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Heavy delays on M4 westbound between junctions 12 and 13

1 Oct 2014 17:30

HEAVY delays are expected on the M4 westbound between junctions 12 and 13 because of a broken down vehicle.

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Woman knocked to the floor during robbery in Ewing Way

1 Oct 2014 11:30

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was knocked down during a robbery in Ewing Way, Newbury.

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Thatcham shopkeeper admits to stocking stolen alcohol

28 Sep 2014 08:00

A SHOPKEEPER and his wife appeared together in a crown court dock after CCTV footage went missing when police discovered stolen champagne and vodka in their store.

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Parkway affordable housing still on hold

27 Sep 2014 08:00

A STAND-OFF between the district council and developers is stopping families from moving in to affordable homes in the Parkway development.

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A34 northbound reopens after collision

24 Sep 2014 10:30

TRAFFIC is moving again on the northbound carriage of the A34 between the Beedon and East Ilsley junctions following a collision earlier this morning.

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Thatcham touch rugby stars named in England team

28 Sep 2014 09:30

THATCHAM Red Sox players Damian Hudson and Jeannie Ivanov have been named in the initial England Touch Training squads for the Touch World Cup in Australia 2015.

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Thousands raised at West Berks Captain's Charity Day

26 Sep 2014 19:30

THE West Berkshire team of Geoff Pudner, Andy Stephenson, Ray Pithers and Ian Lewin won the men and ladies’ captains Charity Day competition with 103 points.

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Crusaders suffer double injury scare

26 Sep 2014 13:45 • Sportsdesk

HUNGERFORD Town dropped to eighth in the Southern League Premier Division after they fell to a 1-0 defeat at Dorcester Town.

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Winning start continues for Newbury Blues RFC but Thatcham and Tadley Tigers both lose

26 Sep 2014 10:30 • Sportsdesk

NEWBURY Blues RFC maintained their 100% start in South West One East with a morale-boosting 20–14 victory at Reading RFC in a tense Berkshire derby.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: July 30, 2014

1 Aug 2014 09:30

THE situation in and around Gaza goes from bad to worse. The statistics make miserable reading.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: July 24, 2014

25 Jul 2014 09:30

RESHUFFLES: the fascination of many inside the Westminster village and many fewer in the real world.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: July 17, 2014

21 Jul 2014 08:00

WHEN most people think of slavery or human trafficking they think back to the days of the Roman Empire and up to 1833 when slavery was abolished in the United Kingdom

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: July 10, 2014

11 Jul 2014 09:30

ONE in three of us will get cancer.

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First Night review of Table Manners by Alan Ayckbourn at Theatre Royal Windsor

30 Sep 2014 09:30

Alan Ayckbourn’s Table Manners, part of The Norman Conquests trilogy, dissects the relationship of a family as they spend the weekend together.

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Popstar Kerri Watt to grace Reading's Sub89

29 Sep 2014 09:30 • Adam Hewitt

SCOTTISH singer/songwriter Kerri Watt will grace Reading’s Sub89 bringing her light-hearted pop-folk.

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Review: Mark Thompson 'Stargazer' at Norden Farm

27 Sep 2014 10:30

SCIENCE and a Powerpoint presentation, on the face of it, maketh not a great way to spend a Friday night. However, this was not any ordinary science and a Powerpoint presentation.

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