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Claire Busby is suing Berkshire Bed Company, saying her new divan was in a "defective state".

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Jack McLaren died in hospital as a result a "forcible shake" which caused bleeding on his brain.

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Lorraine Maclellan, from Farnborough, Hampshire, died in a collision on M4 on Thursday.

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Police say no-one is hurt, but drivers should seek alternative routes while the road is closed.

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The crash happened on Saturday morning, just off junction 6 of the M4,

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The 37-year-old rider suffered "life-changing leg injuries" in the crash near Reading Girls' School.

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BBC Berkshire's resident Geordie, Michael Race, takes to the streets to try and find out.

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BBC News visited travellers on two sites to discuss councils spending thousands on clear-up costs.

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A roller ski club helps cross-country skiers learn the techniques when there is no snow.

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Providing security is likely to be one of the biggest expenses as Windsor hosts another big ceremony.

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Doodles by a bored schoolboy about a dog and chicken inspire JK Rowling to consider using the tale.

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Boreham Wood end a dismal run of four straight defeats with a much-improved win at home to Maidenhead.

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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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