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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.