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1 Mar 2015 09:30

Wokingham dance instructor 'Footloose' and fancy free in lead role at workshop

A Wokingham dance instructor was jumping for joy when she was chosen to lead a three-day London dance workshop.

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1 Mar 2015 09:30

Bracknell's Charlie Brown prepares for boxing debut

A BRACKNELL boxing trainer believes he has a real star on his hands as his young talent prepares for his ring debut.

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28 Feb 2015 16:30

Table sale and a cuppa help finance mobility scooters for vulnerable in Bracknell

A TEA party and table-top sale helped raise more than £100 for a scheme which provides mobility scooters for the elderly and disabled.

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28 Feb 2015 13:30

Majority of older people in Wokingham want to remain in own home, report states

EXPERTS say the population is getting older – well it is certainly true in Wokingham.

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28 Feb 2015 09:30

Daring pair from Bracknell to tackle treacherous rally

A PAIR of intrepid adventurers will take on a 10,000-mile pan-continental road trip later this year, all in the name of charity.

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27 Feb 2015 16:30

Construction to start on Bracknell town centre next month

CONSTRUCTION of Bracknell's new town centre will begin next month, it was announced at a ceremony today.

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27 Feb 2015 15:27

Plan to merge three fire brigades branded 'electioneering'

A PROPOSAL to merge three counties’ fire services into a Thames Valley-wide operation sparked a heated exchange.

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27 Feb 2015 13:04

Updated: Arrest following aggravated burglary at a Wokingham home last night

A man has been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary in Wokingham last night which left four people injured.

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27 Feb 2015 12:38 • Rhodri Andrews

Good news for workers' wages in Bracknell

ONLY one in 10 workers in Bracknell Forest is earning less than the living wage, a report has revealed.

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26 Feb 2015 16:10

Young house buyers 'priced out' in Wokingham

YOUNG buyers have been priced out of the property market in Wokingham because of soaring house prices, confirmed borough housing chief John Kaiser this week.

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26 Feb 2015 13:04 • Rhodri Andrews

Developers should take 'more neighbourly approach' to building after Edwardian house saved from demolition

AN EDWARDIAN house has been saved from demolition once more after an inspector threw out an appeal from developers.

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26 Feb 2015 09:30

Pride of Bracknell: 'So fantastic to have community backing', says past winner Tia

AN INTERNATIONAL boccia player who has played an integral part in getting the sport more widely recognised has reflected upon winning a Pride of Bracknell award last year.

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25 Feb 2015 17:57

Historical sex inquiry into Sunningdale resident Sir Cliff Richard expanded

A SEX offence inquiry into Sir Cliff Richard has been expanded, the BBC has reported.

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25 Feb 2015 17:20 • Louise Hill

Hundreds of new homes in Wokingham look set for approval tonight

TWO major housing developments in Wokingham look set to receive the green light tonight (Wednesday), despite fierce objections from councillors and residents.

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25 Feb 2015 13:53

Video: Families brave wintry weather for a day of woodland fun in Bracknell

Families braved the woeful winter weather to enjoy a day of woodland adventures over the weekend.

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25 Feb 2015 11:18 • Rhodri Andrews

Jennett's Park residents still waiting for a convenience store five years on

THE LENGTHY delay over the building of a convenience store in a Bracknell neighbourhood will be questioned by a councillor tonight (Wednesday).

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25 Feb 2015 09:37 • Alex Drury

Calls for resignation of Wokingham councillor after bullying charge

A MEMBER of the public was bullied by a deputy mayor, it has been revealed.

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24 Feb 2015 14:42

Delays on London Road due to burst water pipe

Drivers are urged to leave extra time for their journeys as a burst water main is leading to delays along London Road, Ascot.

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24 Feb 2015 13:59 • Rhodri Andrews

Pride of Bracknell: Nominations coming in thick and fast

THE FORMER owner of the Bracknell market café has said her Pride of Bracknell award last year was “totally, totally unexpected”.

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24 Feb 2015 11:25

Leisure centre boosts mayor's charity coffers

THE mayor of Bracknell Forest has had his charity coffers boosted by a leisure centre.

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