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Braywick Roundabout near M4 to be closed this month

The Braywick Roundabout on the A308 between Windsor and Maidenhead will close for resurfacing between the night of July 23 and the morning of July 24

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Thorney Business Park data centre gets planning permission

A huge new data centre the size of six football pitches can be built at Thorney Business Park after Slough Borough Council and Buckinghamshire County Council gave it the go-ahead

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Slough public drinking ban now in place across the borough

The Slough public drinking ban came into place on Friday July 5

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Windsor woman's outrage after autistic child can't attend college

Windsor resident Geraldine Barron, mother to Brandon Barron who is 16, said that her son is distraught that he will no longer be able to carry on his studies.

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Slough Jobcentre office block could be sold to help pay council debts

A town centre tower block housing Slough’s jobcentre could be sold off by the borough council in an effort to balance its books

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Herschel Park: Human remains found in Slough by members of public

Investigations into an unexplained death in Slough are underway after the remains of a person were discovered in a park.

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Bournemouth man appears in court after burglary at Slough property

A 27-year-old man has been remanded in custody after breaking into a home in Slough.

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MET Office issues Berkshire with yellow weather warning

Residents across Berkshire have been warned to brace themselves as the MET Office has reported a yellow weather warning for ‘heavy and persistent’ rain.

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Permission to turn shop on Langley High Street into flats refused

Planning permission for three flats that have already been built on Langley High Street has been refused by Slough Borough Council

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Maidenhead election results: Lib Dem wins for first time in decades

Joshua Reynolds has been elected as the first Liberal Democrat MP in Maidenhead after over 100 years as a Conservative lead constituency.

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Windsor election results: Conservative wins despite nationwide failure

Jack Rankin has said that he is “humbled” after being elected the Conservative MP for the new Windsor constituency – despite his party losing the support of millions across the country.

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M4 Berkshire weekend closures: What to be aware of

Continued work on the M4 motorway means that there will be another round of night closures starting from today Friday June 5. 

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BBC Two Spent: Full cast list and when it will be on TV

Spent is a new comedy-drama series coming to BBC Two that stars Michelle de Swarte

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BBC Two The Turkish Detective: Full cast and when it's on TV

Ethan Kai and Haluk Bilginer lead the cast of The Turkish Detective which has been acquired by BBC Two

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Keir Starmer Downing Street speech: PM addresses public

Sir Keir Starmer has given his first statement as Prime Minister outside Downing Street after meeting with the King at Buckingham Palace.

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Rishi Sunak statement: PM apologises after Tory defeat

Rishi Sunak made a statement at 10 Downing Street before heading off to resign as Prime Minister after a Labour victory in the 2024 general election

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General Election results for Maidenhead

The Liberal Demicrates have won the majority vote in Maidenhead for the first time in 150 years.

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Slough election result: Labour wins with lower majority

Tan Dhesi has been re-elected as Slough’s Labour MP – but with a much-reduced majority, with Independent Network candidate Azhar Chohan coming second

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Moni Nanda: Conservatives ‘could have done better’ in Slough

The Conservatives’ candidate in Slough has said she could have done better with a stronger campaign after coming third in the general election

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Slough general election 2024: all the results in full

Here are the full results for all candidates who stood in the general election in Slough