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  1. The work of an MP - as local advocateRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | John Redwood's Diary

    One of the important parts of an MP's job is to act as advocate for his or her local area to government. It may necessary to take up financial issues like the level of Council grant or access to government programmes.

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  2. Older horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sporting Life

    He trained more turf winners than any other handler and amassed more winners and prize money than ever before in his career. So what does the new campaign hold? Here's his guide to the older horses.

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  3. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Friday 27 MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 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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  4. Easter 2015: events for kids in Wokingham librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Children twiddling their thumbs during the Easter school holidays will have lots to do after Wokingham Borough Council announced a series of library events. Quirks Animal Roadshow will take children on a journey through different animal's habitats and teach them about the animals that live there.

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  5. Wokingham May Fayre: 20th anniversary promises to be one of the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Get Reading

    This year's fayre on Monday, May 4 promises to be one of the best with a performance from the Military Wives Choir. The 20th Wokingham May Fayre promises to be one of the best and stallholders are being urged to book their places.

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  6. Caversham care home plans available for viewingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Around 40 one and two bed units would be build on the site of the former Arthur Clark Residential Home and Albert Road Day Centre. The plans are being displayed at St Andrew's Church Hall, Albert Road, Caversham Heights on Wednesday, April 1 from 3.30pm to 7pm.

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  7. Reading borough is lighting the way to cut energy costsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Reading teams up with Slough and Wokingham councils to get 70 per cent off the cost of new LED street lamps A plan to replace all Reading's street lamps with new, energy efficient lights is set to go ahead after a successful bid for Government cash. The A 19.3 million awarded by the fund will cover 70 per cent of the cost of the A 27 million total for the plan to upgrade the lighting in the three councils.

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  8. Spate of bike thefts in WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Get Reading

    On Wednesday, March 25 two bikes were stolen. The first at 2pm outside Lidl in Molly Millars Lane, Wokingham.

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  9. Winnersh school calls for 'fairer funding'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Fairer funding needs to be applied to Wokingham borough schools after new figures showed they are the worst funded in the country. Figures published by the Association of School and College Leaders show that Wokingham borough schools will receive A 4,158 per pupil in 2015/16.

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  10. Major new roads to cope with extra Wokingham homes move a step closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Wokingham Borough Council poised to agree next step for roads to cope with thousands of homes in Arborfield and South Wokingham on Thursday Work on two major roads vital to serving thousands of new homes across Wokingham borough could move a step closer tonight. Wokingham Borough Council 's executive is due to approve the authorising preliminary design work on the Arborfield Cross Relief Road and further progress on the proposed bridge over the railway and road link to Waterloo Road for the South Wokingham Distributor Road .

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  11. 13 spring clean events to help tidy up your neighbourhood this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Hundreds of tidy up events will be taking place across the country this weekend as part of the first-ever Community Clear Up day. The initiative, planned by the Department for Communities and Local Government, could become an annual event to help councils spring clean their areas.

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  12. Recap: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Wednesday 25 MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  13. Uncontrolled bonfire leads to smokey skies over West ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Get Reading

    One crew from Wokingham were called to Park Lane in Finchampstead at 4.40am where they discovered a Volkswagen Golf on fire. Crews from Bracknell and Wokingham Road fire station were called to the scene in West Reading at around 11.30am, with Wokingham Road firemen claiming they could see the smoke from the station.

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  14. Arborfield Garrison planning application submitted to planners todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bracknell News

    A THRIVING village could soon replace the famous Arborfield Garrison. Planners meet today at Wokingham Borough Council's extraordinary planning committee to discuss proposals that will transform the soon-to-be-vacated army site, in Biggs Lane, into a new village with two new schools, supermarket, new road links and at least 2,000 new homes.

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  15. Reading councillors freeze their own allowances for another yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Get Reading

    Reading councillors have agreed to freeze their allowances although the leader of the council said it was "invidious" that they had to set their own rates. Reading Borough Council has comparatively low allowances and its special responsibility allowances for its lead councillors are among the lowest in the country for unitary authorities.

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  16. 'Bullies set fire to my coursework'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bracknell News

    The gang of boys and girls then callously sent the video to Rhiannon Blair, who didn't even know the school work was missing. She broke down in tears after watching the video she was sent of the group of youngsters from the same school setting fire to a pile of child development GCSE coursework, including hers, on Wednesday last week at Beedon Park in Great Hollands.

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  17. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Wednesday 25 MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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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  18. Recap: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Tuesday 24 MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 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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  19. Emergency hedge trimming causes road closures in Woodley and WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Get Reading

    Sandford Lane between Hurst and Woodley will be shut between Davis Street and Mohawk Way until 4pm on Tuesday to allow Wokingham Borough Council contractors to carry out the work. Drivers will be diverted via Davis Street, Robin Hood Lane, Reading Road, Winnersh Triangle Access Road, Bader Way and Mohawk Way or by this route reversed On Wednesday, Gipsy Lane in Wokingham will be closed between Langborough Road and Southlands Road between 9.30am and 4pm.

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  20. Proposals for 300 Wokingham homes given green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Get Reading

    The plans for 300 homes at Keephatch Beech, off London Road, were given outline planning permission by Wokingham Borough Council . But the developers, Keephatch Beech Consortium, must adhere to a number of conditions agreed by the council's planning committee.

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