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23 Jul 2014 17:30

Crowthorne pre-school bis farewell to manager after 28 years of work

A PRE-school has bid a fond farewell to its long-serving manager.

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23 Jul 2014 17:20

BREAKING: Building firm Costain Ltd fined £525,000 over death of construction worker Mark Williams, who was crushed by a forklift at Newbury building site

A CONSTRUCTION firm was fined more than half a million pounds today after a worker on a building site was crushed to death by a forklift truck.


23 Jul 2014 17:00 • John Dickens

Minister and his son complete 100km walk for suicide prevention charity

A FATHER and his son managed to complete a mammoth 100km-walk in 22 hours - raising more than 10,000 for a suicide prevention charity.

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23 Jul 2014 16:55

Police release CCTV image of man who could have information about a smashed window at the Purple Turtle in Reading

THIS man could hold vital information after a pub’s door was vandalised in central Reading.


23 Jul 2014 16:30

British Transport Police release CCTV images of people who could hold clues to snatch-and-grab theft on a train at Theale

THESE are the people who could vital clues to a snatch-and-grab theft on a train at Theale.


23 Jul 2014 16:30

Judges in Bracknell tomorrow for In Bloom competition

FLORAL judges will take in a business park, primary school and beaver and cubs garden when they are given a tour of Bracknell tomorrow.

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23 Jul 2014 16:28

Firefighters tackle Tilehurst kitchen blaze

A SEMI-DETACHED house in Tilehurst was left damaged and full of smoke today after a fire broke out in the kitchen.


23 Jul 2014 15:15

Bracknell News Super Tots 2014 competiton launches - cast your vote today

The time has come to choose your Bracknell News Super Tots for 2014.

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23 Jul 2014 15:00

In this week's News (Wednesday July 16)

IN this week's edition of the News, Bracknell Forest bosses come under fire for their house building plans, the progress on 19 separate projects to find 3,000 extra school places in the town are revealed and our Super Tots competition launches.

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23 Jul 2014 15:00 • Nicole Zandi

Beer festival drunk dry as punters soak up the sunshine

THIRSTY punters drunk a beer festival dry as they basked in glorious sunshine.

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23 Jul 2014 14:30 • Nicole Zandi

Thug attacked motorist after jumping on car bonnet before smashing the windscreen and punching driver

Police have appealed for witnesses of an assault and criminal damage that took place on Saturday evening.

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23 Jul 2014 13:30

Walkers step out to explore Binfield, Warfield and Winkfield parishes

WALKERS put their best foot forward when they explored the beautiful countryside of three parishes.

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23 Jul 2014 12:30 • Nicole Zandi

Residents and businesses asked for their views on how to spend proposed Heathrow compensation fund

RESIDENTS and businesses can affect how Heathrow spends its proposed fund for new noise and property compensation scheme.

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23 Jul 2014 11:30

Official Monster Raving Loony Party launches its own ale at a Sandhurst pub

A POLITICAL party chose a Sandhurst pub as the location to launch its own real ale.

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23 Jul 2014 11:00

Disruption expected when A329M works start

MAJOR disruption is expected when roadworks begin on the A329M lat about 8pm this evening (Wednesday). The road is being reduced to one lane in each direction around the Loddon Viaduct, with the work due to last until September 2.

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23 Jul 2014 10:30 • James Ash

Pop-up market at Theale pub will raise cash to support premature babies at the Royal Berkshire Hospital

BIG-HEARTED fundraisers will launch an outdoor pop-up market on Saturday to raise cash supporting ill babies.

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23 Jul 2014 10:00 • John Dickens

Flower arrangers get Royal reception after blossoming at prestigious flower show

FLOWER arrangers got a royal reception after their blossoming arrangements won top prize at a flower show.

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23 Jul 2014 09:45

Firefighters deal with double call-out in same Crowthorne road

FIREFIGHTERS spent nearly five hours at a road in Crowthorne this morning, dealing with two incidents.

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23 Jul 2014 09:30

Finalists announced

TOMORROW'S Reading Chronicle will reveal who has been shortlisted for a Reading Retail Award.


23 Jul 2014 09:20

Summer style hits the centre of Bracknell with fashion show

FASHIONABLE fun was had as a summer style show was held in Bracknell town centre.

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