Wokingham, England Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Two people assaulted after fight breaks out in Reading town centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    A man and a woman were assaulted after a fight broke out in St Mary's Butts in the early hours of this morning. The two men ran across the road to St Mary's church yard and were followed by a 35-year-old man who was then assaulted and suffered an eye injury.

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  2. Teenage girl raped by man in Crown WoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Bracknell News

    The offender is white, about 30-years-old and 6ft tall. He has dark hair and is unshaven.

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  3. Performer will be Stepping Out this week at South Hill ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    South Hill Park is bringing Richard Harris's charming 80s comedy to the stage, with a cast of amateurs supported by professional directors, choreographers and technicians Amateur actors in Bracknell have been practising their shuffle ball changes ready to perform heart-warming dance comedy Stepping Out this week. South Hill Park is bringing Richard Harris's charming 80s comedy to the stage, with a cast of amateurs supported by professional directors, choreographers and technicians from the arts centre.

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  4. BMW stolen from drive in WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    The car was parked on a drive in Valley Crescent and is believed to have been stolen between 11.50pm on Tuesday and 5.45am yesterday The car was parked on a drive in Valley Crescent and is believed to have been stolen between 11.50pm on Tuesday and 5.45am yesterday The car was parked on a drive in Valley Crescent and is believed to have been stolen between 11.50pm on Tuesday and 5.45am yesterday. In a separate incident, tools were also stolen from a van in Eustace Crescent between 5.30pm and 22.40pm on Tuesday evening.

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  5. Reading boxer Michael Sprott champions Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    A host of events celebrating the best of black history and culture have been planned throughout the month, ranging from festivals, talks, film screenings and craft workshops Black History Month is under way in Reading, with thousands of people already enjoying the programme of events and activities taking place across the town. A host of events celebrating the best of black history and culture have been planned throughout the month, ranging from festivals, talks, film screenings and craft workshops.

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  6. Pensioner died after being struck by car on faulty crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    Marisa Holt, who was born in Milan, had been on her way to visit a new Italian delicatessen when she was struck by a silver Honda Jazz in Reading Road, Winnersh A 76-year-old woman who died after she was knocked down crossing a busy road appeared not to see the car which hit her. Marisa Holt, who was born in Milan, had been on her way to visit a new Italian delicatessen when she was struck by a silver Honda Jazz in Reading Road, Winnersh, near the entrance to Sainsbury's, at 4.13pm on May 9. An inquest last Thursday heard Mrs Holt had been waiting for 18 seconds at a faulty pelican crossing before she decided to cross.

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  7. Police warning over A 5,000 phone scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    A couple were called on Tuesday by someone claiming to be from the Metropolitan Police and investigating HSBC fraud and money laundering A couple from Earley were called on Tuesday by someone claiming to be from the Metropolitan Police and investigating HSBC fraud and money laundering. The caller asked them to help by sending A 5,000 and a taxi/courier would pick the cash up.

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  8. Bracknell baristas help raise A 1,300 for Macmillan Cancer SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    Baristas from cafes in the town centre helped deliver a huge cheque to Macmillan Cancer Support after taking part in the world's biggest coffee morning. Jan Harris, Macmillan fundraising manager for East Berkshire and North West Hampshire, was presented with the cheque at Ocean House in The Ring on Friday, October 10. The coffee shops which took part were Santa FA in Waterstones, Stanley Walk; Love Coffee in Princess Square; CaffA Nero in Bentalls, High Street and The Grange Hotel and Bar Torino in Charles Square.

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  9. Brace from Barlow secures Wokingham Men's 2s a first win of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    Wokingham Ladies captain Tarryn Rostenne suffered an injury on Saturday which could rule her out of action for some time. Two goals from John Barlow helped Wokingham Men's 2s secure a first league win of the season on Saturday.

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  10. Appeal for help finding missing Wokingham manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Bracknell News

    Charles McCarthy, aged 36, was last seen in Twyford, Reading, at around 1pm yesterday . He has not been seen since.

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  11. First birthday celebrations for Reading's Repair CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    There have been 10 Reading Repair Cafes since the project began and more than 400 items have been fixed during the first year The Repair Cafe wished itself a Happy Birthday on Saturday after running its monthly mending and fixing sessions for a year. There have been 10 Reading Repair Cafes since the project began and more than 400 items have been fixed during the first year.

