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5 Dec 2014 15:30

North Ascot mother collects award for gift of dead son's organs

A North Ascot mother has spoken with pride after collecting an award on behalf of her dead son whose donated organs helped four people with life-threatening illnesses.

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5 Dec 2014 09:30

Calcot man builds his very own Dalek for show

A CALCOT gardener has realised a childhood dream in putting together his very own Dalek.

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5 Dec 2014 09:30

The Happy Horticulturalist on Christmas Trees

The word legend refers to a story that may or may not be based on truth and brings to mind images of fairies, hobbits and mystical creatures.

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5 Dec 2014 09:00

Whiteway's Watching: Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

SEEING as my accent means I cannot even say “Tatler” properly – it comes out as “Taatla” – I was probably never going to enjoy Posh People (BBC2, Mondays, 9pm), the three-part documentary about the rather resilient upper-class magazine.

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4 Dec 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

Which West End stars have joined the cast at Norden Farm for Kipper's Snowy Day?

The stars of a hit West End show have been added to the line-up of Norden Farm’s Christmas show.

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3 Dec 2014 13:00

Police ask for public's help investigating car key burglaries

A SPATE of car key burglaries in North Surrey have led police to release a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incidents.

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3 Dec 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

Robert Newman's stand-up comes with a reading list

There are not many stand-ups who have recommended reading lists for their shows.

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2 Dec 2014 13:10

Royal Ascot Golf Club rediscovers century old trophy

Royal Ascot Golf Club has rediscovered a trophy that members last held over 100 years ago.

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2 Dec 2014 09:30

Police arrest Bracknell bag snatcher

A Bracknell man has been arrested after a woman's handbag was snatched from her on a train at Ascot station on September 7.

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1 Dec 2014 17:15

Reduced service out of Waterloo because of train fault

South West trains are warning that their afternoon service to Reading will be limited because of an earlier fault.

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1 Dec 2014 16:20

Firefighters set to strike for 24 hours next week

FIRE crews across Berkshire are set to strike again next week as a part of a long-running dispute with the Government over pensions and working arrangements.

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1 Dec 2014 15:13

Thames Valley Police chief to step down from her role

THE region's top cop is to step down from her role in April.

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1 Dec 2014 09:30

Unveiling life in Victorian Moulsford Asylum

A Reading writer delves deep into Berkshire’s archives to unearth untold stories for his new book on the county’s Victorian mental institutions.

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28 Nov 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

Your chance to star in a hit musical!

IF you’ve ever dreamed of appearing in a critically acclaimed musical then your chance may have just arrived.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

Get the theatre buzz back with One Man, Two Guvnors at Wycombe Swan

It has been widely-reported that audience numbers are falling at theatres across the country but One Man, Two Guvnors has bucked the trend.

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26 Nov 2014 10:30 • Sam Murray

Metallica and Jamie T announced for Reading Festival 2015

HEAVY metal legends Metallica are the first Main Stage headliners confirmed for Reading Festival 2015.

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25 Nov 2014 16:50 • Sam Murray

Union J to meet fans at Reading supermarket

HOLD on to your hats! Popstars Union J will be meeting fans at a Reading supermarket.

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25 Nov 2014 12:30

First night review of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol by Clive Francis

This terrific one-man tour de force brought members of the audience to their feet in recognition of a truly special performance.

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25 Nov 2014 09:30

'In my pre-baby days I was a pretty organised person'

New mum Alex Brocklesby gives her view on the ups and downs of motherhood

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24 Nov 2014 17:00

Review: Bouncers by Shinfield Players

Since its first appearance at the Edinburgh Festival in 1977, John Godber’s black comedy has become something of a phenomenon.

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