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31 Oct 2014 17:30

Fireworks events set to go with a bang

SPECTACULAR firework displays will light up the skies across Bracknell, Wokingham and Ascot as thousands gather to ‘remember, remember the fifth of November’.

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31 Oct 2014 14:30

It’s medals galore for the best of Berkshire cricket

IT WAS a great night for Peppard Stoke Row Cricket Club when the Berkshire Cricket League held its annual awards dinner at the Goring & Streatley Golf Club with more than 140 guests attending.

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31 Oct 2014 11:30

High-flying Crowthorne RFC pick up bonus point after impressive win

CROWTHORNE got back on the winning track with a hard-fought victory at Aldermastion in the Berks Bucks & Oxon Championship on Saturday.

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31 Oct 2014 10:30

Firefighters to strike for four days over long-running dispute

FIRE crews across Berkshire will strike for four days from tonight (Friday) as a result of a long-running dispute with the Government over pensions and working arrangements.

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31 Oct 2014 09:30 • Annabel Langley

The Reduced Shakespeare Company blast through the bard's work at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts

AMERICAN theatre troupe The Reduced Shakespeare Company have become renowned for taking huge topics, from the complete works of Shakespeare to the Bible, and squeezing them into just 97 minutes.

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30 Oct 2014 16:30

Brilliant Bracknell RFC destroy Bournemouth

A SCINTILLATING second half display saw Bracknell put Bournemouth to the sword with a 65-24 victory in National Three South West on Saturday.

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30 Oct 2014 15:00

Offenders from Bracknell and Ascot arrested for failing to show up at court

THREE men from Bracknell and Ascot have been arrested for failing to show up in court thanks to a Thames Valley-wide police operation.


30 Oct 2014 13:30

Ascot United start cup defence in style but fall to heavy league defeat

ASCOT United suffered a second defeat in three league games as they were soundly beaten 3-0 at Flackwell Heath on Tuesday.

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30 Oct 2014 10:30

Spooky activities available for youngsters in Binfield this weekend

SPOOKY treasure hunts and face painting are just a number of activities available at a Halloween fun weekend in Binfield.

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30 Oct 2014 09:30

The Happy Horticulturalist on the war of the roses

The Wars of the Roses will be known to you as a period of civil war in medieval England between the Lancastrians wearing red roses and the Yorkists wearing white roses.

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30 Oct 2014 09:30

Things are getting better and better for Chas and Dave

THINGS are getting ‘better and better’ for Cockney duo Chas and Dave as their hit tour gets set to roll into town.

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30 Oct 2014 09:30

Wokingham & Emmbrook hit double figures in dominant display

WOKINGHAM & Emmbrook went goal crazy on Saturday as they marked their first home league fixture of the season by hitting 10 past Burnham Reserves in Hellenic Division One East.

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29 Oct 2014 17:45

Family pays tribute to 'very generous man' who was killed on the M4

THE family of a man who died on the M4 has paid tribute to a 'very generous man'.


29 Oct 2014 14:30

In this week's News (Wednesday October 29)

PICK up a copy of this week's Bracknell News to find out why Great Hollands residents are having to contend with rats in their homes, Priestwood residents are in shock after a man set fire to himself in the street and we give a full and comprehensive list of firework events from across the area.

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29 Oct 2014 13:30

Sandhurst burglary left two men in hospital

THREE men have been arrested after a burglary in Sandhurst left two men in hospital.


29 Oct 2014 12:30

Binfield FC pegged back from three goals ahead

BINFIELD FC endured a torrid last 15 minutes at Hill Farm Lane on Saturday as they surrendered a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 with Brimscombe & Thrupp.


29 Oct 2014 09:45

Part of London Road, Wokingham, to remain shut for another month

PART of a busy main road out of Wokingham will remain closed for an extra month for sewage repairs.

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29 Oct 2014 09:30

New Bracknell Town boss enjoys dream first week

NEW Bracknell Town FC boss Keith Pennicott-Bowen believes his side is capable of beating any team in the Hellenic Premier Division.

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28 Oct 2014 17:30

Thief jailed for spate of burglaries including Harmans Water raid

A BURGLAR has been jailed for two years after admitting to a series of burglaries, including an incident in Harmans Water.


28 Oct 2014 16:30

Santas wanted from Swinley Forest charity dash

THE much-loved Santa Dash through Swinley Forest will be even bigger and better this year.

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