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Why isn’t all wine vegan?

We all know now that most wine is made from grapes and grape is a fruit. So one would reason that all wine is therefore vegetarian and vegan friendly. But that is not the case. Why you may ask? After wine is fermented and before it is bottled, it usually goes through a filtration process. […]

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WB Smokers Encouraged to Take Part in Stoptober

The Public Protection Partnership (PPP), which delivers Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing services across Bracknell Forest, West Berkshire and Wokingham, is inviting smokers in Wes …

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Heather House gets new gym equipment

Local occupational health provider Trident Medical Services (TMS) chose SeeAbility as its charity of the year for September 2017 to August 2018 and set itself a target of raising £7,000 for its Heath …

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Gym work-out into electricity!

SportsArt launches its new ECO-POWR range of fitness equipment into the UK, including the world’s first energy producing treadmill. This innovative new range harnesses the energy used during a w …

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A controlled environment- Consol tanning

Whilst the concept of tanning still raises concerns for some, the research into the natural tanning process has developed and the results may be surprising.
Overexposure and burning is dangerous and s …

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Is your fitness regime causing you injury?

Gyms and fitness classes are the ultimate place for me to go to find patients. These are the little mistakes to avoid!
Slouching
Slouching over the gym equipment is creating a hunched back and flexed …

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Lets get physical, Physical

Andy Lavery, Founder of Dawn Breakers
Your Personal Trainer will push you that extra mile helping you achieve your goals with more efficiency.
Personal
Training
Personal training provides you with tha …

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Can you drink Prosecco to loose weight?

There has been a lot of press recently that some wines can actually help your waistline. But can drinking prosecco really help you to lose weight? To crack that old chestnut, we need to look a bit clo …

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Newbury Cancer Care is on the move

After 12 years of calling Deanwood Golf Club home, Newbury & District Cancer Care Trust (NDCCT) is moving on the 3rd September. With the completion of “The Rosemary Centre” in the “Greenham …

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Creative Nature launches crowd-funding campaign

Free-from food company Creative Nature launches crowd-funding campaign to branch out
Creative Nature – which turned down funding from Dragons’ Den almost a year ago – has launched a …

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Almost half of Brits worry their water supply is contaminated!

Almost half of Brits worry their water supply is contaminated
Cardiff, Wales, June 6, 2018 – One-in-two Britons (49.2%) worry their tap drinking water contains contaminants like lead, bacteria, carc …

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Beer and real ale

Beer is the oldest recorded recipe in the world. The ancient Egyptians first documented the brewing process on papyrus scrolls around 5,000 B.C.
These first beers were brewed with things like dates, p …

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Our mission: to build a UK where alcohol causes no serious harm

Every hour someone in the UK dies as a result of alcohol.
You may know us as the charity behind Dry January
We are a new, major national charity formed in April 2017 from the merger of two established …

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Get fit for free at Blossom’s Field, Wash Common!

Newbury Town Council has installed a range of outdoor gym equipment at Blossom’s Field in Wash Common which is available for anyone to use free of charge. 
The Mayor of Newbury, Cllr Margo Payn …

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Southern Hairdresser Of The Year

Southern Hairdresser Of The Year Finalist
Krysia Eddery, Owner Of Perfectly Posh Hair In Hungerford Finalises For Prestigious Title
 
Hungerford business woman, Krysia Eddery, has been recognised …

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Improvements for A4 cycle route

More improvements for A4 cycle route
A project to improve the cycle and pedestrian facilities between Newbury and Thatcham is well under way. 
Route NCN 422 forms part of the Newbury Vision …

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Police Advice – Drug Driving

It is against the law to drive under the influence of illegal drugs, or if you have certain drugs above a specified level in your blood.
Similar to drink driving, the police have a roadside test that …

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96% of local food businesses hold Food Hygiene Rating 3 or above

Public Protection Partnership shines a light on Food Safety.
Food Hygiene Rating sticker
As part of National Food Safety Week (4 -10 June 2018), the Public Protection Partnership (PPP) which delivers …

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Cyclo-Cross

Local bike shop, Banjo Cycles together with the Newbury Specialized Concept Store and local custom cycle component company, RaceWare Direct will be sponsoring a new youth cyclo-cross development team …

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CyclingFacts

1. The word ‘bicycle’ was not coined until the 1860s. The first constructed bike was almost entirely made of wood and several thousand copies were built and used.
2. You can fit about 15 b …

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