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Funds row leads to court battle

28 Mar 2015 12:30 • Georgina Campbell

A DISPUTE over a £2 million shortfall in care funding has led West Berkshire Council to launch a judicial review, it was revealed this week.

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Depression led to mother's death

28 Mar 2015 10:30 • Georgina Campbell

THE estranged husband of a mother-of-two who took her own life on a railway track described her as a 'wonderful person’, an inquest heard.

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Welcomed boost to Hungerford primary school

27 Mar 2015 16:00

HUNGERFORD’S largest employer has given a cash boost to the primary school to help it reach a funding target of £3,700.

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Town gains control of two key open spaces

27 Mar 2015 15:30 • Georgina Campbell

HUNGERFORD residents are rejoicing as two areas of open space will come under local control for the next 100 years.

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Charity worker drinking at the wheel

27 Mar 2015 12:30 • Georgina Campbell

A CHARITY worker swigging vodka behind the wheel crashed into a sign on a roundabout, a court heard.

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The Happy Horticulturist with Bernadette Varilone

Live life like you’ll die tomorrow, plant a garden like you’ll live forever – I can’t remember who quoted that to me once but it has stuck with me. In reality we just don’t do this, however.

Review: They Came From Mars - Shinfield Players Theatre

First night review: The History Boys

The Reluctant Runner: Cake

King King tease with soulful gig

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Hungerford Town FC close in on play-offs

17 Apr 2015 16:30 • Sportsdesk

HUNGERFORD Town tightened their grip on a Southern League Premier Division play-off place by defeating Chesham United thanks to two second-half penalties from Harry Goodger.

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Newbury Blues launch stunning comeback to beat Leighton Buzzard

17 Apr 2015 14:30 • Sportsdesk

NEWBURY Blues hit back from a half-time deficit to claim a thrilling 28-24 home win against Leighton Buzzard in South West One East on Saturday.

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Lambourn crowds flock to see Grand National star Many Clouds

17 Apr 2015 12:06 • Sportsdesk

GRAND National winner Many Clouds was given a hero’s welcome on his return to Lambourn.

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Thames Valley League Football round-up: Reading YMCA extend lead to six points while Berks County Reserves reach final

16 Apr 2015 11:30

READING YMCA scored twice in the last five minutes of their top-of-the-table Premier Division clash at Marlow United to snatch a 2-2 draw, writes Richard Ashton.

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The Happy Horticulturist with Bernadette Varilone

23 Mar 2015 09:30

Live life like you’ll die tomorrow, plant a garden like you’ll live forever – I can’t remember who quoted that to me once but it has stuck with me. In reality we just don’t do this, however.

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Review: They Came From Mars - Shinfield Players Theatre

15 Mar 2015 09:30

THE Farndale Avenue Townswomen’s Guild drama group are renowned for their lack of stage prowess and their production of this sci-fi drama resulted in the predictable mayhem we have come to expect from these ladies of somewhat limited talent! Props went astray, lines were forgotten or muddled and we witnessed a series of wardrobe malfunctions, the absurdity of which all added to the hilarity of the evening.

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First night review: The History Boys

10 Mar 2015 09:30

PASS the parcel. These are some of the final words said in The History Boys by focal character Hector – an inspiring and off-curricula English teacher nurturing a group of eight boys through to their university entry exams.

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The Reluctant Runner: Cake

9 Mar 2015 09:30

It is quite amusing, well to me anyway, that this month’s column on my London Marathon training sits right next to a piece about sugar dependency.

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First night review: Chess The Musical

2 Apr 2015 09:30

LOOK around you. Do you really know the person you sit opposite at work as well as you think you do? Do you honestly know how talented the man in the finance room is? Are you aware the dinner lady at your child’s school may have the most incredible sounding voice?

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Be enticed by Caddy's tales of life and loss

22 Mar 2015 09:30

ACOUSTIC Blues, Country and Folk singer songwriter, Caddy Cooper is a travelling soul.

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World class illusionist champs

21 Mar 2015 09:30

The award winning team of tricksters, swindlers and cheats, Champions of Magic are back for an adventurous spring tour.

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