News Roundup

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.

Traders leaving town after roadworks nightmare

23/05/2015 14:50:46

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…

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

22/05/2015 16:42:58

A talented young artist had her prize-winning artwork displayed at Elevate Wokingham at a private viewing on Monday last week.

Titan-ic effort solves charity's storage crisis

22/05/2015 10:46:57

AN organisation which hands out free food packages to families has found a permanent storage facility after a five-year search – thanks to the Brackn…

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

Parents' concern over plan for cadets' new base

Firefighters called to blaze in Crowthorne Wood


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

20/05/2015 15:00:58

MORE THAN 50 of the biggest names in sport, music, TV and radio will be pairing up with some of the greatest golfers at the Wentworth Club in Surrey …

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

ELECTION 2015 LIVE: Bracknell constituency

Sports Extra

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 presentation about the club’s activities.

More than 30 new members signed up for a six-week coaching course after enjoying a taster session led by t…

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

The top points scorer at Gleneagles has endured an up and down start to the year, finishing second in the Masters, winning the Zurich Classic but als…

Bracknell Queen Bees secure title with ease

19/05/2015 10:46:27

What made the Bees’ weekend even more impressive was that they won both games at ease without conceding a goal.

The first game was on Saturday and…

Binfield FC boss looks to topple his old side Wokingham

19/05/2015 10:46:00

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

Wellington College take ISGA National title

27,000 darts thrown by pub players in Hurst to raise money for charity

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

22/05/2015 14:38:51

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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