19 Dec 2014 16:52 • Carly Read

Royal Mail team deliver first class Christmas to Reading

Christmas shopping – done. Turkey – stuffed. Tree – decorated. As many of us clock off, shut up shop and wind down for the festive season, Reading’s Royal Mail team are working overtime to deliver a first class Christmas to the borough on the busiest day of the year.


19 Dec 2014 15:35

Two men and two teenagers to appear before court accused of growing cannabis

TWO teenagers and two men will appear before a court accused of growing 51 cannabis plants.


18 Dec 2014 15:30 • Chris Anderson

Vulnerable children give up their pocket money to buy presents for others

IT is the time of year when we are urged to stop for a moment and consider those who are less fortunate than ourselves. But this story, about a bunch of vulnerable youngsters, is sure to touch the heart of even the most stingy of Christmas Scrooges.

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18 Dec 2014 13:14 • Carly Read

University of Reading strengthened as leading research institution following success in national assessment

THE UNIVERSITY OF READING has strengthened its standing as a leading research institution in the biggest national assessment of UK university research.


18 Dec 2014 11:05

Reverend Peter Jarvis to stand trial next year

A VILLAGE vicar will stand trial next summer for a sexual offence on a child.


18 Dec 2014 09:30

Man banned from calling 999

A man has been banned from making any calls to emergency services unless he genuinely needs their help.


18 Dec 2014 09:30

Chronicle in print and online - competition

One Reading Chronicle reader will be lucky enough to win £400 worth of vouchers and products from Reading high street shops this Christmas.


17 Dec 2014 14:15

Number of people signing on in Reading drops for ninth month in a row

THE number of unemployed people signing on in Reading has fallen for nine consecutive months.

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16 Dec 2014 17:23 • Carly Read

Reading man jailed for drugs offences

A SOUTHCOTE LANE man has been jailed for drugs offences in Reading.


16 Dec 2014 09:00

Man rushed to hospital after early morning collision on IDR sliproad

A MAN has been rushed to hospital after an early morning collision on the IDR in Reading.


15 Dec 2014 17:40 • Carly Read

Neighbours at war over plans to extend east Reading house share notorious for noise, rubbish and bad smells

NEIGHBOURS living on what was has been claimed was a once quiet, residential street in east Reading are at war over plans to extend the size of a house share notorious for noise, rubbish and bad smells.


14 Dec 2014 09:50

Reading's first Santa Run hits the streets

More than 1,000 runners have pounded the streets around Reading for the town's first Santa Run.

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13 Dec 2014 17:50

Coach evacuated on the M4 after engine fire

A COACH was evacuated on the M4 after a blaze broke out in its engine this morning.


13 Dec 2014 10:00

Caversham's shopping extravaganza

Christmas shoppers in Caversham will be put in the festive mood during the second day of its shopping extravaganza.

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12 Dec 2014 16:18 • Carly Read

Reading based organisation first to win charity quality award

BERKSHIRE YOUTH has become the first organisation to receive a new nationally recognised quality standard endorsed by The Charity Commission.


12 Dec 2014 14:51 • Carly Read

West Reading academy to be built on street notorious for drugs, alcohol and anti-social behaviour

PLANS for an academy to be built on a Reading street notorious for drugs, alcohol and anti-social behaviour have been given the green light by the council.


12 Dec 2014 11:30

Updated: Health sector regulator takes action at Royal Berkshire Hospital over waiting times

PROBLEMS with medical records have led to the health regulator stepping into take action at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.


12 Dec 2014 11:15

Civic Centre closes its doors for the final time today

BOARDS are going up around the Civic Centre today as the borough council prepares to close its doors for the final time.

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12 Dec 2014 10:00

Reverend Peter Jarvis remains suspended

A VILLAGE vicar will remain suspended from his parish until prosecutors decide whether to call for a retrial over a single sexual offence on a child.


11 Dec 2014 16:15

Updated: Rapist jailed for eight years for historic rape of woman in Tilehurst

JUSTICE caught up with a serial rapist who abducted a teenage girl on her way home from a night out 26 years ago.


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