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21 Sep 2014 12:30

Sunningdale residents group hits back over criticism over 'accountability'

CONCERNS over the accountability of the group responsible for delivering Ascot and Sunningdale’s Neighbourhood Plan will be raised at a Royal Borough meeting.

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21 Sep 2014 12:00

Elderly and disabled at risk following budget cuts

READING has to pull together to make sure elderly and disabled people are not impacted by the latest tranche of budget cuts.

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21 Sep 2014 10:00 • Andy Wilkins

'Great tennis' on display as club members compete for annual championships

'GREAT tennis’ was on display as members competed at a tennis club’s annual championships.

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21 Sep 2014 09:30

Swinley Forest runners raise thousands of pounds

HUNDREDS of runners took to Swinley Forest on Sunday for an inaugural charity event.

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21 Sep 2014 09:30

Traders show great initiative

CAVERSHAM Traders Association’s loyalty card scheme won initiative of the year at the Reading Retail Awards — the first time a collective has picked up the prize. Jude Chapman, vice chairman of the independent business association, said they were really proud to have picked up the award.

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21 Sep 2014 08:00

Reading Borough plea to West Berkshire Council over new houses

THE message from a council is be courteous to your neighbours as proposals for hundreds of new homes are considered by West Berkshire Council.

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21 Sep 2014 08:00

Misery on Play Hatch road

MOTORISTS on a busy commuter route faced an evening of misery after a worker left the temporary traffic lights in order to rush to his wife’s side at hospital.

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20 Sep 2014 17:30

M4 work aims to ease congestion

IMPROVEMENTS on a major motorway junction will help help create 6,000 jobs and cope with traffic from 10,000 extra homes in the Wokingham borough.

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20 Sep 2014 17:00

Residents speak out over Recreation Road "rat run"

LONG-AWAITED improvements to a town centre “eyesore” have been approved, as the local authority seeks to modernise the appearance of Station Hill.

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20 Sep 2014 16:00 • Andy Wilkins

Windsor panto favourite backs The Observer's Theatre Royal campaign

A WINDSOR panto favourite has thrown his weight behind The Observer’s campaign to secure the future of the town’s theatre.

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20 Sep 2014 12:30

Community heroes rewarded at Sunningdale Area Carnival

UNSUNG heroes were rewarded at this year’s Sunningdale Area Carnival for the time and energy they put into supporting their communities.

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20 Sep 2014 12:00

Residents speak out over Recreation Road "rat run"

SPEEDING cars trying to avoid traffic lights in Tilehurst are putting young children’s lives at risk.

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20 Sep 2014 10:00 • John Dickens

'Remarkable' new tennis facility opens for the community

A NEW generation of tennis stars will be able to hone their skills at an ace new tennis court.

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20 Sep 2014 09:30

Retailers and restaurateurs are praised for raising town's profile

THE strength of Reading as a commercial and retail hub was recognised at Saturday night’s glitzy ceremony as traders were honoured for their hard work in raising the town’s profile.

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20 Sep 2014 08:00

New toy shed donated to Sulhamstead and Ufton Nervet school

PUPILS jumped for joy as they celebrated the arrival of a new shed for their toys just months after vandals broke in and destroyed their play equipment.

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20 Sep 2014 08:00

Gig thief jailed for stealing 24 mobiles in one night

A PICKPOCKET found hiding in a bush with 24 mobile phones stolen from people on one night has been jailed for six months.

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19 Sep 2014 17:30 • Newsdesk

Windsor Fringe Festival to launch tonight promising fortnight of alternative arts and entertainment

A FORTNIGHT of all things art and entertainment will get underway this evening.

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19 Sep 2014 17:05 • Newsdesk

Police launch investigation after man in car approaches young girls and makes 'inappropriate comments'

POLICE are investigating after a man approached five young girls yesterday while driving his car in Maidenhead.

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19 Sep 2014 17:00

Council moves to secure land for Civitas Academy

COUNCIL leaders are set to make compulsory purchase orders (CPO) to safeguard the land for a new 420-pupil primary school in west Reading.

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19 Sep 2014 16:30

Police seize hundreds of cannabis plants from west Reading home

HUNDREDS of foot-high cannabis plants were found packed into a terrace house after a police raid.

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