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  1. Police appealing for witnesses to West Reading collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The family said in the statement: "Mark was a loving son, brother and father and his unnecessary and untimely death has left us with a very large gap in our hearts and lives." He will be joined by Hollyoaks stars Danny Mac and Carley Stenson for the big event which will launch the festive season on Saturday, November 15 The collision happened at around 9pm on Tuesday, October 21 at the roundabout on Oxford Road, at the junction with Portman Road The collision happened at around 9pm on Tuesday, October 21 at the roundabout on Oxford Road, at the junction with Portman Road.

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  2. Drivers face disruption with road closures around WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The family said in the statement: "Mark was a loving son, brother and father and his unnecessary and untimely death has left us with a very large gap in our hearts and lives." He will be joined by Hollyoaks stars Danny Mac and Carley Stenson for the big event which will launch the festive season on Saturday, November 15 Bunglers Hill in Swallowfield will be closed between its junctions with Priest Hill and Sandpit Lane until tomorrow for carriageway repairs Bunglers Hill in Swallowfield will be closed between its junctions with Priest Hill and Sandpit Lane until tomorrow for carriageway repairs.

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  3. Plans for a new 25 metre swimming pool in WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The family said in the statement: "Mark was a loving son, brother and father and his unnecessary and untimely death has left us with a very large gap in our hearts and lives." He will be joined by Hollyoaks stars Danny Mac and Carley Stenson for the big event which will launch the festive season on Saturday, November 15 Potential locations include Carnival Pool in the town centre, a new standalone pool in the centre of Arborfield close to the new secondary school, or Bulmershe Leisure Centre Wokingham Borough Council's executive will decide whether a pool should be built to meet additional demand that could be created by new homes in its Strategic Development Locations .

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  4. Proposal for 300 more new homes in North WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Get Reading

    An additional 300 homes could be built at a planned major housing development in the town after developers put forward a fresh proposal. The Keephatch Beech Consortium revealed its plan to develop land off London Road at a community forum on Tuesday, October 21. The area of land, which is not allocated for housing, forms part of the North Wokingham Strategic Development Location and stretches from London Road towards Pebblestone Cottage.

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  5. Relief as The Redan is spared from Wokingham planner's wrecking ballRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The family said in the statement: "Mark was a loving son, brother and father and his unnecessary and untimely death has left us with a very large gap in our hearts and lives." He will be joined by Hollyoaks stars Danny Mac and Carley Stenson for the big event which will launch the festive season on Saturday, November 15 The Redan, Haka and Marks and Spencer in Peach Street were earmarked for demolition under the borough council's proposed multi-million pound transformation of Peach Place The landlord of a pub that faced demolition as part of the town centre regeneration has welcomed the council's U-turn to save it.

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  6. Last chance to apply for secondary school places in BracknellRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The family said in the statement: "Mark was a loving son, brother and father and his unnecessary and untimely death has left us with a very large gap in our hearts and lives." He will be joined by Hollyoaks stars Danny Mac and Carley Stenson for the big event which will launch the festive season on Saturday, November 15 Bracknell Forest Council has an online system which will be available for parents to request their preferred secondary school until Friday Bracknell Forest Council has an online system which will be available for parents to request their preferred secondary school until Friday.

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  7. Bracknell student buck the trend with improved GCSE resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Provisional statistics released by the Department for Education show more pupils in the borough achieved the standard five or more A* to C grades including English and maths this year, compared to 2013 Bracknell Forest is one of the few areas in the country to see an improvement in GCSE results this year. Provisional statistics released by the Department for Education show more pupils in the borough achieved the standard five or more A* to C grades including English and maths this year, compared to 2013.

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  8. Wokingham and Emmbrook are on the move: Sumas announce plans to...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Get Reading

    In order to preserve club's future, officials agree tenancy agreement with Hellenic Division 1 East rivals - but hope to be back in the borough within 18 months. Wokingham and Emmbrook's first game at the Investec Triangle will be against landlord Henley Town on January 3. Wokingham and Emmbrook will groundshare with Hellenic League Division 1 East rivals Henley Town from the start of next year.

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

    20 hrs ago | Bracknell News

    PICK up a copy of this week's Bracknell News to find out why Great Hollands residents are having to contend with rats in their homes, Priestwood residents are in shock after a man set fire to himself in the street and we give a full and comprehensive list of firework events from across the area. We also have picture specials from school harvest festivals and the beginning of the Warfield, Winkfield and Binfield Arts Week.

