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Annual River Thames open-water swimming event cancelled over pollution fears
An annual open-water swimming event first held in the River Thames in 1890 has been cancelled this year because of fears about sewage in the water. The Boulter's to Bray Swim in Maidenhead, Berkshire, involves competitors completing a 5km (3.1 mile), 2.8km or 1.4k...
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Last Post: May 3, 2024 3:31pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Organisers and guests enjoy launch party ahead of Cookham Festival
Organisers of the upcoming Cookham Festival were joined by guests for a launch party ahead of the opening of the popular event this Friday (May 3). The biennial Cookham Festival will see art, nature and creativity celebrated through a series of performances, exhib...
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Last Post: May 3, 2024 3:25pm
by Maidenhead Adver...
New Cookham Festival hoping to fill the gap left by Lets Rock the Moor
After disappointment that Let's Rock the Moor is not returning to its hometown this year, another music festival is stepping in to offer an alternative. Formosa Fest is hoping to attract music lovers on Saturday, May 18, with an offering of local talent. It for...
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Last Post: May 3, 2024 3:19pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Areas most likely to be burgled in Berkshire
Topping the list of areas most likely to be burgled is Reading, with a substantial total of 993 burglaries and a burglary rate of 57.00 per 10,000 residents. Slough emerges as another hotspot, with 715 burglaries and a burglary rate of 45.11 per 10,000 residents,...
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Last Post: May 3, 2024 3:13pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Maidenhead's 'The Boulter's to Bray Swim' cancelled due to concerns
As concerns mount over the condition of our waterways, an annual event has taken the decision to cancel this year's event. The Boulter's to Bray Swim have said they are "sorry to announce" that the 2024 swim is cancelled. The event was set to take place on July...
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Last Post: May 3, 2024 3:12pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
HUNDREDS OF DINERS FLOOD MARLOW’S STREETS FOR MYSTERY SAFARI SUPPER
Food lovers took to Marlow’s streets in force on Tuesday night as eight restaurants opened their doors to Marlow Tastes, the town’s progressive supper. Four hundred diners enjoyed gourmet menus ranging from traditional British fare to renowned internatio...
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Last Post: May 2, 2024 12:45pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Cookham Pharmacy Closed Bank Holiday
Cookham Pharmacy will be closed Bank Holiday 6 May.
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Last Post: May 1, 2024 11:37pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Maidenhead's 'The Boulter's to Bray Swim' cancelled due to concerns
As concerns mount over the condition of our waterways, an annual event has taken the decision to cancel this year's event. The Boulter's to Bray Swim have said they are "sorry to announce" that the 2024 swim is cancelled. The event was set to take place on July...
Views: 25   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 1, 2024 3:14pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Metre Market Friday
This week's headlines πŸ“£ Filling Good have a great range of reasonably prices eco friendly alternatives for cleaning. Just bring a bottle and ask Thomas if you are unsure how it works. πŸ“£ Don't forget to ask for one of our beautiful mugs when ordering your...
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Last Post: Apr 30, 2024 6:43pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
PCC election: Remember to bring photo ID to your polling station
The Royal Borough is reminding residents they’ll need to show an accepted form of photo ID in order to vote at a polling station in the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election. By law, you will need to bring along and show accepted photo I...
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Last Post: Apr 30, 2024 3:23pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Thames Valley Police statistics released
As part of our ongoing commitment to inform the public of the work we do, Thames Valley Police is today (29/4) releasing statistics on our activity from the last financial year, from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.   It has been another busy year with o...
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Last Post: Apr 29, 2024 3:37pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Waste Dump Closed 29 April
Please be aware that the Civic Amenity site at the top of Vicus Way will be closed on Monday 29 April due to resurfacing works taking place on site. The Centre will be open as normal from Tuesday 30 April. The Household Waste and Recycling Centre, where garden was...
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Last Post: Apr 28, 2024 1:52pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Can you help 1st Cookham Guides?
If you're like me and believe that communities only work because so many people contribute to that effort and you want to volunteer, 1st Cookham Guides would welcome some help. Currently I am the only leader at Cookham Guides and its actually a lot of work for one...
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2024 12:34am
by Rae Pizer
URGENT - AL37 Planning Application, Lower Mount Farm, Cookham
Bellway Homes have updated their planning application for the site at Lower Mount Farm, Cannondown Road, Cookham. This is being presented as a response to the many objections from the public, the Cookham Society, the Parish Council and RBWM’s own Highways Depar...
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2024 6:16pm
by Cookham Society
Cookham Rescue Centre Damage
Very disappointed that some local children have broken into our property, damaged our toilet facilities and left a huge mess. We don’t have the resources to fix this sort of vandalism! You have burst the water pipe, broken the door & lock and left some of our e...
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2024 12:11am
by Connor Clegg
New Laundry in Bourne End
A NEW laundry and dry cleaners has opened providing a 'valuable asset to the Bourne End community'. Abdul Hanan opened Zest Laundry and Dry Cleaners on 25 The Parade, Bourne End today (April 7). The shop will provide a laundry and dry cleaning service, tailorin...
Views: 39   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 24, 2024 7:35pm
by Purdie
Planning Application - Lower Mount Farm, Cookham
Planning Application - Lower Mount Farm, Cookham - Response Deadline for Neighbour Consultation Thu 2nd May 2024 Bellway Homes have updated their planning application for the site at Lower Mount Farm, Cannondown Road Cookham. You can find the application for this...
