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Concern over plans to shut police offices

2 Oct 2014 17:00

PLANS to cut costs by closing police community offices have sparked fears that neighbourhood policing is being sacrificed to make some capital.

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Costa Coffee in Pangbourne given the go ahead

2 Oct 2014 17:00

BUSINESS owners have been left “gutted” after a high street coffee chain was granted planning permission to open a new branch in Pangbourne.

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Police searching for missing woman last seen in Coley Avenue

2 Oct 2014 10:30

The police are searching for a woman who was last seen in Coley Avenue on Monday.

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Third Thames bridge debate rolls on

2 Oct 2014 08:00

CALLS for a crucial third crossing over the River Thames have been reignited as repairs to Reading Bridge could cause up to a year of disruption for motorists.

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THORPE PARK Resort's Fright Nights competition terms and conditions

2 Oct 2014 08:00

The terms and conditions for the 16-night Thorpe Park horror passes competition featured in this week's paper.

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Getting to grips with project risk

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.

The rise and rise of an online Norse Star

The Week in Westminster: With Reading West MP Alok Sharma

The Week in Westminster: With Reading East MP Rob Wilson

The Week in Westminster: With Reading West MP Alok Sharma

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Reading RFC are made to pay the penalty for missed kicks in defeat to Witney RFC

2 Oct 2014 16:30

READING RFC fell to their fourth straight defeat in the South West East One Division on Saturday in a tense encounter with Witney.

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Young Bulmershe gymnasts hit the medal trail

2 Oct 2014 15:00

BULMERSHE Gymnastics Club enjoyed another successful weekend that yielded plenty of medals for the women’s artistic gymnastics club at the Berkshire Levels competition in Windsor recently.

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Behind the scenes with Fenners: Read London Irish full back Andrew Fenby's exclusive column

2 Oct 2014 14:30

WHAT a win! It’s not very often you get a victory at Welford Road. In fact, Irish have only managed it twice in 91 years. In the end there was only three points in it, but we had a few clear cut chances that could have resulted in a more comprehensive win.

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Frustration for Reading FC after Elland Road stalemate

1 Oct 2014 22:10 • Sportsdesk

READING left Elland Road with a hard-fought point after a goalless draw with Leeds United

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Kirk Rice

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 »

Getting to grips with project risk

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.

22 Sep 2014 09:30 • Hugh Miller

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The rise and rise of an online Norse Star

8 Aug 2014 11:25 • Gary Farmer

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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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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First Night review of Table Manners by Alan Ayckbourn at Theatre Royal Windsor

30 Sep 2014 09:30

Alan Ayckbourn’s Table Manners, part of The Norman Conquests trilogy, dissects the relationship of a family as they spend the weekend together.

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Popstar Kerri Watt to grace Reading's Sub89

29 Sep 2014 09:30 • Adam Hewitt

SCOTTISH singer/songwriter Kerri Watt will grace Reading’s Sub89 bringing her light-hearted pop-folk.

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Review: Mark Thompson 'Stargazer' at Norden Farm

27 Sep 2014 10:30

SCIENCE and a Powerpoint presentation, on the face of it, maketh not a great way to spend a Friday night. However, this was not any ordinary science and a Powerpoint presentation.

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