Publication: Twyford Advertiser

First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

OPINION: Time mph limits were brought up to speed

14:27 Friday 22 August 2014Written by Rodney CasbierdRodney CasbierdIT IS high time that speed limits were increased. Pressure from the ‘elf and safety’ brigade keeps on pushing road speed limits down. I agree that reducing the speed on dangerous stretches ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Drainage, Zoning
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Business as usual for Twyford despite roadworks

08:00 Friday 22 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderBusinesses are breathing a sigh of relief as village centre roadworks appear to have caused little disruption to trade.The work, which began last month, is to replace a high voltage electric cable which ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Entries still open for horticultural show

08:01 Thursday 21 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderTop veg and fine flowers are set to go on display at the Autumn Twyford and Ruscombe Horticultural Show.Held in Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Road, the show will start at 2.30pm on September 6.Entries will ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: London
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Work has begun on revamping BP services

16:05 Wednesday 20 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderWork is underway to revamp the BP services in Bath Road near the junction with the A321 Wargrave Road.Permission to demolish and rebuild the shop, canopy and forecourt was given by Wokingham Borough Council ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Long delays for commuters due to broken down freight train at Reading

08:37 Wednesday 20 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderCommuters face hour-long delays at Reading this morning due to a broken down freight train.First Great Western (FGW) tweeted this morning that they are 'trying to shunt the broken down train now.'Tickets ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Wokingham Fire Station to hold open day

17:48 Tuesday 19 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderA family fun day is being held at Wokingham Fire Station on Saturday.There will be tours of the station, demonstrations and activities, such as a children's entertainer and a smoke simulation chamber.Visitors ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

More than 500 street lights to be turned off at night

09:12 Tuesday 19 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderMore than 500 street lights are set to be turned off at night across the borough as part of Wokingham Borough Council's part-night lighting scheme.Roads affected include Crest Close and Heron Drive in Twyford ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Heron, Upgrading
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Application for replacement barn put to Wokingham Borough Council

16:27 Monday 18 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderA planning application for the replacement of a barn destroyed in a fire has been submitted to Wokingham Borough Council (WBC).The barn, which was previously on the Loddon Drive site, burnt down in January ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: farmer
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Police give safety tips ahead of Reading Festival

10:10 Monday 18 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderThames Valley Police are getting ready for Reading Festival this week.Reading Festival 2013The three-day festival, due to start on Friday, is the largest event the force police.They will be running Twitter ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

In pictures: Hurst Horticultural Society Show

12:45 Monday 18 August 2014Written by Philip DeweyThe 'Mary Berry effect' was cited for an increase in baking entrants at a horticultural show described as the 'perfect English summer event'.6 ImagesHundreds of people turned up to the 101st Hurst Horticultural ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Summer garden party at Sonning care home

16:38 Saturday 16 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderA summer tea party is being held at care home in Old Bath Road on Wednesday.All are welcome at Sunrise of Sonning's garden party, which runs from 2.30-4pm.There will be garden games, strawberries and cream, ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Public consultation on major developments has started

12:55 Saturday 16 August 2014Written by Lucy ElderA public consultation on what people want from major developments is set to run until October 17.A total of 10,000 new homes, as well as schools, community centres, shops, sports facilities, play areas, ... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 16 2014]
Entities: John Kaiser, Sport

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"It seems to be all very quiet. They seem to be getting on with it quite well" he said
Frank Whittaker, joint secretary of Hurst Horticultural Show, said: "The judges said the quality of entries this year were slightly better than last year and they noticed that the enthusiasm of the entrants was higher as well."
"We work hard to ensure that it is a safe and enjoyable experience for them."
"But there is also the ‘softer’ side of making a community work, and we need to focus onon that as well."

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OPINION: Time mph limits were brought up to speed [Published Twyford Advertiser - 2 hours ago]
Business as usual for Twyford despite roadworks [Published Twyford Advertiser - 8 hours ago]
Entries still open for horticultural show [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 21 2014]
Work has begun on revamping BP services [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 20 2014]
Long delays for commuters due to broken down fr... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 20 2014]
Wokingham Fire Station to hold open day [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 19 2014]
More than 500 street lights to be turned off at... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 19 2014]
Application for replacement barn put to Wokingh... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 18 2014]
In pictures: Hurst Horticultural Society Show [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 18 2014]
Police give safety tips ahead of Reading Festival [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 18 2014]
Summer garden party at Sonning care home [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 16 2014]
Public consultation on major developments has s... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 16 2014]
Temporary traffic lights at village centre cros... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
Slimmers take part in Race for Life [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
GP access discussed at Wokingham Borough Counci... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
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Success as Channel swimmers make it to France [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 14 2014]
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Fine for shop found guilty of selling out of da... [Published Twyford Advertiser - Aug 10 2014]
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