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25 Jul 2014 10:50

Tiggy Wiggy gives Richard Hannon eighth Newbury win

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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24 Jul 2014 16:01

New mission for wartime vehicles

THE organisers of a Second World War parade have issued a desperate plea to the community to help make the event a success.

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23 Jul 2014 17:20

BREAKING: Building firm Costain Ltd fined £525,000 over death of construction worker Mark Williams, who was crushed by a forklift at Newbury building site

A CONSTRUCTION firm was fined more than half a million pounds today after a worker on a building site was crushed to death by a forklift truck.

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21 Jul 2014 15:30

Burglars break into the Royal British Legion in Hungerford and steal cash from the safe

BURGLARS broke into the offices of an armed forces charity in Hungerford and stole cash from the safe.

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21 Jul 2014 11:30

Police appeal for witnesses after burglars smash their way into Hungerford petrol station

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after burglars smashed their way into a petrol station in Hungerford and stole cigarettes.

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20 Jul 2014 17:00

Cooking up a treat

A FOOD manufacturer has marked the expansion of its Newbury site with a cooking demonstration led by a celebrity chef.

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20 Jul 2014 09:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Firefighters rescue pensioners from sheltered housing complex in Newbury after blaze breaks out in ground floor flat

FIREFIGHTERS had to rescue three pensioners from a sheltered housing complex in Newbury last night after a blaze broke out in a ground floor flat.

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20 Jul 2014 08:59 • Nick Gutteridge

Fire crews tackle blaze in meat curing shed at Newbury pub

FIREFIGHTERS battled to save a popular Newbury pub this morning after a blaze broke out in a nearby shed used to cure meats.

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20 Jul 2014 08:00

Warning after cat is shot by hunting rifle

THE owners of a cat who had an “extremely lucky escape” after being shot by an air-powered hunting rifle are warning other pet owners to be vigilant.

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19 Jul 2014 12:00

Life's a beach at party in Paddock

RACEGOERS have an extra special summer treat today as legendary band The Beach Boys will be performing in Newbury.

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19 Jul 2014 08:00

Diner back in business

THE OWNERS of a diner trashed in a devastating ram-raid have issued an emotional thank you to the volunteers who have helped them back on to their feet.

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16 Jul 2014 09:30

Supertots is back

YOUNGSTERS are getting their smiles at the ready for the annual Super Tots competition run by Berkshire Media Group, publishers of the Newbury &Thatcham Chronicle.

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15 Jul 2014 17:30

Invitation to investigate Thames Valley Police's annual open day in West Berkshire

THOUSANDS of people will learn the lessons of the law at an open day giving a behind-the-scenes look at the police force.

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14 Jul 2014 14:30

Police appealing for witnesses after thefts from motor vehicles in Hungerford

The police are appealing for witnesses after a spate of thefts from motor vehicles in Hungerford on Saturday night.

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14 Jul 2014 08:00

Record breaking 10k pulls in more than £13k

THE seventh annual Bayer Newbury 10k raised its highest ever amount of cash for charities – with more than £13,800 being donated at this year’s event.

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13 Jul 2014 17:30

Firefighters battle blaze in Bucklebury Common

More than 30 firefighters and emergency services staff fought a fire in Bucklebury Common in the early hours of this morning.

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13 Jul 2014 17:00

Business advice for budding entrepreneurs

BUDDING entrepreneurs can get expert advice at a new business seminar running in Newbury later this year.

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13 Jul 2014 16:30

Newbury man charged with rape

A MAN has been charged with raping a woman in Oddfellows Road.

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13 Jul 2014 08:00

Speedy internet for whole county

SUPER-fast broadband could be rolled out to nearly every home in the district by 2017 as part of a cross-council partnership.

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12 Jul 2014 17:00

Limited edition watch raises cash for school

A LIMITED edition watch is being released to raise money for a school in west Berkshire which works with children and young adults with autism.

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