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A man arrested on suspicion of murdering 77-year-old David Allen in Reading remains in custody.

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The homes opened last week and will provide 40 residents with somewhere to live.

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The 37-year-old man is being questioned in custody after a body is found at a property.

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Wokingham Borough Council apologises to residents fined after their cars were lifted off the road.

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The latest number of cases of Covid-19 across the county

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An independent review raised financial concerns about the local authority earlier this year.

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Shinfield is identified as a possible new location for Reading's Royal Berkshire Hospital.

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Brian Pettifer, 75, has turned his garden into Santa's Post Room so children can send their Christmas wish lists.

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Many students say they back staff walkouts over pay and pensions - but others worry about more turmoil.

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A panel hears she contacted a resident after leaving her job at a care home in 2019.

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One traveller told the BBC he had found an alternative flight home, but he faces extra costs of 4,000.

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Donald Robertson is accused of the murder of Shani Warren and the rape and kidnap of a 16-year-old.

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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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