My favourite stories: May to July
July 8, 2013, 9:13 pm
Filed under: Journalism

Here are my favourite stories I have covered from May until now:

1) I had the privilege of going to visit this couple on their special day. Probably one of the oldest bride and groom ever to get married!

“Special day of memories” as 92-year-old weds his terminally ill 83-year-old sweetheart

2) This story affects everyone in Bracknell – make sure you check the public notices trainee reporters!

Drivers may face 12 weeks of roadwork misery as 25 roads close for repairs

3) The Bandstand being bulldozed has provoked lots of reaction from our readers and is a big one in terms of the ongoing regeneration stories.

Iconic’ bandstand will be bulldozed for regeneration

4) Debbie is a really brave lady and after this story, Boy George has tweeted me and will be meeting Debbie.

Terminally ill mum desperate to fulfil dying wish to meet Boy George

5) One of our most popular stories which became a bit of a worldwide sensation and was copied on news sites all over the world!!

Bracknell UFO photo “one of the best”, says expert

Did you spot Bracknell UFO? Lights in the sky over Harmans Water

6) A nice feelgood story where a man who performed in the Olympic opening ceremony proposed to his Gamesmaker girlfriend.

Olympic proposal at Buckingham Palace garden party

6) Had to be quick to get a photo of the graffiti and then try and find Muslims to speak to.

Muslim man “proud” to live in Bracknell despite anti-Islam graffiti appearing in underpass

7) An important story for my Crowthorne patch.

End of the line for Crowthorne’s only toy shop

8) A successful FOI request.

Posties attacked by dogs 48 times in the last year



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