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More names announced for Reading Festival

23 Apr 2014 12:01

More than 50 news acts have been announced for this year's Reading Festival - including some local names.

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V-amping it up at The Oracle

23 Apr 2014 12:00 • Tessa Watkins

THOUSANDS of screaming fans queued for hours for the chance to meet their favourite band at an eagerly anticipated album signing.

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Sex offender sent explicit messages

23 Apr 2014 08:00 • Nick Gutteridge

A REMORSELESS sex offender grinned at the mother of his 12-year-old victim before swaggering from court to start a three year jail sentence.

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Loddon Bridge Park and Ride closed over flood alert

23 Apr 2014 06:30

LODDON Bridge Park and Ride has been closed due to a flood alert on the Lower River Loddon.

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Funding boost to help town get active

23 Apr 2014 06:30

COUNCIL bosses have announced 11 good causes are set to receive a funding boost as part of a drive to promote sustainable transport across the borough.

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Easter Treats

Sometimes being a vet takes all the fun out of Easter. Wandering down my supermarket aisle my eyes light on my favourite dark chocolate egg. Weighing in at 165 grams, I calculate it's enough to poison 66 chihuahuas. If I had just one Great Dane, still bad news. How about milk chocolate? A modest 65g egg is dangerous if eaten by any dog smaller than a Pug.

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The Week in Westminster: With Reading East MP Rob Wilson

WE have a short break from Westminster this week for Easter, so I thought I’d would raise a couple of local issues that are making me a bit grumpy at the moment.

We need to solve schools equation

Can we really afford to switch off?

The Week in Westminster: With Reading West MP Alok Sharma

Little green spaces are under attack

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Reading FC move back into play-offs with crucial home victory over Middlesbrough

22 Apr 2014 22:20 • Anthony Smith

READING FC ended a seven-match winless streak at Madejski Stadium and moved back into the play-offs with a rousing victory over Middlesbrough.

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LIVE - Reading FC v Middlesbrough

22 Apr 2014 16:30 • Sportsdesk

Welcome to the Madejski Stadium for live coverage of tonight's crucial Championship clash against Middlesbrough.

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Is Aaron Kuhl a target for Manchester City on back of Reading FC's Under 21 Premier League Cup success?

21 Apr 2014 16:35 • Sportsdesk

READING’S Under 21 Premier League Cup-winning captain Aaron Kuhl is a target for Manchester City, according to reports.

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Reading FC boss Nigel Adkins seeks response to 'shocking' defeat at Wigan Athletic

21 Apr 2014 16:10 • Sportsdesk

READING FC boss Nigel Adkins admitted his players must improve on their ‘shocking’ display at Wigan Athletic to stand any chance of reaching the play-offs.

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The Week in Westminster: With Reading East MP Rob Wilson

18 Apr 2014 09:32

WE have a short break from Westminster this week for Easter, so I thought I’d would raise a couple of local issues that are making me a bit grumpy at the moment.

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We need to solve schools equation

18 Apr 2014 09:31

IT PAINTS a telling picture that while a record number of children are celebrating being offered a place at their first choice of primary school, the percentage of youngsters getting allocated their number one option has dropped.

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Can we really afford to switch off?

18 Apr 2014 09:30

QUITE often I’ll merrily draft my column at some bizarre hour. I’m

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The Week in Westminster: With Reading West MP Alok Sharma

11 Apr 2014 09:31

INDIVIDUALS in work will feel a little better off at the end of this month, as they receive their first pay cheques following the increase in the Personal Allowance to £10,000 at the start of the tax yea

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Are You Listening? festival returns to Reading with huge line-up

17 Apr 2014 09:30

The fundraising festival with it’s finger firmly on the pulse of what’s fresh in music, Are You Listening? returns to Reading town centre on Saturday, April 26, after a successful debut in 2013.

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Royal Windsor Horse Show competition terms and conditions

17 Apr 2014 06:30

Royal Windsor Horse Show competition terms and conditions

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Best of British at The Orangery, Danesfield House

16 Apr 2014 09:30

Set in the beautiful Danesfield House in Marlow-on-Thames, The Orangery pulls off a blend of English delights with a continental twist.

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