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30 Jul 2014 17:11

Illegal immigrants arrested at Reading service station

DETECTIVES and immigration officers swooped on a Reading service station to catch 15 illegal immigrants from west Africa.

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30 Jul 2014 17:00 • James Ash

Campaign to keep new coffee chain shop out of Pangbourne

VILLAGERS and business owners are fighting to stop a “faceless” high street coffee chain opening a new branch in Pangbourne.

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30 Jul 2014 15:30

Sewage repairs set to begin in Vastern Road

REPAIRS on a collapsed sewer in Vastern Road will start tomorrow.

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30 Jul 2014 15:00

More acts announced for Reading Festival

THE lineup for the final stage at this year’s sold-out Reading Festival has been announced with less than a month to go before wellies and tents take over the town once more.

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30 Jul 2014 14:30 • James Ash

New cancer charity set to provide care centre in Reading

A PAIR of acupuncturists are launching a new cancer charity which will give patients support when they are diagnosed.

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30 Jul 2014 08:00 • James Ash

Reading’s Clinical Commissioning groups (CCG) launch new app to help patients find nearest NHS services

A NEW smartphone app has been launched to help patients find their nearest NHS services.

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29 Jul 2014 17:15

Police release CCTV image of a man they wish to question over Charvil burglary

THIS is the man police believe holds vital clues to an unsolved burglary in Charvil.

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29 Jul 2014 16:55

Person hit by train causes delays on Reading to Gatwick services

COMMUTERS are being warned to expect delays between Reading and Gatwick Airport after someone was hit by a train in Surrey.

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29 Jul 2014 15:30

Reading to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War

STREETLIGHTS at Reading's Town Hall Square will be switched off on Monday to mark the outbreak of the First World War.

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29 Jul 2014 12:30 • Joe Gammie

A treat for fans of Argentinian cuisine

A FORGOTTEN corner of The Oracle is to be revitalised by an Argentinian steakhouse and water mill-themed artwork.

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28 Jul 2014 18:10

Online petition to change sentencing laws launched in memory of two cyclists who died in Purley smash

TWO fiancees have launched a petition to try to bolster sentencing powers to stop other families going through the nightmare they have endured.

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28 Jul 2014 14:30

TV chef Tom Kerridge joins our search for Berkshire's Best Young Chef

A MICHELIN-STARRED chef is hoping to inspire the next generation as he joins the search for the county’s most talented young cooks.

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28 Jul 2014 13:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Female cyclist, in her 20s, rushed to Royal Berkshire Hospital with 'serious injuries' after hit-and-run in east Reading

A CYCLIST has been rushed hospital with serious injuries after being involved in a hit-and-run incident in east Reading yesterday.

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28 Jul 2014 11:30 • Nick Gutteridge

Masked robbers take cash and cigarettes in early morning raid of BP petrol station at Burghfield M4 services

THREE robbers have made off with cash and cigarettes after raiding a petrol station at the M4 services at Burghfield.

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28 Jul 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie

New research at Reading University suggests cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) relieves pain

POSITIVE thinking could provide vital relief to patients suffering from chronic pain conditions.

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27 Jul 2014 17:30

Firefighters battle blaze in Whitley flat

Firefighters spent more than an hour battling a flat fire in Kennet Island, Whitley, this afternoon.

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27 Jul 2014 17:00 • James Ash

Colour-coding dementia wards at Royal Berkshire Hospital has improved morale

THE TRANSFORMATION of the Royal Berkshire Hospital’s elderly care wards has created a social hub for patients.

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27 Jul 2014 12:00 • James Ash

Reading University students develop computer game to help stroke survivors

A NEW Xbox computer game to help stroke survivors regain movement has been developed by students at Reading university.

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27 Jul 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie

Van driver relives the moment he ran over a drunk man lying in Tilehurst Road

A VAN driver broke down in tears when he was forced to relive the moment he ran over a drunk man lying in the middle of the road in the early hours of the morning.

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26 Jul 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie

Reading Buses told to tidy up 'green claims' by Advertising Standards Agency

“MISLEADING” claims about the ultra-low carbon emissions of Reading Buses’ fleet will be removed from its flyers after a complaint to the advertising watchdog.

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