Views: 54   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 24, 2024 4:12pm
by Barry Weare
Metre Market Friday 26 April 2024
This week's headlines πŸ“£ Filling Good have a great range of reasonably prices eco friendly alternatives for cleaning. Just bring a bottle and ask Thomas if you are unsure how it works. πŸ“£ Don't forget to ask for one of our beautiful mugs when ordering your...
Views: 18   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 24, 2024 1:20pm
by Cookham Webmarst...
Asparagus at the Fruit Fields in Cookham
At The Fruit Fields, we are excited to announce the start of the asparagus season. While it has been a slow start this year, we are now ready to welcome visitors to our Cookham and Iver farms on Saturday 27th April for asparagus picking from 10am - 1pm unless we get...
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Last Post: Apr 24, 2024 11:54am
by Cookham Fruit Fi...
Needed - Golf Balls
Hello I’m one of the Golf Pros up at Winter Hill Golf Club. If anybody has any old golf balls lying around at home that they want to get rid of then I’d willingly come and collect them from you. Or you’d be welcome to drop them off at winter hi...
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Last Post: Apr 24, 2024 12:24am
by Gavin Clark
Elizabeth House needs cups and mugs
We are in need of any plain white cups or mugs for an activity for our members, if anyone has any they would like to donate to us we would be extremely grateful!
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Last Post: Apr 24, 2024 12:22am
by Elizabeth House
Cookham Rescue Centre (was Cookham Zoo)
Just wanted to offer an update on Cookham rescue centre (formally Cookham Zoo) we continue to rescue and protect animals in need, We need all the support we can get. Have a read if you are interested in being involved in our work πŸ’™ Big news! Cookham Rescue Cent...
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Last Post: Apr 24, 2024 12:16am
by Connor Clegg
Cookham Parish Neighbourhood Plan
Cookham Parish Neighbourhood Plan 2021 - 2038 https://www.cookhamparishcouncil.org.uk/wa_files/CookhamNDP_Reg14_-.pdf?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTEAAR2fRozIxeujhXpmK7amENxgz02Eyl3wRk0XyCQN1lm3_z-vNzueKxYt_bE_aem_AeICjaQIRUsRdn8we9F0D1AJuMhynVTOlPo57xihY8Q-b2g8UEWIGCIl2...
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Last Post: Apr 23, 2024 11:53pm
by Cookham Society
HUNDREDS OF DINERS RETURN FOR A UNIQUE CULINARY EXPERIENCE
Hundreds of diners will march on Marlow’s restaurants this Tuesday (30th April) to sample gourmet food and raise money for families who are struggling with the cost of living. Marlow Tastes. the town’s excusive safari supper organised by Marlow Thames...
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Last Post: Apr 23, 2024 5:20pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Keyless Car Theft
We are aware of reports of expensive performance vehicles being stolen in the south of the country. We have seen a rise of such thefts in our local police area and we are keen to work with you to help prevent further incidents. The majority of thefts within the ar...
Views: 41   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 23, 2024 2:03pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
The White Oak Cookham - New Owners
The wait is over…Brucan Pubs is heading to Cookham 🀩✨ We can’t wait to welcome the latest addition to the Brucan Pubs collection… The White Oak, Cookham. πŸ₯‚πŸ˜ We are looking forward to joining the Cookham community and sharing our tr...
Views: 75   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 23, 2024 11:10am
by Cookham Webmaste...
Upgrades of gateways to improve the welcome to Windsor town centre
Residents and tourists visiting Windsor will have a better sense of arrival this summer – thanks to the extensive refurbishment of the Coach Park footbridge, due to reopen on Tuesday 7 May, and upgrades at nine car parks. The improvements to these transport...
Views: 14   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 22, 2024 5:22pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Teapot Tea Shop
Unfortunately Teapot Tea Shop, Cookham will be closed this Sunday 21 April due to bereavement
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Last Post: Apr 20, 2024 12:48am
by Cookham Webmaste...
Enhanced support to help Royal Borough smokers stop
A comprehensive choice of support is available for local smokers to stop, via the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead commissioned service Smokefreelife Berkshire. The service launched this month with two levels of support - self-help digital including an app, a...
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Last Post: Apr 19, 2024 2:41pm
by RBWM
Royal Borough agrees refreshed vision, aims and priorities for organisation and place in new Council
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has agreed a new strategy, setting out a refreshed vision, aims and priorities for the council as an organisation and for the borough we serve. The Council Plan 2024-2028 is the authority’s most important strategic d...
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Last Post: Apr 17, 2024 3:23pm
by RBWM
Cost of living funding reopens to help households in severe financial hardship in the Royal Borough
Applications have today reopened to a cost of living hardship fund, which has already helped hundreds of households in greatest need in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. The council has been working closely with 18 frontline community partners to offer a...
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Last Post: Apr 17, 2024 2:22pm
by RBWM
M25 Closure
M25 will be shut between junctions 9 (A243 Leatherhead) and 10 (A3 Wisley) from 9pm Friday 10 May to 6am Monday 13 May 2024 https://nationalhighways.co.uk/our-roads/south-east/m25-junction-10/
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Last Post: Apr 17, 2024 1:16pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
UNWANTED BOOKS NEEDED FOR OXFAM
Barbara Walmsley has set up a collection point for unwanted books to go to the very successful Oxfam book and music shop in Cheltenham who were delighted to receive her late husband's books. They are very happy to be given any kind of book and will sell them in the s...
Views: 288   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 14, 2023 8:02pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
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