25 Oct 2014 12:00

Tilehurst teenager on Olympic bid seeks sponsorship

OLYMPIC hopeful Liam Macdevitt is appealing to people to help him on his way to Rio.

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25 Oct 2014 09:10

Pedestrian struck by a car and killed whilst wandering along the M4 last night

MYSTERY surrounds why a pedestrian was wandering along the M4 before he was struck by a car and killed last night.


25 Oct 2014 08:00 • Chris Anderson

Literacy test shows white working class boys still bottom of school results in Reading

WHITE working class boys in Reading are sinking to the bottom of the education barrel as new data on literacy skills reaffirms.

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24 Oct 2014 18:00

Cat found with head and tail cut off in Westwood Road Tilehurst

A CAT whose head and tail had been cut off has been found in Tilehurst prompting a police investigation.


24 Oct 2014 16:55

Woman arrested and property shut down after police raid in west Reading

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of managing a brothel following a police raid in west Reading on Wednesday.


24 Oct 2014 16:45

Whitley man found guilty of rape in West Reading

A WHITLEY man has been found guilty of raping and beating a woman in West Reading in September last year.


24 Oct 2014 16:30

Investigation into gang rape in Whiteknights Road discontinued

POLICE have today ended their investigation into the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman in Whiteknights Road concluding that no offence took place.


24 Oct 2014 14:30

Man who went missing from Twyford found safe and well in Tilehurst

A MAN who went missing from Twyford has been found safe and well.


24 Oct 2014 12:50

Teen steals handbag from woman's lap during snatch-and-grab theft in east Reading

A TEENAGE boy stole a woman’s handbag from her lap at a bus stop during a snatch-and-grab theft in east Reading.


23 Oct 2014 18:00

Man charged in connection with burglary at south Reading hotel

A MAN has been charged in connection with a burglary of a south Reading hotel.


23 Oct 2014 17:00

Toys and Teens appeal launched with Reading Family Aid and The Reading Chronicle

Christmas shoppers are being urged to buy an extra gift for a child so they too can experience the magic of Christmas.

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23 Oct 2014 15:45

Woman knocked to the ground in Reading town centre after trying to stop a fight

A woman who tried to stop two men fighting was knocked to the ground prompting a police investigation .


23 Oct 2014 14:45

Reading A-level students come top in national rankings

READING'S A-level students were once again the highest ranking in the country last year.

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23 Oct 2014 13:30

Parents at new Heights School feel intimidated by 'aggressive' campaign against High Ridge site

A “CAMPAIGN of intimidation” and “bullying” targeting parents at a free school in Caversham Heights is pitting neighbours against each other.

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23 Oct 2014 13:25

Pamphleteer defends campaign leaflet delivery in Caversham Heights

A BREAKAWAY campaigner is defending his leaflet which was branded “grotesque” and “offensive” after it was delivered to thousands of Caversham Heights homes.


23 Oct 2014 08:00

Inquest hears a fisherman who fell in River Kennet died accidentally

A DOG walker waded into the river to save a fisherman who had toppled in but was unable to rescue him, an inquest heard.


22 Oct 2014 18:00

Police appeal for help tracing missing man from Twyford

POLICE are appealing for help tracing a man who went missing from Twyford yesterday.


22 Oct 2014 17:00

Seven year sentence for serial burglar who slashed youth worker with knife

A SERIAL burglar who slashed the arm of a youth worker has been jailed for more than seven years.


22 Oct 2014 15:30

Police release CCTV images following assault in Reading town centre in July

POLICE are releasing two CCTV images of men they would like to contact following the assault of two men in Reading town centre in July.


22 Oct 2014 14:00

Two people arrested for drug offences in west Reading

TWO people have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.