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  1. Fed-up people in Woodley call in MP on problem parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Get Reading

    People in Bodmin Road are sick of commuters parking in Nightingale Road to avoid paying for parking at Earley train station and say they make it dangerous Fed-up neighbours are calling for something to be done to stop problem parking at the end of their road. People living in Bodmin Road, Woodley , raised concerns to Reading East MP Rob Wilson following an increase in parking at the road's junction with Nightingale Road.

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  2. FOOTBALL: Magical McCuaig is Headington's heroRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    JAMIE McCuaig grabbed an extra-time winner as Headington Amateurs sprang a surprise with a 3-2 victory at Premier Division club Bracknell Town in the Uhlsport Hellenic League Bluefin Sports Cup first round. McCuaig struck a minute into the second period of extra time after the tie had finished 2-2 after 90 minutes, with Ollie Zaja smashing home a free-kick in added time.

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  3. Blythburgh: Man charged in connection with double fatal collision on A12Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    A man has been charged in connection with a double fatal collision which happened on the A12 at Blythburgh last year. At around 9.30pm on Saturday November 23 police received a report of a grey Citroen Berlingo colliding with the White Hart pub on the A12.

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  4. Finchampstead man charged over double road death in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Get Reading

    A Finchampstead man has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving in connection with a crash in Suffolk in which two people died. Miles Cash, 19, from Roycroft Lane, has been charged with causing the deaths of Christopher Doran, 19, from Cheltenham, and Jonny Cash, 18, from Ashford.

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  5. Wokingham council approves A 240,000 spend on super-fast broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Councillors have approved the cash to go to the Superfast Berkshire project, which aims to improve coverage from 93.85 per cent to 98 per cent Plans to invest A 240,000 into super-fast broadband for the borough were given the go-ahead last Thursday. Wokingham Borough Council's executive unanimously voted to approve the borough's involvement in the Superfast Berkshire project, designed to increase broadband coverage from 93.85 per cent to 98 per cent and put forward A 243,000 match-funding from developer contributions.

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  6. International Coffee Day: Help us find Berkshire's best coffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    It's international coffee day, and getreading is on the lookout for your recommendations for Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell's best cup of coffee You probably don't realise it, but today is International Coffee day, or #internationalcoffeeday if you are of that persuasion. To celebrate the humble coffee bean, here at getreading we thought ask the experts - you our readers, to nominate your favourite coffee shops and stalls across Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell.

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  7. Five-star Wokingham and Emmbrook march on in the Hellenic Challenge CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Wokingham and Emmbrook are safely into round two of the Bluefin Sports Insurance Hellenic Challenge Cup after running out 5-2 winners over Wantage Town Reserves at Lowther Road. On what was the Sumas' first game on home soil this season, Bateman duo Nick and Sam were both on target for Wokingham, as was Chris Yeatman, Luke Scope and Elliott Rushforth as the side disposed of their Hellenic Division 2 East opponents.

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  8. New bench commemorates life of former Wokingham Society presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Dr Donald Macdonald's concern for the preservation of the town's history will be forever recognised by the bench at the newly-named Carnival Corner. Dr Macdonald was chairman of the society from 1991 until 1997 and president from 1997 until 2007.

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  9. Man's fury at lack of compensation over Wokingham Station Link RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Matthew Forde is furious Wokingham Borough Council has not offered him compensation despite the work causing him to live 'in the middle of a building site' An angry neighbour blighted by the delayed Station Link Road project has slammed the council's failure to offer compensation as a 'slap in the face'. Those living near the site, which runs from Reading Road to Station Road, learnt there would be no compensation despite its completion being put back until November , after it was discussed at last Thursday's full Wokingham Borough Council meeting.

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  10. Parliamentary hopeful takes to the catwalk to help tackle breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Clive Jones will be one of 24 men and women who have received a breast cancer diagnosis to model designer clothes to mark the launch of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Clive Jones will be a model in the 2014 Breast Cancer Care Fashion Show at The Dorchester Hotel in London on Wednesday. The 56-year-old, who is standing as the Lib Dem Parliamentary candidate in Wokingham, will be one of 24 men and women who have received a breast cancer diagnosis to model designer clothes to mark the launch of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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  11. Education chief bats off claims she should resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bracknell News

    Charlotte Haitham-Taylor, an executive member of Wokingham Borough Council, says she can manage her role alongside fighting for a parliamentary seat in the North East. She is standing for the Con-servatives in the safe Labour seat of North West Durham in next year's General Election.

