A brand NEW schools New Age Kurling festival for children with special needs. Furze Platt Junior school, Oaken Grove, Maidenhead OLDFIELD SCHOOL - sky blue
A 20ft high wall of flame swept across 120 acres of corn 'faster than a man could run in Waltham St Lawrence in 1989
A mystery blaze destroyed the boatyard of Queen's swanmarker John Turk in 1985 despite the efforts of four fire crews. 41177-8a
A plane from White Waltham Airfield was blown into a garden at Willant Close by gales in 1990. 50166-15a
A runaway train crashed through the barriers and 30ft onto the forecourt at Twyford Station in 1981.
Amphibious armoured vehicles were pressed into service on the streets of Maidenhead in the floods of 1947.
Fire raged through Danesfield House in 1989, a month before it was due to open as a luxury hotel. 48894-36
Firefighters were at the scene for 17 hours when P&A Distributors DIY warehouse in Brock Lane was gutted by fire in 1979. 30734-32a
Maidenhead firefighters moved into their new £370,000 purpose built station in Bridge Road in 1976. 26259-3
Storage tanks were ripped open in an explosion at the Brylcream Factory in Norreys Drive in 1968. 12623
The Advertiser could not resists a 'sticky situation' headline when a glue lorry overturned at the Bisham Roundabout 1987. 45407-36a
A selection of Floods, Fires and Disasters photos from The Maidenhead Advertiser 150th Anniversary book 'Days Gone By'