News Roundup

Horse riders mount town centre protest

28/05/2015 09:34:39

MORE than 40 horse riders marched through Wokingham to highlight the ‘woeful’ shortage of off-road riding routes.

The Wokingham Bridleway Group argue that, with 13,000 new homes coming to the borough, roads will soon become too busy to be safely used by riders.

Protesters left Ashbridge Farm …

Sandhurst bypass closed by crash

26/05/2015 17:06:06

Police were called to the B3095 at 16:18 this afternoon to reports of a two vehicle crash.

An ambulance was also called to the scene although injuries are not thought to be life threatening.


Traders leaving town after roadworks nightmare

26/05/2015 08:46:52

TWO independent retailers in the town have packed up shop, just six days after Keith Baker, the leader of Wokingham Borough Council, insisted roadworks at the start of the year had not caused a 'dram…

Ascot Priory celebrates International Nurses Day

24/05/2015 14:00:02

A DAY set aside for celebrating the work of nurses was marked by the residents and carers at Ascot Priory last week.

Saddle up for Donkey Derby

24/05/2015 10:00:02

Keen competitors are being given the chance to saddle up and join in Sandhurst’s annual Donkey Derby.

Residents fight to save play area

23/05/2015 10:00:33

DEVELOPERS are seeking final approval to build 550 new homes in Binfield.

Artist's winning work put on show

Titan-ic effort solves charity's storage crisis

Missing Adam Khan found

Pharmaceutical giant continues support of life-saving courses

Power cut hits Bracknell and Warfield

Powercut hits Bracknell and Warfield

Appeal for help to find missing 14 year old

Bridge crash: Trains back to normal after lorry gets lodged under bridge

Dates announced for Charles Square regeneration

Sharp drop in jobless as local economy picks up


Use locations to help improve memory

28/05/2015 13:10:39

This week our ‘Memory Man’ James Paterson, psychology teacher at independent school LVS Ascot, looks at a powerful memory technique and gives an exa…

Teenager sentenced after being convicted of drugs offences

21/05/2015 15:12:21

A TEENAGER has been sentenced to 27 months in a Young Offenders Institute after being convicted of possession with intent to supply class A and B dru…

Bracknell Regeneration: Work on Charles Square to start in less than two weeks

21/05/2015 12:40:56

CONTRACTORS will begin regeneration in Charles Square in less than two weeks.

Hoardings will go up around the square on June 1 ready for Mace, the…

'Spot the celeb': Big names appear at Wentworth golf championship

Memory Man: Our top tips on improving the power of recall

Top dog Teddy wins Pet Idol

Flasher seen touching himself inappropriately in Savernake Park

Tesco Homeplus in Bracknell to close

Catalogue of failings at Bracknell care home

Top polo-player pleads guilty to sexually assaulting three young girls

UPDATED: Man injured in Easthampstead shooting released from hospital

Road closures in place for Bracknell Half Marathon

Cash, jewellery and a camera stolen in burglary

Sports Extra

Pinewood deliver on national stage

27/05/2015 17:16:48

SIX youngsters flew the Pinewood Gymnastics Club flag outstandingly at the recent British National Grades Finals in Stoke-on-Trent.

The tournament draws the top 50 gymnasts from each region who compete in teams of four.

Pinewood boasted a strong presence in the South team competing in Grad…

Byeong-Hun An makes history at Wentworth

26/05/2015 10:21:22

BYEONG-HUN AN hailed a “life-changing” moment at Wentworth after he secured his maiden European Tour title with a sensational final round display at…

Wokingham Bowling Club draw in new members

19/05/2015 10:51:13

The event attracted a large number of visitors to Reading Road keen to try out the sport.

They were given a tour of the clubhouse before a short p…

Success in Wales for Pinewood

19/05/2015 10:50:57

It was quite a haul for the team of four competitors who were ably led by their coach Mark Fricker as they delivered in the Welsh capital.

Noah Jo…

Bracknell Ice Bees end on a high ahead of National Finals

19/05/2015 10:48:53

Ice Bees were crowned champions of the South of England U16s Girls League last week and showcased their dominance at The Hive on Sunday with a fantas…

Berkshire aim to inflict first defeat on Oxfordshire

19/05/2015 10:47:44

​They are two points adrift of their neighbours, so an Oxon win will give them top spot and a home tie in the quarter-finals.

A Berkshire victory …

Paul McGinley believes Justin Rose can bloom at Wentworth in BMW PGA Championship

19/05/2015 10:46:59

Bracknell Queen Bees secure title with ease

Binfield FC boss looks to topple his old side Wokingham

Thames Valley round-up: Reading YMCA rapids beat Sandhurst to make history

Finchampstead CC falter in first Home Counties clash of the season

Berkshire football clubs dominate bad-boy league table

Wokingham Bowling Club draw in new members

Bracknell Ice Bees end on a high ahead of National Finals

Sunday league round-up: Hot shot Harry sinks FC Fernhill in season finale

Thames Valley round-up: Wokingham prove Myles better than defeated Beaconsfield

Bracknell Bees

Three is the magic number as Bracknell Bees strengthen further

19/05/2015 12:29:59

Bees have drafted in a trio of new players in the past week as the club continues to rebuild under player-coach Lukas S…

Bracknell Bees announce re-signing of netminder Tom Annetts

Bracknell Ice Bees win the title with one game to spare

Bracknell Bees searching for new sponsors

Going out

Getting on form to be Royal Ascot ready - SPONSORED

27/05/2015 11:55:33

Royal Ascot is the Rolls-Royce of racing events, a spectacular for which the word “pukka” could have been invented - an…

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

15/05/2015 11:09:50

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

15/05/2015 11:09:06

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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