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Taylor Wimpey leaves enough room for The Wren School on Southcote site

4 Mar 2015 17:30 • Chris Anderson

A CONFIRMED location for a new secondary school is one step closer as housing developers keep up their half of a critical agreement.

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Former Highdown School headteacher denies fraud

3 Mar 2015 17:35

A HEADTEACHER who advised Gordon Brown and David Cameron’s governments on education pocketed almost £7,000 of school cash and stole expensive computers and cameras, a court heard today.

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Man admits to string of unprovoked assaults in town centre

3 Mar 2015 14:50

A MAN has admitted to a string of assaults after at least six residents were attacked in Reading town centre.

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ReadiFood benefit from Oratory Prep donations

3 Mar 2015 14:30

A FOOD bank has been given a welcome boost in finances by a village school.

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Latest: Husband and wife in suspected double suicide at The Forbury Hotel

2 Mar 2015 18:25 • Chris Anderson

A HUSBAND and wife who checked in for a night away from home have been found dead after a suspected suicide pact in their hotel room.

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3rd prize winner of the World War 1 young writers competition

3rd prize: The Cruelty of War by Matthew Mrozowski aged 12 A FLASH from a lamp could be seen for a brief moment somewhere down the lines of trenches. It quickly cast its glance over the sodden earth.

Second place prize entry for the World War 1 young writers competition

Young writers awarded for World War 1 fiction

Car crashes into Oxford Road shops

Renewed appeal to find missing Tilehurst man Ivan Kulyk

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Reading FC boss Steve Clarke labels Jamie Mackie's late equaliser as a

3 Mar 2015 23:00 • Paul Carey

STEVE Clarke hailed a “massive” goal in Reading's season after Jamie Mackie's late strike ended a run of four defeats in five games.

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Last gasp Jamie Mackie strike earns Reading FC a draw at Bolton

3 Mar 2015 22:00 • Paul Carey

A LATE strike from Jamie Mackie earned Reading a dramatic draw at the Macron Stadium as the Royals grabbed a share of the spoils three minutes into added time.

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FT: Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Reading FC

3 Mar 2015 18:15

Hello and welcome to live coverage of Bolton Wanderers v Reading FC at the Macron Stadium.

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Alex Lewington grabs a hat-trick of tries as London Irish ease to victory against London Welsh

2 Mar 2015 19:12 • Sportsdesk

ALEX Lewington scored a hat-trick of tries as London Irish returned to winning ways in the Aviva Premiership with a resounding victory at whipping boys London Welsh.

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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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First night review: Sleeping Beauty by Vienna Festival Ballet

4 Mar 2015 09:30

HIGH up in the balcony she rests her chin on her hands. The lights go down and her eyes open wide.

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Oye Yes Santana: Review by Mike Swift

27 Feb 2015 09:30

A SOLD out Norden Farm in Maidenhead played host to the ‘incredible’ Carlos Santana tribute band Oye Santana on Saturday night.

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Mum's the word with Alex Brocklesby

12 Feb 2015 09:30

At four months, baby has started to make up her own form of communication, all sorts of screeches, screams, gurgles and babbles and I love it so much I can’t help but actively encourage her.

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A stadium, a prince and a marathon

10 Feb 2015 09:30

WHEN I set out on the road to running a marathon I never expected it to take me to the hallowed turf of sacred Twickenham – twice – or shaking the hands of a prince in the England rugby team’s changing rooms, writes Rebecca Curley in this month's Reluctant Runner column.

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War story that grips audiences

28 Feb 2015 09:30

Peter Duncan, Edmund Wiseman and Emily Bowker head the cast of the national tour of Rachel Wagstaff’s stage play Birdsong, adapted from the novel by Sebastian Faulks.

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Escape into a world of dreams

27 Feb 2015 09:30

IT is always hard to critique a ballet performance because perhaps where as with comedians you could start with “well my five year old makes me laugh more” or with an actor there is the the possibility of them “over-acting” or in some cases “under-acting”.

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Whiteway's Watching: The Casual Vacancy

27 Feb 2015 09:30

AS ANY local newspaper reporter will moan to you about, parish council meetings can sometimes be a bit dull and only very rarely does the death of a parish councillor open a can of worms big enough for renowned angler, the late Ivan Marks, to never have to pop to the tackle shop ever again.

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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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