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Shed and contents destroyed in blaze at Elm Grove Park, Thatcham

23 Nov 2014 17:45

A SHED was destroyed along with its contents at the Elm Grove Park mobile home site in Thatcham after a blaze this morning.

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Four men charged following illegal rave in Hungerford

21 Nov 2014 17:00

Four men have been charged after an illegal rave in Hungerford.

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Recycle poppies for next year's campaign

17 Nov 2014 12:00

AFTER another successful year of raising money for the Poppy Appeal residents are being called to make their donations go even further.

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West Berkshire Council praised for pothole repairs

17 Nov 2014 08:30

THE district council has been told its speed at fixing damaged roads was one of the reasons it managed to secure hundreds of thousands of pounds from the Government.

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Greenham Peace Garden given to trust in 'fitting end to protest'

16 Nov 2014 08:30

A GARDEN on the site of a 20-year strong protest against the military presence in Berkshire has been gifted back to a trust.

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Top weights named for Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury Racecourse

21 Nov 2014 07:30 • Sportsdesk

HARRY Topper and First Lieutenant head the weights at 11st 12lb for the 58th running of the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday, November 29 – the highlight of the bet365 Hennessy Festival.

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West Berks golfers win Corbridge Cup

21 Nov 2014 06:30 • Sportsdesk

THE West Berks Golf Club team comprising Tony Coventry, Tony Attawes, Andrew Mackenzie and Shaun Ponsford won the Corbridge Cup at West Berks with 89 points

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Mixed fortunes for Newbury FC but Thatcham Town march on in the cup

20 Nov 2014 12:07 • Sportsdesk

NEWBURY were forced to settle for a point in a 3-3 draw with Abingdon United at Faraday Road in the Hellenic Premier on Saturday.

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Newbury Blues lose at home for first time this season

20 Nov 2014 11:17 • Sportsdesk

NEWBURY Blues’ unbeaten home record this season ended in an agonising 10-9 defeat to South West One East leaders Chippenham.

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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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All-star line-up announched for new season

23 Nov 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

What do Lee Nelson, Mark Watson, Christian O’Connell, Rory McGrath, Andy Parsons and Richard Herring have in common?

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Magical Motown comes to the Theatre Royal Windsor

22 Nov 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

It’s coming up to 50 years since Motown sped across the Atlantic bringing with it music that would dominate the pop charts.

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Pete Johansson to play the final show of his tour at The Firestation

21 Nov 2014 17:30 • Sam Murray

A RISING star in comedy will be bringing his new show to The Firestation, in Windsor.

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