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17 Dec 2014 18:30

VIDEO: Demolition of former 3M building in progress

DEMOLITION of the former 3M building in Bracknell in gathering pace, with a giant crane munching large lumps of the building out.

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17 Dec 2014 13:30

Work begins on new Broadmoor Hospital development

THE first stage of the redevelopment of Broadmoor Hospital got off the ground last week as the first concrete building panel was put in place.

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17 Dec 2014 11:30

Thames Valley League Football round-up: Berks County continue improved form by beating Unity

BERKS County FC continued their pre-festive revival with a 1-0 home win over newly-promoted Unity.

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16 Dec 2014 16:44

CLOSURE: School Lane, Arborfield, closed tonight (16/12)

School Lane, Arborfield, will be closed from 7pm this evening (Tues 16) for essential repairs.

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16 Dec 2014 16:25

Stolen Red Bull Racing trophies found in a Sandhurst lake

Trophies stolen during a 'senseless' burglary at the Red Bull Racing factory two weeks ago have been found dumped in a lake near Sandhurst.

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16 Dec 2014 16:20 • Alex Drury

Updated: Men charged in relation to a burglary in Weybridge

A GROUP of men have been charged following an aggravated burglary in Weybridge on Monday (Dec 15).


16 Dec 2014 12:00

Wanted Bracknell man back behind bars

WANTED Bracknell man Scott Vecetti is back in prison after police found him following a two-month hunt.


15 Dec 2014 14:30

Appeal for witnesses following knife threat outside Bracknell newsagents

A 60-year-old man was threatened with a craft knife in Harmans Water yesterday (14/12).


15 Dec 2014 13:30

EXCLUSIVE: Wokingham GP surgeries 'failing to aid deaf patients'

Deaf patients are being failed by some Wokingham Borough GP surgeries, according to a report by Healthwatch Wokingham.

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15 Dec 2014 09:30

Disabled Bracknell councillor in discrimination claim

A DISABLED Bracknell councillor has said she is being discriminated against after discovering she would not be allowed to retain her seat in next year’s elections.

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14 Dec 2014 08:30

Cafe evacuated at California Country Park after loft fire

A CHRISTMAS party was evacuated after a cable sparked a blaze at a cafe in California Country Park.


12 Dec 2014 16:30

Firefighters free man trapped inside forklift

FIREFIGHTERS freed a workman who became trapped inside a forklift working on an office block in Bracknell.


12 Dec 2014 10:30 • Alex Drury

Wokingham boarding house manager fined for breaching fire regulations

A manager of a boarding house in Shute End, Wokingham was found guilty by Slough Magistrates on the 3 December 2014 for a breach of fire safety legislation. The defendant, Mr Anand, was fined a total of £750 plus a £75 victim surcharge, and ordered to pay costs to Royal Berkshire Fire Authority of £1,500.


11 Dec 2014 17:00

Six men arrested and Bracknell home boarded up following drugs tip-off

CLASS-A drugs have been seized from a home in Bracknell and six men arrested following a police operation.


11 Dec 2014 15:30

Bracknell drug-den boarded up following police search

POLICE have boarded up a house in Wildridings that was being used as a base for drug dealing.


11 Dec 2014 15:30

Updated: Coral Reef Waterworld to close for a year for improvements

BRACKNELL’S premier leisure attraction is set to close for a year from next December for a £11.3m refurbishment, including a new set of flumes.

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11 Dec 2014 11:30

Young people in Wokingham given exciting opportunity to exhibit artwork

YOUNG artists are being invited to create a major piece of art for display in Wokingham’s young persons advice centre.

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11 Dec 2014 11:00

Wokingham Living Advent Calendar 2014 recap

Here are some videos recapping the previous days of this year's Wokingham Living Advent Calendar.


11 Dec 2014 10:00

Frontline services in Bracknell to get £83m budget boost

COUNCIL tax in Bracknell Forest will be frozen for a fifth successive year, while £83m will be spent on frontline services as Bracknell Forest Council announced its budget proposals for next year.

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10 Dec 2014 14:30

In this week's News (Wed 11)

GRAB your copy of the Bracknell News this week to read about the Coral Reef closure and its planned £11.3m refurbishment as well as full details about council spending in 2015.

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