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TRAFFIC UPDATE: Delays of around one hour on M4

16 Apr 2014 18:00

ONE lane of the M4 has been closed due to an collision involving two cars.

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Sale of Greenham Common Control Tower agreed today

16 Apr 2014 17:45 • Andrew Belt

THE sale of the Greenham Common Control Tower from West Berkshire Council to Greenham Parish Council was completed today.

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Updated: Fundraising for tragic London Marathon runner from Newbury goes past £60,000 mark

16 Apr 2014 17:20 • Andrew Belt

DONATIONS to the Just Giving page of the London Marathon runner who died on Sunday have shot past the £60,000 mark.

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Get the community together with lunch event in Berkshire

14 Apr 2014 08:00 • Tessa Watkins

COMMUNITIES across Berkshire are being urged to get behind a popular annual event which brings neighbours together.

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Smokers across Berkshire told 'put it out, right out'

13 Apr 2014 12:00 • Nick Gutteridge

FIREFIGHTERS in Berkshire have issued a stark warning to smokers about the dangers of cigarettes starting house fires.

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London Irish 40-12 Newcastle Falcons

14 Apr 2014 09:00 • Sportsdesk

LONDON Irish director of rugby Brian Smith claimed his side’s second-half performance was more satisfying than their first despite scoring six tries before the break in an emphatic victory over Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership.

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Thatcham Town resign from Southern League

11 Apr 2014 17:30

THATCHAM Town FC have resigned from the Southern League due to financial reasons.

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Top-class entries for Aon Greenham Stakes at Racecourse Newbury

11 Apr 2014 16:40 • Sportsdesk

THE Aon Greenham Stakes is the showpiece of The Racecourse Newbury’s Dubai Duty Free Weekend and the equine stars will be out in force on Saturday with the likes of Kingman, Berkshire, Astaire and Be Ready entered in the Group 3 contest run over seven furlongs.

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Lewington loving life at London Irish

11 Apr 2014 14:30 • Sportsdesk

ALEX Lewington believes he has justified his move from Leicester Tigers to London Irish with 14 Aviva Premiership appearances under his belt – but he insists now is not the time for reminiscing.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: December 2013

5 Dec 2013 09:30

MEETING with parents of dyslexic children you realise how distressing it is when you feel that “the system” is not on your side.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: November 7 2013

7 Nov 2013 11:00

THREE groups of visitors to Parliament have inspired me in different ways.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: October 17 2013

17 Oct 2013 09:30

I HAD the slightly surreal experience of attending Defra Parliamentary Questions last Thursday.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: September 19 2013

19 Sep 2013 08:00

WITH the nights drawing in some households are starting to worry about the cost of keeping their home warm during the winter months.

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Best of British at The Orangery, Danesfield House

16 Apr 2014 09:30

Set in the beautiful Danesfield House in Marlow-on-Thames, The Orangery pulls off a blend of English delights with a continental twist.

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Medieval seals on show at exhibition

16 Apr 2014 07:30

HISTORY buffs can lift the lid on Reading’s medieval power struggles at a free exhibition in the town centre.

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Relax and refresh at Danesfield House

15 Apr 2014 09:30

A luxury hotel stay should be a break from the norm. It should revitalise you and transport you from your hectic life.

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