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21 Oct 2014 17:15

Wrong 11 Plus exam results sent out to parents

Parents anxiously awaiting their children’s 11-plus grammar school test results have been sent out the wrong scores, it can be revealed.

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21 Oct 2014 15:55

TRAVEL: Trains disrupted between Reading and Basingstoke

Trains between Reading and Basingstoke have been disrupted due to a tree falling on the line at Bramley

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21 Oct 2014 14:00

Van stolen as delivery made

A THIEF jumped behind the wheel of a van and drove off after a delivery driver left it idling as he popped a parcel through a door.

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21 Oct 2014 09:20

Faulty electrical heater sparks blaze above Caversham pub

A FAULTY electrical heater sparked a blaze in a home above a Caversham pub last night.

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21 Oct 2014 09:10

Students flee east Reading home due to fears of carbon monoxide poisoning

THREE students fled their home feeling unwell after their carbon monoxide alarm started beeping last night.

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21 Oct 2014 08:00

Christmas ice rink to grace Forbury Gardens winter wonderland

A winter wonderland will be coming to town this year with an ice rink taking centre stage.

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20 Oct 2014 17:00

Petition to save Kings Point eyesore launched by campaigners

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for the protection of a notorious town centre eyesore because its destruction will tear a gap in the visible history of Reading.

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20 Oct 2014 16:00

Police helicopter chased down stolen BMW found in River Kennet near Aldermaston

POLICE are appealing for information after a BMW reported stolen last night from Tidmarsh was found in the River Kennet outside Aldermaston.

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20 Oct 2014 12:30

Luxury homes set for Market Place, Reading town centre

THE HUSTLE and bustle of the Market Place could also become one of the town’s most salubrious places to live with a multi-million pound facelift.

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19 Oct 2014 22:05

Reading and Newbury firefighters on standby for Didcot Power Station fire

FIRE crews from Reading and Newbury are on standby to a major fire that has broken out at Didcot Power Station tonight (Sunday).

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18 Oct 2014 17:00 • James Ash

New pitch will be too noisy, say Woodley residents

RESIDENTS are worried that the installation of an artificial football pitch will turn a Woodley park into “a Disneyland”.

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18 Oct 2014 08:00

Conmen jailed for bankrupting firm

An airline pilot and a crooked lawyer plotted with two pals to rake in £30 million by taking out multiple bogus mortgages on strangers’ homes, bankrupting a Woodley and Reading solicitors.

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17 Oct 2014 16:25

Updated: Indecent exposure is linked to previous attacks

A man wearing a hoody standing among trees seen exposing himself to girls on their way to school, is being hunted by police.

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17 Oct 2014 15:10

Four men arrested in Woodley and Earley on suspicion of drugs offences

Four men have been arrested in Woodley and Earley on suspicion of drugs offences.

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17 Oct 2014 10:30

Updated: Man dies after being struck by a train at Ufton Nervet level crossing

A MAN has died after being hit by a train at the notorious Ufton Nervet level crossing last night.

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17 Oct 2014 08:00

Tilehurst principal to help set standards for teaching assistants

A TILEHURST principal has been invited to head a national panel tasked with setting industry standards for teaching assistants.

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16 Oct 2014 15:30

Teenager left bruised after an attack outside Oracle car park yesterday

A TEENAGER was left bruised after being attacked outside the Oracle car park yesterday afternoon.

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16 Oct 2014 12:00

Updated: Campaigners welcome court’s decision to reject the appeal of driver who killed two cyclists in a smash in Purley.

CAMPAIGNERS have welcomed a court’s decision to reject the appeal of a reckless driver who killed two cyclists in a devastating smash in Purley.

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16 Oct 2014 10:00

Photos reveal inmate at Reading Gaol who caught the eye of playwright Oscar Wilde

HE is swarthy-skinned and a little cheeky, and he gazes defiantly at the camera, his hands clasped to his chest, as if suggesting he is the picture of innocence.

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16 Oct 2014 09:30

Pensioner taken to hospital following hit and run with a motorcyclist in east Reading

A PENSIONER was taken to hospital after a hit and run collision with a motorcyclist in east Reading last night.

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