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  1. VE Day 2015: mark 70 years of Victory in Europe in WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe will be celebrated in Wokingham with a beacon lighting ceremony on Friday, May 8. Members from Wokingham Borough Council's 17 towns and parishes and the Royal British Legion will join mayor UllaKarin Clark at the town centre Civic Offices in Shute End. A tribute will be read on behalf of World War Two veteran Harry Taggart followed by a bugle call and the lighting of the beacon.

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  2. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Tuesday 5 MayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Welcome, this is the getreading breaking news service. We'll be bringing you the latest news, traffic and travel updates, sport and much more from Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and beyond.

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  3. Vaisakhi celebrations bring colour to the streets of ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Thousands of members of the Sikh communities from Reading and Wokingham stepped out on Sunday, May 3, to celebrate Vaisakhi. The worshippers follow the procession through the streets of East Reading to the Ramgharia Sabha Reading in London Road just over the border in Wokingham Borough.

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  4. House prices in Reading rise by 13.5 per cent since March 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Get Reading

    It was a similar story in Bracknell Forest, where house prices rose 13.6% and in Wokingham with a 12.6% increase. In Newham, east London, the value of residential property rose by nearly a fifth in a year, while in Greenwich they rose 18.8%.

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  5. Recap: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Friday 1 MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Get Reading

    Welcome, this is the getreading breaking news service. We'll be bringing you the latest news, traffic and travel updates, sport and much more from Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and beyond.

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  6. All the fun of the fairs for May revelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Bracknell News

    LIVE ferret racing, dunk tanks, inflatable obstacle courses and hundreds of stalls will be among the attractions when Wokingham, Crowthorne and Winkfield host their May fairs on Monday. About 20,000 people will descend upon Wokingham on Bank Holiday Monday, when carnival games, colourful stalls, food outlets and a range of other activities will fill Elms Field, Denmark Street, Market Place and Erfstadt Court, with roads through the centre of Wokingham set to be closed for the event.

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  7. Pick of the Past: Summer in Reading during the 1995 heatwaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Get Reading

    Ice cream drips from one young lad's face as he watches his friends head for a dip in the Thames promenade. These pictures were captured by Reading Post photographers on 1 August 1995 and what a gloriously sunny day it was.

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  8. Seven-week-old boy suffered fractured ribs after dad "lost control" judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Get Reading

    Bruises and fractured ribs suffered by a seven-week-old baby boy were probably caused by his father, a top family judge has ruled. Judge Eleanor Owens told Reading County Court it was likely the Berkshire dad, who cannot be named for legal reasons, lost control 'when faced by a continuously screaming baby'.

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  9. 33 things to do in Reading and beyond on the Bank Holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Get Reading

    Taking place from Thursday, April 30 until Sunday, May 3 there are plenty of opportunities to go and taste some of the 550 beers on offer in King's Meadow. Tickets vary in price depending on what day you go and Sunday is a special day for families.

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  10. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Friday 1 MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Get Reading

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  11. Recap: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Thursday 30 AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Get Reading

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  12. Lone woman attacked in Wokingham burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Bracknell News

    The offenders, all wearing black clothes and balaclavas made off with a Chanel handbag, Rolex and a Playstation 4 when disturbed by other returning to the caravan. Det Con Amy Holden from Reading Force CID said: "This was undoubtedly a frightening ordeal for the young woman involved and I would like to speak to anyone who can help us to trace the offenders.

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  13. Bracknell Forest Council apologises over postal vote mix-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Bracknell News

    BRACKNELL Forest Council has apologised over a mix-up with the postal votes, after residents in certain wards were told the deadline was a week before the actual date. Residents in Finchampstead and Wokingham Without wards received postal votes telling them the deadline for submitting the postal votes was tonight at 10pm.

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  14. Chanel handbag and Rolex watch among items stolen from Wokingham caravanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Get Reading

    The burglary took place between 10.50pm and 11.10pm on Tuesday, April 28, when four men forced their way into the vehicle in Nine Mile Road through a window. Det Con Amy Holden from Reading Force CID said: "This was undoubtedly a frightening ordeal for the young woman involved and I would like to speak to anyone who can help us to trace the offenders.

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  15. Blagrove Lane Travellers: judge bans more caravans moving onto Wokingham siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Get Reading

    A High Court judge has ruled out further unauthorised caravans moving on to the Blagrove Lane Travellers' site in Wokingham . Clare Lawrence, head of development management and regulatory services, at Wokingham Borough Council, said: "We have today served a High Court injunction to prevent further unauthorised caravans and other development at the site.

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  16. LATEST: on Blagrove Lane travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Bracknell News

    Travellers built a road onto the field near Blagrove Lane and moved four caravans onto the site over the weekend. Wokingham Borough Council served notice on the site saying the caravans had to go by midnight on Monday, April 27. The travellers ignored there deadline and Wokingham Borough Council were forced to turn to the high court.

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  17. General Election 2015: Wokingham hopefuls respond to five more questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Get Reading

    Here are the answers from the Wokingham parliamentary candidates on questions set by the public on things like inequality, banking and housing A group of Wokingham residents came up with 10 key questions for the six General Election candidates in the constituency. Over the past 20 years, the gap between what the best- and poorest-remunerated people in this country earn has grown enormously, as has the amount of the country's wealth that is now in the hands of the richest 1% of its residents.

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  18. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Thursday 30 AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Get Reading

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  19. Recap: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Wednesday 29 AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Get Reading

    Welcome, this is the getreading breaking news service. We'll be bringing you the latest news, traffic and travel updates, sport and much more from Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and beyond.

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  20. Electorate quiz Wokingham's prospective MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Bracknell News

    All six of the Prospective Parliamentary Candidates attended the two hour question event which saw a packed crowd of over 200 people in the Methodist Church on Rose Street. The candidates were asked questions on topics ranging from the defect to the future of the NHS and child poverty in the borough.

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