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Pictured Above Rudolfo Tends to Mimi (Jayne Strand) As She is Gravely Ill

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FROM WCDP (WINDSOR COMMUNITY DEFIRBILLATOR PARTNERSHIP) The new defibrillators just keep flowing……..

The WCDP is a group made up of local volunteer community organisations Windsor St George Rotary Club, Windsor Street Angels, The Town Partnership, Thames Valley Police and Windsor Lions and its mission is to install Automated External Debrillators (AEDs) around Windsor.

Since the first placement in November 2017 the group has successfully installed 14 AEDs around the centre of the town and plans to install more during 2020 to ensure full coverage.  Apart from merely installing the equipment the WCDP operate a guardianship program of regular inspections and monitors the condition of the Automated External Defibrillators that has been installed. To date five AED’s have been primed ready for deployment but fortunately none has yet had to be used due to the arrival of an ambulance or other paramedics.

Many local businesses, groups and individuals have sponsored or funded AEDs including Waitrose, Rotary, Lions, Street Angels,The Royal Borough,  Windsor Christian Action based at Dedworth Green Baptist Church and 5 by the Shanly Foundation.

Read more: Yet More New Defibrillators in Windsor !

A device that prevents scam and nuisance phone calls is available to Royal Borough residents, free of charge.

Scam blockers are installed by our trading standards team and provide an added layer of security, filtering out unwanted calls before your phone rings.

The Royal Borough’s trading standards team have fitted over 20 blockers in the last four months, including one for a vulnerable resident and their partner who lost £400,000 through scam phone calls.

Nationwide, almost 1000 blockers have been installed, preventing 99% of scam and nuisance calls.

Statistics after one month of the project’s implementation showed that 40% of all incoming calls received were unwanted, and each unit received on average 29 nuisance calls throughout the month.

Read more: Free Scam Call Blockers Available to Royal Borough Residents


Public Health England and Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead statement on confirmed COVID-19 case | Specialists from Public Health England (PHE) are working with the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and NHS colleagues following a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The individual is receiving treatment in hospital.

Alison Barnett, Centre Director for Public Health England South East, said: “Public Health England is contacting people who had close contact with the latest confirmed case of COVID-19. Close contacts will be given health advice about symptoms and emergency contact details to use if they become unwell in the 14 days after contact with the confirmed case. This tried and tested method will ensure we are able to minimise any risk to them and the wider public.”

Cllr Stuart Carroll lead member for adult social care, children services, health and mental health, said: “I’d like to reassure people that we are working with health colleagues to do everything we can to stop the virus spreading and ensure the people of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead are protected.

Read more: Confirmed COVID-19 case in Royal Borough

CLICK HERE to see the 2020 Royal Ascot Style Guide

Ascot is delighted to present the 2020 Royal Ascot Style Guide in association with Cunard.

Royal Ascot is synonymous with sartorial elegance, style woven into the very fabric of our history. This is upheld by the Royal Ascot Dress Code, which invites guests to contribute to an occasion heralded as a major fashion event in its own right. The Royal Ascot Style Guide was designed to advise and inspire guests with what to wear to the Royal Meeting.   E-mail

Pictured Above: James Sunderland, Bracknell MP,  Jane Gates OBE, CEO of Sebastian’s Action Trust, Adam Afriyie – Windsor MP, Mark Courage, Sebastian’s Action Trust Chair of Trustees

Sebastian’s Action Trust launches its Plugging the Gaps report at the House of Commons | Sebastian’s Action Trust hosted a reception at the Houses of Commons on Wednesday (Jan 22nd) for the launch of its independently commissioned report that highlights the critical role of social palliative care in supporting families in need.

Sebastian’s Action Trust is a Berkshire charity that provides emotional, social and practical support to more than 600 families whose children have life-limiting or life-threatening conditions or who have sadly died.

The Trust commissioned Dr Katrin Bain, an academic at Royal Holloway, University of London, to evaluate the range of bespoke services it offers to families with the aim of demonstrating how, in many situations, these services compliment and redress the gaps in NHS provision and palliative care.

Read more: Sebastian’s Action Trust Launches 'Plugging the Gaps' Report at House of Commons

Statement from the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead on the Heathrow appeal outcome 27/02/20

Cllr Johnson, leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead said: “We are pleased with the outcome handed down today which will force the Government to do the right thing and review the Airport National Policy Statement (ANPS), ensuring that any proposed airport expansion does not contravene the Paris Agreement and further impact the environment.”

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