24 Jul 2014 16:30

Breaking: Reading's Ben Blakeley found guilty of the murder of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson

THE manipulative former boyfriend of teenager Jayden Parkinson has been found guilty of her murder today.


24 Jul 2014 11:00

Police target drug dealers in dawn raids across Reading and Earley

DAWN raids have been carried out on nine homes in Reading and Earley as part of a regional crackdown on drug dealing.


23 Jul 2014 16:55

Police release CCTV image of man who could have information about a smashed window at the Purple Turtle in Reading

THIS man could hold vital information after a pub’s door was vandalised in central Reading.


23 Jul 2014 16:30

British Transport Police release CCTV images of people who could hold clues to snatch-and-grab theft on a train at Theale

THESE are the people who could vital clues to a snatch-and-grab theft on a train at Theale.


23 Jul 2014 10:30 • James Ash

Pop-up market at Theale pub will raise cash to support premature babies at the Royal Berkshire Hospital

BIG-HEARTED fundraisers will launch an outdoor pop-up market on Saturday to raise cash supporting ill babies.

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23 Jul 2014 08:00 • Chris Anderson

Reading Borough Council bans boredom with summer of childrens' activities

YOUNGSTERS are being warned boredom is banned this summer as the council launches a packed series of events and activities to keep children busy until September.

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22 Jul 2014 08:00

Community group hopes to return Reading Carnival to its former glory

A COMMUNITY group is hoping to return the Reading Carnival to its glory days after criticising this year’s event.

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21 Jul 2014 19:00

Site chosen for new Maiden Erlegh secondary free school in east Reading

PLANS for a secondary free school in east Reading have taken a huge step forward after the borough council confirmed it will be built in Crescent Road.

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21 Jul 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie

Reading's two Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) get clean bill of health in annual review

READING’S Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) have been given a clean bill of health following their annual review.

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21 Jul 2014 13:00 • James Ash

Drivers face summer of disruption after work begins to improve Loddon Viaduct

COMMUTERS are bracing themselves for six weeks of disruption when major work starts on a vital road connecting Wokingham, Bracknell and Reading.

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Updated: 16 Jul 2014 05:00 • Annabel Williams

Charities' chance to party

A CHRISTMAS party company is offering something back to the community to celebrate its tenth anniversary.

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7 Jul 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

Bookies' bid is first test of new rules for Reading Borough Council

NEW powers handed to local authorities to control the number of betting shops in the high street will be thrust under the microscope after a fresh application from another bookies.

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6 Jul 2014 17:00 • James Ash

From pulpit to police - Mortimer and Burghfield copper wins top award

A FORMER minister has clinched a top award after changing careers more than a decade ago.

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6 Jul 2014 12:00 • James Ash

Good going as Tilehurst school gains Ofsted upgrade

A TILEHURST secondary school is on track to clinch the top rating from an education watchdog – less than two years after it was stamped as inadequate.

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6 Jul 2014 11:30

Van windows smashed during brawl outside Reading pub

VAN windows were smashed during a brawl involving between eight and 10 people outside a Reading pub on Thursday night.


6 Jul 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie

Royal Berkshire Hospital bosses slam name and shame policy

RADICAL plans to name and shame GPs who fail to spot the signs of cancer will pile pressure on the Royal Berkshire Hospital, according to worried hospital bosses.

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5 Jul 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie

Call for action on Coley bottleneck

CARELESS parking and a popular bus route are creating a dangerous bottleneck in Coley.

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5 Jul 2014 16:20

Burglars smashed their way into a Whitley home to raid it for valuables

BURGLARS smashed their way into a Whitley home and ransacked it for valuables on Thursday.


5 Jul 2014 12:00 • Joe Gammie

Royal Berkshire Hospital's A&E treats 95.8% of patients in four hours

JUBILANT hospital bosses celebrated beating the odds to hit the national A&E target for the quarter despite a record number of patients piling through the doors.

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4 Jul 2014 17:00 • Tessa Watkins

Reading's Rivermead Leisure Centre will sport a smart new look

A LEISURE centre is set to be overhauled with a £1.15m cash injection.

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