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BREAKING: Jayden Parkinson killer Ben Blakeley sentenced to life in prison

25 Jul 2014 15:40

THE Reading killer who murdered his pregnant former girlfriend and buried her in his uncle's grave has been jailed for life today.

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Tilehurst benefits cheat jailed after £100k of claims

26 Jul 2014 08:00

A BENEFITS cheat who claimed more than £100,000 has been jailed for 16 months.

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Crash-for-cash fraudster takes overdose on day he was expecting to be jailed

25 Jul 2014 17:30

A CRASH-FOR-CASH fraudster is in a serious condition in hospital tonight after taking an overdose on the day he was expecting to be jailed.

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Seven men from Reading, Woodley and Earley arrested after a series of dawn raids across the region targeting drug dealing

25 Jul 2014 17:00

POLICE have arrested seven men after a series of dawn raids in the region yesterday morning.

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TRAVEL: Lightning strike caused delays on trains between Reading and Slough

25 Jul 2014 15:39

THERE are delays of up to 30 minutes on trains between Reading and Slough this afternoon after problems caused by a lightning strike.

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Reading FC's Hal Robson-Kanu urges boss Nigel Adkins to play him up front

25 Jul 2014 17:30

HAL Robson-Kanu is prepared for the biggest year of his career to date – as he aims to prove himself as the man to lead Reading FC’s frontline.

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Binfield shooting star Amber Hill fails in bid to reach Commonwealth Games final

25 Jul 2014 15:05 • Sportsdesk

BINFIELD shooter Amber Hill has failed in her bid to reach the Commonwealth Games skeet final.

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James Frost's five wicket haul is not enough to save Kidmore End from another defeat against Yateley

25 Jul 2014 13:30

KIDMORE End remain winless and rock bottom of Thames Valley League Division 1 after they slipped to a 41 run reverse at Yateley.

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Sonning CC continue climb up the Thames Valley League Division 2b table after beating Aldershot

25 Jul 2014 12:30

IMPROVING Sonning made it three wins in five as they battled to a thrilling two-wicket success at Aldershot in Thames Valley League Division 2b.

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Still Searching for Income

In 2012 I was asked to write for this publication and based on comments from clients I thought it was then topical to look at maximising the return on savings in a low interest rate environment; I entitled the piece 'Searching for Income'.

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The Week in Westminster: With Reading East MP Rob Wilson

25 Jul 2014 09:30

WITH the Parliamentary term coming to an end on Tuesday I am looking forward to getting back to Reading and being able to focus on local issues.

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The Week in Westminster: With Reading West MP Alok Sharma

18 Jul 2014 09:30

IN recent weeks, I have been speaking at a number of events focused on the important debate about airport capacity, including a conference organised by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and a Runways UK event held at the Guildhall in the City of London.

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Who’s rich enough to buy Reading?

17 Jul 2014 12:28 • Gary Farmer

Could billionaire James Dyson hoover up Reading all by himself - or would he need a little help from Richard Branson?

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Anti-social media needs a muzzle

14 Jul 2014 12:14 • Gary Farmer

It was bad enough when people were regularly getting themselves into trouble with e-mails they wish they’d never sent - and then came Facebook. And unfortunately the “say it in haste, repent at leisure” syndrome is even more acute now, with the advent of Twitter.

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Campaign launched to save Windsor's 100-year-old theatre which is the only unsubsidised theatre in the country

18 Jul 2014 10:15

A campaign has been launched by the Windsor Observer - part of the Berkshire Media Group - to save Windsor's 100-year-old theatre as fears the curtain could come down for the final time surface.

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First night review of Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens at Theatre Royal Windsor

1 Jul 2014 09:30

IT’S annoying what you can fail to deduce about a murder mystery even when you’ve picked up the scent.

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Artists take their talents to the streets

23 Jun 2014 09:30

A TOWN centre was bustling with life and colour as hundreds of artists and performers showcased their talents.

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