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20 Aug 2014 17:00

UPDATED: A34 collision closes road for several hours

THE A34 was closed in both directions near the Whitchurch junction for several hours last night following a "very serious" incident.

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20 Aug 2014 09:00

Delays of up to an hour for rail passengers after freight train breaks down

PASSENGERS are facing delays of up to an hour this morning because of a broken down freight train.

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19 Aug 2014 17:30

Update: hay stack inferno near Winterbourne

FIREFIGHTERS have continued to battle a fire after 300-tonnes of hay caught alight last night.

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19 Aug 2014 16:30

Police appeal after Northbrook Street jewellers break in

POLICE are appealing for information after a jewellery store in Newbury was broken into in the early hours of yesterday (Monday) and items were stolen from the window display.

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19 Aug 2014 09:30

Man appears in court charged with wife's murder in Carnarvon Place, Newbury

A HUSBAND appeared in court today after being charged with murdering his wife at their Newbury home.

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19 Aug 2014 09:30

Firefighters spend night battling hay stack inferno near Winterbourne

FIREFIGHTERS spent the night battling an inferno after 300-tonnes of hay burst into flames in a field near Winterbourne last night.

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19 Aug 2014 09:05

Husband charged with murder in connection with the death of his wife at their Newbury home

A MAN has been charged with murder after his wife was found dead at their home in Newbury.

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18 Aug 2014 15:45

Breaking: Woman found dead at her home in Carnarvon Place, Newbury, named as Sandra Talman

A WOMAN who was found dead at her home in Newbury yesterday morning has been named as Sandra Talman.

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18 Aug 2014 15:20

Police appeal for witnesses to sexual assault on a teenage girl in Newbury

A TEENAGE girl was sexually assaulted near an alleyway in Newbury last night.

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17 Aug 2014 09:30

Murder investigation launched after woman found dead in Newbury this morning

A MURDER investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Newbury this morning.

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16 Aug 2014 09:15

Man rushed to hospital after a car and tractor collide outside Newbury

A MAN was rushed to hospital after being cut free from a car on the A4 outside Newbury.

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13 Aug 2014 10:00

Family pays tribute to cyclist killed in fatal collision in Hambridge Road, Newbury, last week

THE family of a cyclist killed in Newbury have paid tribute to a "loving and caring" father whose death has blown a hole in all their lives.

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11 Aug 2014 14:30

Construction worker rescued from four-metre high scaffolding in Newbury

FIREFIGHTERS used a crane to rescue an injured construction worker from a four-metre high scaffolding in Newbury this morning.

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10 Aug 2014 08:00

Rain on parade fails to dampen spirit of veterans

RAIN failed to dampen the spirits of the community when crowds lined the streets of Newbury to welcome a parade of World War Two veterans on August 2.

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9 Aug 2014 12:00

Colleen has fundraising all stitched up

A RETIRED nurse has picked up her knitting needles to stitch hundreds of yellow 'minions’ for Berkshire’s first children’s hospice.

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9 Aug 2014 08:00

Deputy leader resigns post

THE deputy leader of Newbury Town Council has resigned from his post after “whistleblowing” concerns that the council missed a chance to claim back £50,000 of taxpayers’ money.

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8 Aug 2014 09:30

Former Thatcham school teacher arrested on suspicion of sexual offence

A FORMER Thatcham school teacher has been arrested for a sexual offence dating back to the 1990s.

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7 Aug 2014 09:30

Police trying to trace witnesses to fatal collision between a cyclist and a van in Newbury

POLICE are trying to trace the driver of a car who may have seen the fatal collision between a cyclist and a van in Newbury yesterday.

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6 Aug 2014 12:30

Cyclist dies after collision with van in Newbury

A CYCLIST has died after he was involved in a collision with a van this morning.

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5 Aug 2014 11:30

Family tribute to 'loving and kind' teenager who died when car collided with tree

THE family of a 15-year-old boy who died when a car collided with a tree in Newbury yesterday have released a tribute.

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