FURRY friends were the centre of attention this week as Alok Sharma MP officially opened a new veterinary practice in Tilehurst, writes Olivia Rennie.
REAL ale connoisseurs, loyal cider lovers and fair-weather fans of having a drink in the sunshine will be pleased to know the Reading Beer & Cider Festival is back.
EVERY employee at an electronics engineering business that went into administration has found a new job after their firm was taken over.
A CARE provider marked their 10-year anniversary by receiving an 'Outstanding' rating from healthcare watchdogs this week.
The tagline and primary aim of Reading SOUP is to 'fill the belly and nourish the soul'. On the evening of March 16 I went along to St Laurence's Church prepared, a pang of hunger in my tummy and my soul, as ever, anaemic and in need of deep…
A GROUP of young fundraisers from Caversham have raised a phenomenal £800 by holding a Sponsored Throw to support the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) lifesaving research.
A driver sustained a serious head injury after his car rolled over in the this morning (March 27).
HERE'S the Police and Crime Plan for 2017/18
READING FC midfielder John Swift has been nominated for the EFL Young Player of the Year award.
A MAGISTRATE and teaching assistant used the privacy of a secluded judges' car park to sexually abuse a boy, a jury heard today.
ON APRIL 22 and 23 the Rivermead Leisure Centre will be transformed into a vast and diverse gallery of modern art.
A BUTCHER has been crowned a cut above the rest after wining a national pie competition Jon Thorner's, which has an outlet at Hare Hatch Sheeplands garden centre in Twyford, beat out the competition with their steak and ale pie.
TEMPERATURES are set to stay high this week.
THE CYCLIST who died in a horrifc accident when he crashed into a pedestrian early last week has been named as University of Reading student Benjamin Pedley.
THE PRIME Minister Theresa May is set to trigger Article 50 on Wednesday, allowing England to begin leaving the European Union.
PHIL Mead and Calin Spicica trebles denied Sonning Common & Peppard B a point as they lost 6-4 at Kingfisher D in Division One of the Reading & District League.
THE top job at Reading Borough Council will be filled by a permanent member of staff for the first time in nine months.
WEST Ham could be lining up Reading FC boss Jaap Stam to be their next manager.
Foreign government-owned companies will be involved in running almost 75% of UK's railways.
THE LEADER of Wokingham Borough Council has expressed his “whole hearted” apologies after he accused a fellow politician of being a “liar”.
THE HEAD teacher at a “vibrant and welcoming” school has been praised for her work by education chiefs.
A RETIRED headteacher who suffered life-changing injuries in a horrific crash has revealed her grief after the TEXTING driver who caused the terrible accident was handed just six points on his licence.