WE'VE rounded up some of this week's most read stories, just in case you may have missed them.

1. IN PICTURES: All the colour from Wokingham Winter Carnival

All the fun of the carnival can be seen in our gallery of pictures from the Wokingham Winter Carnival.

The event pulled together crowds of families who wanted to welcome in winter and Christmas festivities along with it.

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2. Sister speaks out after tragic suicide of brother and warns families to open up about 'gender identity'

The bereaved sister of teenager Cameron Haswell had an important message she wanted to share after the conclusion of her brother's inquest.

The coroner previously recorded a conclusion of suicide and sister Leah Haswell spoke about their heartbreak and urged families to open up about 'gender identity' and mental health.

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3. Hollywood Bowl in Bracknell is giving away FREE bowling for a month

As Christmas quickly approaches, and Black Friday is ringing in everyone's ears, who doesn't like a freebie.

Hollywood Bowl in Bracknell is hosting thanksgiving celebrations by giving players a chance to win a prize if they get three strikes in a row.

Click here to see how you could win

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4. TV chef Gary Rhodes dies in Dubai aged 59

Sad news came this week after it was announced celebrity chef Gary Rhodes had died in Dubai.

The star was best known for fronting programmes such as MasterChef, and Hell's Kitchen.

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5. Humble setting and flavoursome food - L'Ortolan is the perfect treat for your tastebuds

'French Michelin restaurant L'Ortolan in Shinfield, is a truly special place and when I mean special, it's for those very important dates like an anniversary celebration or a big birthday'.

Our reporter went along to review the Michelin star restaurant -

Click here to see what they thought

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