Wokingham, England Newswire (Page 7)

Wokingham, England Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Wokingham schools working to create enough space for every new pupilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Get Reading

    Wokingham's head of education says secondary schools have enough places for every new pupil in the borough and more primary school places are being created to meet rising demand. At a full council meeting on Thursday, March 24 executive member for children's services Charlotte Haitham Taylor said there were more than enough secondary school places thanks to the new Bohunt Education Trust school in Arborfield.

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  2. Pea-fect! Wokingham schoolboy in running for top cooking prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Get Reading

    Nine-year-old Oliver Vass is one of 10 finalists in with a chance of being crowned the UK's Young Pea Chef of the Year People from across Wokingham are being encouraged to vote for a budding chef as he seeks to be crowned the UK's Young Pea Chef of the Year for 2016. Oliver Vass, a pupil at Winnersh Primary School, is one of 10 finalists in with a chance of being named the winner of the national cooking competition, which targeted children aged between four and 12 to come up with a pea-based recipe.

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  3. Reading historical gems at risk of crumbling away say heritage expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Get Reading

    English Heritage has revealed almost 30 sites across Berkshire, including two Grade I listed sites, are at risk of being lost A First World War horse hospital, gardens featured in a society magazine in the 1900s and parkland surrounding a religious college are among historical gems in the Reading area under threat. Precious links to Berkshire's past are crumbling away, despite the efforts of English Heritage to encourage owners to restore and conserve ancient houses, chapels and barns.

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  4. Three car M4 collision causes 30 minute delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Get Reading

    All three lanes of the eastbound carriageway were closed following the collision on the M4 meaning rush hour traffic had to be held A collision on the M4 London-bound between junction 10, Bracknell / Wokingham and junction eight/nine, Maidenhead has led to lengthy delays in the area. Three vehicles were involved in a collision which happened at 4.42pm, Wednesday, April 6, Highways England were at the scene and all three lanes were closed.

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  5. Petition against Wokingham car parking charge increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Get Reading

    Wokingham Borough Council's opposition leader is petitioning the council to drop its parking charge increase at Dinton Pastures and California Country Park Cllr Prue Bray, leader of Wokingham Liberal Democrats on Wokingham Borough Council, Prue Bray has started a petition to 'reduce car park charges' at Dinton Pastures Country Park in Davis Street, Hurst and California Country Park in Nine Mile Ride, Finchampstead.

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  6. Workplace bullying, train riding dog and coffee and cocktailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Get Reading

    A woman from Caversham says 'a culture of bullying' at Rivermead Leisure Complex made her suicidal and forced her to quit. Vicki George, began working at Rivermead in Richfield Avenue as a senior recreation assistant in 2002, but she claims after Greenwich Leisure Ltd took control she was frequently underpaid, tormented and threatened by her superiors.

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  7. Berkshire home buyers can pay A 98,000 more to be five minutes closer to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Get Reading

    People who work in London and are keen on uprooting to Berkshire could pay up to 98,000 to shave five minutes off their morning commute. Research conducted by Savills found 551,000 is the average detached sale price of a property within 2km of Twyford station, which is a 33 minute train ride from central London.

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  8. Extra town centre parking provided for Wokingham driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Get Reading

    The Wellington House car parks in Elms Road opened to the public on Monday, April 4 and will remain open until next year. Wokingham Borough Council took the decision to open the car park to the public to meet high demand for town centre parking while Carnival Pool car park closes in June.

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  9. Third Thames bridge site confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Henley Standard

    THE exact location of a third crossing over the River Thames near Reading has been confirmed. A study of the 'strategic outline business case' for the bridge says it would go from the Thames Valley Business Park, off the end of the A329M, over the river and Caversham Lakes to the A4155 Caversham Park Road, near Playhatch.

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  10. Police hunt group of thieves after Wokingham vans get ransackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Get Reading

    Between around 11.30am and 11.45am on Thursday, March 31 they managed to get into vans parked in Baker Crescent, William Heelas Way and in the new housing development in London Road. Investigating officer PC Paul Bentley from Wokingham police station, said: "We believe that these incidents are linked and are keen to hear from anyone with information that could assist us with our investigation.

