The midweek round-up: The most read Advertiser stories of the week so far

Each Wednesday, we bring you a midweek round-up of the five most read stories on the Advertiser site.


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5. Prime Minister attends induction for new St Peter's vicar

The Prime Minister was among the congregation at the service of collation and induction of the new vicar at St Peter's Church.

More than 220 people including Theresa May MP attended the service on Thursday, September 28 to welcome the Rev David Short as the new vicar.

4. Parking charges to be introduced in Braywick Park

Parking charges are set to be introduced at Braywick Park.

From Monday, October 31, drivers will have to fork out £5 to leave their vehicle for more than three hours.

The change, which the Royal Borough says is intended to ‘[free] up the spaces for people wishing to use the sports facilities’ will be in effect between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

3. Tom Kerridge announces pop-up cinema in Marlow

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge has announced his latest project – a pop-up cinema.

Throughout December, the man behind the double Michelin-starred Hand and Flowers pub, in Marlow, is set to transform the former Assembly Room cafe, in Market Square, into a picture house.

2. Hare Hatch Sheeplands petition handed to councillors

A petition seeking support for a garden centre threatened with closure has been presented to councillors.

The document, which called on Wokingham Borough Council (WDC) to do ‘everything it can to ensure that Hare Hatch Sheeplands [in London Road] continues to operate as a financially viable enterprise’, had gained about 2,500 signatures by the time it was handed over to the council’s chief executive Andy Couldrick on Friday, October 7.

1. Man pinned against wall and robbed on Hines Meadow car park stairs

A 44-year-old man was pinned against a wall and robbed of his mobile phone on the stairs in the Hines Meadow car park.

At about 7.15pm on Thursday, the victim was assaulted after he was approached by four teenagers.

One of the group grabbed the man and shook him, before taking his mobile phone and throwing it aside.


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