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Firefighters to strike for four days over long-running dispute

31 Oct 2014 10:30

FIRE crews across Berkshire will strike for four days from tonight (Friday) as a result of a long-running dispute with the Government over pensions and working arrangements.

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Five car pile-up in Lambourn sparks police investigation

30 Oct 2014 16:50

A FIVE car pile-up in Hungerford Hill, Lambourn, has sparked a police investigation.

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Family pays tribute to 'very generous man' who was killed on the M4

29 Oct 2014 17:45

THE family of a man who died on the M4 has paid tribute to a 'very generous man'.

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Five arrested on suspicion of hare coursing in West Ilsley

28 Oct 2014 13:30

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of hare coursing in West Ilsley on Sunday.

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Murder victim was thrown from car on M4

27 Oct 2014 13:00

Father of two Mark Pilgrim was killed on the M4 after being thrown from a moving vehicle and left to die in the road, murder squad detectives said today.

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Hungerford Town beaten by leaders to end a frustrating week for boss Bobby Wilkinson

HUNGERFORD Town failed to capitalise against nine-man Frome Town in a 1-1 draw at Bulpit Lane on Saturday.

24 Oct 2014 12:30

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Racecourse Newbury braced for Armed Forces day

24 Oct 2014 11:50

RACECOURSE Newbury’s popular Worthington’s Armed Forces Day returns this Saturday and it promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

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Newbury Blues edged out by Windsor in Berkshire deby

24 Oct 2014 11:17

NEWBURY Blues slipped down to fifth in the South West 1 East table following a narrow 21-18 defeat at Windsor.

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Wellington Wonders dazzle in double win

23 Oct 2014 10:00

TALENTED youngsters showed off their skills at the Berkshire round of the England Netball’s National Schools Tournament at Brakenhale School, in Bracknell, on Saturday.

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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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The Reduced Shakespeare Company blast through the bard's work at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts

AMERICAN theatre troupe The Reduced Shakespeare Company have become renowned for taking huge topics, from the complete works of Shakespeare to the Bible, and squeezing them into just 97 minutes.

31 Oct 2014 09:30 • Annabel Langley

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The Happy Horticulturalist on the war of the roses

30 Oct 2014 09:30

The Wars of the Roses will be known to you as a period of civil war in medieval England between the Lancastrians wearing red roses and the Yorkists wearing white roses.

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Things are getting better and better for Chas and Dave

30 Oct 2014 09:30

THINGS are getting ‘better and better’ for Cockney duo Chas and Dave as their hit tour gets set to roll into town.

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