Wokingham, England Newswire (Page 6)

Wokingham, England Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wokingham, England. (Page 6)

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  1. Power cut hits more than 1,000 homes in Shinfield, Three Mile Cross and Spencers WoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Get Reading

    The fault was reported at 12.08pm on August 8 and affected people in the Shinfield , Three Mile Cross and Spencers Wood areas. Although most customers had their power restored by then, some were still affected and SSE tweeted to say another update would be provided at 5pm.

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  2. Wokingham town centre war memorial campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Get Reading

    Wokingham Town Councillor Imogen Shepherd Dubey wants a new war memorial in a more public area of the town centre A campaign to create a new, more prominent war memorial in Wokingham town centre is being backed by an online petition . So far just 93 people have signed the change.org document, which asked Wokingham Borough Council to install a public monument to the borough's fallen heroes when it regenerates the town centre.

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  3. Driver summoned to court over Henley crash which left man with serious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Get Reading

    A 66-year-old man has been issued a summons to attend court in connection with a serious crash earlier this year. Graham Granaski, of Satwell, Rotherfield Greys, was issued a postal requisition on Tuesday, August 2 for the offence of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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  4. M4 closures and the A329M contraflow continues - what to expect on the roads this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Get Reading

    Sis weeks of work was announced on the A329M , beginning on Friday, July 22, while contractors repair the viaduct, a 50mph contraflow system is in place on the northbound carriageway to keep traffic moving while the southbound carriageway and westbound slip road are closed. On the M4 a number of works are being undertaken meaning there are a series of overnight lane closures on the motorway.

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  5. New HIV drug could help those affected in Reading, Wokingham and BracknellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Get Reading

    Reading has one of the highest rates of HIV outside of London, meaning the area could stand to benefit greatly from breakthrough drugs aimed at preventing the virus. The High Court ruled in the last week that so-called PrEP - which disable the HIV virus to stop it multiplying, greatly reducing the risk of infection - could be funded on the NHS.

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  6. West Berkshire tips: a new permit-only scheme to stop cross-boundary tippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Get Reading

    West Berkshire people - banned from Smallmead tip - now have a new permit scheme for accessing their household waste recycling centres in Padworth and Newbury . The scheme is one of a series of cross-border bans which arise as councils cut funding to neighbouring authorities to pay for their householders crossing council boundaries to tip waste.

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  7. Specialist autism unit coming to Wokingham schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Get Reading

    The decision-making executive at Wokingham Borough Council approved the plan to be launched at St Crispin's School in London Road. The unit will serve around 25 pupils - who are currently educated outside of the Wokingham Borough - in the current sixth form that would then be relocated to a new building.

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  8. Bracknell and Wokingham house and techno festival gets green light from councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Get Reading

    Since the refusal at a committee meeting on Wednesday, July 6, organiser Jamie Bowkett has been negotiating with the council's environmental health department. Just in time the house and techno festival has been given the go ahead for the weekend Friday, August 12 to Sunday, August 14. The festival organisers applied for a second temporary event notice and Vincent Paliczka, director of environment, culture and communities at Bracknell council, said: "With our residents in mind, the music will now be finished by 11pm each night."

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  9. A33 in Swallowfield to close overnight for seven weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Get Reading

    Almost four miles of a busy dual carriageway in Swallowfield will be closed for up to five weeks while resurfacing work takes place.

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  10. Missing Bracknell man Gary Davies found safe and wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Get Reading

    Keep up to date with the latest news and breaking stories across Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell by checking out our live news blog , which runs every week day between 6.30am and 9.30pm.

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  11. A33 in Swallowfield to close overnight for five weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Get Reading

    Almost four miles of a busy dual carriageway in Swallowfield will be closed for up to five weeks while resurfacing work takes place. The A33 will be closed from its junction with Mereoak Lane in Three Mile Cross to Welsh Lane in Risely while the work contracted by Wokingham Borough Council is being carried out.

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  12. Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham community groups can bid for cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Get Reading

    Reading West MP Alok Sharma is urging not-for-profit groups to apply for cash from the People's Health Trust Mr Sharma is encouraging groups with ideas for projects to improve the community to bid for funding from the People's Health Trust. Active Communities is a funding programme for community groups and not-for-profit organisations with an income of less than 350,000 a year which are seeking investment of between 5,000 and 50,000 for projects lasting up to two years.

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  13. Wokingham development plan opened up to public for commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Get Reading

    People in Wokingham are being invited to have their say on a plan which will guide development in the borough for the next 20 years. Work is underway to update Wokingham Borough Council' s local plan, with the first formal consultation running from Thursday, August 4, to Friday, September 30. The Local Plan Update will guide the development of housing, but will also look at land for employment, schools, roads, parks and shops to create places people want to live, work, play and do business.

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  14. Which are the top secondary schools in Berkshire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Get Reading

    The Real Schools Guide 2016 uses 25 different measures to create the most comprehensive guide ever to state-funded secondaries - find out where your local ones rank The Real Schools Guide 2016, compiled by Trinity Mirror's data unit, aims to give a far more comprehensive picture than traditional league tables. It takes into account 25 different datasets including not just GCSE results but factors like value added scores, pupil teacher ratios and absence rates.

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  15. Oxford Road crash, locked up in Berkshire and Bracknell Festival: Monday's top storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Get Reading

    Below are the top stories from the day including a look at Bracknell Festival, which took place on Saturday, July 30 at South Hill Park. In the afternoon there was the sad news about an elderly gentleman who had to be taken to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford after a crash in Oxford Road.

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  16. Reading traffic: Oxford Road closed at rush hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Get Reading

    With the schools still out the roads are a bit quieter but a section of Oxford Road is currently closed. The West Reading road is closed between Waylen Street and Cheapside and has caused the diversion of eight Reading Buses services.

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  17. Bracknell man killed at Essex party named locally as Keith KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Get Reading

    A man who was found dead in Chelmsford over the weekend has been named locally as Bracknell man Keith King. An investigation was launched into Mr King's death in Broomfield on Saturday, July 30. He had been attending a private party in Broomfield Parish Hall in Main Road.

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  18. First few days of August could be wetter than the whole of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Get Reading

    August will get off to a chilly, bright start in the North with rain over significant parts of the South feeding into a changeable seven days, the Met Office said More rain could fall in the next 24 hours in some parts of the UK than fell during the whole of July, forecasters have warned. August will get off to a chilly, bright start in the North with rain over significant parts of the South feeding into a changeable seven days, the Met Office said.

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  19. Scooter destroyed in Reading fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Get Reading

    Firefighters from Wokingham Road and Whitley Wood fire stations were called to the blaze in a garage area at the rear of Newcastle Road, Whitley, at around 10.20pm on July 31. "We spent around 20 minutes at the scene and we used just one hose reel to put the fire out.

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  20. Morning news headlines: Labour slams David Cameron...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Get Reading

    Opposition MPs have called for a complete overhaul of the system after it was claimed the former PM is pushing to reward personal aides, political donors, and senior figures on the losing Remain campaign. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson said Mr Cameron's bid to reward his friends presented the worst of the "old boy's network".

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