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Deputy leader of Newbury Town Council resigns

30 Jul 2014 09:30

THE deputy leader of Newbury Town Council has resigned.

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TV chef Tom Kerridge joins our search for Berkshire's Best Young Chef

28 Jul 2014 14:30

A MICHELIN-STARRED chef is hoping to inspire the next generation as he joins the search for the county’s most talented young cooks.

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Elderly escape blazing home

27 Jul 2014 08:00

NEIGHBOURS staged a dramatic rescue after a sheltered housing complex caught fire, trapping vulnerable pensioners inside.

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Life's a beach at the Racecourse

26 Jul 2014 12:00

NEWBURY was the scene of some good vibrations last weekend when The Beach Boys managed to keep the thunderstorms at bay to entertain a sunny, beach-themed crowd.

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Relief as suspected drugs house is closed by police

26 Jul 2014 08:00

POLICE have swooped on a house in Newbury and evicted residents during the first drugs closure order in West Berkshire.

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Falkland continue to struggle after Horspath defeat

25 Jul 2014 17:30 • Sportsdesk

FALKLAND CC remain in relegation trouble after they were thrashed by 108 runs by a rampant Horspath side in Home Counties Division 2

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Binfield shooting star Amber Hill fails in bid to reach Commonwealth Games final

25 Jul 2014 15:05 • Sportsdesk

BINFIELD shooter Amber Hill has failed in her bid to reach the Commonwealth Games skeet final.

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West Berks schools celebrate success in Sainsbury's School Games

25 Jul 2014 13:55 • Sportsdesk

NEWBURY youngsters were amongst the medals at the recent Sainsbury’s School Games.

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Tiggy Wiggy gives Richard Hannon eighth Newbury win

25 Jul 2014 10:50

TIGGY Wiggy crushed her rivals under Richard Hughes in the Racecourse Newbury’s feature race, the Weatherbys Super Sprint, on Saturday.

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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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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: May 29, 2014

30 May 2014 13:00

I COULD try to spin a line about the European Election result in West Berkshire. I could give you a bit of schadenfreude about the performance of certain other parties in the Newbury constituency. But that would all be missing the point.

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Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey to ‘take us up’ at Rewind Festival

30 Jul 2014 09:30

REWIND to 1984 – long before MP3s were king – the Thompson Twins’ Into the gap was one of the most played vinyl records in my house. As a music-obsessed six-year-old, I must have spent hours listening to those nine songs over and over again...

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Campaign launched to save Windsor's 100-year-old theatre which is the only unsubsidised theatre in the country

18 Jul 2014 10:15

A campaign has been launched by the Windsor Observer - part of the Berkshire Media Group - to save Windsor's 100-year-old theatre as fears the curtain could come down for the final time surface.

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First night review of Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens at Theatre Royal Windsor

1 Jul 2014 09:30

IT’S annoying what you can fail to deduce about a murder mystery even when you’ve picked up the scent.

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