More than 57,000 troops died on the first day of the battle on July 1 1916            

The village was only a small hamlet until Wellington College was opened in 1859 and Broadmoor in 1863. Crowthorne railway station, originally known as Wellington College for Crowthorne station, was opened in 1860. The village grew quickly. In the 1960s, the Transport Research Laboratory opened in Crowthorne.

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Buckler sports and racing cars were manufactured in a factory in Heath Hill Road from circa 1949 to circa 1965, in premises also known as the "Welco Works", where Welco farm implements and machinery were manufactured alongside the cars until the early 1950s. In the early 1960s Buckler were also successful in manufacturing racing karts.[citation needed] The Buckler premises has now been redeveloped as Wellington Mews apartments.

The Crowthorne Natural History Society was founded in 1968.[citation needed]

The site for the college was chosen mainly because of the cheap price of the land together with the abundance of building materials in the locality. The style of the building is usually referred to as “Nineteenth Century Baroque”.

Firefighters from Bracknell and Crowthorne rescued two men whose late night snack could have cost them dearly

The Old Wokingham Road club is putting on an event on Thursday, August 11       

Bracknell Forest councillors approved an application to convert the office block in Wellington Business Park

Crowthorne residents are often asked how they feel about living in close proximity to a lot of “Homicidal Maniacs”; in fact the people of Crowthorne would probably not be aware of the Hospital’s presence if it weren’t for the siren each Monday morning at 10 o’clock. Escapes are very rare and although when there is an escape, there is some tension in the village, the village hardly notices Broadmoor Hospital.

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Crowthorne holds a biennial carnival, usually taking place in early July. The 2008 theme was Fun and Fantasy; the 2010 theme was Rhythm of Life, and the 2012 theme was Best of British. The winners of the best junior school float prize were Oaklands Junior school in 2010, and 2012. The Carnival as a whole is organised by the Crowthorne Carnival Association, but individual events can be organised by local schools, groups and businesses.[3]

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As in many towns and villages in the UK, there are Brownie packs, Cub Packs, Scouts and Guides, and many other groups and clubs for children to join. There is also a social club and an active branch of the British Legion together with a residents association. Despite being some considerable distance from the sea, there is also an active branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

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Peter Sutcliffe was sent to the high security hospital after being diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1984

The Crowthorne community has been gifted three new defibrillators

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The Crowthorne Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Roscoe, is based in the village. The orchestra gives three concerts a year, usually at Wellington College, and also holds an open workshop for full orchestra in September and a string workshop in May. The orchestra celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011.[5]

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There is one secondary school which covers the whole of Crowthorne, Edgbarrow School. There are also five feeder schools; Hatch Ride Primary, New Scotland Hill, Crowthorne Church of England School, Wildmoor Heath (formerly Broadmoor Primary) and Oaklands Junior. There are a few pre-preparatory, preparatory schools, nurseries and child minders in the village accepting children ranging from 3 months to 11 years.

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The company of C.F.Taylor, which grew into a large international aeronautical fabrications empire, later part of British aerospace, was born in one shed of the Buckler premises in Heath Hill Road, shortly after World War II, where metal craftsman C.F.Taylor, single handed, produced aluminium racing fairings for motorcycles and bodies for early Buckler cars.[citation needed]