Lots of flood pictures in this week's News (January 9 edition)
Published: 9 Jan 2014 09:30
Also this week, the headteacher of Birch Hill Primary tells us he is disappointed by its Ofsted grading of 'requires improvement', which he believes does not reflect the school's achievements.
Although plans have been submitted to knock down the former 3M building, the c council's regeneration chief insists there is 'no done deal' over the future of Bracknell Market.
For more on these stories - and more - pick up a copy of the Bracknell News, on sale now, price 70p.
Also this week:
- Doctor Who star set to appear in Bracknell production
- Bracknell darts fan's moment of TV fame
- Options for Education section
- Sandhurst School pupils plan charity mission to Rwanda
- Memorial service remembers tragic RAF Bomber crew
- Bracknell and Wokingham among best-performing economic areas in UK
- Pictures from Sunninghill Wheelbarrow Race-
- Frustrated Bracknell Bees boss hopes to attract new signings
- 8 pages of sport
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6 Mar 2014 10:45
RESIDENTS in Hanworth and Birch Hill have been left stranded in their own homes after a burst water main left a waterwall of silt and water gushing down their roads.
4 Mar 2014 14:30
A CAMPAIGN promoting the strength of local weekly newspapers has been launched.
28 Feb 2014 17:00
MOTORISTS are being warned that nearly 50 roads will be closed for the Reading Half Marathon on Sunday.
26 Feb 2014 17:30
YOUNGSTERS took part in a sponsored sing-a-long to raise money for a children’s communication charity.
23 Feb 2014 17:30
Reporter Rhodri Andrews is taking on the Bracknell Half Marathon on April 27 to raise money for Sebastian’s Action Trust. The charity, set up in memory of Ascot schoolboy Sebastian Gates, supports severely ill children and their families through its holiday home and other services.
21 Feb 2014 08:00
A CAMPAIGN promoting the strength of local weekly newspapers is launching today.
20 Feb 2014 10:00
A 16-year-old girl was rushed to hospital after an online drinking game, a fast food restaurant has left residents infuriated after applying to open 24/7 and a quick-thinking nine-year-old saved his family from a house fire before going back to save his hamster. For these stories and more, pick up a copy of the News, on sale now, priced 70p.
20 Feb 2014 09:30
WOKINGHAM Hockey Club Men's 3rds dropped their first points of 2014 after a hard-fought 1-1 draw against a strong Wycombe 5ths side.
19 Feb 2014 15:30
A BAGSHOT-BASED charity raised more than £1,000 thanks to a quiz night this month.
17 Feb 2014 17:30
FOREIGN students at Bracknell and Wokingham College were given a history lesson on Scotland by its principal.
16 Feb 2014 17:30
A PEDESTRIAN counts herself “very lucky” after she narrowly avoided being hit by a car that had careered off the road.
13 Feb 2014 08:35
THERE are delays of up to 30 minutes on the M4 eastbound this morning due to heavy traffic.
12 Feb 2014 11:30
FAMILIES in Bracknell Forest who are struggling to cope with a range of problems will get more support, thanks to a local housing association.
12 Feb 2014 11:00
Two roads have reopened to traffic after being forced to shut due to the weather.
11 Feb 2014 14:30
THERE was one piece of good news for travellers today when the second planned 48-hour strike by London Underground workers due to start tonight was called off.
11 Feb 2014 14:00
ROYAL Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning neighbours it remains at Condition Red as torrential downpours continue to batter the county.
8 Feb 2014 09:20
MOTORISTS are being urged to take extra care today after dozens of roads across Wokingham borough were closed by flooding.
8 Feb 2014 08:30
FIREFIGHTERS are warning motorists not to ignore road closed signs after they had to rescue a stranded van driver from a flooded road in Pingewood.
6 Feb 2014 17:30
THE amount taxpayers pay for policing looks set to go up by 2% after the Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel endorsed the proposal by Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld.
5 Feb 2014 11:35
ROUTES to connect Heathrow Airport to the Great Western Mainline as part of the Western Rail Access to Heathrow (WRAtH) project have been unveiled today.