23 Jan 2015 09:24 • Louise Hill

Electrical fault blamed for swimming pool tragedy

AN ELECTRICAL fault is believed to have led to the death of a grandmother in a swimming pool last summer.


20 Jan 2015 15:11

Police appeal for witnesses after Ascot fight

Police are seeking witnesses after fight in Ascot's train station car park.


19 Jan 2015 17:42 • Louise Hill

Care units win planners' vote

PLANS for four care units at a retirement village in Sunningdale gained unanimous approval at a planning meeting last week.


19 Jan 2015 09:30

First Montessori nursery in Ascot set to open by Easter

A FORMER ex-serviceman’s club in Ascot is set to open as a new nursery this Easter.

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18 Jan 2015 12:30

Plans for Heatherwood roundabout fountain falter

UNCERTAINTY surrounds a plan to build a fountain on an Ascot roundabout after a panel failed to come to a conclusion on the proposal.

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17 Jan 2015 17:00

Great 'news' love is still in the air 50 years on

FRIENDS and family helped a golden couple celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise party, five decades after featuring on the front page of the Bracknell News.


17 Jan 2015 09:30 • Louise Hill

Better broadband for hundreds of homes

HUNDREDS more properties in Ascot and Sunninghill now have access to superfast broadband thanks to a multi-million pound project.


14 Jan 2015 17:44

In this week's News (January 14)

A MAN from Harmans Water is jailed for 14 months after attacking his partner with a Stella Artois glass, there are health concerns over the quality of Wokingham's air, and plans for a memorial fountain on an Ascot roundabout have faltered.


13 Jan 2015 12:06

Ascot Racecourse reveals support for Disabled Access Day (January 17)

THE FIRST race of the year is set to be an even bigger, and more inclusive event, at Ascot Racecourse this January.

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13 Jan 2015 09:30

Men dressing badly win annual wheelbarrow race

SUPERHEROS, 1980s throwbacks and the Virgin Mary on a donkey all pounded the pavement on New Year’s Day at an annual charity race.

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9 Jan 2015 14:34

Woman dies following serious collision in Ascot

A woman flown to hospital following a serious collision on the A332 Windsor Road, Ascot this morning (January 9) has died from her injuries.


9 Jan 2015 11:07

Exhibition on Heathrow expansion to be held in January

ROYAL Borough residents are invited to attend public exhibitions on airport expansion this month.

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9 Jan 2015 09:30

Hoglets in safe hands at new Ascot rescue centre

POORLY hedgehogs in Ascot have a safe place to stay now after a kind-hearted resident stepped forward to care for the prickly creatures.

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8 Jan 2015 16:50

Community stalwarts recognised in New Years Honours

CHARITABLE and hard-working people from around the area have been recognised by the Queen in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list.

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7 Jan 2015 09:53

Son pays tribute to a 'truly professional man', Tony Edwards

Read the full tribute paid to former partner of Chancellors estate agents Tony Edwards at his funeral on December 19 by his son Antony. More than 150 people turned out to pay their respects to the long-standing chartered surveyor and family man.

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31 Dec 2014 12:37

Attempted raid on Sunninghill store

A store in Sunninghill was the target of a raid in the early hours of Monday morning (Dec 29).


31 Dec 2014 10:40

New Year's Honours 2015: Queen recognises achievements of people across Bracknell, Wokingham and Ascot

The chief executive of the Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's New Year's honours list for 2015.


24 Dec 2014 11:20 • Louise Hill

Sunningdale Hotel site could be sold to a housing developer

ONE of Sunningdale’s favourite venues for weddings and events is being put up for sale by the Government.


19 Dec 2014 14:00

Sunninghill wheelbarrow race pushing for contestants this New Year

A POPULAR wacky race will hope to get the new year off to a wheel-y good start in Sunninghill on New Year’s Day.

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19 Dec 2014 09:16

Polar opposite Ofsted reports for two Bracknell schools

TWO SCHOOLS have received polar opposite reports after being visited by an education watchdog.


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