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UPDATE: Michael Herbert quits as Woodley United boss

MICHAEL HERBERT has stepped down as Woodley United manager with immediate effect, citing a conflict over ambition as his reason. The former Mortimer boss joined...

Randy’s wedding dresses bring colour to Confetti

BRIDES in Wokingham were given the chance to ‘say yes to the dress’ at a special event earlier this month. Confetti Bridal Centre, in Charwood...

Mark Tildesley’s memorial bench faces move

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Sport

PREVIEW: Stam insists Reading FC are under no pressure ahead of Millwall trip

JAAP STAM insists there is no pressure on Reading as they make the trip to Millwall tonight. Royals have so far struggled to live up...

UPDATE: Michael Herbert quits as Woodley United boss

MICHAEL HERBERT has stepped down as Woodley United manager with immediate effect, citing a conflict over ambition as his reason. The former Mortimer boss joined...

REACTION: Nick Kennedy on defeat, a slow start and defensive issues

NICK KENNEDY says London Irish must improve defensively. The Exiles conceded 45 points in defeat to Northampton Saints at Madejski Stadium this afternoon, taking their...

Property

Maureen and Alan are downsizing to Wokingham

A COUPLE from Middlesex are looking forward to spending their retirement in a luxurious apartment...

Two-bed apartment available to buy in Wokingham

A TWO-BEDROOM first floor apartment close to Wokingham town centre is being offered to the...
Retirement complex

Terry and Mary sign up to Wokingham’s new retirement complex

A COUPLE who have been married for 53 years have signed up for the next...

People

Singer-songwriters Raji Kulatilake and Helen Cuthbertson, otherwise known as Bright Shadows

INTERVIEW: Stepping out of the Shadows

A MUSICAL duo from Lower Earley are putting the finishing touches on their debut album...
Mohan Banerji sketches urban scenes from around Wokingham. Photo by Gemma Davidson

Mohan’s sketches bring urban Wokingham to life

A MAN who started sketching as a hobby when he retired has seen his Wokingham-inspired...

Woodley church group prepares for life-changing trip to South Africa

A GROUP of youngsters from a church in Woodley are preparing for a trip of...

Business

Randy’s wedding dresses bring colour to Confetti

BRIDES in Wokingham were given the chance to ‘say yes to the dress’ at a...

Work due to begin on shop refurbishments in Peach Place

WORK to refurbish the frontages of buildings in the Peach Place development is due to...
Twyford Italian Market

Italian market coming to Twyford on Friday

A taste of Italy is coming to Twyford on Friday when the Italian market returns...

Politics

Wokingham Borough Council Shute End

Interim chief executive starts today

A NEW chief executive for Wokingham Borough Council starts work today. Manjeet Gill is joining the...
Election expenses

John Redwood’s Tories accused of election spending error

CONSERVATIVES were accused of not having any sums to add up in their General Election...

Finchampstead residents’ fears over home plan raised with petition

FINCHAMPSTEAD could be swallowed up by Wokingham if a proposed development of 80 new houses...

Opinion

Strictly Come Dancing

VOICE OF WOKINGHAM: We’re Strictly rooting for you Debbie

ON SATURDAY, we’ll get our first glimpse of Debbie McGee in this year’s Strictly Come...
Make It Free To P

VOICE OF WOKINGHAM: Why we must make it FREE to P

This is Wokingham at lunchtime. It’s deserted. If we want our town to thrive, parking...

VOICE OF WOKINGHAM: Festival fever is well worth the fun

IT IS summer’s last hurrah. Come Tuesday, thoughts will be not on the holidays but...

Schools

LVS Ascot students visit Nepal

A group of Duke of Edinburgh students from LVS Ascot returned on Saturday 5th August...
Big celebrations for GCSE results at The Abbey School

GALLERY: Wokingham’s students celebrate their GCSE Results

Wokingham's students are jumping for joy after opening up another set of terrific GCSE results...
Excited students at The Bulmershe School

Another record year for Wokingham’s GCSE students

STUDENTS from across Wokingham Borough and beyond are celebrating an impressive haul of GCSE results,...

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