What's Happening in Slough blog

Special ice team aim for Canada

A team of children with special needs are hoping to play ice hockey in Canada after being invited to take part in a special tournament.

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Mela line-up announced

Mela organisers have announced their line-up for this year’s festival and say they hope the event attracts people from all different cultures.

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Blood mascot spreads the message

Hospital visitors came face to face with a giant drop of blood as part of a fun campaign to raise awareness about a serious health issue.

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Council runs 12-hour tweetathon

Council staff made 194 tweets in 12 hours as part of a tweetathon to raise awareness of their work.

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Teenager set for sticker success

Teenager Sufian Hassan is a young entrepreneur in the making after the successful launch of his new business. Sufian, 18, from Manor Park, Slough, unveiled his business Sticker Munch at the Gadget Show in the middle of April and made an instant profit. The company makes and sells customised stickers for items such as laptops and phones. Sufian began selling the stickers at the show in the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. He said: “My profit was around £750 and we …

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Big thanks for volunteers

Lucky volunteer Carolyn Carty has been presented with an award on behalf of all the people who worked to restore Herschel Park.

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New look for council

Residents should find it easier to get around thanks to a new council website.

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Hunt for heroes

The search is on to find local heroes who deserve to win free tickets to the Olympics.

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Homeless hostels benefit from £4,200 donation

There will be a warmer winter for the users of a hostel for homeless people in Slough thanks to the generosity of walkers.

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Slough war memorial campaign launched

A new war memorial in Slough town centre will be paid for with public donations in time for Remembrance Sunday 2014.

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