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  12. Cameron will plead for more time to finish the job at Conservative conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Chronicle Live

    David Cameron will admit that the task of fixing the economy hasn't been completed, as he urged voters to give him another five years in power at the Conservative conference next week. He will insist there is more work to do to "finish the job we've started", as he sets out his pitch in the last Conservative conference before May's General Election.

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  13. Court told man accused of sex assault had been partying into the early hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Get Reading

    Carl Jermaine Potter, 26, is accused of threatening to bottle a woman before assaulting her in Catherine Street, West Reading, and then stealing her handbag in the early hours of Saturday, March 8 A man who denies sexually assaulting a woman and threatening to rape another told a court how he had been partying into the early hours and chatting with friends on the night of the alleged offences.

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  14. Musician launches very first itunes albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Bracknell News

    Acoustic singer-songwriter Simon Williams, from Wokingham, will host a show in the town at the Hope and Anchor pub, in Station Road, on Sunday, September 28. And the guitarist, whose influences are artists like David Gray and Stephen Fretwell, says the digital launch is a response to a "seismic shift" in forces that drive record sales, such as music downloads and online sharing sites like Spotify. "I started writing some of the songs when I lived over that way, as well as over here, so the name of the album 40 Miles West is about that move.

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  15. Runners pound the streets of Swallowfield in village 10kRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Get Reading

    A huge 103 entrants, including 1st Swallowfield Scouts, entered this year's fun run on Sunday which began after the 247 runners set off on the 10k. The duathlon, now in its third year, attracted 150 entrants who completed a 6.7km run through Farley Hill, followed by an 18.5km cycle before finishing with a 3.7km run around Swallowfield.

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  16. Wokingham's Station Link Road will open to drivers on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Get Reading

    Drivers are warned to "bear with" the council as the route into the station, from Wellington Road/Barkham Road and Station Road, will be temporarily closed to vehicles but open to cyclists and pedestrians. Leaflets will be handed out to commuters at the station and posters displayed on the platforms to raise awareness about the changes Drivers will be able to use the Station Link Road from Tuesday but will find the existing entrance closed for the next phase of works.

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  17. Expert witnesses give evidence at trial of a man accused of sexual assault and robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Get Reading

    Two expert witnesses gave evidence on CCTV images at the trial of a man accused of sexual assault and robbery. They were asked to give an opinion on whether footage of a man carrying a handbag in Oxford Road and of a man on a landing at The Walkabout bar off Friar Street in Reading town centre were the same person.

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  18. New Binfield manager Roger Herridge hails the 'first class' attitude shown by his MolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Get Reading

    A man had set up a stall in The Oracle shopping centre on Saturday collecting for Aiding Children - a charity that was axed from the Charity Commission's register on March 22 Royals' club captain has not featured since rupturing the cruciate ligament in his right knee during the 1-0 win against Leeds last September Alain Roux's Waterside Inn and Heston Blumenthal and Jonny Lake's Fat Duck both retained their three-star status while Tom Kerridge's pub the Hand and Flowers in Bray, Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons in Oxfordshire and Michael Wignall at The Latymer in Pennyhill Park in Bagshot all retained their two stars Back to back wins for the former assistant manager, who was last week appointed successor to the departed Mark Tallentire.

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  19. Have your say on solving problems in CrowthorneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Get Reading

    Members of community groups in the village are urged to join a forum where they can help solve problems like anti-social behaviour, speeding and inconsiderate parking Members of community groups are being urged to join a forum to help shape solutions to anti-social behaviour, speeding and inconsiderate parking. The Wokingham Without and Crowthorne Parish Councils Neighbourhood Action Group is asking for more people to take part in meetings to tackle issues in the areas.

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  20. Live: Berkshire traffic and travel - Friday morning updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Get Reading

    The three sons and three daughters of Herbert and Violet Williams are distraught at a notice in the churchyard at St Michael's Church warning of a deadline for removal of 'illegal adornments' Christopher Wells and Pete Wheeler, who run popular club nights Cubed and Skint Mondays, are hoping to bring even more top talent to the town in the coming months Alain Roux's Waterside Inn and Heston Blumenthal and Jonny Lake's Fat Duck both retained their three-star status while Tom Kerridge's pub the Hand and Flowers in Bray, Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons in Oxfordshire and Michael Wignall at The Latymer in Pennyhill Park in Bagshot all retained their two stars Welcome to Getreading's traffic and travel report for Thursday, September 25 covering Reading , Wokingham , Bracknell and popular commuter routes to London.

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