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The Princess Royal, Her Majesty Princess Anne, reaches a personal landmark on 15 August when she will celebrate her 70th birthday. As the nation applauds her non-stop working for others, the Princess reflects on some of the happiest times of her life – at Windsor | Words: Bernard Bale

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Originally from Reading, funnyman Ricky Gervais talks about the overwhelming reaction to After Life season two, plus what life has been like for him in lockdown

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When Geraldine James told her family she wanted to become an actress, it was not exactly greeted with delight. But her career has taken her on a fantastic journey from Berkshire to becoming Queen of England – well, at least in Downton Abbey!

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George and Amal Clooney have often put their money where their concerns are and recently they donated nearly a million pounds to various global organisations fighting the coronavirus, including the NHS. We are proud to call them neighbours.

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Death On The Nile will be in our cinemas in October with Sir Kenneth Branagh directing and taking the lead role of Hercule Poirot, but the sun, sand and heat of Egypt is just the latest milestone in his life.

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He has climbed Everest and trudged across the Antarctic and has seen things you and I may only dream of. But British superhero Sir Ranulph Fiennes still likes to stroll around Windsor and enjoy taking in the place where it all started for him.

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TV presenter Dan Snow has travelled the world to rediscover historic places, people and events, but he still believes that for really exciting history nobody needs to travel any further than Berkshire

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TV’s ever-popular wldlife and countryside presenter Kate Humble is never happier than when she is outdoors and working, and she believes that it all began when she lived in a rural area of Berkshire

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Megastar Kate Winslet, who hails from Reading, is coming to our screens in the new film Ammonite, in which she stars as the famous fossil hunter Mary Anning. Here she chats about her upbringing in Berkshire and her glittering career

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The last few years have been times of change for TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher, including a move back to Berkshire, so what she has got planned for 2020?

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As Strictly Come Dancing kicks off on our screens, Erin Boag, who competed in 10 series, talks to Sarah Rodi about her new show with Anton Du Beke, and her predictions for the Strictly contestants this year

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Are you off to the University of Reading soon? Or did you study there back in the day? We've rounded up a few former students who went on to find fame in the future. Some slightly more left field than others…

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Award-winning star Jamie Cullum is back. Holly Louise Eells caught up with the jazz musician about his brand-new album, celebrating milestones, his love for the county and its influences

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