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25 Jan 2015 13:53

Police respond to report of sexual offence in park

Police were called to Palmer Park last night following a report of a sexual offence.

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25 Jan 2015 13:15

Appeal for witnesses to ATM assault after teen punched in face

A TEEN was assaulted last night as he withdrew money from an ATM in Station Road.

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23 Jan 2015 16:05

Nurse cleared of beating patient

A nurse wept today after a jury cleared her of hitting a severely disabled patient with a broom handle.

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23 Jan 2015 15:40

Man dies in chemical incident

A man has died in a garage prompting a chemical incident response by the emergency services this afternoon.

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23 Jan 2015 15:00 • Carly Read

Drainage work and barrier repairs result in carriageway closures until summer

DRAINAGE work, bridge and barrier repairs will result in a number of overnight road closures throughout the borough – with some planned works lasting until the summer.

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23 Jan 2015 13:30

Two men jailed for stripping rare car for parts and drug offences

TWO men have been jailed after being caught stripping a stolen car for parts.

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23 Jan 2015 09:55

RBH chairman stands down

The chairman of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is to step down, it has been announced this morning.

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22 Jan 2015 17:00

Nurse denies hitting patient with broom handle

A nurse used a broom handle to hit a “very vulnerable” patient over the head in a hospital ward, a jury heard.

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22 Jan 2015 17:00 • Chris Anderson

Outraged over response to mix-up at sweet stand

A MOTHER said she was “disgusted” that her four-year-old son’s nut allergy flared up after he ate sweets from a mislabelled pick-and-mix stand.

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22 Jan 2015 15:15

Updated: Twenty-year-old woman killed in car collision on the A4074

A 20-year-old woman has died after a two-car collision on the A4074 Reading Road near Cane End this morning.

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22 Jan 2015 12:30 • Chris Anderson

Life saving equipment given to grateful Woodley school

A LIFE-SAVING gift has been given to a Woodley school by a charity founded by the mum of a five-year-old who died last year.

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22 Jan 2015 12:00 • Chris Anderson

The sorry state of football facilities

FOOTBALL pitches are in such a poor state of repair that amateur football teams are abandoning the borough to play elsewhere.

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22 Jan 2015 11:30 • Carly Read

Town centre traffic lights turned off in junction trial

Shoppers dodged buses, cars and bikes just one day into a six month experiment which saw Reading Borough Council switch off traffic lights at a major town centre junction.

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22 Jan 2015 10:45 • James Ash

Caversham GP practice placed into special measures by CQC

A MONTH long wait to see doctors has left a Caversham GP practice being placed into special measures by a health regulator.

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22 Jan 2015 10:30

Three people rushed to hospital after two car collision on A4074

A WOMAN is in a life threatening condition and two other people have rushed to hospital after a two-car collision on Woodcote Road (A4074) this morning.

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22 Jan 2015 09:15

Police appealing for witnesses after collision

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian collided with a car in South Oak Way, Green Park yesterday morning (Wednesday).

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22 Jan 2015 08:30

Missing girl found safe and well

A GIRL who went missing on Saturday has been found safe and well.

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21 Jan 2015 17:06

Man charged with Caversham burglaries

A MAN has been charged in connection with burglaries in Caversham.

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21 Jan 2015 17:00

Reading firefighters help rescue horse from bog near Slough

FIRE crews from Caversham Road and Dee Road helped rescue a mare this morning after she got stuck in mud.

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21 Jan 2015 16:00

Have you seen this man? Police appeal after disappearance of Sasha Green

THIS is the man police want to speak to after the disappearance of 16-year-old Sasha Green, who was last seen in Shinfield on Saturday morning.

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