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Prime Minister at European Council: 14 December 2018

Prime Minister’s press conference statement at the European Council. At this Council meeting, I have held a series of discussions with my fellow leaders on the Brexit deal and I was crystal clear about the assurances which are needed on the backstop having heard the views of MPs in the House of Commons. I reiterated […]

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Police to get the largest funding increase since 2010

Police to get the largest funding increase since 2010

There will be up to £970m additional funding, including up to £509m from further council tax flexibility, to enable police forces to recruit …

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Newbury’s new bus station

The new Bus Station for Newbury.
A ribbon was cut to mark the opening by Councillor Jeanette Clifford, West Berkshire’s Executive Member for Highways and Transport and Richard Benyon MP.
Located …

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Popular Asian Dishes At Kung Fu Newbury!

Kungfu oriental buffet, a nationwide chain restaurant brand, has opened its new flagship restaurant at the start of October in Kennet Shopping Centre, Newbury!
To celebrate a cuisine that is so rich, …

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Origins of Christmas

Christmas is all about traditions, but why do we hang stockings, eat chocolate logs and drink eggnog.
Advent Calendars
The modern advent calendar with its little doors containing sweets or small gifts …

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Useful Christmas tips

Feeding a Crowd
Whether it’s the gradual increase in food prices over the past year or your desire to cut back on food waste, there has never been more incentive not to over cater at Christmas. …

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The Benefits of Volunteering

new people and socialise whilst keeping active. It allows you to connect with your community and make it a better place.
It can also be of great benefit to you, allowing you to gain career experience, …

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Dynamic and Innovative

Did you know that just seven per cent of engineering graduates are female? We must do more to encourage our youngsters, especially girls, to consider it as a career option – and I had the pleasu …

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The Tomlin Fountain

Ann Jenkins was born in 1832 in Thatcham to William and Ann Jenkins. William worked as a farmer and farrier at Waterside Farm in Thatcham. He was so good as a farrier he became known as Dr Jenkins.
An …

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The Warren Pre-school

The Warren Pre-school is situated in the heart of Bishops Green, an upcoming, thriving, rural community.
Having been in existence for over 30 years our team comes with a wealth of knowledge and experi …

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Kit Malthouse MP: Use our 5,000 small businesses

Kit Malthouse MP: Use our 5,000 small businesses, or lose them

Just half of Test Valley small businesses survive after 5 years
North West Hampshire MP issues rallying cry for Small Business Saturday

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NEWBURY MARKET CHRISTMAS EVENT – SAT 8 DECEMBER

NEWBURY MARKET CHRISTMAS EVENT – SATURDAY 8 DECEMBER
 
Come along and get all Christmassy at Newbury Market on Saturday 8 December. There’ll be music from the town band, Watership Brass in th …

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HELP US TO STOP THESE VANDALS!

Vandals continue to attack targets in Victoria Park and have caused damage estimated at £2,500 over the past few weeks.
 
The Town Council is determined to protect the community facilities in th …

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THAMES VALLEY POLICE REPORT ON ROYAL WEDDING

Policing the wedding of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the visit of The President of the United States
News   •   Nov 23, 2018 11:00 GMT

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Man charged with five counts of theft and burglary

Man charged with five counts of theft and burglary- Reading
News   •   Nov 15, 2018 17:38 GMT

Thames Valley Police has charged a man with five counts of theft fro …

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Help nature this Christmas

Original Gift Ideas
Birds and wildlife are increasingly vulnerable in a rapidly-changing world. Together, we can create bigger, better, more joined-up spaces to save our wildlife and our shared home.

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We will remember 1981- 2018

At the start of 1918, Germany was in a strong position and expected to win the war. Russia had already left the year before which made Germany even stronger.
Germany launched the ‘Michael Offens …

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Men’s health is in trouble…

Men’s health is in trouble
All around the world, fathers, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young, before their time and for no goo …

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The Blue Space Male Cancer Support

The Blue Space was officially launched in 2016 by the mayor of Basingstoke and our supporters include Andrew Bishop the chief medical officer of the North Hampshire NHS Trust and the Chemotherapy and …

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Befriend West Berkshire project and how it is combating loneliness

There are many reasons why people become lonely, such as lack of friends, family members living far away, poverty and or rural isolation. Loneliness has a devastating impact; it can cause depression a …

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