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23 Aug 2014 02:00

Reading Festival Friday round-up

Friday acts include Queens of the Stone Age, Paramore and a secret set

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22 Aug 2014 17:30

New home for Bracknell performing arts school

Artemis performing arts school is hosting an open day to celebrate their new temporary studios.

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22 Aug 2014 09:30

Plans for nearly 1,000 homes to be built in Binfield approved by Bracknell Forest councillors

COUNCILLORS approved three applications which will see nearly 1,000 homes built in Binfield at a Bracknell Forest Council committee meeting last night (Thursday).

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21 Aug 2014 17:30

Cystic fibrosis sufferer will hold fun day in Bracknell for charity.

A YOUNG man with cystic fibrosis is holding a fun day this Sunday (August 24) in aid of a charity funding research into the debilitating and terminal illness. Jamie Fuller and his brother Grant are organising the event at Bracknell Hockey Club.

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21 Aug 2014 14:00

Bracknell pupils celebrate GCSE results success

PUPILS from across Bracknell, Wokingham and Ascot were jumping for joy after celebrating their GCSE results this morning (Thursday).

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21 Aug 2014 10:30

GCSE results published here

NERVOUS youngsters are picking up their GCSE results this morning (Thursday). We will publish schools' results here.

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21 Aug 2014 09:30

Demolition of former 3M building under way

WORK to demolish the former 3M building has begun. Workers have moved in and started to strip out Winchester House with the demolition process likely to last six months.

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20 Aug 2014 14:30

Residents in Harmans Water and Martin's Heron called upon to tidy up area

RESIDENTS in Harmans Water and Martin's Heron are being urged to join a litter-pick of the area this Saturday.

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20 Aug 2014 11:30

Latest: Police warning over 'chimney scam'

Police are warning about a 'chimney scam' after an elderly resident was conned by rogue workmen.

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20 Aug 2014 09:30

Potential site for Arborfield Garrison secondary school now identified

A POTENTIAL site has been identified for the new secondary school in the Arborfield Garrison development.

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20 Aug 2014 09:00

Delays of up to an hour for rail passengers after freight train breaks down

PASSENGERS are facing delays of up to an hour this morning because of a broken down freight train.

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20 Aug 2014 08:30

In this week's Bracknell News (August 20 edition)

WE HAVE lots of photos and reports from A-level results day at schools across our area. ...traders in Market Street, Bracknell, recently hit by massive rate rises, have been hit in the pocket by roadworks...lots of photos from the Harmans Water fun day... and there is a Bracknell Bees 2014-15 fixture list free with the paper.

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19 Aug 2014 16:30

Wokingham Festival returns this weekend

A TOP selection of food, drink and music is on offer as Wokingham Festival returns for its eighth year. It will run from Friday, August 22 to Sunday, August 24, on Elms Field.

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19 Aug 2014 09:30

Acting helps me cope with Asperger's, says dad-of-four

AN ASPIRING actor who took up the craft to overcome his Asperger’s syndrome has landed the leading role in an independent film.

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18 Aug 2014 17:30

29,000 watch Red Bull Air Race World Championship held at Ascot Racecourse

A CROWD of 29,000 people looked to the skies as the Red Bull Air Race World Championship was held at the venue for the first time.

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18 Aug 2014 11:30

Decisions on plans for hundreds of homes at Amen Corner

DECISIONS on two controversial developments proposed for Binfield are set be made by councillors this week. Two separate outline planning applications for sites on Amen Corner, to the north and south of London Road, are proposed as potential areas for a total of 930 new houses and one primary school and will appear before Bracknell Forest Council’s committee on Thursday, August 21.

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18 Aug 2014 09:30

Union J release new single ‘Tonight (We Live Forever)’

WINKFIELD heartthrob Josh Cuthbert and his Union J bandmates are hoping their latest single will be at the top of the charts next weekend.

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17 Aug 2014 16:30

Public urged to join fight against cancer

PEOPLE in Berkshire are being asked to join forces and Stand Up To Cancer. The joint fundraising campaign, spearheaded by Cancer Research UK and Channel 4, aims to raise cash to fund vital research which will get new and better treatments to cancer patients faster.

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17 Aug 2014 14:30

Bracknell Bees learn their new season fixture fate

BRACKNELL BEES face a tough start to their English Premier League campaign with the visit of reigning league champions Manchester Phoenix on Saturday, September 13.

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17 Aug 2014 09:30

£60,000 appeal target for little Zakk Burks is reached

THE family of a four-year-old boy in need of life-changing surgery are celebrating after they hit their fundraising target ahead of the operation next month.

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