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    Collection of sandbags used in recent floods, is going to plan. However, we know further collections are needed, so we're extending collection into next week.
    04:42pm - Yesterday
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    The sale has been completed today transferring ownership of the redundant control tower on the edge of Greenham Common, from West Berkshire Council to Greenham Parish Council.
    05:05pm - 16 Apr 14
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    Mobile 1 is not running at the moment, while essential repairs take place. However stops on Saturday 19th April will be covered. Mobile 2 is running normally - details here. Tel 01635 519827.
    04:17pm - 14 Apr 14
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    Residents and businesses in nine more Berkshire villages are set to benefit from the availability of better, faster broadband.
    01:08pm - 14 Apr 14
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    West Berkshire Council's contractor Volker has started the collection of sandbags used during the floods.
    11:29am - 14 Apr 14
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    With European parliamentary elections taking place on Thursday 22 May, West Berkshire Council is urging voters in the district to make sure they are registered to vote in time.
    03:04pm - 11 Apr 14
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    West Berkshire Council is announcing that it has found no issues from the 'Heartbleed' security bug publicised recently.
    09:47am - 11 Apr 14
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    West Berkshire Council's South Thatcham Children's Centre in Lower Way has been rated 'Good' across the board in its first Ofsted inspection.
    01:58pm - 9 Apr 14
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    Garland Junior School in Burghfield Common has been graded as 'Good' by Ofsted in all four key areas after a previous satisfactory inspection in 2012.
    01:35pm - 9 Apr 14
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    Theale Village Hall has been flooded and all sessions including the Singing & Rhyme Time have been cancelled.
    02:38pm - 8 Apr 14
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    Householders in nine more Newbury streets could be spared the attentions of salesmen 'cold calling' on them in the latest move from West Berkshire Council.
    12:18pm - 8 Apr 14
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    Today sees the launch of a government scheme that offers households and businesses up to £5,000 for installing measures to prevent future flooding to their properties.
    02:48pm - 1 Apr 14
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    West Berkshire Council is supporting the National Network of Children in Employment and Entertainment (NNCEE) 'Child Employment Month' 2014.
    11:07am - 26 Mar 14
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    The following event is cancelled.
    04:56pm - 25 Mar 14
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    As part of English Tourism Week Newbury Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is focusing on local food and drink producers to show West Berkshire residents what a fantastic array of products are available on their doorstep.
    01:48pm - 25 Mar 14
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    Gritting on Primary Routes at 19:00 on 25 March 2014 at a rate of 10g/sqm
    12:57pm - 25 Mar 14
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    Gritting on Primary Routes at 19:00 on 23 March 2014 at a rate of 10g/sqm
    01:50pm - 23 Mar 14
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    Longer opening hours will be in place from Tuesday 1 April 2014 at the Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) on Newtown Road, Newbury, managed by Veolia Environmental Services on behalf of West Berkshire Council.
    12:44pm - 18 Mar 14
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    This exhibition marks an exciting point in the history of the garden at Shaw House, Newbury. Areas of the garden are being reunited after many years as part of school grounds and can now be explored for the first time.
    10:36am - 18 Mar 14
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    World Book Day (Thursday 6 March) marked the start of West Berkshire's LibraryFest.
    02:48pm - 11 Mar 14
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    Robert Sandilands Primary School was inspected by Ofsted last month and has been graded as 'requires improvement'.
    02:39pm - 11 Mar 14
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    Figures recently published by the Department for Education (DfE) show a continued increase in offers of a place in education or training made to young people resident in West Berkshire at 95.8% compared to a South East average of 91% and an England average of 92.1%.
    01:12pm - 6 Mar 14
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    Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community presented the Chairman of West Berkshire Council, Keith Chopping, with a cheque for his chosen charity, Children with Cancer UK, on Monday.
    12:40pm - 6 Mar 14
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    Last night, West Berkshire Council set its budget for the coming financial year, which includes a council tax freeze for local residents.
    01:43pm - 5 Mar 14
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    Gritting on Primary Routes at 19:00 on 04 March 2014 at a rate of 10g/sqm
    12:37pm - 4 Mar 14
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    Hungerford Primary School was inspected by Ofsted last month and has been graded as needing some improvement.
    11:12am - 4 Mar 14
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    Following an investigation by West Berkshire Council's Trading Standards Service (Trading Standards), internet seller, Elifestore Ltd of Unit 2, Chancery Gate Business Centre, St Mary's Road, Langley, Berkshire, pleaded guilty to two offences under the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 and two offences under the General Product Safety Regulations 2005. Elifestore Ltd entered guilty pleas to the above offences at Reading Magistrates Court on the 27th February 2014.
    10:48am - 4 Mar 14
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    Library Fest 2014 is a great way to discover that libraries aren't just about books.
    02:56pm - 27 Feb 14
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    Three Olympians were at Northcroft Leisure Centre, Newbury last week to celebrate the official opening of the great new Changing Village.
    12:15pm - 25 Feb 14
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    9.30am - 5pm every Thursday and Saturday from Thursday 20 February-Saturday 29 March at a 'Pop Up' Shop, Kennet Centre, Newbury (opposite Debenhams)
    12:11pm - 25 Feb 14
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    Six West Berkshire Young Carers aged 10-15, will be performing plays they have worked on as part of a project with the Watermill Theatre at West Berkshire's upcoming LibraryFest which will run from March 6 to April 23.
    02:23pm - 13 Feb 14
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    West Berkshire Council's Public Health and Well-Being team is currently offering range of initiatives to help get West Berkshire healthy and active.
    01:52pm - 13 Feb 14
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    A map of road and path closures caused by flooding.
    04:09pm - 10 Jan 14
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    West Berkshire Council is asking road users to observe road closures which have been put in place due to flooding and NOT to go through them.
    04:35pm - 8 Jan 14
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    The car park is open for normal use. Pay and display parking is now in operation. Refurbishment works in the Museum have reduced the parking capacity of the car park.
    09:03am - 23 Oct 13
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