31 Jan 2015 17:00 • Louise Hill

Author seals book deal

CHILDREN at the Creative Little Footsteps nursery in South Ascot enjoyed a special reading of their favourite book by the author last week.


31 Jan 2015 13:00 • Rhodri Andrews

Hospital in £4m budget busting row

BROADMOOR hospital bosses have denied reports of a £4m overspend at the Crowthorne high-security hospital.


31 Jan 2015 12:30 • Newsdesk

Replacement buses to run between Maidenhead and Reading in early hours of every Sunday until May

OVERNIGHT train travellers will have to board a bus if they are travelling between Maidenhead and Reading every Sunday until May 10 starting from this Sunday.

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31 Jan 2015 12:00 • Chris Anderson

Sky lanterns and drones could be banned from council land

Sky lanterns could be off-limits after a council debate ended in the unanimous decision to look at banning them, along with helium balloons and drones.

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31 Jan 2015 11:05 • Carly Read

Reading Man jailed for possession of heroin

A 52-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for two years for possessing heroin with intent to supply.


31 Jan 2015 09:30

Blaze destroys first floor of thatched cottage in Newbury

FIREFIGHTERS from across Berkshire attended a thatched cottage fire in Newbury last night with one crew still on the scene.


31 Jan 2015 09:30 • Charlotte Faulkner

Man cut free by fire crews in Cippenham Lane after car crash

A man was cut free after rolling his car.


31 Jan 2015 09:30 • Charlotte Faulkner

Fire crews were called to a train fire in Windsor last night

Passengers evacuated a train and one man was taken to hospital after a train fire.


31 Jan 2015 09:30 • Alex Drury

Awards for community stalwarts

Generous community figures turned out to receive commendations from the town mayor for their sterling work.

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31 Jan 2015 09:30 • James Ash

Extra £3,000 grant to CAB ‘would be money well spent’

WOODLEY councillors are hoping to nearly double a donation to the town’s Citizens Advice Bureau as part of an annual grants package to community organisations.


31 Jan 2015 09:30

Call for volunteers to join hospital radio station

A RADIO presenter has added his voice to calls for new members at a hospital radio station.

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30 Jan 2015 17:30 • Rhodri Andrews

Now is the time to nominate your unsung heroes of Bracknell

THE News is calling for readers to nominate their unsung heroes as the 10th edition of the Pride of Bracknell Awards are launched.

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30 Jan 2015 17:30 • Francis Batt

Bachelors Acre Queen and corgis statue officially unveiled

BACHELORS Acre is an ideal place for a dog walker to take a rest.

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30 Jan 2015 16:53 • Charlotte Faulkner

Staff at front of war on child sexual exploitation get advice from police

STAFF at 'the front of the war against child sexual exploitation’ were told how to spot warning signs as part of the police’s latest initiative.

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30 Jan 2015 15:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Young people honoured at borough's annual awards

MORE than 200 hardworking, inspirational young people were honoured at an annual awards ceremony.

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30 Jan 2015 15:30 • James Ash

GP practice staff have been left ‘demoralised’

A HEALTH campaigner has blamed the management of a failing GP practice for its plight after it was slammed by a health regulator.


30 Jan 2015 14:13 • Charlotte Faulkner

Staff speak out after bookies robbed for second time in two months

A BOOKMAKERS has been the target of an armed robbery for the second time in two months.

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30 Jan 2015 14:00

Tilehurst Road shop robbed by thief on a bike

A ROBBER used a blade to threaten staff at shop in Tilehurst Road to hand over money, sparking a police investigation.


30 Jan 2015 13:56 • John Dickens

UKIP leader Nigel Farage welcomes Tory defector Cllr Diana Coad to his party

Observer revealed today Slough Tory Group leader has defected to UKIP

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30 Jan 2015 13:47 • Louise Hill

Day centre faces reduced service if no drivers found

A DAY centre in Sunninghill in desperate need of drivers has put out a call for help from the community.