Residents near Jubilee River scheme fear repeat of 2014 floods

By Press Association 2021

Winter weather Feb 4th 2021People living near a controversial flood relief scheme say they are looking anxiously towards the skies after heavy rainfall prompted fresh concerns their homes may be flooded. People living by the Jubilee River, which was created nearly two decades ago as part of the Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme,… Continue reading Residents near Jubilee River scheme fear repeat of 2014 floods

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Imminent Flooding Expected

Properties closest to the River Thames at Wraysbury from Old Windsor Weir to Magna Carta Island Flooding is expected – immediate action required Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected later this… Continue reading Imminent Flooding Expected

Flood alert issued

A Flood Warning has been issued by the Environment Agency.  Flood Warning in force: Colne Brook at Colnbrook.  Flooding is expected for: The Colne Brook at Colnbrook including Horton and Wraysbury.   Immediate action required.  Heavy rain has been falling in the Colne Brook catchment and further rainfall is forecast overnight Friday and into Saturday 30 January.… Continue reading Flood alert issued

COVID-19 Rate locally exceeds 800/100,000

The COVID-19 rate in Wraysbury (& Old Windsor) is now 833/100,000 and with the new variant spreading so easily it is vitally important we all follow all the rules. We have a significant elderly and BME population in our village, please act responsibly. The NHS locally is under unprecedented pressure and we can all help… Continue reading COVID-19 Rate locally exceeds 800/100,000

Helping our community this Christmas

Most people really want to make some form of contribution at Christmas, particularly this year.  People’s generosity is amazing. If you do want to help please do this through established channels;      Do think about contributing to ‘Ginge Sings” – proceeds raised from his Christmas Facebook concert today are for the Windsor Homeless Project www.paypal.me/wraysburypub… Continue reading Helping our community this Christmas

NHS campaign to maximise Flu Jabs

Help NHS – Have Flu Jabs Flu vaccine Register Now at Wraysbury Village Pharmacy click here The flu vaccine is a safe and effective vaccine. It’s offered every year on the NHS to help protect people at risk of flu and its complications. This page is about the flu vaccine for adults. Find out about the children’s flu… Continue reading NHS campaign to maximise Flu Jabs

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Windsor & Maidenhead at risk of second lockdown

Windsor and Maidenhead are amongst 36 places believed to be at risk of a second lockdown, following Leicester, because of rising incidences of coronavirus. See https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-bradford-and-london-boroughs-among-36-at-risk-areas-that-could-be-just-days-away-from-local-lockdowns-12018594 Lets all be very sensible, follow the advice, stay 2m apart, wear face masks in public areas and protect our vulnerable and elderly. We are all bored and fed… Continue reading Windsor & Maidenhead at risk of second lockdown

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Covid-19 Gingers under the hammer

During lockdown Benta Hickley has been hard at work: not content to turn her considerable talents to the production of facemasks, which were given to frontline stalwarts, such as Aran and his team in the post office, she also started stitch-doodling – (Sorry, I’m pretty sure I made that word up!) creating little “Gingerbread” men… Continue reading Covid-19 Gingers under the hammer

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