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16 Sep 2014 12:30

Police driver under investigation in connection with fatal collision in Wokingham Road

A POLICE officer is under investigation in connection with a fatal traffic collision in east Reading.

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16 Sep 2014 11:30

Rapist jailed for historic sexual attacks on two young girls in Reading

A RAPIST who committed multiple sexual attacks on two young girls has been jailed for 20 years.

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16 Sep 2014 09:30

Police appeal for help tracing man who went missing in Reading

POLICE are appealing for help tracing a man who went missing in Tilehurst on Sunday.

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16 Sep 2014 08:00

Reading Buses' CEO James Freeman stands down after seven years

READING Buses’ CEO joked that his head would be too swollen to get out the door after he was given a touching send-off by transport leaders.

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15 Sep 2014 17:30

Two teenagers arrested in connection with a robbery near the Abbey Ruins

TWO teenagers have been arrested after a woman’s handbag was stolen in a snatch-and-grab robbery on Friday.

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15 Sep 2014 16:30

MAN convicted of historic rape in Tilehurst

A MAN has been convicted at Reading Crown Court today of an historic rape in Tilehurst.

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15 Sep 2014 16:15

Burglars last seen fleeing the scene after crashing a car stolen from a raid in Whitley this morning

BURGLARS who stole a car from a Whitley home were last seen fleeing on foot after they crashed it less than two hours later.

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15 Sep 2014 16:00

Students warned to not walk home alone after flasher exposes himself to three girls in Caversham

STUDENTS are being warned not to walk home alone after a flasher exposed himself to three young girls this morning.

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15 Sep 2014 14:00

Tilehurst man charged in connection with rape in west Reading

A MAN has been charged with rape and attempted rape in connection with an attack in west Reading last month.

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15 Sep 2014 10:25 • Sportsdesk

David and Victoria Beckham pay a visit to Reading FC

DAVID Beckham paid a visit to Reading FC’s training ground yesterday to watch his sons play football.

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15 Sep 2014 08:00 • James Ash

Plans for Tesco in Goring hit stumbling block

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a supermarket on the site of a former Goring pub have hit a stumbling block.

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14 Sep 2014 18:10

Updated: Woman arrested in connection with a suspected arson in west Reading this afternoon

A WOMAN has been arrested in connection with a suspected arson in west Reading this afternoon.

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14 Sep 2014 12:30 • Joe Gammie

Spinal-injury victim has his bike stolen

A TREASURED bike which helped a teacher who fractured his spine in a cycling smash get back on the road has been stolen.

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14 Sep 2014 09:30

Game on for independent retailers

IT was game on for a couple of independent retailers who scooped the top industry award for Reading last night.

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14 Sep 2014 08:30 • James Ash

Whitley homes for travellers plan prompts protest

PLANS to locate two mobile homes for travellers at the end of a residential street in Whitley met with strong opposition at a meeting last Friday.

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13 Sep 2014 12:30

Rallying round to help boy with rare cancer

SCORES of people from the Whitley community have come together to raise funds for a brave young teenager with a rare type of cancer.

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13 Sep 2014 08:30 • Joe Gammie

Future uncertain for Southcote GP surgery

THE future of a GP surgery has been thrown into doubt after five doctors announced their retirement simultaneously.

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12 Sep 2014 17:10

Katesgrove man jailed for 11-and-a-half-years at Reading Crown Court for historic rape and kidnap

A MAN who kidnapped a woman from a phone box and raped her during an attack in Reading 26 years ago has been jailed for 11-and-a-half years.

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12 Sep 2014 17:00

Firefighters attend accidental kitchen fire in Tilehurst

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a kitchen fire in Tilehurst today after neighbours reported smoke coming out of a house on New Lane Hill.

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12 Sep 2014 17:00

Cyclists clock 40,000 miles on ‘Boris bikes’

PEDAL power has proven popular after a ‘Boris bike’ scheme was launched this summer giving commuters and residents in Reading easy access to bicycles.

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