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  1. Young musicians can try out what's on offer at Berkshire Maestros have to offerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Young musicians can try a taste of what's on offer at Berkshire Maestros, a charitable trust providing music education opportunities to children and young people. Bring a Buddy is an opportunity for beginner musicians to sit next to an existing member of one of the organisation's bands.

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  2. Wokingham's Living Advent Calendar to bring Christmas cheer for third yearRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Shoppers picking up gifts and stocking fillers will be entertained by music, dance and drama performances every night throughout December. The 15-minute performances will take place at a different location every night, but this year at the earlier time of 6pm.

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  3. Berkshire traffic and travel: Tuesday morning updateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Speaking at a public meeting about Circuit Lane Surgery on Friday, current partner Dr David Horne admitted to the packed audience the situation could not continue the way it has Toot Theatre, which was founded by Terry O'Donovan, Claire Dunn and pal Stuart Barter, will be touring Be Here Now this autumn and winter Welcome to Getreading's traffic and travel report for Tuesday, September 23 covering Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and popular commuter routes to London. South West Trains report minor delays between Salisbury and Basingstoke but returning to normal.

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  4. Cancer patient claims Heathrow Airport flight path trials have made...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Speaking at a public meeting about Circuit Lane Surgery on Friday, current partner Dr David Horne admitted to the packed audience the situation could not continue the way it has Toot Theatre, which was founded by Terry O'Donovan, Claire Dunn and pal Stuart Barter, will be touring Be Here Now this autumn and winter A cancer patient claims the noise from flight paths being trialled over Wokingham is keeping her awake and has made her garden like a runway. Ann Nemeth, who suffers from Hodgkin's Lymphona, complained she has been struggling to sleep following Heathrow Airport's trial over the borough.

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  5. Elderly women escape unharmed after car flips over in Bagshot RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bracknell News

    Two elderly women walked away unharmed after their car flipped over and burst into flames in Bagshot Road this morning . Passers-by helped the two women out of the car and managed to extinguish the flames before fire crews from Bracknell and Wokingham arrived at the scene.

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  6. Swinley Forest runners raise thousands of poundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bracknell News

    Sebastian's Action Trust which supports youngsters with life-limiting conditions organised its first Swinley Forest Run, with a choice of 5km or 10km routes to run or walk. Among the runners were a team of 31 running in memory of Hollie Oxenham, from Easthampstead, whose family was supported by Sebastian's Action Trust.

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  7. M4 work aims to ease congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Bracknell News

    IMPROVEMENTS on a major motorway junction will help help create 6,000 jobs and cope with traffic from 10,000 extra homes in the Wokingham borough. The Highways Agency announced it is to start work on Junction 10 of the M4 from next month, which enables drivers to reach Wokingham and Bracknell via the A329M.

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  8. Two people hospitalised by hazardous gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Get Reading

    Two fire crews from Wokingham and Bracknell stations were called to the incident in Patten Ash Drive at about 7.30pm A man and a woman in their 30s mixed two cleaning products together at their home in Patten Ash Drive, Wokingham.

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  9. Yeovil apprentice lands career at energy firm SSERead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | This is The West Country

    TWO apprentices are plugging into a new career at energy firm SSE, where, as talented engineers and electricians of the future, they will be learning how to keep the area's lights on and homes warm. The two bright sparks were amongst 169 youngsters to land places on SSE's prestigious training scheme, out of thousands who applied from all over the country.

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  10. Two women taken to hospital after collision in HurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Get Reading

    Fire crews from Wokingham and Wokingham Road stations were called to the incident in Lines Road at the cross junction with Nelsons Lane at about 10.20am Fire crews from Wokingham and Wokingham Road stations were called to the incident in Lines Road at the cross junction with Nelsons Lane at about 10.20am.

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  11. EBOS' [title of show] follows the story of two guys writing an original musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Get Reading

    "The two men, Hunter and Jeff, hear about this theatre festival and want to submit something for it," said Emily Austin who's directed EBOS' latest production. "They get their friends Heidi and Susan to help them out and the show is all about preparing for the festival, what happens after it and how they come out the other side."

