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A number of houses were affected by the fire which broke out in Reading on Friday evening.

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The case against Jed Foster, 20, is "discounted", a court hears.

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Thames Valley Police says it wants to "help reduce the fear of knives" and knife crime.

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An animal charity says students would be shocked to hear birds were shot on Reading university land.

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Children as young as 11 in London are being recruited by gangs to supply drugs across the UK.

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Thames Water, Northumbrian Water, Essex and Suffolk Water and Hafren Dyfrdwy are told to improve services.

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Police say a silver vehicle involved in the fatal crash drove off without stopping.

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Michael Bancroft was jailed in 2017 for 10 years over his part in the scam at HBOS's Reading division.

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Steve Barnes had to re-learn to walk for the big day, as part of a trial using the robotic suit.

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Peter Njuguna was helped by a Berkshire charity that's been adopted by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

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82-year-old Keith melted millions of hearts when a video of him painting his granddaughter's nails went viral.

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The scaffolding came down just after 11:15 BST injuring three people.

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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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