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A jackpot-winning National Lottery ticket spent a week lying at the bottom of a handbag.

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Steven Grainger is jailed for 11 years for the manslaughter of his wife.

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The unit played an "active" part in the security of the royal wedding, according to a police chief.

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Priory Avenue Surgery in Reading is to close less than two years after it was privately taken over.

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Reading Borough Council want the Grade-II listed Caversham Park to be open for public access.

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The group of six are thought to have made about 2.5m selling puppies from houses in west London.

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PC Jake Freeman says the response to his dancing on the day of the Royal Wedding was "overwhelming".

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have a prime view of the hand-made decorations after they wed.

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A plant grown on the Isle of Wight by Queen Victoria could feature in Meghan's bouquet.

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Instead of jetting off to a luxury island, many players just go back to their day jobs

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Karl Lehmann was working for BBC Monitoring when he heard German radio announcing the Nazi leader's death.

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Samoa hooker Motu Matu'u joins London Irish from Gloucester.

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Community News

Rural Community Development

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 8th October 2015

Parish Plans and other community participation exercises can provide rural communities with the opportunity of deciding how they want their community to develop in the future. CCB can help in the process by providing expertise.

The Environmental Trust for Berkshire

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 8th October 2015

CCB is responsible for the administration of the Environmental Trust for Berkshire. The Environmental Trust can help local organizations access funds of around £100,000 each year for environmental projects in Berkshire.

 

Community Transport

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 8th October 2015

The West Berkshire Rural Transport Partnership (RTP) covers the area of the West Berkshire Council. The RTP’s aim is to enhance rural transport services in West Berkshire, to secure long term improvement in access to work, services and social activities and to improve access for visitors to the countryside.

 

 

The Community Council for Berkshire

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 8th October 2015

The Community Council for Berkshire (CCB) is one of a national network of independent charities working to overcome social exclusion. The CCB has a particular remit to enhance and enable communities in rural villages and towns.

 

Can you support our Village Halls?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 7th October 2015

Help from CCB’s specialist Village Halls Advisor can help community groups or management committees ensure that their village hall plays a central role in the life of the rural community. 

Potholes Giving Local Drivers a Problem

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013

LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Berkshire due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.

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