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Reading to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War

29 Jul 2014 15:30

STREELIGHTS at Reading's Town Hall Square will be switched off on Monday to mark the outbreak of the First World War.

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A treat for fans of Argentinian cuisine

29 Jul 2014 12:30 • Joe Gammie

A FORGOTTEN corner of The Oracle is to be revitalised by an Argentinian steakhouse and water mill-themed artwork.

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Online petition to change sentencing laws launched in memory of two cyclists who died in Purley smash

28 Jul 2014 18:10

TWO fiancees have launched a petition to try to bolster sentencing powers to stop other families going through the nightmare they have endured.

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TV chef Tom Kerridge joins our search for Berkshire's Best Young Chef

28 Jul 2014 14:30

A MICHELIN-STARRED chef is hoping to inspire the next generation as he joins the search for the county’s most talented young cooks.

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Female cyclist, in her 20s, rushed to Royal Berkshire Hospital with 'serious injuries' after hit-and-run in east Reading

28 Jul 2014 13:00 • Nick Gutteridge

A CYCLIST has been rushed hospital with serious injuries after being involved in a hit-and-run incident in east Reading yesterday.

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Reading hockey club duo suffer defeat with England at Commonwealth Games

29 Jul 2014 12:38 • Sportsdesk

READING Hockey Club's Simon Mantell and Nick Catlin were in the England team which suffered cruel defeat against New Zealand in their penultimate Pool B match at the Commonwealth Games after Simon Child fired home in the 68th minute to seal victory for the world number six side.

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Tilehurst duo Andy Knapper and Adam Barrett win Commonwealth Games bronze medals

29 Jul 2014 10:22 • Sportsdesk

TILEHURST Bowling Club’s Andy Knapper overcame injury to claim a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.

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Reading Hockey Club and England stars beaten by Australia in Commonwealth Games

28 Jul 2014 19:35 • Sportsdesk

READING Hockey Club's Women were in the England team which suffered their first loss of the 2014 Commonwealth Games when they were beaten 3-0 by defending champions Australia today.

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Reading Hockey Club pair Nick Catlin and Simon Mantell help England to big win over Malaysia

28 Jul 2014 13:30 • Sportsdesk

READING Hockey Club pair Nick Catlin and Simon Mantell helped England men to an 8-1 thrashing of Malaysia in their second Pool B match at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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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 • Hugh Miller

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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Review: Tom Rosenthal and Ivo Graham at Henley Fringe Festival

26 Jul 2014 09:30

FRESH-FACED comedian Tom Rosenthal swapped his usual ‘Friday Night Dinner’ to tell erratic tales of his seemingly blossoming career as a ‘professional pretender’ (or actor) and life with a newly acquired girlfriend to a full pub at this year’s Henley Fringe Festival.

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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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