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  11. 9 gorgeous Berkshire dog walks your pooch will love you forRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Get Reading

    Amazing places where you can let your dog off their lead and go for a splash about. The scenery's not bad either... What do you mean you don't have a dog? After reading about these beautiful Berkshire walks you'll definitely want one.

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  12. Work begins on new Fosters care home in WoodleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Get Reading

    Wokingham council contractors will begin building 34 apartments for elderly and frail people on a site in Woodley where a popular care home closed in 2012. But this week contractors will start constructing a 6 million care facility on the site in Fosters Lane and the project is due to be completed by autumn 2017.

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  13. M4 and M3 overnight closures and lane work to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Get Reading

    Drivers getting on the M4 at junction 12 at Theale are warned lane one of the westbound carriageway will be closed overnight between Monday, April 4 and Tuesday, April 5, betweeen 9pm and 6am for vegetation clearance work. Highways England has also announced a series of lane closures at various locations westbound between junction 10 at Wokingham and junction 12 for carriageway surveys.

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  14. 11 pub gardens to visit in Bracknell when the sun is shiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Get Reading

    It's officially spring so surely it's time to take part in the Great British tradition of sitting in a pub garden with a pint Now that the sun's starting to make more of an appearance, lets hope the warmer weather is on its way! What better way to make the most of the sunshine and rising temperature than with a a nice cold pint of beer or even a G&T outside? Don't forget to check out our list of Reading pub gardens ! Keep an eye out for the Wokingham list tomorrow. If you think we've missed any let us know in the comments section below or by emailing [email protected] .

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  15. The ghosts of Wokingham: Meet the farmer's wife, the bloody well ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Get Reading

    The final part of our look at the spooks of Berkshire focuses on the creepy creatures that live around the borough of Wokingham . With the help of the Paranormal Database , we've had a good look at the character that lurk around the villages and homes of the borough, including a spooky well in Finchampstead and a sobbing woman in Wargrave .

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  16. High survival rates for cancer victims around Reading, Bracknell and WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Get Reading

    Figures published by the Office for National Statistics show 81.2 per cent of men were alive one year after being diagnosed with bladder cancer, while 72.2 per cent of their female counterparts also survived the first 12 months. This means both male and female victims of this type of cancer have the second highest one-year survival rate in the UK.

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  17. New A 32.5million secondary school at Arborfield Garrison offers places to 100 pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Get Reading

    The school will make use in the short term of the educational and sporting facilities at the former garrison while building work is underway. The new school building is expected to be completed in summer 2017, when it will be ready to open its doors to 1,200 students.

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  18. How would you spend your council's money?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Get Reading

    Ever wondered about what you'd do if you were the boss of your council in Reading , Wokingham or Bracknell ? Well wonder no more. Trinity Mirror's data unit has created a game where you can decide what proportion of your council's budget gets spent on what.

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  19. Wokingham girl to cut off hair for baby unit which cared for herRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Get Reading

    Molly Story is raising funds for the charity which supports Royal Berkshire Hospital's Buscot Ward, where her brother and she were treated after their premature births A seven-year-old girl from Wokingham is going to get her hair chopped off so she can donate it and raise money for the baby unit which cared for her. After more than a year of begging her mum to let her lop her locks off, Molly Story will be getting 12 inches cut off at Mac's Hair and Beauty in Wokingham town centre on Wednesday, March 30. The schoolgirl, of Kestrel Way in Woosehill, has been keen on the radical haircut since she saw a young cancer victim who had lost her hair to chemotherapy.

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  20. Video shows Woodley after Storm Katie rips down scaffoldingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Get Reading

    Woodley Precinct saw a chaotic start to the day following the aftermath of Storm Katie; the town centre scaffolding collapsed in the 50mph winds. Woodley town centre saw the aftermath of what Storm Katie left behind this morning as the weather brought down the scaffolding in the precinct.

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