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Work can begin on housing at former Guide Dogs training centre in Wokingham

A jury took nearly seven hours to find Stanley Bibby of Underwood Road, guilty of eight out of 10 counts of rape and of two counts of indecent assault The former Ashmead School pupil appear in the Oval Office, bumping into Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano and clashing with Litchfield penitentiary inmates who demand to know where he's from after hearing ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hillingdon Times

CATS Protection is working to help a large feral colony of cats in Harlington.

A spokesman said: "We can only trap, neuter and return these cats, unless suitable homes can be found for them.

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One in five poor children in North Yorkshire are missing out on their free school meals

ALMOST one in five poor children in North Yorkshire are missing out on their free school meals - despite 100 per cent take up in much of the North-East.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Wokingham's green space plan 'ill thought out", says campaigner

A jury took nearly seven hours to find Stanley Bibby of Underwood Road, guilty of eight out of 10 counts of rape and of two counts of indecent assault The former Ashmead School pupil appear in the Oval Office, bumping into Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano and clashing with Litchfield penitentiary inmates who demand to know where he's from after hearing ... (more)

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Bracknell News

In this week's News

In this week's Bracknell News we reveal that the town's biggest school is set to get bigger, the green light is given for nearly 1,000 new homes in Binfield and full coverage and pictures of GCSE results day across the area.

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Surrey Advertiser

Jeremy Hunt is the 'chattiest MP' on the Surrey-Hants border

Figures reveal Jeremy Hunt has spoken the highest number of words in House of Commons debates since last year - out of the six MPs that represent constituents across north east Hampshire and west Surrey The chattiest MPs in the House of Commons have been revealed and Waverley's Jeremy Hunt tops the list for north east Hampshire and west Surrey.

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Plans for Wokingham's Poppy Appeal underway

Wokingham Poppy Appeal co-ordinator David Dunham and volunteer Sue Lardge receive an award for raising the most money in Berkshire last year Every year, approximately 16,000 to 18,000 poppies are sold in the borough by volunteers, raising A 26,000 on average for the Wokingham Poppy Appeal.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Fire crews called to investigate 'explosion' in Wokingham town centre

Reports of an explosion in Wokingham town centre turned out to be a loud bang caused by an electrical fault.

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Fire crews battle to stop garage fire spreading to house

Crews from Wokingham, Whitley Wood and Wokingham Road stations were sent to the blaze in Greenwood Grove at about 5.30pm.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bracknell News

Hurst Horticultural Show 'best show for years'

HUNDREDS of people turned out to see flower arrangers, gardeners and bakers go head-to-head in the hotly-contested Hurst Horticultural Show.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bracknell News

Berkshire charity to help more children with reading

ABC to Read, which operates throughout Berkshire, is looking to recruit a fifth field worker for the county, who would work in this area.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Wokingham dancer through to live semis of Sky1's Got To Dance

Reading School, in Erleigh Road, and The Abbey School, in Kendrick Road, both celebrated a 100 per cent overall pass rate but some schools fared worse than usual The BBC Radio 1 DJ, known for her fantastic fashion flair, will be at the racecourse to create a night to remember and to see the summer racing season out in style We've teamed up with HMV ... (more)

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Empty Wheatfield Primary School dubbed "Weedfield" by neighbours who say it looks abandoned

The new school in Winnersh is finally due to open on Thursday, September 4, after lying empty for a year, but the grounds are overrun with weeds.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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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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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