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24 Apr 2015 17:30 • Rhodri Andrews

Most youngsters in Bracknell, Wokingham and Ascot get their first choice school

MORE than eight out of 10 youngsters across Bracknell, Wokingham and Ascot have been offered a place at their first-choice school for September.

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24 Apr 2015 09:30

Appeal for information after two stolen motorbikes found dumped in alleyways

POLICE are appealing for information after two motorcycles were stolen in Wokingham.

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24 Apr 2015 09:30

Appeal for information after two stolen motorbikes found dumped in alleyways

POLICE are appealing for information after two motorcycles were stolen in Wokingham.

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23 Apr 2015 17:30

Determined trio ready for London Marathon

THREE runners will be clocking up the miles at this weekend’s London Marathon, all in the name of charity.

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23 Apr 2015 11:30

Magic night as Jamie Raven wins ovation on Britain's Got Talent

A CLOSE-UP magician from Ascot has said his audition on Britain’s Got Talent “could not have gone any better” after he wowed all four judges and was given a standing ovation.

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23 Apr 2015 09:30

Westwood United Reserves claim Thames Valley League Football Team of the Month gong

DIVISION Two promotion hopefuls Westwood United Reserves have collected their Europa Sports Team of the Month award for March.

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22 Apr 2015 17:30

In this week's News (April 22)

PICK up a copy of this week's Bracknell News where we reveal that burglaries in the borough are at their lowest in 15 years, an Ascot magician wows judges and the audience on Britain's Got Talent and we have an eight-page supplement covering the Pride of Bracknell Awards.

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22 Apr 2015 12:30

Wokingham drug dealer jailed after house raid

A DRUG dealer from Wokingham has been jailed for more than two years after more than £200,000 of cocaine was seized.

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22 Apr 2015 10:21

Look out for ballot papers in this week's post

Keep your eye out for postal vote ballot papers this week in Wokingham.

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21 Apr 2015 15:30

Conman jailed following string of burglaries

A MAN who conned homeowners into thinking they needed roof repairs and then stole cash from them has been jailed for more than three years.

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21 Apr 2015 09:30

Unsung heroes honoured at Pride of Bracknell Awards

THE unsung heroes who make a real difference to Bracknell were honoured during a glittering ceremony.

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19 Apr 2015 12:30 • Louise Hill

Ascot divorce coach wins award

A NATIONAL body has recognised the work of an Ascot businesswoman helping people going through divorce.

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19 Apr 2015 09:30

Calls for crossing to be made safer

A NEAR-MISS involving a child and a car has lead to calls for a renewed campaign to try and make a crossing safer for school children.

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18 Apr 2015 16:30

Moves to solve traffic trouble at busy crossroads

STEPS are being taken to solve traffic problems at California Crossroads. With 2,000 new homes approved for the Arborfield Garrison site, work is already under way to improve the junction.

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18 Apr 2015 12:30

Not just leaves on the line: Tree smashes mini railway track before busiest weekend of the year

A FAMILY miniature railway was stopped in its tracks over Easter after a tree crushed a section of the attraction.

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18 Apr 2015 09:30

Community reflects on successes and failures of the Ascot and Sunnings neighbourhood plan one year on

MORE power over development in Ascot and the Sunnings rests with the community just one year on from the adoption of the highly-regarded neighbourhood plan.

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17 Apr 2015 17:00

Manager of nail salon turns away wheelchair user because she is 'scared' of dealing with disabled people

A DISABLED woman had her birthday ruined when she was turned away from a Wokingham nail saloon because the manager was ‘scared’.

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17 Apr 2015 15:49

Sunninghill hotel's biggest ever wedding fair takes place this weekend

Loved-up brides and grooms have the chance to prepare for their big day in style at the Berystede Hotel's biggest ever wedding fair this weekend.

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17 Apr 2015 15:10

UPDATE: Heavy traffic on A322 heading towards Bracknell following car fire

TRAFFIC is moving slowly along the A322 northbound following a serious car fire earlier today (Friday). THE A322 northbound has been closed due to a serious car fire.

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17 Apr 2015 12:40

Hospital awards £200,000 damages to woman after wrong diagnosis leads to husbands death

A JUDGE doubled the amount of damages a hospital offered to a grieving woman whose partner died as a result of wrong diagnosis and treatment.

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