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  10. Family pays tribute to 'very generous man' who was killed on the M4Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bracknell News

    Mark Pilgrim, 48, died on the motorway on Friday as a result of multiple injuries consistent with a fall and being struck by a vehicle. A statement released from his family read: "Mark was a loving son, brother and father and his unnecessary and untimely death has left us with a very large gap in our hearts and lives.

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  11. Sandhurst burglary left two men in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bracknell News

    The arrests relate to an incident at approximately 10.30pm on Monday, whereby two men forced entry to a property in Little Sandhurst and assaulted two 27-year-old male occupants.

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  12. Can you help identify these photographs of Bracknell's rural pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    These photos, which are captioned Mid-Century Bracknell Before the New Town - Countryside around Bracknell, are thought to be from the 1950s As part of Bracknell Central Library's work to digitally archive old photographs of the borough, staff are calling on getbracknell readers to help identify some of the images. These photos, which are captioned Mid-Century Bracknell Before the New Town - Countryside around Bracknell, are thought to be from the 1950s.

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  13. Students thanked for helping primary school children to get readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Volunteers from Garth Hill College, aged 11 to 18, were presented with certificates for their contribution to the 2014 Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge Some of the pupils who volunteered over the summer to help younger children in the library Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge More than 30 schoolchildren who gave up their time during the summer holidays have been thanked for helping primary pupils to read. Volunteers from Garth Hill College, aged 11 to 18, were presented with certificates for their contribution to the 2014 Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge.

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  14. Part of London Road, Wokingham, to remain shut for another monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bracknell News

    London Road between Wiltshire Road and Sleaford Road is closed to traffic travelling out of the town centre, but was due to reopen on October 23. The closure was to allow Thames Water contractors to undertake urgent sewer repairs, but they have had to extend the works as pipes were found to be far more damaged than previously thought. The company say it is easier to extend the works in progress now rather than coming back at a later date to continue the repairs.

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  15. Wokingham GCSE results prove students are top classRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Provisional statistics released by the Department for Education reveal 66 per cent of all pupils in Wokingham achieved five or more A*-C grades, including English and maths, at GCSE or equivalent Provisional statistics released by the Department for Education reveal 66 per cent of all pupils in the borough achieved five or more A*-C grades, including English and maths, at GCSE or equivalent. Although the pass rate has dropped from 70.6 per cent the previous year Wokingham pupils have out performed the national average of 52.6 per cent, which dropped from 59.2 per cent in 2012/13.

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  16. Laser show to start Woodley and Earley Lions Club fireworks displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    The event, at Laurel Park in Lower Earley, will open with a light show set to music, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War The Woodley and Earley Lions Club fireworks display will start with a light show to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War The event, at Laurel Park in Lower Earley, will open with a light show set to music, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, followed by the fireworks.

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  17. Gateway project bids to bring new jobs and homes to South ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    The new owners plan a A 75m mixed-development scheme, including 250 homes, a hotel, light industrial and warehouse units and some leisure and retail use on the former Hewlett Packard site near Junction 11 of the M4 A major boost to employment and economic activity in Whitley has been announced, following the sale of a 20.5 acre site for development. Kier Property and Investec has bought the former Hewlett Packard site near Junction 11 of the M4 for A 29 million.

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  18. Expect delays as work begins to strengthen Reading BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Weekday off-peak lane closures will have to continue right up to December 19, when traffic gets heavier because of Christmas shoppers Work will begin on Reading Bridge next month when an off-peak lane closure comes into force and traffic delays are expected. Weekday off-peak lane closures will have to continue right up to December 19, when traffic gets heavier because of Christmas shoppers.

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  19. Bracknell's new Detective Inspector likes 'putting the baddies away'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    DI Christina Berenger joined the Bracknell local policing area's Criminal Investigation Department at the beginning of the month from Wokingham after 22 years in the force Bracknell's new Detective Inspector likes "putting the baddies away" and wants to reduce the number of burglaries in the borough. DI Christina Berenger joined the Bracknell local policing area's Criminal Investigation Department at the beginning of the month from Wokingham after 22 years in the force.

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  20. Man's life saved by firefighters using stations defibrillatorRead the original story w/Photo

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    Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service has installed the potentially lifesaving equipment on every front-line fire appliance and at all of its stations A man's life was saved after he collapsed outside a fire station, thanks to a defibrillator issued as part of a county-wide initiative. Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service has installed the potentially lifesaving equipment on every front-line fire appliance and at all of its stations.

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