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Organiser of Hurst charity festival apologises to neighbours

The 14-hour Food 4 Thought Festival attracted 98 noise complaints but the organiser says it was not shut down and ended as planned at 2am The 90-minute show features more than 20 Queen classics drawn from the band's biggest hits including Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites the Dust, and We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions The owner of a charity ... (more)

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Reading primary school Sats fall just behind national average

Levi Pembroke-Voyce, 14, was diagnosed in April with Ewing's sarcoma, a type of bone cancer which affects fewer than 30 children in the UK each year In town to support Giants on Wednesday, September 10, the youthful quartet have already got a hugely impressive 15 tours under their belt 74 per cent of children in Reading scored a Level 4 or above in ... (more)

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11 per cent increase in the number of people taking up cycling in Wokingham over the last year

Cyclists in Wokingham are overtaking the national trend with a 11 per cent increase in cycling in the area during the past year.

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13 hrs ago | Get Reading

11 per cent increase in the number of people taking up cycling in Wokingham over the last year

Levi Pembroke-Voyce, 14, was diagnosed in April with Ewing's sarcoma, a type of bone cancer which affects fewer than 30 children in the UK each year In town to support Giants on Wednesday, September 10, the youthful quartet have already got a hugely impressive 15 tours under their belt The statistics show people in Earley are 17 per cent above the ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bracknell News

Firefighters extinguish porch fire at Wokingham home

Crews from Wokingham and Bracknell were called to the house in All Saint's Close at about 8.30am after the electrics in the house short-circuited.

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getlearning: Challenge yourself to try adult education

Levi Pembroke-Voyce, 14, was diagnosed in April with Ewing's sarcoma, a type of bone cancer which affects fewer than 30 children in the UK each year The former Ashmead School pupil appear in the Oval Office, bumping into Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano and clashing with Litchfield penitentiary inmates who demand to know where he's from after hearing his ... (more)

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91-year-old former Wokingham policeman honoured for role in Second World War arctic convoys

A 91-year-old former Wokingham police sergeant has been honoured for his role during the Second World War Arctic convoys.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Work can begin on housing at former Guide Dogs training centre in Wokingham

A jury took nearly seven hours to find Stanley Bibby of Underwood Road, guilty of eight out of 10 counts of rape and of two counts of indecent assault The former Ashmead School pupil appear in the Oval Office, bumping into Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano and clashing with Litchfield penitentiary inmates who demand to know where he's from after hearing ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hillingdon Times

CATS Protection is working to help a large feral colony of cats in Harlington.

A spokesman said: "We can only trap, neuter and return these cats, unless suitable homes can be found for them.

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The Northern Echo

One in five poor children in North Yorkshire are missing out on their free school meals

ALMOST one in five poor children in North Yorkshire are missing out on their free school meals - despite 100 per cent take up in much of the North-East.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Wokingham's green space plan 'ill thought out", says campaigner

A jury took nearly seven hours to find Stanley Bibby of Underwood Road, guilty of eight out of 10 counts of rape and of two counts of indecent assault The former Ashmead School pupil appear in the Oval Office, bumping into Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano and clashing with Litchfield penitentiary inmates who demand to know where he's from after hearing ... (more)

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Bracknell News

In this week's News

In this week's Bracknell News we reveal that the town's biggest school is set to get bigger, the green light is given for nearly 1,000 new homes in Binfield and full coverage and pictures of GCSE results day across the area.

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Surrey Advertiser

Jeremy Hunt is the 'chattiest MP' on the Surrey-Hants border

Figures reveal Jeremy Hunt has spoken the highest number of words in House of Commons debates since last year - out of the six MPs that represent constituents across north east Hampshire and west Surrey The chattiest MPs in the House of Commons have been revealed and Waverley's Jeremy Hunt tops the list for north east Hampshire and west Surrey.

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Plans for Wokingham's Poppy Appeal underway

Wokingham Poppy Appeal co-ordinator David Dunham and volunteer Sue Lardge receive an award for raising the most money in Berkshire last year Every year, approximately 16,000 to 18,000 poppies are sold in the borough by volunteers, raising A 26,000 on average for the Wokingham Poppy Appeal.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Fire crews called to investigate 'explosion' in Wokingham town centre

Reports of an explosion in Wokingham town centre turned out to be a loud bang caused by an electrical fault.

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Fire crews battle to stop garage fire spreading to house

Crews from Wokingham, Whitley Wood and Wokingham Road stations were sent to the blaze in Greenwood Grove at about 5.30pm.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bracknell News

Hurst Horticultural Show 'best show for years'

HUNDREDS of people turned out to see flower arrangers, gardeners and bakers go head-to-head in the hotly-contested Hurst Horticultural Show.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bracknell News

Berkshire charity to help more children with reading

ABC to Read, which operates throughout Berkshire, is looking to recruit a fifth field worker for the county, who would work in this area.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Wokingham dancer through to live semis of Sky1's Got To Dance

Reading School, in Erleigh Road, and The Abbey School, in Kendrick Road, both celebrated a 100 per cent overall pass rate but some schools fared worse than usual The BBC Radio 1 DJ, known for her fantastic fashion flair, will be at the racecourse to create a night to remember and to see the summer racing season out in style We've teamed up with HMV ... (more)

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Empty Wheatfield Primary School dubbed "Weedfield" by neighbours who say it looks abandoned

The new school in Winnersh is finally due to open on Thursday, September 4, after lying empty for a year, but the grounds are overrun with weeds.

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