18 Apr 2015 17:30 • Chris Anderson

Red Cow pub gets new lease of life

A LANDLORD who turned around an east Reading drinking hole in a matter of weeks is set to take over a Katesgrove pub that closed its doors.

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18 Apr 2015 12:30 • Chris Anderson

Widow backs PSP campaign to raise awareness of rare disease

“THERE is no cure and there is nothing the doctors can do but at least I can help let people know what is in store.”

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18 Apr 2015 08:30 • Chris Anderson

ReadiFood break-in inspires donations

FOODBANK volunteers have been blown away by neighbours’ generosity after burglars made off with supplies destined for some of the town’s most vulnerable residents.

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17 Apr 2015 22:10

Man sentenced for train sex attack

A man who sexually assaulted a woman he sat next to on a train even after she tried to elbow him away, has been given a suspended prison sentence.


17 Apr 2015 17:30

Looking back: Reading FC need spirit of Simod Cup heroes to help them beat Arsenal in FA Cup semi final

Reading FC historian David Downs has exclusively unveiled to the Chronicle this week a little slice of the club’s FA Cup history.

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17 Apr 2015 16:35 • Carly Read

Arrests made following theft of pedigree puppies

POLICE have arrested two people in connection with the theft of two pedigree puppies from a house in a village near Reading.


17 Apr 2015 15:00

Police appeal for missing man

POLICE are appealing for residents to help in the search for a missing man.


17 Apr 2015 14:30

Festival set to rock town centre for charity

READING town centre will be rocking this weekend as it hosts a music event for charity.


17 Apr 2015 14:00 • Carly Read

Elderly man hit by bus in town centre

AN ELDERLY man taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in the borough's town centre this morning.


17 Apr 2015 11:40

Looking back: Purley fan Keith Moulden recalls Reading FC's last FA Cup semi final in 1927

FA Cup memories are made of the ‘good stuff’ for Keith Moulden from Purley, who has a unique collection of memorabilia that dates back to the club’s previous semi-final appearance in the competition in 1927.

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17 Apr 2015 10:25 • Chris Anderson

Three in four families offered first choice in primary place allocations

THREE quarters of families living in the borough have been offered the first choice of primary school for their child.

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17 Apr 2015 09:30 • Chris Anderson

Pub charity campaign to spite 'world's most stupid burglars'

GENEROUS punters have inspired a pub landlord to start a charity appeal to spite “the world’s most stupid burglars”.

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17 Apr 2015 09:10 • Chris Anderson

Caversham road markings 'confuse' drivers and pedestrians

CONFUSED residents have branded the council’s decision to spray white brick markings on a Caversham road “an accident waiting to happen”.

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17 Apr 2015 09:00 • Chris Anderson

Police and residents object to Swan Heights plans

A TRIO of tower blocks dubbed Swan Heights might never take flight after police said it would create escape routes and cubby holes for criminals.

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16 Apr 2015 17:00 • Carly Read

Reading Station evacuated following control room fire

READING Station was today evacuated following a fire in the building's control room.


16 Apr 2015 17:00

Suits you sir - Readind Retail Award nomination

A MENSWEAR adviser who goes that “extra mile” has been nominated for a Reading Retail Award.


3 Apr 2015 12:30 • Carly Read

Portuguese waitress publicly humiliated at borough Post Office

A PORTUGUESE waitress was publicly humiliated when her photo was put on public display after she was wrongly accused of stealing money from the main Post Office.


3 Apr 2015 11:30 • Carly Read

Queue of bargain hunters outside H&M as store re-opens following refurb

MORE THAN 50 people queued up and squeezed through brand new doors at the fashion giant’s official re-opening at The Oracle yesterday.


3 Apr 2015 09:30 • Carly Read

Bus to treat boozers saves NHS £50,000

A BUS that has saved the NHS more than £50,000 in A&E admissions by treating drunk and injured party-goers in the town centre has been dubbed “an unfortunate truth” by a borough councillor.


30 Mar 2015 16:00 • Carly Read

Primark source confirms they are taking over the former BHS store on Broad Street

YOU heard it here first! Primark is moving to the old BHS store on Broad Street – but possibly not until next year.


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