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Dodgy car dealer escapes jail term

03/07/2015 17:09:58

A DODGY car dealer from Bracknell escaped jail today despite the judge claiming he treated customers 'disgracefully'.

David Lilley, 71, was sentenced to a 42 week imprisonment, suspended for 12 months - four weeks for each of the seven victims in the case brought forward by the trading standards…

Clean up begins after travellers evicted from Wildridings

03/07/2015 11:56:17

EIGHT traveller families who set up camp in Wildriding field have now left. 

Bracknell Town Council, who own the land, have begun cleaning up the site after the travellers were forced to leave yes…

Water supply to be increased slowly today

03/07/2015 09:24:05

The water supply to Bracknell will be slowly increased today after repairs to a split pipe were said to have 'progressed well'.

Technicians for Af…

Racing legend visits Bracknell ahead of Grand Prix appearence

02/07/2015 13:13:29

RACING legend Jenson Button gave staff at Bracknell's Honda HQ a morning to remember during a relaxed visit earlier today.

The Formula One champio…

Unprecedented pipe failure affects water supply to Bracknell

02/07/2015 08:45:48

A burst water main has led to ongoing problems with Bracknell's water supply. 

Affinity water say their teams have been working around the cloc…

Former builder who joined fight against ISIS in Iraq slams UK government for 'doing nothing'

Bracknell bus firms respond to pull out of First

Commission urges conditions to be imposed on Heathrow expansion

Benefits of Heathrow expansion 'considerably greater', commission says

Woman jailed for spate of thefts

Bus link to London at risk as First pulls out of Bracknell

Overturned car leads to congestion

900 riders hit the street for bikeathon

First shops begin to appear in town centre regeneration

Shock over £15 charge for GP letter


Residents asked to save water after burst pipe reduces supply

01/07/2015 17:01:56

RESIDENTS may experience lower water pressure today after a main water pipe burst at a water treatment works.

Affinity Water are currently tryi…

School catchments set for a shake-up

30/06/2015 08:09:53

A MAJOR shake-up of school admissions is set to take place in order to tackle Bracknell’s booming population.

The council are planning the biggest…

Parents slam plan to expand school

18/06/2015 10:39:01

A PLAN to build an extra classroom at a village school to combat the 'significant’ population boom in Bracknell has met fierce objection from parents…

Jewellery stolen in burglary

Man jailed for three burglaries

Council’s award for supporting armed services personnel

Charles Square closes in revamp

Memory Man: last minute tips for revision

Memory Man: the most powerful memory technique

Memory Man: top tips on improving your memory

Man in life-threatening condition after car collapses on top of him

Man banned from public parks

Family and friends pay tribute to 'extremely talented' biker

Sports Extra

Whitegrove youngsters finish top of the class

03/07/2015 16:05:12

THE athletics stadium at Bracknell Leisure Centre was the sun-drenched venue for the Bracknell Forest Primary Schools Athletics Championships that saw 22 local primary schools take part.

The tried and tested format of three track and field events produced some terrific individual and team per…

Watson vows to break record at Sunningdale

02/07/2015 10:20:10

TOM Watson is targeting a record-breaking fourth victory in the Senior Open Championship as the perfect way to round off another unforgettable fortn…

Washindi duo head to GB Championships

29/06/2015 15:49:21

TWO members of Washindi Trampoline Club have qualified for the British Campionships for people with disabilities.

Russell Cooper and Thomas Hue …

Martin-Dye on song in Forest five-miler

28/06/2015 10:43:39

JAMES Samson, pictured, was crowned champion as Bracknell Forest Runners held their annual five-mile run through the picturesque Swinley Forest rece…

Birch Hill girls take cricket honours

25/06/2015 12:39:57

DERBY Field at Wellington College was the stage for the 14th annual Bracknell Forest Festival of Girls Kwik Cricket, and once again the action was e…

Sophie Christiansen targets Rio spot

24/06/2015 10:39:44

SHE may have five Paralympic titles to her name but Ascot para-equestrian rider Sophie Christiansen is taking nothing for granted when it comes to s…

Badminton bash proves a big hit

22/06/2015 10:43:24

Wessendorff wins gold for Washindi

Solow wins opening Ascot race

Queen unveils statue of Frankel

Berkshire girls qualify for national finals

Eric Bristow on hand to join in celebrations

Bernhard Langer ready to defend Senior Open title

Charles Frankham becomes European champion

Pinewood duo make the grade

Success for Pinewood seniors and juniors

Bracknell Bees

Matt Foord agrees to stay with Bracknell Bees

30/06/2015 16:20:36

BRACKNELL Bees have announced that captain Matt Foord will return to the Hive for a ninth season with the club.


Queen Bees buzzing after unique treble

Bracknell Bees suffer double defeat as they fall to Milton Keynes Lightning and Swindon Wildcats

Bracknell Bees tame Swindon Wildcats to make it three wins on the spin

Going out

A line-up to make you laugh

02/07/2015 09:00:14

It’s that time of year where the Edinburgh Preview returns to South Hill Park featuring an array of wonderfully tear-in…

Untold stories to be told

A must-see open air forest tale

Vivacious end to orchestral concert season


Son pays tribute to a 'truly professional man', Tony Edwards

04/06/2015 12:02:12

I’d like to thank you all for coming today to celebrate dad/Tony/Twe`s life.

I would like to touch briefly on his ve…


TWO more businesses are backing this year’s Pride of Bracknell Awards

04/06/2015 12:02:13

TWO more businesses are backing this year’s Pride of Bracknell Awards in order to “give something back to the community…

BRACKNELL has become one of the hottest places in the south east for businesses

Slow and steady: the local companies scoring a place among the south-east's top 500

Bracknell and Wokingham companies named in top 500 in south east

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