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South Korean violinst wins prestigious Windsor Festival International String Competition

27 Mar 2015 11:30 • Newsdesk

VIOLINIST Ji Yoon Lee has won the celebrated Windsor Festival International String Competition (WFISC), performing Ysaÿe, Prokofiev and Wieniawski in the final held in the Waterloo Chamber in Windsor Castle on Friday.

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Thirsty burglar from Slough jailed after police get his DNA from empty drinks can found at the crime scene

27 Mar 2015 11:30 • Daniel Whiteway

A THIRSTY burglar has been jailed after police used forensics to identify his DNA on a can of fizzy drink he left at the crime scene.

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Police release photo of man they want to speak to in connection with an assault in Slough

27 Mar 2015 11:20 • Newsdesk

A PHOTO has been released of a man police want to talk to in connection with an assault in broad daylight in Slough.

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New book is the cat's whiskers

27 Mar 2015 11:00 • Georgina Campbell

A NEWBURY author is donating money from every book she sells to Cats Protection.

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Families fear eviction from their homes

27 Mar 2015 11:00 • Alex Drury

Families could be reduced to squatting when they are evicted from their park homes later this year.

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Reading FC's Jem Karacan honoured to lead 'Ryan's Royals'

27 Mar 2015 11:30 • Paul Carey

JEM KARACAN says he’s “extremely proud” to be heading a special project that demonstrates what a fantastic family club Reading are.

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Thames Valley League Football round-up: Sandhurst Devels strike late to topple Woodcote Stoke Row and keep survival hopes alive

27 Mar 2015 09:30

SANDHURST Devels snatched an injury-time winner to boost their Premier Division survival hopes with a 2-1 win at home to Woodcote Stoke Row, writes Richard Ashton.

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Youth Football round-up: All the latest from Wokingham & Emmbrook, Ascot United and Berks County FC

27 Mar 2015 09:30

GOALS from Finn Evered, Russell Neame, Josh Pinfield and a Paul Griffith penalty were enough to help Ascot Under 18 Royals to a 4-2 win against FAB FC, while Rob Fraser’s strike earned the U18 Warriors a 1-0 win against Caversham AFC Crusaders.

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WIN the opportunity to become a London Irish mascot for the day

27 Mar 2015 07:00

YOUNGSTERS have a rare chance of a lifetime to be the mascot at one of London Irish’s biggest games of the season – by taking part in our exclusive competition.

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The Happy Horticulturist with Bernadette Varilone

23 Mar 2015 09:30

Live life like you’ll die tomorrow, plant a garden like you’ll live forever – I can’t remember who quoted that to me once but it has stuck with me. In reality we just don’t do this, however.

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Review: They Came From Mars - Shinfield Players Theatre

15 Mar 2015 09:30

THE Farndale Avenue Townswomen’s Guild drama group are renowned for their lack of stage prowess and their production of this sci-fi drama resulted in the predictable mayhem we have come to expect from these ladies of somewhat limited talent! Props went astray, lines were forgotten or muddled and we witnessed a series of wardrobe malfunctions, the absurdity of which all added to the hilarity of the evening.

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First night review: The History Boys

10 Mar 2015 09:30

PASS the parcel. These are some of the final words said in The History Boys by focal character Hector – an inspiring and off-curricula English teacher nurturing a group of eight boys through to their university entry exams.

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The Reluctant Runner: Cake

9 Mar 2015 09:30

It is quite amusing, well to me anyway, that this month’s column on my London Marathon training sits right next to a piece about sugar dependency.

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Be enticed by Caddy's tales of life and loss

22 Mar 2015 09:30

ACOUSTIC Blues, Country and Folk singer songwriter, Caddy Cooper is a travelling soul.

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World class illusionist champs

21 Mar 2015 09:30

The award winning team of tricksters, swindlers and cheats, Champions of Magic are back for an adventurous spring tour.

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Wow: dreams can come true

20 Mar 2015 09:30

WERE you one of those millions of Kate Bush fans who sat on the phone, was poised at your keyboard – even had your husband doing the same...and all the students he was teaching at the time...in a bid to get tickets to Kate Bush’s earth-shattering tour last year?

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