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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.

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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22 Oct 2014 13:30

Police investigating gang rape of 19-year-old woman in Whiteknights Road

A WOMAN was gang raped by a group of men in Whiteknights Road this morning, prompting a police investigation.

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22 Oct 2014 09:00

Five metre advertising screen set for Reading town centre

A “GARISH” advertising screen will be lighting up the town centre after planning bosses over-ruled officers and approved plans for a 5.2-metre high screen above a shopping arcade.

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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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