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18 Apr 2014 14:30

Police appeal for witnesses to gang attack in Newbury town centre

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by a gang of thugs in Newbury town centre.

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18 Apr 2014 12:00 • Andrew Belt

Dog lovers and budding gardeners descend upon Newbury Showground for popular shows

AROUND 15,000 dog lovers and budding gardeners descended upon Newbury Showground for two popular annual events at the weekend.

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18 Apr 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

Mother sobs as serial offender, 20, from Padworth, is sentenced

A 20-YEAR-OLD who has been hauled before the courts for 30 offences over seven years has been sent to a youth offenders’ institution for handling two stolen speakers.

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17 Apr 2014 17:00 • Andrew Belt

Special branch project unveiled in Thatcham

A WORK of art featuring the names of more than 160 children was unveiled at a Thatcham church to mark the end of a six-month charity project.

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17 Apr 2014 12:00 • Andrew Belt

Tribute from Hermitage school to generous Freemasons

A BERKSHIRE charity has been immortalised for its support of a school for autistic young people.

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17 Apr 2014 09:30 • Andrew Belt

Thatcham fish and chip shop destroyed following blaze

A FAMILY-RUN Thatcham fish and chip shop was destroyed after a fire ripped through it last night.

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17 Apr 2014 08:00

Inspectors give Thatcham children's centre a 'good' rating

A THATCHAM children’s centre is celebrating after being ranked ‘good’ across the board in its first ever Ofsted inspection.

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16 Apr 2014 18:00

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Delays of around one hour on M4

ONE lane of the M4 has been closed due to an collision involving two cars.

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16 Apr 2014 17:45 • Andrew Belt

Breaking: Sale of Greenham Common Control Tower agreed today

THE sale of the Greenham Common Control Tower from West Berkshire Council to Greenham Parish Council was completed today.

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16 Apr 2014 17:20 • Andrew Belt

Updated: Fundraising for tragic London Marathon runner from Newbury goes past £60,000 mark

DONATIONS to the Just Giving page of the London Marathon runner who died on Sunday have shot past the £60,000 mark.

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14 Apr 2014 08:00 • Tessa Watkins

Get the community together with lunch event in Berkshire

COMMUNITIES across Berkshire are being urged to get behind a popular annual event which brings neighbours together.

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13 Apr 2014 12:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Smokers across Berkshire told 'put it out, right out'

FIREFIGHTERS in Berkshire have issued a stark warning to smokers about the dangers of cigarettes starting house fires.

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13 Apr 2014 09:30

A Suspected arson attack in Newbury sees burning debris dumped in the middle of the road

Fire-fighters attended a suspected arson attack last night where burning wreckage was left in the middle of the road.

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13 Apr 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

Luxury £8m care home opens in Newbury

AN £8m care home creating 100 jobs opens in Newbury tomorrow.

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12 Apr 2014 12:00

Newbury musician takes on marathon for his brother

A NEWBURY rock musician is lacing up for the London Marathon to support a charity close to his heart, writes Chris Anderson.

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12 Apr 2014 09:45

Firefighters tackle burning Nissan Micra on M4

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a burning car on the M4 last night.

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12 Apr 2014 09:30

A woman and her two children escape unharmed after car blaze on M4 near Hungerford

Firefighters were called to a car blaze on the hard shoulder of the M4 last night.

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12 Apr 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

Newbury's neighbours plea to council: Give us back our street

COUNCIL bosses have been slammed for failing to reverse an “outrageous” decision blocking Newbury’s neighbours from a much loved historic street – 12 months after the controversial ruling first caused uproar.

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11 Apr 2014 17:30 • Andrew Belt

Five charged after English Defence League protest in Thatcham

A TOTAL of five people have been charged after an English Defence League (EDL) protest in Thatcham.

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11 Apr 2014 17:00 • Andrew Belt

Enjoy a family day at Newbury Racecourse

FAMILIES are invited to visit Newbury Racecourse tomorrow for its New to Racing day.

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