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25 Oct 2014 17:30 • Newsdesk

Firefighters release seven-year-old girl trapped under chest of draws

FIREFIGHTERS were called to release a seven-year-old girl trapped under a chest of draws.

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25 Oct 2014 17:30

Animal welfare group raises funds through 'baking with compassion' in Wokingham Market

ANIMAL lovers dedicated to taking the cruelty out of factory farming manned a cake stall to raise funds for their cause.

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25 Oct 2014 17:05

Cyclist found unconscious on roadside after hit and run near Midgham, West Berkshire

A CYCLIST was found unconscious on the roadside after being knocked from his bike in a hit and run near Midgham yesterday evening.

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25 Oct 2014 17:05

Cyclist found unconscious on roadside after hit and run near Midgham, West Berkshire

A CYCLIST was found unconscious on the roadside after being knocked from his bike in a hit and run near Midgham yesterday evening.

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25 Oct 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie

Barnabas Road application rejected for being "overbearing and oppresive"

PLANNING bosses rejected proposals for an “overbearing and oppressive” new house in Emmer Green.

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25 Oct 2014 16:00 • Francis Batt

Veteran village postmaster could soon be gone after 33 years of service

A VETERAN village postmaster could soon be gone after 33 years of service.

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25 Oct 2014 14:30

Elderly people to be given devices to help them test alarms safely

PEOPLE over 65 are twice as likely to be hurt testing their smoke alarms as other people.

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25 Oct 2014 12:30

New graduate salon keeps those skills sharp at Bracknell and Wokingham College

COLLEGE students celebrated the opening of a new graduate salon with an open day.

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25 Oct 2014 12:00

Tilehurst teenager on Olympic bid seeks sponsorship

OLYMPIC hopeful Liam Macdevitt is appealing to people to help him on his way to Rio.

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25 Oct 2014 10:00 • Francis Batt

Project that transformed village library celebrates its 10th anniversary

A £250,000 project that transformed a village’s library celebrates its 10th birthday this weekend.

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25 Oct 2014 09:30

'Parents worst nightmare' as boy dies in pool

A PICNIC ended in tragedy when an adventurous toddler drowned after he slipped and fell into the swimming pool at the family home in Ascot.

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25 Oct 2014 09:10

Pedestrian struck by a car and killed whilst wandering along the M4 last night

MYSTERY surrounds why a pedestrian was wandering along the M4 before he was struck by a car and killed last night.

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25 Oct 2014 08:50 • Newsdesk

Police seek witnesses after pedestrian killed on the M4

A MAN has been killed after a road traffic collision on the M4.

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25 Oct 2014 08:00

Thatcham woman convicted of stealing thousands from disabled brother

A THATCHAM woman who took thousands of pounds from her disabled brother and splashed out on luxury holidays for herself has been convicted of theft.

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25 Oct 2014 08:00 • Chris Anderson

Literacy test shows white working class boys still bottom of school results in Reading

WHITE working class boys in Reading are sinking to the bottom of the education barrel as new data on literacy skills reaffirms.

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24 Oct 2014 18:00

Cat found with head and tail cut off in Westwood Road Tilehurst

A CAT whose head and tail had been cut off has been found in Tilehurst prompting a police investigation.

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24 Oct 2014 17:32

Firefighters come to the rescue to help baby accidentally locked in a car in Dedworth

Firefighters came to the aid of a young mum who had accidentally locked her baby daughter in their car in Dedworth this afternoon.

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24 Oct 2014 17:31 • Newsdesk

Breaking: Cox Green councillor resigns after 'deplorable' travellers comment

A COUNCILLOR has offered his resignation after a remark he made about travellers.

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24 Oct 2014 17:30

Motorcyclist searching for mystery Samaritan after near-miss bike crash

A MOTORCYCLIST who had a near-miss with a driver is on the hunt for the kind-hearted stranger who helped him after he fell off his motorbike.

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24 Oct 2014 17:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Warning issued after five shed and garage break-ins in Windsor in one night

A STRING of garage and shed break-ins across Windsor overnight on Wednesday last week has prompted a police warning urging residents to ensure their bicycles and tools are properly security marked.

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