Richard Ashton

Richard Ashton

Bracknell reporter

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2 Oct 2014 15:30 • Richard Ashton

Below-par Bracknell RFC miss out on bonus point

BRACKNELL RFC coach Rory Greenslade-Jones admitted his side produced a “lacklustre” peformance in beating Oxford Harlequins 27-15 in National League Three South West.

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12 Sep 2014 14:30 • Richard Ashton

Even Stephens can’t save Finch CC from loss

A FINE all-round performance from Berkshire star Harry Stephens was not enough to stop Finchampstead falling to an 82-run loss at Amersham in the Home Counties Premier League Division Two.

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10 Sep 2014 16:30 • Richard Ashton

Wokingham CC thrash Kidmore End to seal third place finish

WOKINGHAM completed their campaign with a nine-wicket thrashing of basement boys Kidmore End, securing third spot in Thames Valley League Division One in the process.

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5 Sep 2014 15:30 • Richard Ashton

Defeat signals the end of Wokingham CC's title bid

CAPTAIN Jack Turner admitted his side “were not quite good enough” as The Oaks title aspirations were finally ended following a six-wicket defeat to High Wycombe 2nds in Thames Valley League Division One.

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4 Sep 2014 13:30 • Richard Ashton

Hurst stand on the brink of title glory

UNBEATEN Hurst moved to within two points of sealing the Thames Valley League Division 3a title after having the better of a draw with nearest challengers Wargrave in their top-of-the-table clash.

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21 Aug 2014 11:30 • Richard Ashton

Boars suffer shock Kidmore End defeat

EVERSLEY crashed to a shock two wicket loss in a low-scoring Thames Valley League Division One thriller at Kidmore End.

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20 Aug 2014 17:30 • Richard Ashton

Superb Jones helps Finch cruise to win

AN imperious century by opener Matt Jones proved the catalyst for Finchampstead to thrash relegation-threatened Falkland by 72 runs in the Home Counties Premier League Division Two.

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15 Aug 2014 13:30 • Richard Ashton

Eversley CC reach the summit

EVERSLEY soared to the top of Thames Valley League Division One for the first time in their history after thrashing title rivals Kew by 171 runs.


13 May 2014 09:00 • Richard Ashton

Shock figures reveal more than 60% of crimes in Bracknell Forest go unpunished

SHOCK figures reveal criminals go unpunished following six out of 10 reported offences in Bracknell Forest.

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6 Oct 2013 09:30 • Richard Ashton

Exploring Bracknell on four wheels

NOT the most confident of drivers at the best of times, the idea of being placed on a mobility scooter and asked to make my way around Bracknell town centre was not one which filled me with great excitement.

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26 Aug 2013 17:00 • Richard Ashton

Explosive success for Bracknell fireworks company

A BRACKNELL fireworks company is celebrating after it was crowned the best in Britain.

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28 Jul 2013 09:30 • Richard Ashton

Work admired at Wokingham Art Society expo

STUNNING creations were on show at the preview evening of the 58th annual Wokingham Art Society summer exhibition on Friday, July 19.

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28 Jul 2013 09:30 • Richard Ashton

Fears raised over future of Sunningdale hotel site

SUNNINGDALE residents believe the village's infrastructure will not be able to cope if a hotel and conference centre is turned into a major housing development.

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27 Jul 2013 09:30 • Richard Ashton

Fun day Sundays in Wokingham are set to continue

WOKINGHAM looks set for more Super Sundays, following the fantastic success of the weekly markets and entertainment on a trial basis.

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26 Jul 2013 15:30 • Richard Ashton

Ascot: Elderly couple targeted by burglars for second time

AN ELDERLY Ascot couple burgled for the second time this year have urged people to be vigilant and watch out for potential thieves targeting their neighbours' homes.

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17 Jul 2013 09:30 • Richard Ashton

Bracknell murderer picked victim at random

A MAN has been jailed for life for the brutal murder of a student in an unprovoked, random attack.


16 Jul 2013 09:00 • Richard Ashton

Bracknell may get new 'landmark' to replace the Bandstand

A LANDMARK to replace the popular Bracknell Bandstand could be introduced as part of the town's regeneration.

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26 Jun 2013 17:30 • Richard Ashton

Wokingham concerts will offer a varied musical feast

MILLION-SELLING music superstars Toploader will take the stage in Wokingham on Friday as they headline the Under The Sky concerts.

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24 Jun 2013 11:30 • Richard Ashton

Stars give dance tips at Bracknell ballroom

AMATEUR dance lovers in Bracknell received a treat when they were given tips by a pair of Strictly Come Dancing stars.

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20 Jun 2013 17:30 • Richard Ashton

Ladies Day at Royal Ascot proves a hit with stunning outfits and great racing

A MONSTER crowd descended on Ascot today as women took the chance to show off some glamorous outfits on Ladies' Day.

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