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Art fair gives visitors chance to learn a new skill

27 Mar 2015 17:00

BUDDING artists will have the chance to try their hand at a number of new techniques at the Reading Contemporary Art Fair in April.

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Talented pair line up art show creations

27 Mar 2015 16:30

A HUSBAND and wife team are gearing up for the Reading Contemporary Art Fair from their studio in the Oxford Road.

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New ReadiBus presented in honour of Cllr Pete Ruhemann

27 Mar 2015 16:30

A NEW addition to the fleet of vehicles which serves the town’s elderly and disabled is to be dedicated to a long-serving councillor who died last year.

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'Bossy’ prof was trailblazer for academic women

27 Mar 2015 15:30 • Georgina Campbell

WITH the likes of Beyoncé and Emma Watson flying the flag for women in the 21st century, feminism has become associated with girl power and glamour.

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Artist who gave up life as a scientist to paint displays her work at the Reading Contemporary Art Fair

27 Mar 2015 10:00

A FORMER scientist who painted to relax before becoming a full-time artist will be exhibiting at the Reading Contemporary Art Fair for the first time this year.

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The Happy Horticulturist with Bernadette Varilone

Live life like you’ll die tomorrow, plant a garden like you’ll live forever – I can’t remember who quoted that to me once but it has stuck with me. In reality we just don’t do this, however.

Review: They Came From Mars - Shinfield Players Theatre

First night review: The History Boys

The Reluctant Runner: Cake

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London Irish's Tom Court relishing St Patrick's Day debut

27 Mar 2015 15:00

LONDON Irish prop Tom Court is relishing the chance to compete in his first St Patrick’s Party clash when Newcastle Falcons visit Madejski Stadium this Saturday (3pm ko).

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Reading FC: Chris Gunter signs contract extension with the Royals

27 Mar 2015 14:31 • Sportsdesk

CHRIS Gunter has signed a contract extension with Reading FC that will keep him at the club until 2016.

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Behind the scenes with Fenners: Andew Fenby's exclusive London Irish column

27 Mar 2015 13:30

I wanted to dedicate this week’s column to this Saturday’s St Patrick’s Party, but I simply couldn’t ignore what happened last weekend in arguably the best day of rugby ever!

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Reading FC's Jem Karacan honoured to lead 'Ryan's Royals'

27 Mar 2015 11:30 • Paul Carey

JEM KARACAN says he’s “extremely proud” to be heading a special project that demonstrates what a fantastic family club Reading are.

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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 Happy Horticulturist with Bernadette Varilone

23 Mar 2015 09:30

Live life like you’ll die tomorrow, plant a garden like you’ll live forever – I can’t remember who quoted that to me once but it has stuck with me. In reality we just don’t do this, however.

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Review: They Came From Mars - Shinfield Players Theatre

15 Mar 2015 09:30

THE Farndale Avenue Townswomen’s Guild drama group are renowned for their lack of stage prowess and their production of this sci-fi drama resulted in the predictable mayhem we have come to expect from these ladies of somewhat limited talent! Props went astray, lines were forgotten or muddled and we witnessed a series of wardrobe malfunctions, the absurdity of which all added to the hilarity of the evening.

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First night review: The History Boys

10 Mar 2015 09:30

PASS the parcel. These are some of the final words said in The History Boys by focal character Hector – an inspiring and off-curricula English teacher nurturing a group of eight boys through to their university entry exams.

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The Reluctant Runner: Cake

9 Mar 2015 09:30

It is quite amusing, well to me anyway, that this month’s column on my London Marathon training sits right next to a piece about sugar dependency.

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Be enticed by Caddy's tales of life and loss

22 Mar 2015 09:30

ACOUSTIC Blues, Country and Folk singer songwriter, Caddy Cooper is a travelling soul.

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World class illusionist champs

21 Mar 2015 09:30

The award winning team of tricksters, swindlers and cheats, Champions of Magic are back for an adventurous spring tour.

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Wow: dreams can come true

20 Mar 2015 09:30

WERE you one of those millions of Kate Bush fans who sat on the phone, was poised at your keyboard – even had your husband doing the same...and all the students he was teaching at the time...in a bid to get tickets to Kate Bush’s earth-shattering tour last year?

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Mapping out the buy-to-let opportunity

A brief look at the recent history of the UK property market is enough to explain why buy-to-let is rightly seen as a sound investment option, but of course life, where serious money is concerned, is never straightforward.

17 Oct 2014 11:23 • Roy Beers

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