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Firefighters rescue calf trapped in Lower Basildon river

20 Apr 2015 17:30 • Carly Read

A CALF was rescued by firefighters today after slipping into a river near Lower Basildon.

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Cat shot in face prompts police appeal for information

20 Apr 2015 15:50 • Carly Read

A CAT shot in the face with an air pellet has prompted a police appeal for information.

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Attacker jailed for 'random' assaults on shoppers and commuters

20 Apr 2015 08:30 • Chris Anderson

A “DANGEROUS” man who unleashed a 10-minute frenzy of violence in the town centre leaving six men and a woman injured has been jailed for three years.

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Ash scattering for former Maiden Erlegh pupil

19 Apr 2015 17:30

A memorial service was held at Maiden Erlegh School last week to celebrate the life of former Earley resident Tony Conway, 36.

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Mum's anger as son,11, bitten twice by dog

19 Apr 2015 15:30 • Georgina Campbell

A MUM has spoken out after her son was attacked twice by a dog in Theale. Schoolboy James Wells was out with friends at Theale skate park when a dog ran up and bit him on the leg on April 4.

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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

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Reading FC stopper Adam Federici apologises for FA Cup semi final blunder against Arsenal

20 Apr 2015 14:05 • Anthony Smith

READING FC goalkeeper Adam Federici has said sorry for his Wembley goalkeeping blunder in Saturday’s 2-1 FA Cup semi final defeat to Arsenal.

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Reading FC boss Steve Clarke: 'Adam Federici is distraught but he'll take this on the chin'

18 Apr 2015 21:21 • Anthony Smith

READING FC boss Steve Clarke has backed Adam Federici to recover from the bitter disappointment of his Wembley howler in the FA Cup semi final.

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Arsenal shatter Reading FC's FA Cup dream with extra-time victory at Wembley Stadium

18 Apr 2015 20:10 • Anthony Smith

READING FC'S dream of reaching their first ever FA Cup final was shattered by Arsenal – but not without an incredible battle at Wembley Stadium.

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FA CUP SEMI FINAL Result: Reading FC 1-2 Arsenal

18 Apr 2015 15:11 • Sportsdesk

Welcome to Wembley Stadium for today's FA Cup semi final between Reading FC and Arsenal.

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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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First night review: Chess The Musical

2 Apr 2015 09:30

LOOK around you. Do you really know the person you sit opposite at work as well as you think you do? Do you honestly know how talented the man in the finance room is? Are you aware the dinner lady at your child’s school may have the most incredible sounding voice?

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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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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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