WE'VE rounded up some of this week's most read stories, just in case you may have missed them.

1) Why McDonald’s have been chopping down their trees in Bracknell

Fast food fans may have noticed a change to The Hope’s McDonald's in Bracknell recently.

Several trees have been chopped down to create ‘extensions’

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2) Charities awarded more than £100,000 by Police

Several charities across Berkshire have been awarded thousands of pounds to help Thames Valley police prevent crime.

Charities were selected from a list of 169 applicants.

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3) Aldi to replace Waitrose in Sandhurst

Aldi is to open one of it’s stores in Sandhurst very soon.

The shop is replacing Waitrose which closed in July 2019.

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4) Film crews reportedly spotted by residents in Swinley Forest

Residents have spotted film location signs going up around Swinley Forest, Bracknell.

The site has been used previously in blockbuster movies such as Harry Potter.

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5) Prime Minister says Bracknell will be at the 'epicentre of trade'

Boris Johnson has claimed that Bracknell will be at the 'epicentre of free trade'.

This claim was made during a question made to the Prime Minister from Bracknell MP James Sunderland

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