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 on: Today at 04:37:48 PM 
Started by RBWM Press Release - Last post by Plane Complainer
Sounds great. Especially the provision of the entry and exit points from the site. Well, that's the icing on the cake.

Might end up being quite far away from a golf course though.

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 on: Today at 11:43:28 AM 
Started by Thames Valley Police - Last post by Thames Valley Police
CRIME:

CENTRAL MAIDENHEAD

maidenheadcentralnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

11/10- 1500hrs. High Street, Maidenhead- Theft of purse from handbag. Noticed whilst in a shop and went to pay for goods.

13/10- 1600hrs. Providence place- Theft of purse from handbag whilst in shop.

15/10- 1500hrs- High Street- theft of handbag whilst in shop.

10/10-11/10- Overnight- Ray Mead Road- Laptop stolen from car by windsow being smashed.

 

MAIDENHEAD SOUTH:

Maidenheadsouthnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

.13/10- Larchfield Road. Burglary dwelling- Unknown time but door has been forced. Not believed any property taken.

13/10 overnight-Boyn Hill Road- vehicle damage by unknown means.

16/10 overnight-Boyn Hill Road- vehicle damage by unknown means.

13/10 overnight- Kelsey Close- Theft from vehicle by unknown means and cash stolen.

14/10 overnight- Desborough Crescent-Theft of pedal cycle from side of house.

MAIDENHEAD WEST:

Maidenheadwestnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

11-13th Greenleys. Vehicle damaged believed by eggs.

11-13th Queensway. Vehicle damaged believed by eggs.

11/10- 2040hrs Church Lane, Bisham. Car broken into by smashed window. Cash and mobile phone taken.

15-16th- Heywood Avenue. Vehicle stolen overnight. 

 

Reminder to everyone, please don’t leave valuables in vehicles and ensure vehicles and properties are left secure. Don’t ever be afraid to report anything you think is suspicious on 101- we welcome those keeping an eye out!

If you have any information regarding any of the above incidents please contact the local neighbourhood policing teams above.

Many thanks,

Your local policing team

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 on: Today at 11:28:07 AM 
Started by RBWM Press Release - Last post by RBWM Press Release
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has unveiled early proposals for a new community as part of its major plans to build a borough for everyone.
 

Plans to develop part of the 132-acre Maidenhead Golf Club site for homes and a new school is another significant element of the council’s ambitions to transform Maidenhead and provide residents with the homes and modern facilities they need.
 

The development plan could create up to 2,000 new homes within walking distance of the town centre and close to the train station through which the new Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) will run from 2019.
 

Some 30 percent of the homes on the site will be affordable in line with the council’s commitment to provide housing for everyone.
 

Early details of the golf club project are outlined in a council report which is due to be scrutinised by councillors before it goes before cabinet regeneration sub committee and then to a special council meeting on Monday 30 October for the final decision to seek a development partner for the scheme.
 

Councillors are being asked to approve the emerging masterplan for the golf course, agree the process for securing a partner and agree a budget for acquiring properties that will benefit future access to the site.
 

Cllr Jack Rankin cabinet member for economic development, property and deputy for finance said: “By developing on this site we will create homes for our children and grandchildren to buy.
 

“The council will seize this once in a generation opportunity and build a borough for everyone, ensuring key workers can live here and our communities still function.
 

“We will provide high quality homes and facilities that have a sympathetic design that works with and enhances the surroundings.

“Preparatory work has already begun with ecological and traffic surveys underway.

“We are very excited about this opportunity and look forward to seeing the emerging ideas for the site.”

Only 60 percent of the area to the south of the town will be developed and ancient coppice woodland will be preserved alongside a new primary and secondary school, and a host of new community facilities.

Infrastructure including roads, drainage and community facilities including entry and exit points from the site will also be developed.

Cllr Simon Dudley, leader of the council, said: “This landmark development will bring a host of opportunities to the town. We are committed to providing the outstanding facilities Maidenhead deserves.

"I hope that we are able to provide people with a connection to the Royal Borough, either having grown up here or now working within it, access to these properties through a ‘first dibs’ approach.”
 

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 on: October 16, 2017, 03:24:46 PM 
Started by Birdman - Last post by Showem
It's all related to the hurricane off the coast of Ireland, bringing along Saharan sand with it. www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41635906

 5 
 on: October 16, 2017, 02:35:00 PM 
Started by Birdman - Last post by Birdman
What a strange sky above the Cookhams this afternoon, accompanied by an unusual level and shade of daylight. What are we in for!!!

 6 
 on: October 14, 2017, 08:56:05 PM 
Started by Cookham Webmaster - Last post by James Hatch
I am looking into digging deeper into the Saxon History of Poundfield. I could use a lot of still photos, and if by chance any video clips as well.
I will give credits to those, whose material I use. You can contact me through the Webmaster of Cookham.com.

 7 
 on: October 14, 2017, 08:48:32 PM 
Started by James Hatch - Last post by James Hatch
The sun being lower in the sky during October, November, December and January in the northern hemisphere, one always has the problem of sun glare on your lens. To solve the problem I have just ordered a set of Feewer Neutral Density filters, as you will see in the following clip:
https://youtu.be/ALxAOHDmmwE
So turn up your sound.

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 on: October 14, 2017, 02:30:08 PM 
Started by Cookham Webmaster - Last post by Cookham Webmaster

I would like training in the use of Quick Books (desk top version). Someone well versed in Quick Books and perhaps Quickfile. I am not sure of the best system to use but have both loaded on my pc.
A few lessons at my Cookham office would be required please. Ph: 07816 404244

 9 
 on: October 14, 2017, 10:42:47 AM 
Started by Thames Valley Police - Last post by Thames Valley Police
Tackling Domestic Abuse is a national priority for the Home Office, Police, Neighbourhood Watch and Crimestoppers.

Neighbourhood Watch is working with Crimestoppers to raise awareness about domestic abuse and what our supporters and volunteers can do to help prevent and report it.

We would be grateful if you could spend just 3 minutes completing this survey, the results of which will help us to  signpost people to the right place to report their concerns. Your responses are completely anonymous. 

You can complete the survey by clicking on the link below.

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 10 
 on: October 14, 2017, 01:35:56 AM 
Started by monty - Last post by James Hatch
So make sure you register your objection to RBWM Maidenhead Planning. It is no good sitting and complaining, you have to flood the Planning Officer with your notice of objection. Yes Monty, I too, would like to see it returned into a village park.

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