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  12. Concern as shutters come down on Oxford Road community police officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    Zdzislaw Figanski had been fishing by the river when he toppled backwards into the fast-flowing water shortly before 4pm, an inquest into his death heard yesterday Acclaimed children's theatre company Tall Stories is bringing a colourful version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Room on the Broom to Reading Members of the NAG are fed up with seeing the shutters down on what they feel is an important part of crime prevention in their area Concerned members of Oxford Road Neighbourhood Action Group believe shutters on the Oxford Road Community Office are a sign community policing is being scrapped. Members of the NAG are fed up with seeing the shutters down on what they feel is an important part of crime prevention in their area.

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  13. Test alarms this weekend, urges fire serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    Zdzislaw Figanski had been fishing by the river when he toppled backwards into the fast-flowing water shortly before 4pm, an inquest into his death heard yesterday Acclaimed children's theatre company Tall Stories is bringing a colourful version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Room on the Broom to Reading Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging families to check their alarms are working at the same time as changing the clocks in their home. Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging families to check their alarms are working at the same time as changing the clocks in their home.

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  14. Town slips to second best place to liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Get Reading

    Rising house prices mean the town failed to defend its title in this year's Family Hotspots report, being pipped by the tiny coastal village of St Bees in Cumbria. Excellent exam results, low crime and high salaries have helped Wokingham be rated as the second best place to raise a family in England and Wales.

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  15. Royal appointment for Ashlynne Kingshott, aged fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Get Reading

    Zdzislaw Figanski had been fishing by the river when he toppled backwards into the fast-flowing water shortly before 4pm, an inquest into his death heard yesterday Acclaimed children's theatre company Tall Stories is bringing a colourful version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Room on the Broom to Reading Ashlynne Kingshott, five, who lives in Mayfield Drive, was asked to present the Queen with a bouquet of flowers after her visit to see the First World War poppy tribute on Thursday. A little girl from Caversham who was born and christened at the Tower of London returned to London last week for a very special job.

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  16. Pennicott-Bowen named new Bracknell Town manager after Carpenter leaves the Larges Lane hot seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Get Reading

    Zdzislaw Figanski had been fishing by the river when he toppled backwards into the fast-flowing water shortly before 4pm, an inquest into his death heard yesterday Acclaimed children's theatre company Tall Stories is bringing a colourful version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Room on the Broom to Reading Carpenter, who was promoted from his role as reserve team manager following the departure of predecessors Danny Oliphant and Steve Nebbett back in May, left the Hellenic Premier Division club earlier today. It is understood there had been harsh words between the manager and players following a recent game, which resulted in Carpenter walking out.

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  17. Crowthorne villagers concern as apartments proposed for office spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Bracknell News

    VILLAGERS concerned that Crowthorne could grow by a quarter of its size could potentially be hit again with apartments proposed for High Street office space. An application for prior approval to change the use of the first and second floors of Guildgate House in Crowthorne High Street has been submitted by developers TA Fisher Commercial Ltd. It bids to change the two floors from vacant offices to 16 one-bedroom studio apartments, but it would not affect the ground floor of the building, which comprises shops.

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  18. Reading's Labour council finds a new ally in Tory Home SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Get Reading

    Zdzislaw Figanski had been fishing by the river when he toppled backwards into the fast-flowing water shortly before 4pm, an inquest into his death heard yesterday Acclaimed children's theatre company Tall Stories is bringing a colourful version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Room on the Broom to Reading THE deputy leader of Reading's Labour council had nothing but praise for Tory MP and Home Secretary Theresa May last night night. He praised the Home Secretary for her "very trenchant" questioning of the position taken by Oxfordshire County Council and South Oxfordshire District Council in continuing to oppose the third bridge.

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  19. Person cut free from car and taken to hospital following collision in BracknellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Get Reading

    At around 7.30pm on Wednesday, the 70-year-old pedestrian was involved in a collision at the crossing on Kings Road, outside the Reading College campus.

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  20. New arrivals George Clooney and wife could sample a Hollywood atmosphere at Wokingham Winter CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Get Reading

    At around 7.30pm on Wednesday, the 70-year-old pedestrian was involved in a collision at the crossing on Kings Road, outside the Reading College campus. The theme of the event is "Magic of the Movies" and the couple, who are rumoured to have bought a house in Sonning, are invited to make themselves at home at the popular event.

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