Wokingham, England Newswire

Wokingham, England Newswire

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  1. Bracknell musical written with The Hoosiers gets Arts Council England fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The team behind a stage musical featuring songs by The Hoosiers has been successful in its bid for Arts Council England funding. Hit The Mark Theatre company - which puts on shows across Bracknell and Wokingham - has developed the new musical for children called AnimAlphabet .

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  2. Arborfield school cycle path plan ditched as it will damage mature trees and hedgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Get Reading

    Wokingham Borough Council has had to rethink it's plan to have a new footpath to Bohunt School as a cycle route A new path allowing a safe journey to school for pupils from Finchampstead will be constructed - but youngsters won't be getting on their bikes. Wokingham Borough Council is due to start work on the new Safe Route To School, which will see a continuous path built along Nine Mile Ride, Park Lane and Hogwood Lane to the new Bohunt School in Arborfield .

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  3. Couple in 5,000 appeal to give daughter Olympic dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Henley Standard

    But the 15-year-old and her partner James Hernandez, from Amersham, need to pay a choreographer to write and teach them two routines. The pair, who have been skating together since 2015, also hope to be chosen as the main British pair for the 2018 championships in Bulgaria, which would be the first step on the path towards selection for the Olympic squad.

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  4. Stunning snooker performance from CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Romsey Advertiser

    MARCHWOOD star Billy Castle turned in a jaw-dropping performance to claim the sixth leg of the Cuestars South of England Championship Tour in Newbury. The 24-year-old rankings leader knocked in back-to-back centuries for the first time following a sleepless night in hospital and on a professional standard table.

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  5. Wokingham bookshop closes after more than 25 years of tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Get Reading

    The owners of Bookends in Peach Street announced the store will be permanently closing its doors on Saturday, February 18. Lynda and Brian Low confirmed that although the shop is closing, they will continue to run a business as a school book supplier.

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  6. See snowdrops in Finchampstead this weekend as private garden opens its doors to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Get Reading

    The sight of a beautiful carpet of snowdrops is just one of the treats on offer in Berkshire this weekend . As part of the Snowdrop Festival, Oak Cottage in Finchampstead is opening on Sunday, February 19 to celebrate the festival and raise funds for the National Garden Scheme charities.

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  7. Housing numbersRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | John Redwood's Diary

    During my last meeting with Wokingham Borough I was reminded that Wokingham has a target to build 856 new homes a year from 2013. That makes Wokingham's share of the West Berkshire total 30%, with the other Councils providing the rest of the 2855.

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  8. Reading traffic: London Waterloo delays and roads slow in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Get Reading

    Train passengers using London Waterloo are warned of delays of around half an hour due signalling problems at Clapham Junction.

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  9. Volunteers who care for elderly will get the same in returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Henley Standard

    A NEW scheme to encourage people to look after the elderly in exchange for care later in their own lives was launched at the Piggott School in Wargrave. Give&TakeCare allows volunteers who visit pensioners in their community to build up "credits" to cash in when they are older.

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  10. Lucky escape for Twyford family after kitchen fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Get Reading

    At around 7.30pm on February 12 firefighters were called to a house in Station Road after the machine went up in flames. The fire caused some damage in the kitchen but crews from Wokingham and Wokingham Road fire stations extinguished it before it spread to other rooms in the house.

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  11. Wokingham mum begs council to get her family out their 'tiny mouldy bedsit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Get Reading

    A Wokingham mother who lives in a "tiny, mouldy bedsit" with her six-week old daughter is begging the council to find her family a more suitable place to live. Helen Hatfield, 31, says her bedsit in Longs Way, Norreys, is so small that she does not even have enough room to set up a cot for her daughter Charlotte.

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  12. M4 and M3 closed overnight from MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Get Reading

    The M4 between junctions 11 and 12 will be completely closed for five nights from Tuesday, February 14 as work to replaced a bridge joint and resurface part of the motorway continues. The westbound carriageway will be closed between 10pm and 6am while the work is carried out between Reading services and junction 12. At junction 10 work to refurbish the bridge which carries the A329M link roads over the M4 continues.

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  13. How every Wetherspoon pub in Surrey got its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Surrey Advertiser

    If you live in Surrey, chances are you've been to a Wetherspoon pub at some point. They offer affordable drinks and tasty food, perfect for a family lunch or a night out with friends.

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  14. Berkshire traffic: delays on A329M and in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Get Reading

    Roads in and around Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham are clogged up with rush-hour traffic this evening but there are no accidents or incidents to report. In Reading, congestion is causing long delays on the A33 southbound between Bennet Road and junction 11 (Reading) of the M4.

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  15. Half term events in Berkshire: What's happening in Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Get Reading

    From days out and workshops to arts and crafts and story telling, there's lots going on in Reading , Bracknell and Wokingham to keep the little ones busy. Pupils finish school on Friday, February 10 and there's plenty happening during the week from Monday, February 13 to Friday, February 17.

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  16. Alex Salmond: Sword of Damacles will hang over botched Brexit negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Sunday Herald

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  17. Kitchen fire ravages Wokingham houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Get Reading

    Shortly after midday on February 7 a concerned neighbour called firefighters to the house in Minster Grove after a fire started in the kitchen. A crew wearing breathing apparatus got into the property and managed to put out a fire in the kitchen before it spread.

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  18. IKEA shoppers caught in car park chaos, coke dealer stripped of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Get Reading

    It's been a busy start to the week and there have been plenty of stories for getreading readers to sink their teeth into. There was more chaos in the car park at Reading's IKEA as some shoppers spent more than two hours queueing to get out.

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  19. My disabled daughter could have been killed by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Henley Standard

    Jane Holmes, from Ruscombe, was with 15-year-old Kitty, who has cerebral palsy, at Twyford station in April last year when a slipstream created by the passing train caused her wheelchair to roll towards the tracks. According to a report into the incident released last week, the force of the slipstream overpowered the brakes on the wheelchair, which then made "multiple glancing contacts" with the passing freight train.

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  20. Not much would change if fire station closed, say officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Henley Standard

    The Royal Berkshire Fire Authority needs to save A 2.4 million by 2020 and has suggested seven cost-saving measures, three of which include shutting the station in Victoria Road, which currently has nine retained firefighters. A public consultation on the options began in December and will run until March.

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