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'Parents worst nightmare' as boy dies in pool

A PICNIC ended in tragedy when an adventurous toddler drowned after he slipped and fell into the swimming pool at the family home in Ascot.

25 Oct 2014 09:30

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Thieves target cars in Ascot

22 Oct 2014 14:50

POLICE are warning of opportunist thieves targeting vehicles in Ascot with 'jammers'.

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Charters girl Martha leaps at the chance to break from baking

22 Oct 2014 13:30

QUARTERFINALIST in the Great British Bake Off Martha Collison took on a zip wire challenge for charity in Ascot last Saturday.

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NHS funding talk to take place in Bagshot tomorrow

22 Oct 2014 12:30

A TALK about changes to NHS funding is being held in The Square, Bagshot, tomorrow (Thursday)

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Heathrow bosses get a grilling over flight paths

18 Oct 2014 09:30

MORE than 1,000 residents packed into a public meeting to discuss the trial of flight paths over Ascot and the surrounding villages on Monday, and claim Heathrow representatives 'squirmed’ when trying to answer difficult questions.

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Victorian Street Fayre returning this Autumn

17 Oct 2014 11:30

THE popular Victorian Street Fayre returns for its sixth year this autumn and will take over Sunninghill High Street throughout the afternoon of Sunday, November 16.

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Wellington Wonders dazzle in double win

23 Oct 2014 10:00

TALENTED youngsters showed off their skills at the Berkshire round of the England Netball’s National Schools Tournament at Brakenhale School, in Bracknell, on Saturday.

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Thames Valley League Football Round-up: Casey Warwick leads Mortimer to win against struggling Berks County

23 Oct 2014 09:30

BERKS County’s poor start to the season continued as they slumped to a sixth consecutive loss in a 3-0 reverse at home to Mortimer, writes Richard Ashton.

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Frankel's sibling on a Mission to secure Ascot's Champions Stakes

16 Oct 2014 11:30 • Sportsdesk

NOBLE Mission, younger brother of the mighty Frankel, will try to emulate his older sibling and win the QIPCO Champion Stakes on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday.

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Thames Valley League Football round-up: Woodcote Stoke Row sink rivals Rotherfield to return to top of the table

16 Oct 2014 10:00

WOODCOTE Stoke Row returned to the top of the Premier Division table with a 2-1 win at neighbours Rotherfield United.

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Berkshire League Round-up: Super Mac stars for Sulhamstead in season’s finale

4 Sep 2014 12:30

DOUG Macdonald (4-32) produced a superb spell as runners-up Sulhamstead had the better of a draw with champions Peppard Stoke Row on the final weekend of the Berkshire Cricket League season.

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Proud day as Peppard Stoke Row win maiden Berkshire Cricket League title

28 Aug 2014 18:30

PEPPARD Stoke Row were crowned Berkshire Cricket League Premier Division champions for the first time after they thrashed South East Reading by eight wickets.

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Master illusionist James More to come to Newbury's Corn Exchange

25 Oct 2014 09:30

Master illusionist and magician James More will be coming to Newbury’s Corn Exchange and is offering a chance to get ‘up close and personal’ with magic.

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Three men in a boat sail to South Hill Park

24 Oct 2014 17:30

THE humorous tale of a trio’s trip down the Thames is coming to the stage once more as the original book celebrates its 125th anniversary.

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Performers mark 25th with a tribute to bard

24 Oct 2014 09:30

A GROUP of aspiring performers are set to celebrate the 25th anniversary of a hit musical.

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Whiteway's watching: Cookery shows

21 Oct 2014 09:30

COOKERY shows are ten-a-penny these days with fully two-thirds of the standard five-channel schedule dedicated solely to people in kitchens making things that probably smell nice.

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