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2 Sep 2014 17:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Paralympic hero comes up with her Bright Idea for council challenge

A PARALYMPIC hero has thrown her hat into the ring in a competition to find innovative ideas to make the borough a better place to live.

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2 Sep 2014 16:30

Mayor of Slough takes Slough canal cruise to celebrate restoration

THE Mayor of Slough got on board for a trip down the newly-dredged Slough Arm of the Grand Union Canal.

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2 Sep 2014 15:30

M4 eastbound to be shut between Theale and Reading South overnight on Monday

MOTORISTS are being warned a section of the eastbound M4 in Reading will be closed overnight on Monday.

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2 Sep 2014 15:30

Big names coming to Henley Literary Festival

STARS of the stage and screen will join bestselling authors at a range of special talks and performances as part of this year's Henley Literary Festival.

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2 Sep 2014 15:30 • Andy Wilkins

Renewed appeal made to save Poppy Appeal in Windsor in First World War centenary year

A RENEWED appeal has been sounded to find an organiser to save the Poppy Appeal in Windsor.

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2 Sep 2014 14:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Heston Blumenthal's Bray restaurant named second in Good Food Guide

HESTON BLUMENTHAL’S The Fat Duck, in Bray, has been placed second in The Good Food Guide 2015, despite receiving a perfect 10 rating.

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2 Sep 2014 13:30

Best in show for Lewis of Sunningdale sausages

IT’S been a great year for quality butchers Lewis of Sunningdale which has been awarded a Great Taste Award for its free range pork sausages.

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2 Sep 2014 13:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Waltham St Lawrence traveller saga to rumble on in to 2015

THE four-and-a-half year Shurlock Road, Waltham St Lawrence, traveller saga will rumble on in to 2015 after a date for a judicial review was set.

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2 Sep 2014 12:00

Fraudster told to pay with savings

A WOODLEY councillor has been given seven days to voluntarily pay back some of the benefits she falsely claimed or risk a court order demanding the cash.

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2 Sep 2014 12:00 • Andy Wilkins

First stores at new development due to open next week

THE first stores at the new Bishop Centre development are due to open next week.

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2 Sep 2014 11:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Takeaway plans for former Valley Carpets shop recommended for approval

PROPOSALS to convert an old Dedworth carpet shop into a takeaway have been earmarked for approval.

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2 Sep 2014 11:26 • Daniel Whiteway

Ruling out 'Boris Island' proposal is a 'catastrophic mistake' says Windsor MP

WINDSOR MP Adam Afriyie has dubbed an announcement today to rule out Boris Johnson’s ambitious plans for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary as a 'catastrophic mistake'.

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2 Sep 2014 10:40 • Newsdesk

Cookham Dean burglary victims speak out in open letter about the 'incalculable emotional damage' caused by the break-in

BURGLARS trashed a home and stole hugely sentimental jewellery in a break-in in Cookham Dean last week.

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2 Sep 2014 09:30

Heart attack survivor from Easthampstead backs campaign

A MAN who had a heart attack while on holiday in the Alps is backing a campaign to persuade more people to learn how to save a life.

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2 Sep 2014 09:30

Updated: Man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a head-on collision on the A338 near Hungerford

A MAN was airlifted to hospital after a van and a car collided head-on near Hungerford last night.

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2 Sep 2014 09:30 • Daniel Whiteway

No businesses sign up for council's empty shops business rate discount scheme

A POLICY designed to fill empty shop units has had no businesses take up the offer.

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2 Sep 2014 09:29 • Sportsdesk

Reading FC sign Glenn Murray from Crystal Palace

READING have bolstered their strikeforce with the signing of Glenn Murray from Crystal Palace on deadline day.

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2 Sep 2014 09:15 • John Dickens

Latest: Man in 20s airlifted to hospital with serious foot injury after forklift truck incident

A MAN in his 20s has been airlifted to John Radcliffe Hospital with a serious foot injury after an incident in an industrial estate this morning.

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2 Sep 2014 09:10 • John Dickens

Boost for Heathrow after Boris Johnson's hub airport plans sunk

PROPOSALS for expansion at Heathrow Airport have received a welcome boost after Boris Johnson’s ambitious plans for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary were all but sunk.

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2 Sep 2014 09:05 • Daniel Whiteway

Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service to move headquarters from Slough to White Waltham

THE headquarters of a campaign to build Berkshire’s first children’s hospice is to move as the groundbreaking on the chosen site edges closer.

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