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25 Oct 2014 14:30

Elderly people to be given devices to help them test alarms safely

PEOPLE over 65 are twice as likely to be hurt testing their smoke alarms as other people.

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25 Oct 2014 12:30

New graduate salon keeps those skills sharp at Bracknell and Wokingham College

COLLEGE students celebrated the opening of a new graduate salon with an open day.

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25 Oct 2014 09:30

'Parents worst nightmare' as boy dies in pool

A PICNIC ended in tragedy when an adventurous toddler drowned after he slipped and fell into the swimming pool at the family home in Ascot.

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25 Oct 2014 09:10

Pedestrian struck by a car and killed whilst wandering along the M4 last night

MYSTERY surrounds why a pedestrian was wandering along the M4 before he was struck by a car and killed last night.

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24 Oct 2014 17:30

Motorcyclist searching for mystery Samaritan after near-miss bike crash

A MOTORCYCLIST who had a near-miss with a driver is on the hunt for the kind-hearted stranger who helped him after he fell off his motorbike.

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24 Oct 2014 15:00

Dolphins and Teddies have a week of arty antics

ONESIES, cakes and dance-a-thons took over nurseries in Bracknell as part of a special week of fundraising activities.

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24 Oct 2014 10:15

Bracknell wins silver in the 'gardening Olympics'

THE green-fingered people of Bracknell have scooped silver in Britain’s equivalent of the gardening Olympics.

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24 Oct 2014 09:30

Broadmoor Hospital staff go on strike over pay dispute

STAFF from Broadmoor Hospital in Crowthorne have gone on strike this morning (Friday) in a dispute with the government over pay.

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24 Oct 2014 09:05

Shed fire at Sandhurst home

Fire fighters were called an incident at a house in the early hours of this morning.

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23 Oct 2014 17:45

House fire in Jennett's Park

Fire crews were called to a fire at a home in Jennett's Park at 4.38pm today (Thursday)

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23 Oct 2014 14:30

Teenage girl raped by man in Crown Wood

POLICE are on the hunt for a rapist after a teenage girl was attacked in Crown Wood last week.

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23 Oct 2014 10:30

Top dogs hit the town to sniff out booze and drugs

SNIFFER dogs have been used for the first time in the borough to unearth counterfeit booze and illicit tobacco.

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23 Oct 2014 09:30

Appeal for help finding missing Wokingham man

POLICE are appealing for the public's help in finding a missing man from Wokingham.

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22 Oct 2014 17:30

Mums thank Frimley Park baby unit with fundraising day

TWO mums are trying to raise £2,000 for the special care baby unit at Frimley Park Hospital.

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22 Oct 2014 17:00

Crowthorne villagers concern as apartments proposed for office space

VILLAGERS concerned that Crowthorne could grow by a quarter of its size could potentially be hit again with apartments proposed for High Street office space.

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22 Oct 2014 14:50

Thieves target cars in Ascot

POLICE are warning of opportunist thieves targeting vehicles in Ascot with 'jammers'.

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22 Oct 2014 13:30

Charters girl Martha leaps at the chance to break from baking

QUARTERFINALIST in the Great British Bake Off Martha Collison took on a zip wire challenge for charity in Ascot last Saturday.

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22 Oct 2014 12:30

In this week's News (Oct 22)

In this week's Bracknell News read our exclusive story about how headteachers are defending the high turnover rates of teaching staff in Bracknell schools, the tragic story of a one-year-old boy who drowned in the family pool and find out how little Zakk Burks is getting on following his 'miracle' surgery.

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22 Oct 2014 12:30

Bucketful of cash at Royal Oak charity gig

CHARITY worker Dave Cruttenden could not believe it when he weighed his bucket of cash filled with money for Oxfam.

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22 Oct 2014 09:30

Bentalls beauty bonanza draws a crowd

CUSTOMERS gathered at Bentalls department store in Bracknell to receive top beauty advice and enjoy a tipple at their biannual beauty evening.

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