The Maidenhead Advertiser News Podcast

The Maidenhead Advertiser News Podcast

By Maidenhead Advertiser
Reporters from the Maidenhead Advertiser take you through all the latest issues in our town, from politics and crime to what's new to do
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Borough's most disadvantaged residents facing tax hike
This week George Roberts is joined by Kieran Bell and Adrian Williams to discuss the biggest stories around Maidenhead. The group discuss the council's controversial proposals to reduce council tax support for its most disadvantaged and vulnerable residents, and look at a group of angry taxi drivers who feel they do not have enough spaces to park up while waiting for customers. The team then talk about Maidenhead's new street art mural and talk about what new art they would like to see in the town.
23:29
February 24, 2020
Homeless charity shutting down Maidenhead drop-in
George Roberts is joined by Grace Witherden and Amy Horsfield to discuss the upcoming closure of the Brett Foundation's drop-in centre in King Street, and speculate where it could move on to. The team also look back at the damage caused to the town by Storm Ciara and a church working with Tesco to stop food going to landfill.
20:13
February 18, 2020
'Not so smart' motorways
This week reporter Georgina Bishop talks about her experience of breaking down on the M4 as controversy swirls around the future of smart motorways.
18:21
February 7, 2020
Parking discounts binned in next year's budget proposal
The reporting team give their thoughts on the proposals for next year's budget, discuss the problems with the town's buses, and look at the Bray DJ who is auctioning what could be the first ever Beatles record played on air.
24:28
January 28, 2020
Yet another Crossrail delay
George Roberts, Kieran Bell and Georgina Bishop discuss the latest Crossrail delay, look back on the work of an inspirational mum who lost her battle with cancer, and speculate what TV series could soon be filming at Bray Studios.
20:25
January 23, 2020
Ever get that sinking feeling?
George Roberts, Kieran Bell and Georgina Bishop discuss the sinkhole that's caused chaos in Maidenhead, complaints about a town centre multi-storey car park and an appeal to find the family of a Second World War pilot shot down over France.
16:02
January 15, 2020
Theresa May remains Maidenhead MP in another landslide general election victory
George Roberts, Kieran Bell and Georgina Bishop analyse the general election results in Maidenhead, Beaconsfield and Slough, look at the reaction to a controversial 150-home development in Bray that got rejected by the planning authority, and discuss the 16-year-old aiming to be the youngest person ever to fly solo around the world.
19:33
December 22, 2019
General Election 2019 Special
George Roberts, Kieran Bell and Jade Kidd chat about the general election and the candidates standing in Maidenhead and Beaconsfield, check in on a hospice nearing its funding target, and discuss pensioners lending their time to a Twyford school to help children with their reading.
19:34
December 12, 2019
Charity rugby match raises thousands for PC Andrew Harper
George Roberts, Kieran Bell and Georgina Bishop chat about this week's news, looking at a successful charity rugby match, an unsuccessful lorry driver and the Maidenhead Christmas lights.
16:56
December 2, 2019
Magpies eye up potential move
George Roberts, Kieran Bell and Georgina Bishop talk though Maidenhead United's potential stadium move, the breaking up of a large-scale steroid gang and two Thomas Cook workers who got their jobs back.
15:21
November 25, 2019
Soapboxes: Elections and gravity go-karts
Will Taylor, George Roberts and Kieran Bell talk us through the Riverside by-election, the upcoming General Election and plans for a gravity Grand Prix in Maidenhead
21:18
November 4, 2019
Royal Borough approves new housing plan (29/10/19)
Will Taylor, George Roberts and Kieran Bell talk all things BLP, a Maidenhead by-election and mermaids
25:25
October 29, 2019