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Metre Market Friday 31 May
Hello Metre Marketers! 31st of May 1885 Dr John Harvey Kellogg of Battle Creek, Michigan files application for patent for "flaked cereal, and process of making same", and we had breakfast cereals. 139 years later I think we can do better Moneyrow Beans Coffee, Ch...
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Last Post: May 29, 2024 1:22pm
by Metre Market
Friends of Cookham Abbey
Have you ever dreamt of volunteering at an archaeological dig? Why not apply to help out at the Cookham Field School 2024 this August? Please note - completing the form does not guarantee you a place. The University of Reading will get back to you by the end of June....
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Last Post: May 28, 2024 12:53am
by Sarah Parfitt
Lib Dems' Announcement
Lib Dems announce five year plan to give patients in Maidenhead right to see a GP within a week Our NHS is under so much pressure, and its hardworking staff have been let down. They need the support of their MP to deal with the growing demands for their help Wait...
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Last Post: May 27, 2024 12:27am
by Lib Dems
Would you like to volunteer for the Cookham Abbey Summer Dig?
Are you interested in volunteering at this summer's dig? If you are, please register using the link below. Enjoy the rest of your weekend everyone! 😎 Many thanks https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=xDv6T_zswEiQgPXkP_kOXy32309ZdapPu68ZMvVHOIJUQ0F...
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Last Post: May 27, 2024 12:11am
by Sarah Parfitt
Cookham Abbey is Important
Is the historical and spiritual significance of Cookham Abbey and other archaeological sites along the Thames important to you? Yes?! Well, we'd love you to join us for a very special multifaith engagement session at Salt Hill VR in Slough on Saturday, June 1st. T...
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Last Post: May 26, 2024 11:56pm
by Sarah Parfitt
Set of keys found in Alfred Major Park Saturday
Set of keys found in Alfred Major Park Saturday, with Child Matters red heart key ring, handed in to Mandy’s (Hillcrest Stores).
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Last Post: May 26, 2024 12:22am
by Cookham Webmaste...
Weekend Parking in Maidenhead While You Visit London
If you’re planning a city break to London over the bank holiday, did you know our Vicus Way car park in Maidenhead has a super-affordable parking offer for weekend leisure trips? If you arrive after 4pm on Friday, you can park until 11am on Monday for just &...
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Last Post: May 24, 2024 6:36pm
by RBWM
Thatched Cottage, Maidenhead pub prepares for grand re-opening following investment
The Thatched Cottage in Maidenhead is set to re-open its doors on Saturday, May 25. In sneak peeks shared on the pub's Facebook, staff have said they are putting together the "finishing touches" and "can't wait to open the doors". New booths have been installe...
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Last Post: May 24, 2024 1:08pm
by Slough Observer
Cookham floods made worse because of ‘unusual’ Environment Agency errors
Cookham’s flooding problems have been made worse because of an ‘unusual’ error in flood defences, according to the Environment Agency. Storm Henk caused major flooding across the Thames Valley – dubbed the worst for a decade – but par...
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Last Post: May 24, 2024 1:02pm
by Slough Express
Three males arrested
Yesterday, officers from Windsor & Maidenhead ICR & Priority Crime Team in conjunction with BT Openreach, arrested three males who were in the process of attempting to steal high value underground copper. Their actions and damaged caused resulted in over 1,200 custom...
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Last Post: May 23, 2024 1:17pm
by Thames Valley Po...
Council seeks government bailout to avoid going bankrupt
An ‘exceptional’ bailout is needed from the government to stop the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead going bankrupt, it has been announced. Senior councillors and finance bosses at the council have said they are finding new holes in previous year...
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Last Post: May 23, 2024 12:22pm
by Slough Observer
Cookham Pharmacy closed Bank Holiday Monday 27th May 2024
Cookham Pharmacy closed Bank Holiday Monday 27th May 2024 *** remember to get your prescriptions ordered TODAY if needed over the bank holiday period *** Touch base with us by Friday morning if you are wanting to pick up meds on Friday or Saturday - as Frida...
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Last Post: May 23, 2024 12:55am
by Cookham Pharmacy
Mini Creatures Live
We have partnered with The Ferry for an amazing day of fun on bank holiday Monday. Come down and join us! Explorer Zone! proudly presented by Explore On Tour & Cookham Rescue coming to THE FERRY, next Monday! (27th May) as part of their bank holiday event! Meet...
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Last Post: May 23, 2024 12:35am
by Maidenhead Herit...
Important Update: Maidenhead Heritage Centre to Introduce Entry Fees
We wish to inform you that, starting Tuesday 28 May 2024, Maidenhead Heritage Centre will begin charging for entry. This will include entry to Maidenhead Heritage Centre, as well as entry to the Air Transport Auxiliary Gallery, which we previously had a separate c...
