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  1. Bracknell children will get a present on Christmas Day thanks to your ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Get Reading

    More than 2,000 presents have been bought, wrapped and delivered via a host of charities to make sure disadvantaged children in Bracknell have at least one gift to unwrap on Christmas Day. Thousands of children will wake up with a smile on their face on Christmas morning thanks to the generosity of The Bracknell Times' readers.

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  2. John Redwood MP: Christmas wishes to all in WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Get Reading

    Wokingham's MP talks about the Christmas Day truce during the First World War and wishes everyone in Wokingham some good cheer In the midst of the most merciless and death soaked war the world has ever witnessed, the soldiers of the UK and Germany in various places along the front organised informal truces. They sang carols for themselves and for each other.

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  3. Adam Afriyie MP: Unemployment low is a good Christmas presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Get Reading

    While 2014 has been a challenge at times, we have also seen some really positive signs here in Winkfield, Warfield, Binfield and across the constituency. This year has shown that, when challenges arise, people do not sit back in silence.

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  4. Music and carols from 26 Wokingham schools fill the hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Bracknell News

    Children from across Wokingham borough gathered for a special combined musical service. Over 1,000 parents, teachers and friends went to watch the performance at Loddon Leisure Centre in Earley.

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  5. Why Wokingham may have slipped as one of the best places to liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Get Reading

    Using feedback from our readers and our own local knowledge, we've come up with some of the best things about Wokingham, and some of the things we think could have led to it dropping down the survey. Nearly all are either Ofsted rated "outstanding" or "good" and the borough's pupils nearly always smash their own record for A-levels and GCSE's .

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  6. Wokingham's Elms Field chosen as site for community schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Get Reading

    The Incredible Edible project will grow fruit and vegetables on the piece of green at the forefront of the photo A community scheme to encourage people to plant their own fruit and vegetables has secured a second site at the controversial Elms Field. Wokingham Borough Council has been in discussion to develop the site for a couple of years and is expected to submit plans in the new year.

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  7. Guests enjoy a pamper and Christmas dinner at Bracknell & Wokingham CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Get Reading

    Guests were offered a wash and blow dry in the Harmony Hair Salon in the morning before settling down for Christmas dinner and homemade Christmas pudding cooked by hospitality students and served by their travel and tourism colleagues. Staff at the college joined students the following day for a Christmas Coffee Morning where they tucked into cakes, biscuits and pies baked and served by the students.

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  8. Planners give new Winnersh sixth form centre green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Bracknell News

    Plans for a new sixth form learning centre at the Forest School in Winnersh were given the go-ahead when they came before the planning committee on Wednesday, December 10. The plan will enable an additional 190 teenagers to attend the school while creating new parking spaces and improving facilities for existing students. Alongside classrooms, the new centre will include a digital studio, ICT suite and a cafe area.

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  9. Curling teams denied new Bracknell rink after councillors refuse plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    Curling teams in England have been denied the chance to base the country's second rink in Bracknell after plans were refused last night. Bracknell Forest Council's planning committee turned down an application submitted by the British Curling Association during its meeting yesterday .

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  10. Jailbreaker has sentenced halved on appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    Colin Raymond McDonagh, 24, broke out of Aylesbury's Springhill Prison after he'd been caged indefinitely for knifing a man during a 2010 spat - but handed himself in four days later A dangerous man who staged a jailbreak while serving an open-ended sentence for a violent stabbing has had his sentence for the escape halved on appeal. Colin Raymond McDonagh, 24, broke out of Aylesbury's Springhill Prison after he'd been caged indefinitely for knifing a man during a 2010 spat - but handed himself in four days later.

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  11. Christmas 2014: What's on for kids in Reading, Wokingham and BracknellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    With children breaking up for their school holidays we've compiled a list of fun things to do with your family over the Christmas break. From pantomimes to treasure hunts there's plenty going on so pack up the kids and discover some of the fantastic events happening across Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell.

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  12. Driver who killed popular teacher due for sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    Former Little Heath School teacher Robbie Schofield, 26, died following a collision on the A327 Reading Road, in Finchampstead on June 13 Former Little Heath School teacher Robbie Schofield , 26, died following a collision on the A327 Reading Road, in Finchampstead on June 13. Visitors can help bring a smile to a needy child's face by picking up a tag from the Giving Tree as part of The Wokingham Times' annual Christmas appeal Is there something happening in your area you would like us to report on? You can contact the newsdesk via the following details: The Reading Post, getreading, Wokingham Times and Bracknell Forest Standard are part of Trinity Mirror Southern, offering you unique access to our audience across the region online and in print.

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  13. Legal aid problems delay sentencing of Southcote manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    Atif Ali, 21, of Alan Place, Bath Road, had admitted possessing diamorphine with intent to supply. Ali was found with 1.58 grammes of the Class A drug on March 14. However, Ali's barrister was not present and the court was told legal aid had not been granted.

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  14. Dr Phillip Lee: My admiration of Royal Mail staff's hard work at ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    Bracknell's MP went to the town's delivery office and was impressed by the "almost military procedures" going on there It is well-known that mail volumes go through the roof at this time of year - normally 85 per cent of houses will receive between one and three pieces of post on any given day. At Christmas, nearly 100 per cent of households will receive mail, and the number of items can easily reach double figures.

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  15. London Irish skipper George Skivington relishes return to scene of his finest tryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    Skivington was midway through a seven-year spell with Wasps, who had opted to switch their 2007 Heineken Cup clash against Munster from High Wycombe to Coventry to accommodate a larger than normal crowd of 21,500. And he crowned a breathtakingly committed contest by burning off Munster's Lifeimi Mafi and charging for the line to help his former club to a 24-23 win.

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  16. Polar opposite Ofsted reports for two Bracknell schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Bracknell News

    Winkfield St Mary's CofE Primary in Winkfield Row was slammed for its "inconsistent teaching" in its latest report on Wednesday, December 10, following a visit on November 19 from Ofsted, which told the school it "requires improvement" in its latest rating. The rating the second-lowest on Ofsted's four-grade scale means the school has dropped down from its previous rating of "good" at its 2009 inspection, which it had achieved for a number of successive Ofsted reports.

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  17. Reading FC and London Irish stars visit Royal Berkshire Hospital children's wardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    The Royals squad arrived, laden with bags of toys, vouchers and club memorabilia, before visiting sick children of all ages on Tuesday, while London Irish stars popped in last Wednesday Reading's top football and rugby stars spent some time away from the pitch to pay a special visit to children at Royal Berkshire Hospital. The Royals squad arrived, laden with bags of toys, vouchers and club memorabilia, before visiting sick children of all ages on Tuesday, while London Irish stars popped in last Wednesday.

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  18. Reading BHS to close early next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    After more than 45 years of trading, the Broad Street department store will close shop for the last time in 2015 After more than 45 years of trading, the Broad Street department store will close shop for the last time in 2015. The store, owned by the Arcadia Group since 2009, has two floors, and includes a restaurant.

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  19. Local NHS gets big cash boostRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | John Redwood's Diary

    The government announced the money for our local NHS yesterday for next year. Wokingham CCG received an increase of 7.29%, taking the total available for local health services to A 160 million.

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  20. The Wokingham Times Memories: Our most significant storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Get Reading

    From school fairs to holding the council to account, The Wokingham Times has always been at the heart of the community. Staff at The Times have thoroughly enjoyed bringing breaking news to those in the borough as well as supporting groups and organisations in association with TradeMark Windows and our bimonthly Community Cash Tokens feature.

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