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South Western Railway and the RMT union are in dispute over the future role of guards.

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Plans to demolish a bus depot to build 246 flats in Bracknell were rejected by councillors.

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The Royal Berkshire Hospital is reviewing shift patterns for staff in its A&E department.

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Search interest in the word "wasp" in the UK was the highest in five years between 5 and 11 August.

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West Berkshire Council wants to charge residents 50 to have their waste picked up every fortnight.

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Worried about results day or thinking about taking a year out? Here's our top tips.

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The event at a home in Newbury were designed to provide exercise for those who are now less active.

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The Salvation Army in Reading is providing lunches for children who receive free school meals.

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Leander Club produces Olympian after Olympian, but how did the Henley-on-Thames club become one of the best rowing clubs in the world?

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Hundreds of forgotten, secret and little-known shrines across England are nominated for listed status.

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Reading are interested in signing Swansea City winger Nathan Dyer on loan.

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Bolton Wanderers maintain their unbeaten start to the Championship season as they beat Reading at the Madejski Stadium.

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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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