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Last Post: May 23, 2024 12:24am
by Maidenhead Herit...
Royal Borough in talks with Government about Exceptional Financial Support
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead has begun talks with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities about a financial support package needed for the council to deliver its crucial plans for financial stability. The council’s financial c...
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Last Post: May 22, 2024 9:12pm
by RBWM
Rishi Sunak has called a general election for this summer.
The prime minister has been saying for months he would call a vote for the "second half of the year", and it will now be held on Thursday, 4 July. Under the Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Act 2022, Mr Sunak had until 17 December this year to call an electio...
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Last Post: May 22, 2024 4:23pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Enjoy a Free Pint at Bel and the Dragon on Father’s Day
ENJOY A FREE PINT ON FATHER'S DAY Celebrate the Father figure in your life with a free pint of Fuller's cask. Book a table with us for Sunday 16th June with the 'Father's Day' booking type and we'll make sure you get your free cask pint. It's as simple as th...
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Last Post: May 22, 2024 3:19pm
by Bel and the Drag...
Marlow Bridge Closed Overnight for Two Weeks
Buckinghamshire Council is carrying out a full inspection and survey of Marlow Bridge over the next two weeks to establish what the planned maintenance and improvement works this year should cover. The council has programmed maintenance and upgrade works to the gr...
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Last Post: May 22, 2024 12:39am
by Cookham Webmaste...
We are looking for some lovely new volunteers to entertain our members.
Could be anything from singing/playing music, a craft of any type, a quiz, or just a fun hour of chatting and laughter, if you would like to know any more details please call me on this number, thank you! Dawn 01628 527621
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Last Post: May 22, 2024 12:36am
by Elizabeth House
Vacancies Available at Cookham Hairdresser
Vanilla Hairdressing And Beauty Lounge Are looking for a full/Part Time Trainee/Shampooist to start from June Please call Marc or Paula 01628 524299 🫧🫧🫧🫧
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Last Post: May 22, 2024 12:29am
by Vanilla
Places at Cookham Nursery School
Cookham Nursery School, Station Hill, Cookham, Berks, SL6 9BT Cookham Nursery School is delighted to offer places for 3-year-old children to start in September 2024. We offer a unique learning experience, in a fantastic indoor and outdoor natural play environme...
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Last Post: May 22, 2024 12:27am
by Cookham Nursery ...
No More Free Entry to Windsor Castle for Residents
The Advantage card offer for free entry to Windsor castle for residents is being withdrawn. From 1st June residents will need to pay 50% of the ticket price rather than enjoying unlimited access to the royal residence, which many consider to be a perk of living in t...
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Last Post: May 20, 2024 4:56pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Maidenhead to Welcome New Medical-led Aesthetics and Skin Care Clinic
Sorbon Estates is excited to announce the opening of Stockley Clinic, a brand-new medical-led aesthetics and skin care clinic located at 42 Broadway in Maidenhead. Housed in a modern, three storey building, Stockley Clinic exudes luxury and will be open to the public...
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Last Post: May 20, 2024 2:05pm
by Cookham Festival
The Cookham Festival Comes to an End
As the 2024 Cookham Festival comes to a close, we would like to thank everyone who has taken part by volunteering, organising, appearing or attending. We hope you have enjoyed it. Our final event is the Cantorum Choir's Gala Concert at Holy Trinity Church at 7:30p...
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Last Post: May 19, 2024 1:38pm
by Brian Clews
Summerleaze Veterinary Hospital - Sad Post
‼️ Sad post. Unfortunately we have had a deceased cat brought to us at Summerleaze. We have been unable to locate the owner via the microchip (not registered) Description: male, neutered, domestic long haired cat, black with ginger flecks. Pl...
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Last Post: May 18, 2024 12:15am
by Summerleaze Vete...
Spring Fair
Annual Spring Fair (Saturday 18 May, 10am to 12pm) – St Marks Crescent Methodist Church, Allenby Road, Maidenhead, SL6 5BQ. Stalls will include: delicious home baked cakes, stationery, good condition paperback books, CDs, DVDs, bric-a-brac, and a raffle and tom...
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Last Post: May 17, 2024 6:00pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Get ready for Walk to School Week
Some 30 schools across Windsor and Maidenhead are taking part in this year’s Walk to School Week, which starts on Monday 20 May and runs until the Friday 24 May. Parents are encouraged to ditch their cars for the whole week, or even for just one or two days,...
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Last Post: May 17, 2024 3:22pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
RBWM may sell office buildings for £10m to help its finances
The council is considering selling off Reform Road assets worth more than £10million in a bid to fend off further costs from running them and help its financial situation. Office buildings in the centre of Maidenhead are ‘beyond their economic life̵...
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Last Post: May 17, 2024 11:53am
by Slough Express
Ban the sale of fireworks to the general public
Parliament is going to debate the petition – “Ban the sale of fireworks to the general public”. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/639319 The debate is scheduled for 24 June 2024. Once the debate has happened, we’ll email you a...
