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3 Mar 2015 11:36

Breaking: Bracknell teen charged following stabbing at Winkfield home on Sunday

A 17-year-old boy has been charged following a stabbing at a home in Winkfield on Sunday.


3 Mar 2015 09:30

Chemical incident at Bracknell's Waitrose

Bracknell's fire crew was scrambled to the Waitrose car park in Bracknell after a man splashed chemical detergent on his face.


2 Mar 2015 17:59 • Louise Hill

Popular family eatery set to close

THE future of a popular pub and restaurant has been cast into doubt after the owners announced its closure.


2 Mar 2015 14:15

Ascot United FC bow out of FA Vase after quarter-final defeat at AFC St Austell

ASCOT United’s bid to reach the FA Vase semi finals for the first time in their history was dashed after a 3–2 defeat away to AFC St Austell.

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2 Mar 2015 13:30

Bus stop parking dispute enrages drivers

DRIVERS are having bust-ups with traffic wardens over an abandoned bus stop in Bracknell.


2 Mar 2015 09:57 • Alex Drury

Row erupts over £63m budget black hole

A row has erupted over a £63m black hole in Wokingham’s ‘chaotic, unsustainable and risky’ capital spending programme.


1 Mar 2015 13:30

Wokingham population growing at 'fast pace'

WOKINGHAM is growing at a fast pace, says a council report.

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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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1 Mar 2015 06:30

PGA Championship prize fund increased as Rory McIlroy prepares to defend Wentworth crown

THE world-class field in this year’s BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth will compete for more prize money than ever before after the purse was increased to €5 million for the 61st edition of the European Tour’s flagship event.

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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.


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 10:30

Ascot Heath run riot at Lily Hill Park

IT WAS third time lucky at Lily Hill Park last Friday as numerous schools from across the Borough competed in the Bracknell Forest Schools Cross County Relays.

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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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28 Feb 2015 09:30

War story that grips audiences

Peter Duncan, Edmund Wiseman and Emily Bowker head the cast of the national tour of Rachel Wagstaff’s stage play Birdsong, adapted from the novel by Sebastian Faulks.


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 14:30

Coach Karl Roberts rallies troops ahead of Crowthorne RFC title decider

CROWTHORNE RFC head coach Karl Roberts is urging his players to “step up to the plate” as they prepare for a potentially title-deciding clash at Risborough on Saturday.

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27 Feb 2015 14:00 • Paul Carey

Paul McGrotty tells Ascot United FC players to 'have no regrets' ahead of FA Vase quarter final against AFC St Austell

ASCOT United assistant manager Paul McGrotty has urged his side to make history on Saturday by advancing to the FA Vase semi-finals.

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27 Feb 2015 13:30

Binfield FC manager Roger Herridge targets league and cup success

​BINFIELD FC manager Roger Herridge is targeting a top four finish and at least one piece of silverware by the end of the season, writes Dave Wright.

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