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Street dealer spared jail

28 Aug 2014 08:00

A STREET dealer from a middle class family who carried his cannabis around in a Louis Vuitton bag has been spared jail so that he can finish his studies.

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Misconduct notice served on sixth Thames Valley Police officer over a probe into the murder of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson

27 Aug 2014 14:30

A SIXTH police officer has been served with a misconduct notice over a probe into the murder of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson.

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Police search for man after woman is groped in her sleep on train between London Paddington and Reading

27 Aug 2014 10:30 • Nick Gutteridge

POLICE want to speak to this man after a young woman was groped in her sleep on a train between Paddington and Reading.

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Charities awarded cash to cut crime

27 Aug 2014 08:00

CHARITIES and community groups have been awarded a slice of nearly £190,000 to help reduce crime or help victims.

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Updated: Oxford Road re-opens after bus and car collide in west Reading

26 Aug 2014 13:30

A MAIN road has been re-opened in west Reading today after a bus collided with a car.

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The rise and rise of an online Norse Star

When a company “suddenly” experiences a meteoric rise, particularly when it’s one operating in the jungle of online marketing services, it can leave pundits struggling to find an adequate explanation.

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Jake Taylor nets late winner at Scunthorpe United to send Reading FC into Capital One Cup third round

26 Aug 2014 22:25 • Sportsdesk

JAKE Taylor sealed Reading’s place in the Capital One Cup third round with a late winner at Scunthorpe United.

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Reading FC boss slams his side's defending in Nottingham Forest defeat

25 Aug 2014 13:33

READING FC boss Nigel Adkins lamented four “poor goals” that cost his side in Saturday’s 4-0 loss at Nottingham Forest.

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London Irish RFC edge out Bristol in historic Hazelwood clash

25 Aug 2014 12:30 • Sportsdesk

LONDON Irish RFC secured a hard-fought 27-26 win over Bristol in their penultimate warm-up match.

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Reading FC suffer a heavy defeat at the league leaders

23 Aug 2014 17:10 • Paul Carey

Reading FC were put to the sword by ex-Royal Michail Antonio as he notched a brace in a heavy defeat for Nigel Adkins' men.

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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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Opinion »

The rise and rise of an online Norse Star

When a company “suddenly” experiences a meteoric rise, particularly when it’s one operating in the jungle of online marketing services, it can leave pundits struggling to find an adequate explanation.

8 Aug 2014 11:25 • Gary Farmer

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The Week in Westminster: With Reading West MP Alok Sharma

1 Aug 2014 09:30

AS our local economy continues to grow, business confidence expands and unemployment falls, it is not surprising more people are looking to Reading to work and bring up their families.

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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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Big debut for dynamic quintet Lucius at Reading Festival

23 Aug 2014 09:30

Indie pop band Lucius spoke to us about the excitement surrounding their first set at Reading on the Festival Republic Stage tomorrow (Sunday)...

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Pulled Apart By Horses tell us why Reading Festival is 'special' to them

22 Aug 2014 17:30

PULLED Apart By Horses are set to bring their high-energy, sweat-inducing alternative rock to the Main Stage tomorrow (Saturday) but, having formed in Leeds, will Reading be just another show next to their home-coming Yorkshire performance?

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Enter Shikari promise to light up Reading Festival

22 Aug 2014 15:00

AFTER they almost blew the roof off the tent at last year’s festival, we caught up with raucous Enter Shikari ahead of their set on the Main Stage today (Friday).

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