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Burglars targeting cash in series of break-ins across Wokingham and Bracknell

Police have released e-fits and CCTV images as they investigate a series of 24 burglaries in as many days in the boroughs Thieves fishing crooked bars through front doors and cat flaps have committed 24 burglaries in as many days in Woosehill, Crowthorne and Twyford.

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10 outdoor activities in Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell

Robert Berry, 42, collapsed at the finish line and was pronounced dead after being transferred to St Mary's Hospital in Paddington.

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Five new electric car charge points installed around Wokingham borough

Brian Orr going on another journey in their electric car - 2,500 miles to Scotland to raise money for Charity Help for Heroes The charge points will be placed at new park and rides at Winnersh and Mereoak, a site in Emmbrook, Shute End short stay car park and Wokingham railway station car park.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Easter supermarket opening hours

Easter Sunday is one of only two days each year when larger shops and supermarkets have to close.

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Bracknell News

A company from Crowthorne abseiled 130ft down Bracknell and Wokingham College for charity

Oliver Lacey, James Taylor, Emily Taylor, David Taylor and Ian Hunt get ready to abseil down the Bracknell and Wokingham College building.

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Wokingham Foodbank has fed 1,000 people in just seven months

He met the directors of Cafe Couture, Kirsty Daniel and Dominique Grandison, and Joy Roach from nearby Oak Tree House, the new home providing extra care housing The town's Foodbank has fed its 1,000th mouth since it opened seven months ago - but the demand for help is still rising.

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GPs fail to secure Government funding for longer opening hours

North and West Reading, South Reading and Wokingham Clinical Commissioning Groups were not successful in their joint bid for part of the Prime Minister's A 50 million GP Access Fund Royals' assistant manager expects the Foxes to be back to their best when they arrive at Madejski Stadium for this evening's crunch Championship clash Following on from ... (more)

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More staff drafted in to improve Wokingham council's...

Family and friends of Emily Cross, who fell from the roof of the former Wellington Arms pub on April 1, will be walking laps of Prospect Park in Tilehurst on Saturday, June 14 Extra staff have been drafted in to improve a planning enforcement department after it was found to be inadequate by an independent review.

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Heritage memorial trail planned for First World War centenary

A Heritage Memorial Trail uncovering heroic tales and ancestry in the borough is being planned to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of First World War.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bracknell News

Construction students from Bracknell and Wokingham College got a...

Students from Bracknell and Wokingham College listen to a talk by James Harris and Gareth Lloyd from Leadbitter at the Clement House construction site in Bracknell.

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Patients fear doctors won't cope with surge in families from new Woodley homes

Rob Wilson MP chairs a meeting at Beechwood Primary School where panelists attempted to calm fears over GP capacity in Woodley Disgruntled patients rejected assurances GP surgeries could cope with demand once hundreds of homes are built in Woodley claiming they are already struggling under the strain.

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Crime in Bracknell at its lowest for 15 years

Offences in the area have dropped five per cent compared to last year with 269 fewer crimes in the borough.

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Three men facing extradition after being arrested for crimes committed over seas

Friends and her Christian church community have paid tribute to the "loveable lass" who grew up in Reading and played for Reading Royals FC in the late 90s The former England international has finally worked his way back to fitness after having surgery in early November to fix a troublesome knee injury If you're stuck for what to do with the kids ... (more)

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Airgun thugs target St James' Church in Finchampstead

Three churches in Wokingham were targeted in the same week and the stained glass windows at St James' could cost thousands to replace Reverend Julie Ramsbottom and Ed Sampson show the damage caused to the stained glass windows which will cost thousands to repair Three churches in the borough have been targeted in a week, with windows and a money ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bracknell News

Opera company bring Handel's Messiah to Reading

Merry Opera Company will bring its staged version of Handel's Messiah to Wycliffe Baptist Church, in King's Road, at 7pm on Saturday, April 19. The performance tells the tale of 12 strangers who seek spiritual comfort in their struggle to understand the world and inspire one another to look to the future with hope through their love of singing.

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Curves gym members donate a record amount to Wokingham Foodbank

Friends and her Christian church community have paid tribute to the "loveable lass" who grew up in Reading and played for Reading Royals FC in the late 90s The former England international has finally worked his way back to fitness after having surgery in early November to fix a troublesome knee injury The Russell Street pub has also been ... (more)

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Top 20 picnic destinations in Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell

Friends and her Christian church community have paid tribute to the "loveable lass" who grew up in Reading and played for Reading Royals FC in the late 90s The former England international has finally worked his way back to fitness after having surgery in early November to fix a troublesome knee injury The Russell Street pub has also been ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Crowthorne villagers welcome new pedestrian crossing over Nine Mile Ride

Nine Mile Ride Crossing - near the Pinewood Centre After a petition a Crossing has been built allowing people to cross the road easily.

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John Redwood's Diary

Wokingham Times, 3 April

Following hard on the heels of a new Wokingham Station, the Highways Agency visited us last week to start their consultation on an improved M4.

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West Reading man denies robbing Finchampstead family at gunpoint

Sandima Koroma, of Grovelands Road, denied stealing jewellery, a mobile phone and electrical items from a home in Reading Road, Finchampstead, on November 16, last year.

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