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Hundreds of laptops, tablets and power tools stolen from Evendons Primary...

THIEVES have stolen a host of electronic learning aids, including more than 100 computers and 100 tablets, from Evendons Primary School. The theft took place...

Teenager summoned to court over Finchampstead assault

A TEENAGE boy is due to appear in court in connection with an assault in Finchampstead. The 14-year-old from Finchampstead, who cannot be named for...
Woodbury care home

Make a date to join art show at Farley Hill

Martha’s latest culinary treat

Retirement complex plans go on show

The new recruits including Luke (back row, far left) and Mark (front row second from right)

Luke & Mark fall in at Wokingham Fire Station

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Ben Meehan straight into action for London Irish

Summer signing Ben Meehan may have only just touched down in the UK but the Australian scrum-half has hit the ground running in training...
Rory Brand London Irish

Brand to captain London Irish for Rugby 7s tournament

Rory Brand will captain London Irish for this weekend's 2017 Singha Premiership Rugby 7s, which will be held at Northampton Saints’ Franklin’s Gardens and...

Callum Harriott insists Reading FC are unfazed by big spending rivals

CALLUM HARRIOTT insists Reading are unfazed by the money being spent by their Championship rivals. Royals defied the odds last campaign to finish third in...


Newly refurbished apartment available to rent

A NEWLY-refurbished apartment close to Wokingham railway station and the town centre is being offered...
Renaissance Retirement

Renaissance Retirement to unveil Wokingham flat development at off-plan sales event on Tuesday

Renaissance Retirement is unveiling more information about its eagerly awaited development in the centre of...

Sears sponsorship boost for Binfield school’s sports teams

Sears, a local estate agent, has helped kit out a school’s football and rugby team. Bracknell-based...


Martha’s latest culinary treat

A FORMER student of a school in Sunningdale is set to release her second cookery...
The new recruits including Luke (back row, far left) and Mark (front row second from right)

Luke & Mark fall in at Wokingham Fire Station

WOKINGHAM Fire Station welcomed two new recruits as wholetime firefighters last week. Luke Foster and Mark...

Salvation Army helping Wokingham get back to work

AN employment service aimed at helping people of Wokingham to get back into work has...


Seven Red Roses receives a magnificent makeover

A LOWER EARLEY pub reopened last Saturday after a stunning makeover. The Seven Red Roses, in...

Twyford’s Accesso plans $80m takeover of tech firm

Accesso, an international company that has its headquarters in Twyford has announced plans to acquire...
Marks & Spencer

Marks and Spencer due to close in July

WOKINGHAM'S branch of Marks and Spencer (M&S) is due to close next month, it has...


Finchampstead residents’ fears over home plan raised with petition

FINCHAMPSTEAD could be swallowed up by Wokingham if a proposed development of 80 new houses...
Cllr Oliver Whittle , Executive Member for Finance, 21st Century Council, Internal Services and Human Resources

Your council, your money

Cllr Oliver Whittle, Executive Member for Finance, 21st Century Council, Internal Services and Human Resources...

VOTE 2017: 6am recap of Wokingham’s four seats

A DRAMATIC election night saw one of the borough’s four parliamentary seats change hands. While...


All Saints Wokingham

Church notes: Wrestling in church

This building is even more impressive than the music”. “It’s great to see the church...
Park & Ride

Voice of Wokingham: This park & ride plan is sheer vandalism

Regarding plans to build a park & ride and single track bus lane at Thames...

Wokingham’s views – your letters

A friend of mine who is a gardener and knows about these things tells me...


Alyssa and Karen from Leighton Park School celebrate receiving their results

Leighton Park students get their iBacc results

STUDENTS who sat their International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP) at Leighton
Park School received their results earlier...

Parents welcome Government boost for school funding

WOKINGHAM’S schools could get a much-needed funding boost after the Secretary of State for Education...
Maiden Erlegh School

Earley schools damaged by flooding set to reopen tomorrow

TWO schools in Earley which were flooded following last night's storms are set to re-open...

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