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1 Apr 2015 17:45

Four sentenced in multi-million pound drug smuggling ring

A DRUG smuggling gang have been sentenced to nearly 50 years after bringing millions of pounds worth of drugs into the country.

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1 Apr 2015 17:01

Controversial proposal for extra class at Winkfield primary pulled from tonight's planning meeting

A PROPOSAL to build an extra classroom at a small Winkfield school has been pulled from tonight's meeting of the planning committee.

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1 Apr 2015 16:32

In this week's News (April 1)

Pick up your copy of this week's News and read all about how Bracknell is fast becoming a hot-spot for businesses after a new base and the possibility of £200,000 being raided from Wokingham council's savings to meet the costs of adult social care.

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1 Apr 2015 15:15

Man knocked unconscious in attack by gang in Bracknell

A MAN had cash stolen from him as he was punched in the head and jaw by a gang of men in Bracknell on Saturday evening.

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1 Apr 2015 10:30

Four taken to hospital in Warfield smash

FOUR people were rushed to hospital after two cars and a motorbike collided in Warfield this morning (Wednesday).

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1 Apr 2015 09:56

Ascot-born Girls Aloud star set to strut her stuff on Corrie cobbles

ASCOT-born singer and actress Sarah Harding has announced she is joining the cast of Coronation Street.

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1 Apr 2015 09:30

Special diet a new tool for Ascot man in cancer fight

A MAN diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour is encouraging others to experiment with a special diet –saying it has dramatically improved his quality of life.

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31 Mar 2015 16:30

Police hunt for convicted murderer in nationwide search

A NATIONWIDE man hunt has been sparked after a convicted murderer has breached his release licence.

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31 Mar 2015 14:25

Cash machine stolen from Binfield shop

A CASH machine was stolen from a convenience shop in Binfield in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday) after thieves broke in.

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31 Mar 2015 13:58

Man charged for racial abuse

A SOMERSET man has bailed after a racial incident in Bracknell.

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31 Mar 2015 12:59

Staff threatened with hammer in robbery

TWO ARMED men burst into a bookmakers before threatening staff and stealing cash.

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31 Mar 2015 09:30

Yellow wind warning for Bracknell, Wokingham and Ascot

HOLD on to your hats! Strong winds are expected across Bracknell, Wokingham and Ascot during today (Tuesday).

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30 Mar 2015 17:30

Two taken to hospital following Sindlesham collision

TWO people were taken to hospital following a two-car collision in Sindlesham this afternoon (Monday).

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30 Mar 2015 16:15

Thieves steal cash from Finchampstead convenience store

A GANG of thieves accosted shop workers opening up a convenience store in Finchampstead and made off with cash this morning (Monday).

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30 Mar 2015 12:30

Crash barriers will 'save lives' on busy Bracknell road

A PEDESTRIAN who narrowly avoided being hit by a car that had careered off the road last year has said a decision to install extra crash barriers on the busy route will save lives.

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30 Mar 2015 09:30

Doctor Who fan builds life-size Dalek model

A DOCTOR Who fan who has built a Dalek model from the hit TV show is hoping it will be the first of many.

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29 Mar 2015 12:30

Wokingham schools at risk of being oversubscribed in just two years

ELEVEN schools across Wokingham borough, will have to operate beyond their capacity in two years’ time.

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29 Mar 2015 09:30

Elderly housing scheme close to completion

A NEW £12m housing scheme for the elderly in Bracknell is set to open its doors for its first residents next month.

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28 Mar 2015 17:00 • Alex Drury

Calls to improve motorway sound proofing

THE Highways Agency is being urged to improve the quality of sound-proofing to be installed alongside the M4.

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28 Mar 2015 13:00 • Rhodri Andrews

Yellow lines to clear roads for emergency vehicles

OVERCROWDING of parked cars in an Easthampstead neighbourhood will be a thing of the past after yellow lines were painted along sections of residential roads.

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