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Intricate headwear is once again the order of the day as thousands flock to the annual racing meet.

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Ofsted rated the Wokingham school "inadequate" after witnessing a child on the roof of its building.

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The nightclub has previously been said to attract revellers with a "propensity for extreme violence".

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Commuters describe services on South Western Railway as "shambolic" on day two of a five-day strike.

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Tobias French was nearly killed when a stranger tried to push him in front of an oncoming train.

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The royal couple have sent their best wishes to the elderly woman, 83, who is in a serious condition.

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Plans for a third runway, as well as new terminals to be built in phases, go out to public consultation.

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Allotments in the centre of Reading are bringing communities together.

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Lexi the community dog is helping people in Bracknell to regain confidence and leave their house.

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The Budgens store in Mortimer remains closed while police investigate after the overnight raid.

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The muntjac was safely captured by staff at The Oracle in Reading on Wednesday morning.

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Find out your team's fixtures in the Championship, League One and League Two during the 2019-20 season.

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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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