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30 Jul 2014 17:30

Great Hollands Library opens up a new chapter

VISITORS can enjoy a more modernised library thanks to a recent upgrade.

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30 Jul 2014 12:30

In this week's News (Wednesday July 30)

IN this week's edition of the News, we reveal that almost £4.5m was left unspent by Bracknell Forest schools last year, HIV testing is set to be offered at Bracknell Library, and we have the second part of our Super Tots 2014 competition.

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30 Jul 2014 11:00

Post Office to shut for facelift

A POST office is set to temporarily close for modernisation work, whilst a new branch has reopened after similar refurbishment.

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30 Jul 2014 09:30

Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey to ‘take us up’ at Rewind Festival

REWIND to 1984 – long before MP3s were king – the Thompson Twins’ Into the gap was one of the most played vinyl records in my house. As a music-obsessed six-year-old, I must have spent hours listening to those nine songs over and over again...


30 Jul 2014 09:30

Part of Bracknell's town centre pharmacy damaged in fire

PART of Bracknell's town centre pharmacy has been destroyed following a fire in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

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29 Jul 2014 18:45

Woman tried to walk off with four-year-old girl in Sandhurst

A WOMAN attempted to walk away with a four-year-old girl in Sandhurst Memorial Park today (Tuesday).


29 Jul 2014 18:30

HIV tests to be made available at Bracknell Library

HIV tests will be available at Bracknell Library from next week, following the success of similar projects elsewhere in Berkshire.

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29 Jul 2014 17:30

Firefighters cut out woman from a car following Wokingham crash

FIRE crews from Bracknell and Wokingham helped cut out a woman who was trapped in her car after ploughing into a ditch in Wokingham.

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29 Jul 2014 14:30

Landmark for prestige Bracknell apartments

A KEY milestone has been reached in a flagship project to build a block of retirement apartments.

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29 Jul 2014 11:00

Brave Bracknell girl hands out medals at charity triathlon

A BRAVE Bracknell girl was the guest of honour at a charity triathlon which raised funds for the hospital where she receives treatment.

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29 Jul 2014 09:30

Holiday blow for Warfield family leads to fundraising bid

DISAPPOINTMENT suffered by a 20-year-old who had to a cancel a family holiday because of complications from cystic fibrosis, has sparked a fundraising campaign.

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28 Jul 2014 14:35 • Andy Wilkins

Man dies after collision with unattended vehicle at hospital

A MAN has died following a collision with an unattended vehicle at a hospital.

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28 Jul 2014 14:30

TV chef Tom Kerridge joins our search for Berkshire's Best Young Chef

A MICHELIN-STARRED chef is hoping to inspire the next generation as he joins the search for the county’s most talented young cooks.

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28 Jul 2014 11:30 • Rhodri Andrews

Extent of children under the age of 16 being arrested in Ascot revealed

CHILDREN as young as 14 have been arrested in Ascot over the past two years for committing serious crimes such as theft, causing criminal damage and assault a police officer.

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28 Jul 2014 07:30

Windfall for schools in Bracknell and Wokingham after government funding shake-up

SCHOOLS across Bracknell and Wokingham are set to be handed a cash boost totalling £2.3m from the Government.

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27 Jul 2014 15:00

Road in Wokingham to be closed for a week from Monday

ROSE Street, Wokingham, will close between its junctions with Cross Street and A321 Wiltshire Road tomorrow (Monday) and will remain closed until Friday.

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27 Jul 2014 10:00

Council grant delivers much-needed van to help a Bracknell church with its charity work

A church has had a £10,000 boost delivered to buy a much-needed van for its charity work.

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26 Jul 2014 15:00

Cake sales cash handed over to charity by Bracknell school

CAKES meant cash when a school handed over a fundraising cheque to a charity.

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26 Jul 2014 10:00

iPod Nano up for grabs in Wokingham Teen Reading Challenge

TEENAGERS could be six books away from winning an iPod Nano.

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25 Jul 2014 19:15

Former Pinewood Judo Club star Megan Fletcher scoops Commonwealth Games gold medal in judo 70kg final

FORMER Emmbrook School pupil Megan Fletcher won a fantastic gold in the under 70kg judo event. After beating New Zealander Moira de Villiers in the final, the 24-year-old thanked Pinewood Judo Club in Wokingham, where she was trained.

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