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27 Aug 2014 08:00

Charities awarded cash to cut crime

CHARITIES and community groups have been awarded a slice of nearly £190,000 to help reduce crime or help victims.

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26 Aug 2014 13:30

Updated: Oxford Road re-opens after bus and car collide in west Reading

A MAIN road has been re-opened in west Reading today after a bus collided with a car.

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26 Aug 2014 13:30

Reading clocks up coldest and wettest Bank Holiday weekend in more than 20 years

YESTERDAY was officially the coldest and wettest late August Bank Holiday in more than 20 years.

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26 Aug 2014 09:05

Firefighters battle garage fire in Winnersh last night

FIREFIGHTERS spent an hour-and-a-half battling a blaze after a garage caught fire in Winnersh last night.

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26 Aug 2014 08:00

Platinum pair share tips on 70-year marriage

“WE wouldn’t change it for the world,” said a Reading couple as they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with friends and family last week, writes Chris Anderson.

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25 Aug 2014 17:00

Musician who pushed boundaries

THE friends and family of a popular drummer and disabled rights campaigner who died two weeks ago paid tribute to a man who never let his disability hold him back.

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25 Aug 2014 09:30

Man and boy arrested on suspicion of rape at Reading Festival released on bail

A MAN and a boy arrested on suspicion of rape at Reading Festival have been released on bail.

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25 Aug 2014 08:30

Firefighters tackle deliberate car fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called out early this morning to car fire which is thought to have been started deliberately.

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25 Aug 2014 08:00

Swallowfield Show continues today

A SPECTACULAR stunt show and a dog display will be top of the bill when the 130th Swallowfield Show continues today.

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25 Aug 2014 00:30

Reading Festival Sunday Review

FEET tingled and the crowd pulsated to the drumming beats by Travis Barker.

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24 Aug 2014 17:00

Residents pack hall to object to 400 new homes

CROWDS of neighbours turned out in force to show their anger at proposals to build hundreds of new homes in Tilehurst.

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24 Aug 2014 16:20 • Nick Gutteridge

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is raped in west Reading

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was raped in west Reading in the early hours of yesterday morning.

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24 Aug 2014 16:00

Crime down as Reading Festival sees out last day

POLICE say the number of recorded crimes at this year's Reading Festival is down on last year.

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24 Aug 2014 12:00

Reading Festival: The Sunday Preview

READING Festival is due to finish in style tonight with another unmissable line up.

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24 Aug 2014 08:00

Commuters furious over rail fare increase

RAIL commuters from Reading were furious to hear that rail fares are to rise 3.5 per cent — in the wake of a survey that rates First Great Western near the bottom of the list for customer satisfaction.

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23 Aug 2014 20:30 • Nick Gutteridge

Updated: Missing teen last seen in Reading found safe and well

A MISSING teenager last seen in Reading has been found safe and well.

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23 Aug 2014 17:00

Exclusions for assault double in seven years

THE number of exclusions for assaulting teachers and pupils at Reading’s schools has more than doubled in seven years.

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23 Aug 2014 12:00

Reading Festival: The Saturday Preview

FESTIVALGOERS will be hoping the rain stays away today as they get ready for another bumper day of music.

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23 Aug 2014 08:00

Petition launched by partners of cyclists Kris Jarvis and John Morland calling for tougher drink driving sentences tops 16,500 signatures

THE partners of two cyclists killed by a drink driver in Purley say they are "overwhelmed" after their petition calling for tougher sentences topped 16,500 signatures.

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23 Aug 2014 02:00

Reading Festival Saturday Review

Indie legends Arctic Monkeys rounded off a supurb Saturday with a string of smash hits.

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