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Combe Gibbet in Berkshire stands 25ft high on the summit of Inkpen Beacon and is unusual as it’s a double gibbet, reportedly erected for the hanging of a man and woman who were secret lovers – and evidence suggests she was the only woman to have been gibbeted in Britain. Samantha Priestley explores the history behind the gibbet...

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Time is one of the scarcest commodities known to man yet it seems to rule everything. It can cause panic and despair, it goes quickly when you want it to go slow and slow when you want it to go fast. Some people, however, love time, especially people who lived in Newbury.

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Glamorous Maidenhead garnered its reputation as the Jewel of the Thames during Edwardian times. It may have changed a lot since then, but it remains an affluent town with many redeeming characteristics.

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8 things to love about Ascot

Monday, June 1, 2020

It’s been a difficult time for all, but when we come out the other side, there will be plenty of reasons to be cheerful, particularly in Ascot town, says Claire Pitcher

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Despite having to close its garden gates for the first time in its 93-year history, the National Garden Scheme has launched a visually glorious campaign that will keep its stunning gardens virtually open.

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With thousands of racegoers left disappointed that Royal Ascot won’t be open to the public this year, we take a look back at the history of the event.

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A large part of the eastern section of the Chilterns lies within Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, but how well do you know it?

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Quiz The Berkshire Emoji Quiz

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Can you name these locations in and around Berkshire from the emoji riddles?

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Animals are always a source of joy so we have gathered some zoos and wildlife parks across the country (and beyond) that are livestreaming animal enclosures

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We’re compiling a guide to the businesses that still need your custom to survive, the companies introducing special schemes to help people in the community, services that will help you adjust to working from home or being isolated from others.

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From its fascinating historical buildings to its more modern attractions, we find out why residents and visitors alike love a trip to Wokingham.

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Watch out, there’s a film crew about! Actually there usually is a film crew at work somewhere in Berkshire because it is one of the favourite counties for both film and TV producers and the stars who appear in front of those cameras. We talked to some of them...

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We round up some of the best events and things to do across Berkshire this month

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This spring, Colin Wharton takes you on a scenic cycle ride along the Kennet and Avon Canal

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Naomi Slade speaks to Bradley Burgess of AV Design who created a new garden landscape for Monkey Island Estate in Bray.

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We caught up with a man making a difference: Dr William Bird, who is responsible for turning our towns and villages into giant games.

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Sarah Rodi caught up with Director David Andrews on the anniversary of the Great West Way

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Famed for its tile production and palatial parks, Tilehurst is very much part of Reading, but still has a village feel, as Claire Pitcher finds out

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Looking for something different to enjoy with your loved one on Valentine’s Day? Berkshire has the answers

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Snowdrop season offers up some incredible sights, especially here in Berkshire at sites such as Basildon Park and Cliveden

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