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  12. Wokingham wins Silver Gilt award in Thames and Chilterns in BloomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Get Reading

    For the second year in a row Wokingham achieved a Silver Gilt but increased this year's overall score to 80 per cent, from last year's 75 per cent For the second year in a row Wokingham achieved a Silver Gilt but increased this year's overall score to 80 per cent, from last year's 75 per cent Keen gardeners have helped secure a second Silver Guilt award for Wokingham in this year's Thames and Chilterns in Bloom competition. Town mayor Councillor Martin Bishop accepted the award on behalf of the town as the final result was announced in Henley on Wednesday, September 17. For the second year in a row Wokingham achieved a Silver Gilt but increased this year's overall score to 80 per cent, from last year's 75 per cent.

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  13. Picture Gallery: Readers' creepy crawly spider picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Get Reading

    Readers have been sending in their snaps of eight-legged critters spotted in and around homes in Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham. Our gallery seems to prove experts' views there will be more of the eight-legged beasts in gardens and homes this autumn.

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  14. Axed Woodley bus route leaves dozens of people unable to get to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Get Reading

    People are now struggling to get to the Royal Berkshire Hospital due to changes to Reading Buses' 19 route was split into three new services An axed bus route has left dozens of Woodley people stranded as they are unable to reach the Royal Berkshire Hospital from parts of the town. Neighbours in Fairwater Drive and elsewhere in South Lake ward are struggling to travel to the hospital after Reading Buses' 19 route was split into three new services.

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  15. Court told man went on crime spree after being rejected during night outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Get Reading

    Carl Jermaine Potter, 26, threatened to bottle a woman before sexually assaulting her and stealing her bag, asked another if she wanted 'some d***', before threatening to rape a third, a jury was told A man went on a crime spree involving sexual assault and robbery after getting the brush-off from a woman during a night out, a court heard. Carl Jermaine Potter, 26, threatened to bottle a woman before sexually assaulting her and stealing her bag, asked another if she wanted 'some d***', before threatening to rape a third, a jury was told.

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  16. Child safety fears over new Wheatfield school car park work startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Get Reading

    Wokingham Borough Council is clearing land across the road from the Winnersh primary school, but neighbours say the car park is in dangerous position Fears for children have been raised as work to create a car park opposite a new primary school has begun. But a neighbour and a councillor are "disappointed" the council has gone ahead with its plans as they proposed an alternative suggestion.

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  17. Awesome Adie takes men's singles title at Wokingham Bowls Club finals dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Get Reading

    Fears are increasing for Hannah Elizabeth Graham, who is thought to have lived in Coley, after CCTV footage emerged of her being followed by at least one man before she disappeared The wonderfully whimsical comic has set himself the task of dual identities for his latest show, Recognise, and he's having plenty of fun playing with both personas Chipper outscores Clive Tarran 21-9, who dusted himself down and went on to win four other trophies at the event. Adie Chipper defeated Clive Tarran 21-9 to be crowned men's singles champion when Wokingham Bowling Club held its finals weekend.

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  18. Giant spiders are coming this autumn, and we want to see themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Get Reading

    Collector Markus Lawrence denied he had intentionally set out to deceive, when the provenance and authenticity of his Van Gogh painting, 'Houses at Auvers II' was called into question The wonderfully whimsical comic has set himself the task of dual identities for his latest show, Recognise, and he's having plenty of fun playing with both personas Rising temperatures mean the eight-legged beasts are growing bigger and the mild summer means there are thousands of them. Send us the pictures of wall-crawlers you spot in Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham That's the view of experts, who say rising temperatures during summer have led to the creepy crawlies growing bigger than ever.

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  19. In this week's NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Bracknell News

    IN THIS week's Bracknell News, residents have called plans to replace the Coral Reef roundabout with crossroads a "waste of money", Kelvin Gate residents could be forced park away from their homes from next month and more homes are planned for Binfield. We also have picture specials from Sebastian Action Trust's inaugural Swinley Forest Run, Sunningdale Area Carnival, California Poppies reunion and Wokingham Horticultural Association's Autumn Show.

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  20. Wokingham TimesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | John Redwood's Diary

    Last week I asked in the Commons Who speaks for England? This week I find myself developing my Speak for England campaign, with huge support coming in from all round our country. Whatever the Scots decide on Thursday, our country is going to change substantially.

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