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Wraysbury residents Tweet pictures of floods


Ridiculous flooding in Wraysbury today. Fingers crossed it doesn't rise any higher overnight.


The storm has really affected wraysbury! Literally everywhere is flooded! Had to drive through a flood to get home!


Further Thames flood risk for Surrey and Berkshire

The Environment Agency warns of further Thames floods in the Berkshire and Surrey areas.

Today, warnings remain in place after the river burst its banks earlier this week.

Datchet, Wraysbury and Old Windsor could see water levels rising to near January 2003 levels over the next two days.

River levels on the Thames at Wraysbury, Datchet and Old Windsor are high and continuing to rise in response to recent rainfall.

Flooding of properties closest to the river is expected. River levels will rise further over the next 24 to 36 hours.

River levels will be higher than the November and December 2012 levels and closer to those seen during January 2003.

The Environment Agency will continue to monitor the river and update this message as the situation changes.

The weather prospects are: for a dry night and morning, but further rain tomorrow afternoon.

– The Environment Agency


Royal Berkshire NHS Trust probe over A&E waiting

General view of a sign for the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA

A health trust is to be investigated for repeatedly breaching the A&E waiting times target.

The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust has missed the target - which says at least 95% of patients should be seen within four hours - three times in a 21-month period, the regulator Monitor said.

The trust provides services to patients at hospitals in Reading, Windsor and Henley. Monitor will investigate whether the failure points to wider problems at the trust.


Couple go potty for the Queen

Now what do you get when you cross a keen gardner with a Royalist?

The answer is this!

A couple from Fifield in Berkshire have installed two giant busts of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh in their front garden for all to see.

The statues, which are made from plaster and terracotta, stand at 12 feet tall and are complete with wrinkles, blemishes and even the Duke's bald patch.


'An accident waiting to happen' says lorry crash landlord

Ambulance crew survey the damage Credit: ITV News Meridian

The landlord of a pub - badly damaged by a lorry - has called for the speed limit in the area to be reduced. The driver was airlifted to hospital after the crash at the Rising Sun in Woolhampton yesterday. The landlord said it was an accident waiting to happen.

The giant vehicle embedded in the pub
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