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'My name is Nigel and I’m a Velociraptor' Oracle dinosaur reveals details of his adventure

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:06
'I was liberated by well-intentioned but ultimately misguided, drunken idiots,' said 'Nigel' who was returned this morning
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Quiz: How English are you?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31
Just how English are you? Take the getreading quick quiz here to find out
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Delays expected as more lane closures are out in place at Twin Bridges roundabout

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:26
Resurfacing and repair work will take place until Friday
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Bracknell Letters: Tories, Lib Dem and Labour have let down pensioners 100 per cent

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:58
Write to: The Editor, Bracknell Times, 8 Tessa Road, Reading, RG1 8NS, or email us at or fax us on (0118) 959 9363.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Baby dinosaur returned to The Oracle

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:11
The yellow-eyed, green and grey creature was waiting for staff outside the shopping centre entrance this morning with a letter from those responsible
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Royal Berkshire Hospital laboratory staff vote for industrial action

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:59
Lab staff will not process blood and other specimens from anyone outside the hospital after voting on industrial action over the introduction of a new 24/7 shift pattern on March 1
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Service with a smile wins Restaurant of the Year nomination for Zest

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:55
The Rotary Club of Reading Matins has held its meetings at the Lime Square restaurant nearly every Wednesday morning for more than three years and club secretary Greg Wilkinson nominated the venue
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Sonning man writes book of short stories for international aid charity

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:22
John Brooke has published Eat My Shorts: Collected Short Stories and Doggerel, through Amazon Kindle,. The royalties will be donated to the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Twenty-year-old man with a 'shocking' criminal record is jailed for nine months

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:47
Aiden Howe, of Bath Road, Padworth, has been before the court 16 times for 30 different offences with the latest incident happening while he was on bail on suspicion of another burglary
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Historic seals go on display at Berkshire Record Office

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:42
The free exhibition called Small Objects of Power celebrates this very personal form of medieval art
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Green-fingered gardeners urged to get Reading in Bloom

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:28
With the 50th anniversary of the national competition and the 100th anniversary of the First World War in mind this year, Reading in Bloom is launching its own annual competition once again this summer
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Spencers Wood woman with cystic fibrosis conquers Mount Kilimanjaro

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:17
Twenty-three-year-old Amy Westmoreland reached the summit of Africa’s highest mountain on Mother’s Day raising £1,000 for vital research carried out by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust
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Council worker dons mankini for chilly Dinton Pastures swim

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:13
Chris Buggy is hoping to raise £1,000 for Cancer Research UK
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Big increase in scarlet fever cases in Wokingham

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:12
Emma Cantrell's three-year-old daughter was diagnosed three weeks ago
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Wokingham May Fayre set to be biggest so far

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:10
The organisers are expecting 20,000 visitors this year
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Scarlet fever cases in Bracknell rocket by more than 400 per cent

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:06
Mum Emma Hollis passed on the illness to her son without knowing she had it herself
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Take a look at new Broadmoor designs

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:04
An exhibition of what is planned will be on show from Thursday
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Seven month repair wait for Bracknell mum after car ploughed through daughter's bedroom

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:02
An Audi crashed through the wall of Christina Clark's home in the Parks in September, but repair work was finally done last week
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Small kitchen fire in Lower Earley flat

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:34
Crews from Wokingham Road and Whitley Wood fire stations attended at about 1pm this afternoon
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Car destroyed in Burghfield after electrical fault sparks blaze

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 09:03
A crew from Dee Road station were called to the incident at 9.40pm
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