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Wrong 11 Plus exam results sent out to parents

21 Oct 2014 17:15

Parents anxiously awaiting their children’s 11-plus grammar school test results have been sent out the wrong scores, it can be revealed.

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TRAVEL: Trains disrupted between Reading and Basingstoke

21 Oct 2014 15:55

Trains between Reading and Basingstoke have been disrupted due to a tree falling on the line at Bramley

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Van stolen as delivery made

21 Oct 2014 14:00

A THIEF jumped behind the wheel of a van and drove off after a delivery driver left it idling as he popped a parcel through a door.

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Faulty electrical heater sparks blaze above Caversham pub

21 Oct 2014 09:20

A FAULTY electrical heater sparked a blaze in a home above a Caversham pub last night.

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Students flee east Reading home due to fears of carbon monoxide poisoning

21 Oct 2014 09:10

THREE students fled their home feeling unwell after their carbon monoxide alarm started beeping last night.

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Are green “tractors” the smart 4X4 option?

Even for people who follow new vehicle design fairly closely the lingering, classic image of the 4 X 4 is often that of an ostentatious gas guzzler with the eco-efficiency of a Sherman tank - the notorious “Chelsea Tractor”.

Are we swapping the gym for a gadget?

How will Reading fare in the Championship this season?

Getting to grips with project risk

The rise and rise of an online Norse Star

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AFC Bournemouth 3-0 Reading FC

21 Oct 2014 21:40 • Paul Carey

READING FC's defensive frailties were exposed again tonight, as they conceded three goals in 14 second-half minutes to fall to a 3-0 defeat at Bournemouth.

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Live: AFC Bournemouth 3-0 Reading FC

21 Oct 2014 20:30

Hello and welcome to live coverage of Reading FC's trip to AFC Bournemouth.

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Reading FC boss Nigel Adkins launches a stinging attack on his defence in wake of Rams defeat

20 Oct 2014 13:44 • Sportsdesk

READING FC boss Nigel Adkins launched a stinging attack on his leaky defence in the aftermath of their 3-0 home defeat by Derby County.

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Topsy Ojo hat trick leads London Irish to 70-14 destruction of Rovigo

19 Oct 2014 16:50

HAT trick hero Topsy Ojo led London Irish to a comfortable 70-14 victory in their opening European Challenge Cup game against Rovigo at the Madejski Stadium.

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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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Are green “tractors” the smart 4X4 option?

9 Oct 2014 13:03 • Hugh Miller

Even for people who follow new vehicle design fairly closely the lingering, classic image of the 4 X 4 is often that of an ostentatious gas guzzler with the eco-efficiency of a Sherman tank - the notorious “Chelsea Tractor”.

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Are we swapping the gym for a gadget?

9 Oct 2014 13:01 • Hugh Miller

We all know about the well-established trend among young people to risk obesity by spending endless hours glued to computer games - but it could just be that we’re giving technological gadgetry a bad name it doesn’t really deserve.

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How will Reading fare in the Championship this season?

8 Oct 2014 11:14

We're rolling into October now and the start of the winter period of the 2014/15 Championship season so things are starting to settle into place in the second tier of English football for The Royals and all of the other side's looking to secure promotion to the Premier League.

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Getting to grips with project risk

22 Sep 2014 09:30 • Hugh Miller

What’s the worst that could happen? That’s the pragmatic and not remotely doom-laden question any project manager has to ask before the ink is dry on the first draft of any operational plan - because solving problems before they get a chance to happen will add hugely to the prospects of ultimate success.

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Whiteway's watching: Cookery shows

21 Oct 2014 09:30

COOKERY shows are ten-a-penny these days with fully two-thirds of the standard five-channel schedule dedicated solely to people in kitchens making things that probably smell nice.

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The Reluctant Runner with Rebecca Curley

16 Oct 2014 09:30

TWO years ago and four and a half stone heavier is where my marathon journey began — although I didn’t know it then.

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Spiro are turning back the clock with new tour

15 Oct 2014 09:30

Acoustic foursome Spiro have turned back the clock and have reissued their debut record, from 1997, Pole Star.

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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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