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23 Apr 2014 17:00 • James Ash

Call for action on Woodley's oversubscribed GPs

READING East MP Rob Wilson has called for a “plan of action” to battle rising pressure on Woodley’s GP surgeries.

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23 Apr 2014 16:15

Temporary traffic lights to be installed in Bath Road, Reading, tomorrow for emergency sewer repairs

MOTORISTS are being warned to expect delays when engineers make emergency repairs to a collapsed sewer in Bath Road tomorrow.

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23 Apr 2014 12:01

More names announced for Reading Festival

More than 50 news acts have been announced for this year's Reading Festival - including some local names.

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23 Apr 2014 12:00 • Tessa Watkins

V-amping it up at The Oracle

THOUSANDS of screaming fans queued for hours for the chance to meet their favourite band at an eagerly anticipated album signing.

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23 Apr 2014 08:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Sex offender sent explicit messages

A REMORSELESS sex offender grinned at the mother of his 12-year-old victim before swaggering from court to start a three year jail sentence.

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23 Apr 2014 06:30

Loddon Bridge Park and Ride closed over flood alert

LODDON Bridge Park and Ride has been closed due to a flood alert on the Lower River Loddon.

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23 Apr 2014 06:30

Funding boost to help town get active

COUNCIL bosses have announced 11 good causes are set to receive a funding boost as part of a drive to promote sustainable transport across the borough.

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22 Apr 2014 17:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Candidates get ready for Reading Borough Council election

A BEAUTY queen and a charity fundraiser are among the new candidates joining the election race for seats on Reading Borough Council next month.

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22 Apr 2014 16:00

Cash boost for better travel

COUNCIL bosses have announced 11 good causes are set to receive a funding boost as part of a drive to promote sustainable transport across the borough.

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22 Apr 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie

Campaigners vow to fight controversial plans to build at Katesgrove site overlooking River Kennet

CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to fight controversial plans to build on a derelict site overlooking the River Kennet.

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22 Apr 2014 04:00 • Andrew Belt

Recycling egg boxes in Calcot

A SUPERMARKET is offering customers the chance to recycle Easter egg boxes.

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21 Apr 2014 17:00 • James Ash

Good Ofsted mark for a Burghfield primary school

A BURGHFIELD primary school has set its sights on scoring top marks with an education watchdog after boosting its rating.

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21 Apr 2014 12:00 • Joe Gammie

Reading's health bosses announce month-long Beat the Street challenge

NEIGHBOURS are being urged to reach for the moon during a month-long walking and cycling challenge.

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21 Apr 2014 09:20 • Andrew Belt

Car destroyed in Burghfield Common blaze

A CAR was completely destroyed after it caught fire in Burghfield Common last night.

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21 Apr 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie

Outraged Reading neighbour demands apology at listing on electoral register

AN OUTRAGED neighbour is demanding council bosses apologise after claiming his name was added to the electoral register without his consent.

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21 Apr 2014 00:30

Celebrate retail during the sales

IF you are one of the thousands to hit the streets of Reading this Easter Monday looking to bag a sale, why not nominate a shop in this year's Reading Retail Awards?

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20 Apr 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie

Reading health bosses pledge to extend GP opening hours into evenings and weekends

HEALTH bosses have pledged to extend GPs’ hours into the evenings and weekends despite missing out on £5m in Government funding.

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20 Apr 2014 12:00 • James Ash

Reading University students test their skills at successful dairy farm

AGRICULTURE students put their skills to the test when they offered tips and advice to a successful dairy farm.

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20 Apr 2014 08:00 • James Ash

More children miss out on first choice primary school in Reading

MORE children missed out on their first choice of primary school this year.

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19 Apr 2014 17:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Reading's Lib Dem leader warns spiraling compensation fund could lead to squeeze on vital services

MORE claims to a compensation fund for underpaid female council employees could put a squeeze on vital services, fears Reading’s Lib Dem leader.

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