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The motorway was shut for a short time after some people walked on to the carriageway.

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Teenagers Jay Panesar and Emily Phillips recently won an international figure skating contest.

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The stories have touchable pictures and audio descriptions allowing visually impaired children to understand them.

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A noise abatement notice has been issued to GWR and Network Rail by Reading council.

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He spent three years in jail after claiming he was tortured into signing a drugs confession.

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The school in Theresa May's constituency says donations would help it through a "funding crisis".

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Authorities are "not living up to legal or moral obligations", according to traveller groups.

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The 13-year-old was grabbed by a man in Woodley before she managed to escape.

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A woman claiming to be a police officer punched a dog walker several times in the head.

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Steve Dimond has motor neurone disease, but contributes to work only using his eyes.

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The site will provide 57 emergency homes for those who would otherwise live in bed and breakfasts.

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The Silvers' Workshop welcomes retired men to combat loneliness and isolation in the community.

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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.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (50F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1015mb, Humidity: 90%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:30 GMT, Sunset: 16:08 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 12C (54F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1011mb, Humidity: 86%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:31 GMT, Sunset: 16:07 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (52F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 19mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 999mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:33 GMT, Sunset: 16:06 GMT

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