Change today – Choose Fairtrade

February 27, 2010 by  
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10:00 on 06/03/2010: Hosted by Newbury Town Council. Come, browse and buy fairly traded tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits. Jewellery, belts, scarves and other accessories. Olive oil, embroidery and soaps from the Wadi Fuqeen. African fabrics and hangings, ethically traded toys, South American crafts, sustainably sourced furniture, Alpaca knitwear, beads from recycled glass and plastic.

Police station’s volunteer appeal

A Thames Valley police station based in a Berkshire borough appeals for volunteers to help it run its front office.

Injured man found in town centre

Police appeal for witnesses after a man, thought to be in his 20s, is discovered with serious head injuries in a road in Reading.

Fair Trade Fayre and Taster Day

February 27, 2010 by  
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10:00 on 06/03/2010: Hosted by Newbury Town Council. Fairly traded tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits. Jewellery, belts, scarves and other accessories. Olive oil, embroidery and soaps from the Wadi Fugeen. African fabrics and hangings, ethically traded toys, South American crafts, sustainably sourced furniture, Alpaca knitwear, beads from recycled glass and plastic.

Ward restrictions eased over bug

Restrictions on visitors are eased at the Royal Berkshire Hospital after an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug norovirus.

Intercity trains upgrade delayed

Plans to replace the ageing fleet of intercity trains are postponed after running into difficulties, the transport secretary says.

Roman remains are ‘elite’ African

Human remains from Roman times found in York are revealed to be a “high status” African woman by Berkshire researchers.

Visit over 200 exhibitors at your leisure!

February 26, 2010 by  
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09:30 on 21/05/2010: Each year, campers return to THE SOUTHERN MOTORCARAVAN SHOW and who can blame them. With over 200 exhibitors planning to take part, a fabulous selection of motorhomes and a weekend of great entertainment exclusively for campers this is a show not to be missed. Visitors can also enjoy two shows for the price of one and visit The Park and Holiday Homes Show. Whether you are an experienced camper or just starting out in the outdoor leisure market, you are sure to find something to impress at the show.

Have you got something to say?

February 26, 2010 by  
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10:00 on 27/03/2010: Here’s your chance to tell everyone what’s bugging you and what you feel passionate about. This is Newbury’s first public speaking competition taking place outside the Town hall, so come along and speak or listen to some of Newbury’s budding orators! There are prizes available for adults and children which have been generously donated by Newbury Building Society and The Corn Exchange.

Pub damaged in arson attack

A pub in the Katesgrove area of Reading is damaged in an arson attack carried out overnight but nobody is hurt.

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