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Rarely-used powers stall Tesco plan for Maiden Over pub

Drummer Craig Kneale says the band will be showcasing some tracks from new album Great Divide when they play the NME/Radio 1 stage on Friday We've teamed up with HMV to give away A 50 worth of CDs by bands on this year's Reading Festival line-up Plans to turn a community pub into a Tesco have been halted for now after councillors agreed to invoke ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | Bracknell News

Bracknell pupils celebrate GCSE results success

Ranelagh School pupils Alice Cole and Chloe Giles celebrating their GCSE results.

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'Surprising and saddening' amount of families use Wokingham Foodbank in its first year

A "surprising and saddening" number of families have been helped by Wokingham Foodbank in its first year, writes Calli Sullivan.

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Ultrafast 4G being rolled out in homes in Bracknell and Wokingham

Nationally the results are expected to improve slightly but there is expected to be more variation in individual results due to changes in the examination system introduced by former education secretary Michael Gove Drummer Craig Kneale says the band will be showcasing some tracks from new album Great Divide when they play the NME/Radio 1 stage on ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Wokingham Food Festival promises to be a feast for all

Everyone is a foodie, cooking programmes are the new dramas and Mary Berry is almost a saint, so the Wokingham Festival will be a feast for all.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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St Crispin's gym buddies walk 100km for Wheelpower charity

Health and fitness manager David Covey led 30 gym buddies from St Crispin's Leisure Centre over 62 miles for charity.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Crowds learn about the role of horses in First World War at REME Museum

When the First World War broke out, an army remount depot stood on the site of today's Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers garrison in Arborfield.

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People in Bracknell and Ascot get diagnostic tests much quicker than in other areas

NHS statistics show only 2.4 per cent had been waiting more than six weeks in May, compared to 20.7 per cent in Wokingham Latest NHS statistics show only 2.4 per cent had been waiting more than six weeks in May, whereas the figure for Wokingham was 20.7 per cent.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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Finchampstead garage fire is suspected arson

Reading Borough Council announced 68 per cent of students gained A* to B grades, battering the national average of 52.4 per cent, while 96 per cent passed with an A* to E grades Families can enjoy three days of free movies in the open air at Elms Field with Bugsy Malone on Friday, Despicable Me on Saturday and Who Framed Roger Rabbit on Sunday Two ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Wokingham crime survey being sent to 4,000 homes

Reading Borough Council announced 68 per cent of students gained A* to B grades, battering the national average of 52.4 per cent, while 96 per cent passed with an A* to E grades Royals' 19-year-old striker had only been on the pitch for four minutes and 21 seconds when his fine left-footed finish flashed past keeper Lenny Pidgeley With the Butts ... (more)

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Emergency crews called to blaze in Pangbourne

At the height of the incident six fire engines from across Berkshire and Oxfordshire were tackling the blaze in Bourne Road Four appliances remain at the fire in a garage in Bourne Road but are in the process of scaling back the incident.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bracknell News

Celebrations at A-level results

THE waiting was over as youngsters opened their A-level results this morning. Schools in Bracknell, Wokingham and Ascot declared themselves pleased with this year's successes.

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Peach Street flats fail to impress South East Regional Design Panel experts

The independent South East Regional Design Panel, asked by the council to review the project, has given it the thumbs down.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bracknell News

Waiting over for students as A-level results day dawns

THE waiting is over hundreds of teenagers across Bracknell and Wokingham are finding out their A-level results today to finally find out whether they have secured that all-important place at university.

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Traffic restrictions for Henley Rewind Festival

Tim Royle faces fraud charges involving more than A 8,000. It is alleged he abused his position as a headteacher over a six- to seven-year period With the Butts Centre partially complete it's anchor tenant Tesco had its launch in October 1971 - followed two months later by the Target pub which opened right in front of it.

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New name for Bracknell Forest Voluntary Action

Tim Royle faces fraud charges involving more than A 8,000. It is alleged he abused his position as a headteacher over a six- to seven-year period The Australian singer moved to Wokingham nearly three years ago and has been working hard to improve the town's music offerings ever since To celebrate the return of the Great British Bake Off, HouseTrip, ... (more)

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Council launch Shaping Our Communities survey to plan future development in Wokingham

Tim Royle faces fraud charges involving more than A 8,000. It is alleged he abused his position as a headteacher over a six- to seven-year period The Australian singer moved to Wokingham nearly three years ago and has been working hard to improve the town's music offerings ever since To celebrate the return of the Great British Bake Off, HouseTrip, ... (more)

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Business leaders given a snapshot of community organisations

Tim Royle faces fraud charges involving more than A 8,000. It is alleged he abused his position as a headteacher over a six- to seven-year period The Australian singer moved to Wokingham nearly three years ago and has been working hard to improve the town's music offerings ever since With the Butts Centre partially complete it's anchor tenant Tesco ... (more)

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Street artists sign up to make a splash at Wokingham Festival

Pistol, whose graffiti art hit the town Banksy-style, is organising a 'paint jam' in aid of the Ollie Young Foundation Urban artists are lining up to put their tags on the Wokingham Festival weekend and raise money for the fight against childhood brain tumours.

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Pick of the Past: Town centre shops 1971

Aston McLean Williams died at the scene in Wokingham Road, after officers were called to an incident in the early hours of Wednesday last week Reading FC assistant boss Andy Crosby praised Craig Tanner following his debut goal for the side in their 3-1 Capital One Cup victory over Newport County at Madejski Stadium.

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