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The family of Watership Down author Richard Adams has won a court case over the rights to the work.

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The motorway will shut between Slough-Windsor and Maidenhead while a bridge is widened.

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Littering, fly-tipping and barbecue fires are destroying habitats, a wildlife trust says.

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Adam Divall, who says he would likely die if he caught the virus, is venturing outside cautiously.

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The business secretary has been self-isolating at home since he became unwell on Wednesday.

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The prize money for this month's behind-closed-doors Royal Ascot is cut by more than half to 3.7m.

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Three men had been on trial for murder before a jury was discharged because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The head of Festival Republic wants tickets directly linked to compulsory coronavirus testing.

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The monarch is pictured riding outside Windsor Castle, where she is isolating with Prince Philip.

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Artists paint postcard-sized artworks for an online auction in aid of a hospice charity.

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Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

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Loss of taste and smell have been added to the UK's list of coronavirus symptoms.

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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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