Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder

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July 24, 2014

The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in a graveyard, is convicted of murder.
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Police seek information following Burghclere wallet theft

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July 24, 2014
Police seek information following Burghclere wallet theft

A WALLET was stolen last month (June) from a car parked on the outskirts of Burghclere – with police since seeking information about a man in connection with the theft. Hampshire Constabulary has since released this CCTV image of a … Continue reading
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Abbasi’s blast in vain as Crowthorne and Crown Wood up the stakes

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July 24, 2014

Farley Hill fall to title chasers - despite hit of 53 from the No.9 - who remain in striking distance of Ruislip Victoria
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Public urged not to attend Didcot cooling tower demolition

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July 24, 2014
Public urged not to attend Didcot cooling tower demolition

THREE of the six cooling towers at Didcot that have dominated the region’s landscape for over 40 years, will be blown up in the early hours of Sunday morning. Residents are being urged not to attend the demolition of the … Continue reading
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Go Organic: Warm wet weather provides perfect conditions for blight

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July 24, 2014

There is no effective treatment available to amateur growers so for once conventional gardeners are in the same boat as those of us who try to grow organically
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Berkshire swimmer through to Commonwealth final

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July 24, 2014

Andrew Willis, 23, who trains at the Bracknell and Wokingham Swimming Club, stormed through to the final earlier this afternoon, winning his heat with an impressive time of 2:10:50.
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Bee there Saturday for NYT

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July 24, 2014
Bee there Saturday for NYT

Award-winning Newbury Youth Theatre return to the Corn Exchange on Saturday (7pm) with their pre-Edinburgh performance of The Bee Man of Orn, a brand new adaptation of Frank R Stockton’s magical tale of a man in search of his former … Continue reading
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Benefit fraud Woodley councillor claims she is a ‘witchhunt victim’

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July 24, 2014

Woodley town and Wokingham Borough Councillor Lesley Hayward claims the Department for Work and Pensions are 'trying to discredit my name'
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Geordie hits the heights in Africa

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July 24, 2014
Geordie hits the heights in Africa

HUNGERFORD Cricket Club chairman Geordie Taylor is standing high having raised more than £3,000 for the British Heart Foundation by climbing Uganda’s highest peak at Mount Stanley.He was spurred to undertake the trek in memory of Hungerford Town Football Club … Continue reading
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Madgwick’s crucial knock guides struggling Shinfield to vital win

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July 24, 2014

Opener hits 53 as side topple Earley to move away from the foot of the Division 2 table.
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Have you spotted the stars of Broadchurch in Reading town centre?

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July 24, 2014

Film trucks believed to be part of the ITV drama crew are parked in the Rivermead Leisure Centre car park as members of the cast film the latest scenes in the town centre
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Walk for Wards raises £14,000 for Royal Berkshire Hospital

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July 24, 2014

The money raised for the trust last year went towards many different appeals and wards including the Faxitron appeal for breast cancer tissue analysis equipment, a portable scanner for the fertility unit, and Robbie the Robot
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Srinisivan shines as Sonning 4th heat up the promotion chase

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July 24, 2014

Bowler takes 5-6 as villagers crush West Reading 3rd by 168 runs.
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Goodger suspended for Hemel test

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July 24, 2014
Goodger suspended for Hemel test

FOOTBALL clubs go into the final two weeks of pre-season preparation looking in decent shape in advance of the campaign that gets under way on August 9.Hungerford Town are midway through a batch of games against Conference sides and on … Continue reading
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Bad afternoon with the bat sees Sandhurst collapse to defeat at Woodley

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July 24, 2014

Side crumble from 52-1 to 110 all out at Woodford Park chasing 134.
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Otter talk at Newbury library today (Thurs)

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July 24, 2014
Otter talk at Newbury library today (Thurs)

BRINGING otters back from the brink of extinction is the focus of a talk by a wildlife expert at Newbury library this evening (Thursday). Nicola Chester – Newbury Weekly News and RSPB columnist – will host the talk In the Wake … Continue reading
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New Maiden Erlegh School to open to Year Seven pupils in 2015

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July 24, 2014

The new school is in response to the demand for places locally and is subject to planning consent.
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Waterloo Road level crossing to be closed tomorrow night

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July 24, 2014

The crossing will be shut between 11pm and 5.30am for urgent tamping works
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Wokingham’s open-air cinema to return next month

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July 24, 2014

The popular attraction is back after being scrapped due to a lack of cash last year
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Jayden jurors resume deliberations

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July 24, 2014

A judge in the trial of a man accused of murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend and burying her in his uncle's grave tells jurors he will accept a majority verdict.
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Southcote bus collision ‘an accident waiting to happen’

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July 24, 2014

A Reading Buses yellow 26 service was reported to have collided with a lorry in Dwyer Road between Appleford Road and Underwood Road at around 12.30pm.
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