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Street parties planned for Jubilee celebrations

Published: 18 May 2012 17:000 comments

COMMUNITIES are preparing to mark The Queen's 60 year reign with street parties across Berkshire.

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Wokingham Borough Council has received 34 licence applications for street parties and Bracknell Forest Council has received 20 applications for Diamond Jubilee events.

Yvonne Buckley is organising a party for Herondale, in Birch Hill, on Tuesday, June 5. There will be a barbecue, bouncy castle, live music and other entertainment for residents.

The 70-year-old said: "We just thought it was a great idea to celebrate The Queen's Jubilee - I won't see it again in my lifetime.

"All being well, we are hoping to have a prize for the best decorated house and a fancy dress competition for children."

l Are you hosting a Diamond Jubilee celebration or do you have memories and photos of previous Jubilee celebrations of the Coronation? Call the News on 01344 456611 or email news@bracknellnews.co.uk

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