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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


23 Aug 2014 02:00

Reading Festival Saturday Review

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