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A concerned mum in a West Berkshire village takes the law into her own hands.

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Russell Brand wants a council to donate a building to homeless people as a gift to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Her marriage to Jack Brooksbank will take place at St George's Chapel, Windsor, in the autumn.

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Reading FC fan Tom Stead, 19, died from a rare bone cancer on Boxing Day.

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Samuel O'Brien fell from the second floor of a block of flats while attempting to flee two attackers.

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The animal is captured six hours after escaping from its enclosure at a conservation trust.

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Hundreds of police officers and mourners pay their respects to Road Wars officer PC James Dixon.

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The presenter was given a breath test at his home after being reported to the police.

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The 11th Century artwork tells the story behind one of the most famous battles in English history.

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The animal escaped from its enclosure at the Wolf Conservation Trust's site in Beenham.

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Sixth formers suffering depression and anxiety are benefitting from therapy sessions in a new school pilot study run by the University of Reading.

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The Great Western Railway train has been named in honour of Paddington Bear and his creator Michael Bond.

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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.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 13C (55F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (50F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1014mb, Humidity: 95%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:55 GMT, Sunset: 16:37 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 12C (54F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1005mb, Humidity: 91%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:54 GMT, Sunset: 16:38 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1005mb, Humidity: 71%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:53 GMT, Sunset: 16:40 GMT

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