield

Pilots executed daring barrel rolls and loop-the-loops during a flying day fundraiser at White Waltham Airfield on Saturday.

The event was put on for members of the West London Aero Club who use the historic airfield in Waltham Road.

4.) Last-minute converted try earns Maidenhead Rugby Club dramatic last-minute win in season opener

A last-minute try from Lewis Jones, converted by Tom Finnie, earned injury-hit Maidenhead a memorabloe one-point victory in their opening South West 1 East match of the season at Royal Wootton Bassett.

3.) Confusion over collapsed wall repair

Confusion has arisen over who should fix a collapsed wall that was hit by a large lorry travelling down Popes Lane.

Mena Jaconelli, who lives on the corner of Popes Lane, had the wall that skirts her garden completely collapse in February, which also caused substantial damage to her shed.

2.) POLL: Is the M4 Smart Motorway a good idea?

A stretch of the M4 passing Maidenhead and Slough is set to be converted into a 'Smart Motorway' following approval by the Department for Transport.

The scheme, which will costs upwards of half a billion pounds, will see the hard shoulder turned into an additional lane on a 32-mile stretch between Junction 3 (Hayes) and Junction 12 (Theale).

1.) Picture special: Maidenhead Half Marathon

Fitness fanatics revelled in a ‘carnival of running’ on Sunday as the Maidenhead Half Marathon returned to the town.

The event, organised by Purple Patch Running, saw more than 2,000 runners tackle the two-lap course which meandered around North Maidenhead and Cookham before returning through Kidwells Park and finishing outside the town hall.

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