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31 Jan 2015 09:30

Blaze destroys first floor of thatched cottage in Newbury

FIREFIGHTERS from across Berkshire attended a thatched cottage fire in Newbury last night with one crew still on the scene.

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30 Jan 2015 11:55

Newbury man admits to killing wife

A NEWBURY man has admitted to killing his wife at their home last year.

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29 Jan 2015 12:55

Conservative Rick Jones wins Purley by-election

THE winner of yesterday’s Purley by-election has been announced as the Conservatives retained their control with a comfortable majority.

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27 Jan 2015 16:55

Caravan and car blaze prompts arson investigation

Caravans, two cars and a number of damaged out buildings this morning were being investigated as a suspected arson attack by police.

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27 Jan 2015 09:00

Woman struck on the head in suspected road rage attack

A MAN tried to wrench the helmet off a woman biker in a suspected road rage attack police said.

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23 Jan 2015 09:30

Girl rescued by Newbury firefighters after trapping her fingers in door

AN 18-month-old girl had to be rescued by firefighters after she got her fingers stuck in a door hinge last night.

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23 Jan 2015 09:00

Suspected arson attack as four tonnes of straw found alight

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a field off the Wantage Road near Winterbourne after a four tonne pile of straw was set alight in a suspected arson attack last night.

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22 Jan 2015 09:15

Newbury man found safe and well

A NEWBURY man who went missing earlier in the week has been found safe and well.

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20 Jan 2015 17:45

Reading and Newbury men among trio arrested after three kilos of cocaine found in Newtown Road home

THREE people have been charged with conspiracy to supply a Class A drug after three kilos of cocaine were found at a property in Newtown Road, Newbury.

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20 Jan 2015 12:15

Police appeal to find missing Newbury man

POLICE are appealing for help in tracing a Newbury man who is missing.

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19 Jan 2015 11:25

Four charged for suspected hare coursing

Four men were set to appear before magistrates charged with hare coursing in West Ilsley.

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19 Jan 2015 10:30

Pictures of the car transporter that crashed through the central reservation on the A34

A CAR transporter has crashed through the central reservation of the A34 one mile south of Didcot leading to severe traffic delays this morning.

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15 Jan 2015 17:15

Teenager and Newbury man arrested following drugs raid

A TEENAGER and Newbury man have been arrested in connection with the possession and supply of cocaine and heroin.

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15 Jan 2015 14:30 • Chris Anderson

The pizzeria that won't be allowed to cook any food

PLANNING leaders have been called “ridiculous” for approving the signage and shop front of a new pizzeria — but refusing to let the owners cook any pizzas there.

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13 Jan 2015 15:15

Teenage girl has phone stolen in Station Road Thatcham

A TEENAGE girl has had her phone stolen, sparking a police investigation.

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13 Jan 2015 12:45

Thatcham woman assaulted by two men in Green Lane

A WOMAN has been assaulted by two men in Thatcham, sparking a police investigation.

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9 Jan 2015 16:30

Thatcham man jailed for two months for breaching domestic violence protection order

A THATCHAM man has been jailed for two months for breaching a Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO), the first sentence of its kind in the Thames Valley.

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7 Jan 2015 17:00

Police appealing for witnesses after assault outside Newbury bookmakers

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an assault outside a Newbury bookmakers yesterday morning.

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2 Jan 2015 12:10

Man, 21, arrested for criminal damage

A man has been arrested on suspicion of damaging cars on New Year's Day and assaulting a police officer called to investigate.

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27 Dec 2014 13:30

Burglar steals handbag on Christmas Eve in door knocking scam

A BURGLAR stole a woman's handbag on Christmas Eve after knocking on her door and pretending to have a reason to enter her home.

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