On Sunday night BBC2 aired another viewing of their documentary “The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway” a three-part series showing the remarkable construction process of tunnelling under London for the new Elizabeth Line. The series follows the initial progress of the construction of the new TFL-run railway under London, following everything from engineering challenges and completion [...]
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Following years of planning and development, the Thames Valley Science Park’s flagship ‘Gateway’ building opened its doors for business in March 2018. The 70,000 sq ft building, which is owned by the University of Reading, offers flexible office and laboratory space and is part of a £35 million investment scheme into the Science Park. The [...]
As December begins and the count down to Christmas is upon us, thousands of pounds worth of turkeys have been donated as part of the Maidenhead Advertiser’s Cracker Appeal. A total of 31 free range turkeys, valued at £3,069 (worth £99 each) have been donated to the appeal by Copas Traditional Turkeys. The six-kilogram turkeys [...]
Concerns around plastic usage and disposal have taken over the nation this year and various new legislation have been passed to ensure this epidemic is controlled. Thames Valley have been putting some measures into to place to confirm they are part of this anti-plastic movement to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment. In October, a [...]
The council is creating a state-of-the-art replacement for the ageing Magnet Leisure Centre at Braywick Park. The new Braywick Leisure Centre will provide a space for everyone to enjoy sports, arts and cultural events and is due to open at the end of 2020. It will include bigger and better facilities than the Magnet Leisure [...]
The Crossrail Elizabeth line is estimated to be complete by December 2019 and approximately 200 million annual passengers will use the first Elizabeth Line services through central London. Not only will the Elizabeth Line reduce journey times across London, easing congestion and offering better connections, it also has the potential to change the way people [...]
CityFibre has called on Thames Valley’s commercial property sector to get ahead of industry trends and help build Gigabit Britain. Access to quality digital infrastructure is now so imperative to commercial tenants in the Thames Valley that almost nine in 10 IT decision makers wouldn’t even consider signing the dotted line on a new lease [...]
Sitting in the heart of the Thames Valley, convenient to London and Heathrow, with excellent road and rail links and a thriving economy Maidenhead is in the perfect position to do business. Therefore, it comes as very exciting news that the leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Simon Dudley will undertake the [...]
The 'Love Maidenhead' photography competition, part of the Maidenhead festival, produced some stunning photos this year, showcasing the best of what the town has to offer. Another great year for the photography competition, which showcased the huge pool of photography talent right here in Maidenhead. Photographers were challenged to showcase Maidenhead in all it's glory [...]
Councillor Judith Diment's work in eradicating polio with Rotary International’s Polio Eradication Advocacy Task Force has been recognised by Parliament. Cllr Judith Diment (Con, Riverside) has worked with Rotary organisations to eradicate the disease for more than 20 years and she currently oversees Rotary International’s Polio Eradication Advocacy Task Force. Judith joined Rotary Club of [...]