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Last Post: May 17, 2024 12:58am
by Cookham Webmaste...
Wildlife Crime
Thames Valley Police have received reports of youths using catapults to injure wildlife in Windsor and Maidenhead. This appalling act of firing catapults at wildlife is an offence. The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 protects wild animals, plants and habitats....
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Last Post: May 16, 2024 6:47pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Cookham Flooding Review - Public Meeting 21 May 2024
Cookham Flooding Review - Public Meeting 21st May 7pm For information Cookham, there is a review of the issues experienced in the January 2024 flooding event on 21st May at the Holy Trinity Church Parish Centre at 7pm. Present will be representatives from Thames Wat...
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Last Post: May 16, 2024 12:15am
by Cookham Parish C...
Cookham Flooding Review - Public Meeting 21st May 7pm
Cookham Flooding Review - Public Meeting 21st May 7pm For information Cookham, there is a review of the issues experienced in the January 2024 flooding event on 21st May at the Holy Trinity Church Parish Centre at 7pm. Present will be representatives from Thame...
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Last Post: May 15, 2024 5:39pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
The George and Dragon pub in Marlow at risk of closure
The hospitality company Whitbread, which operates The George and Dragon pub on The Causeway and its adjoining Premier Inn, announced proposals to close 126 restaurants across the UK in April. The plans, which remain subject to consultation, would mean the closure...
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Last Post: May 15, 2024 11:57am
by Bucks Free Press
Last Call for Stalls - Cookham Scout Fair, Saturday 15 June from 11-4pm.
This is just a reminder about our Cookham Scout Fair, Saturday 15 June from 11-4pm. I have the following stallholders confirmed as coming: Agosti Gelato Cookham Rise Methodist Church Rainbow Guides JQ Dresses DottyDee Cookham Rotary Club Maidenhead ATC SML...
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Last Post: May 15, 2024 11:50am
by Cookham Scout Fa...
Marlow Honours Dementia Action Week with Pop-Up in Liston Court
The pop-up will be open Wednesday 15th to Friday 17th May, 10am-4pm, offering a space outside to have a relaxed chat and make those seeking support feel at ease - with tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits available to those who pop in. Jenny, Jan and Jeannette, and lots o...
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Last Post: May 15, 2024 11:38am
by Cookham Webmaste...
Mandy Brar is new Deputy Mayor
Councillor Simon Bond is elected the New Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Councillor Simon Bond has been elected as Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead for the 2024/25 civic year, with Councillor Mandy Brar as Deputy Mayor. He t...
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Last Post: May 15, 2024 11:15am
by Cookham Webmaste...
Investment Fraud & a new Self Help Tool Centre
Investments are a favourite trick used by fraudsters to steal your money … either funds you’ve put aside ‘for a rainy day’ or life savings to be used for a dream holiday or your retirement. Between 2020 and the end of 2023, nearly 100,0...
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Last Post: May 14, 2024 3:25pm
by Neighbourhood Wa...
Lights on Cookham Bridge
The new permanentCookham Bridge lights are now in place, so hopefully the traffic flow should run a bit more smoothly again. There will be staff checking over the next couple of days. Just hope everything runs smoothly after the trauma of the last few months.
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Last Post: May 14, 2024 12:24am
by Cookham Webmaste...
Charleston Visit
On 4th July we are planning to visit Charleston, country home of Vanessa Bell and the Bloomsbury group. The visit will be an opportunity to view the exhibition”Dorothy Hepworth and Patricia Preece: An Untold Story.” Archival photographs and letters highli...
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Last Post: May 13, 2024 9:45pm
by Friends of the S...
Nando’s Start Advertising for Staff
Nando's was confirmed to be coming to Taplow's Bishops Centre in January, where it will move into the former Frankie & Benny's unit. This new development comes after plans for outdoor signage and decor submitted to Buckinghamshire Council in February 2024 were app...
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Last Post: May 12, 2024 10:30am
by Cookham Webmaste...
The Northern Lights Over Cookham
The aurora borealis came to the South East Friday night. It seems that there is great activity on the sun! The photo shows the aurora over Marlow Bridge.
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Last Post: May 11, 2024 3:27pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Do you have a winning Garden in Bloom?
Does your front garden stand out from the crowd? Do you have blooming roses and beautiful flowering baskets which can be seen by people walking past your garden? You could be acclaimed as having the best garden in your ward by entering the Royal Borough of Windsor...
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Last Post: May 8, 2024 2:04pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
Possible new Crematorium Planned for Cookham
https://www.elegy.co.uk/projects.php
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Last Post: May 6, 2024 12:08am
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...
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Last Post: Sep 14, 2023 8:02pm
by Cookham Webmaste...
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