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Crews tackling fire at Wokingham Industrial Unit

Fire crews are currently at the scene of a large fire in Toutley Road in Wokingham.

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue were called to the Metro Centre on Toutley Road at 6:49 this morning to reports of a large plume of smoke billowing over the A329.

Eight appliances have attended the fire and crews are using foam and water to tackle the blaze.

People are being warned of heavy traffic in the area and restricted access to roads around the centre.


Police appeal after cow hit by crossbow

If you have any information please contact PC Savazzi of Loddon Valley police station via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Cow recovering after being hit by crossbow

The incident is believed to have occurred between 9am and 2.15pm on Saturday. I am appealing to anyone with information about the incident to contact Thames Valley Police. The area where the incident occurred is near a road, so if you were driving past around the time and saw something suspicious, please get in touch. The animal has had the bow removed and is currently recovering from its injuries.

– PC Jennifer Savazzi, Thames Valley Police
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