Berkshire

Asian gold: More than £140m stolen in UK in last five years

BBC Berkshire News Feed - 10 hours 10 min ago
Asian families are often targeted by thieves for gold, which is traditionally given as weddings gifts.
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Shinfield murder: Husband admits 'brutal attack' on wife

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:45
Laurens Brand stabbed his wife Angela Mittal in the neck and chest on Boxing Day.
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London Waterloo: South Western Railway delays as engineering works overrun

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 09:18
Passengers will face disruption all day after engineering works overrun at London Waterloo.
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Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading hit by norovirus outbreak

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 07:58
The Reading hospital warns visitors to stay away after the "winter vomiting bug" was detected.
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Bin collections are weekly for just one in six councils

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 00:02
At least 10 authorities switched to fortnightly rounds or announced plans to do so in the past year.
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Reading teacher banned over sex with pupils

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:34
Gunsel Akyol used his professional position to "influence or exploit", a misconduct panel finds.
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LGRC/NALC LOCAL COUNCIL EXPO - Droitwich 21st June 2019

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:23

The Local Government Resource Center has agreed a partnership with NALC to stage the Local Council EXPO again this year, what they hope will be the largest single gathering for our sector.

Normally national sector events attract between 150 to 300 participants....

Update from NALC on pre-election purdah guidance

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:23

In advance of the forthcoming local elections, NALC has updated and republished Legal Topic Note L01-19 on the code of recommended practice on local authority publicity which provides guidance on the pre-election (purdah) period. You can find this in the member's...

Cash for roads after Reading to Wokingham scheme scrapped

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:11
Plans have been put forward to build a new bridge in Wokingham after a scheme was scrapped.
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Council tax increase: Why am I paying the police so much?

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:01
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?
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Cala and Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead finalise contract for Maidenhead Golf Club

Maidenhead and Windsor - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:33
CALA Homes was announced as the Royal Borough’s preferred partner to bring forward the development in July this year.
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Construction begins at first Maidenhead regeneration site

Maidenhead and Windsor - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:06
Work has started on a major redevelopment site in Maidenhead which will deliver 229 new homes alongside a community space and food outlets on the banks of Maidenhead waterways.
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Local business to move location

Maidenhead and Windsor - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:34
Local business, MyWorkSpot, is to move locations thanks to support from the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
Categories: Berkshire, Maidenhead, Windsor

Newbury man, 92, jailed for child sexual offences

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:32
Terrence Galligan was sentenced to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of offences dating back to 1971.
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New container library hits the road

Maidenhead and Windsor - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:16
A new container library has hit the road fully stocked with a range of new books for residents to enjoy.
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Community e-Board unveiled in Windsor

Maidenhead and Windsor - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:45
An electronic messaging board has been unveiled at Windsor Visitor Information Centre, to let residents know about upcoming community events.
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Reading Girls' School turns inadequate rating around

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:28
Reading Girls' School is now one of the top 5% performing schools after it was rated inadequate.
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PKF Littlejohn guidance and online training session

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:49

We have received confirmation that the recording of PKF Littlejohn's training update for 2018/19 is now available on their website here and via YouTube. The slides, including speaker notes, are also available on the website.

PKF Littlejohn has confirmed that...

New community sports facility open for booking

Maidenhead and Windsor - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:48
A new community sports facility at Dedworth Middle School, funded by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, will be open for use in September 2019.
Categories: Berkshire, Maidenhead, Windsor

Cancellation of Councillor training 20th March 2019

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 08:58

Unfortunately, due to staff illness, the Councillor training planned for today (20th March 2019) is cancelled. The LRALC office is contacting booked delegates to inform them of the cancellation.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

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