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1 Sep 2014 08:00 • Chris Anderson

Tilehurst neighbours join to fight new home plans

MORE than 150 people attended the first Love Tilehurst meeting to object to potential new housing sites.

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31 Aug 2014 18:30

Firefighters attend two-car smash on the M4

TWO Reading crews were called to a two-car smash between junctions 11 and 12 of the M4 this afternoon (Sunday).

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31 Aug 2014 17:00

Berkshire coroner rules death of Whitley pensioner was an accident

A 92-YEAR-OLD retired brick layer died after he was overcome by smoke fumes when his oven switched itself back on after a 40-minute power cut.

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31 Aug 2014 12:00

Thames Valley Police record drop in crime at Reading Festival

FESTIVAL-GOERS have been on their best behaviour this year with a 15 per cent drop in crimes since 2013.

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31 Aug 2014 08:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Calls to end delay over Reading Prison sell-off

CALLS are growing for ministers to make a decision over the future of Reading Prison a year after they first announced it would close —with taxpayers footing a £20,000 a month bill to keep the derelict building standing.

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29 Aug 2014 13:00

Flags, banners and drums will fill the town centre during Reading Pride march and festival tomorrow

BEATING drums, clashing cymbals and colourful flags will fill the town centre tomorrow when a festival celebrating diversity and equality marches through the streets.

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28 Aug 2014 17:00

Reading neighbours are some of the most likely to donate to charity in the UK

NEIGHBOURS in Reading are some of the most likely to donate to charity in the UK.

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27 Aug 2014 14:30

Misconduct notice served on sixth Thames Valley Police officer over a probe into the murder of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson

A SIXTH police officer has been served with a misconduct notice over a probe into the murder of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson.

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26 Aug 2014 13:30

Updated: Oxford Road re-opens after bus and car collide in west Reading

A MAIN road has been re-opened in west Reading today after a bus collided with a car.

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26 Aug 2014 13:30

Reading clocks up coldest and wettest Bank Holiday weekend in more than 20 years

YESTERDAY was officially the coldest and wettest late August Bank Holiday in more than 20 years.

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25 Aug 2014 00:30

Reading Festival Sunday Review

FEET tingled and the crowd pulsated to the drumming beats by Travis Barker.

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21 Aug 2014 13:10

BREAKING: Parents in shock as Theale Green School headteacher David Bromfield steps down on eve of GCSE results

A FORMER TV star turned headteacher brought in to drive up standards at a newly formed academy stood down last night - on the eve of his pupils collecting their GCSE results.

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20 Aug 2014 17:30

Police hunting robbers who targeted a man walking home in west Reading

POLICE are hunting two robbers who mugged a man walking home in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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20 Aug 2014 10:00

Food left in oven sparks blaze in Katesgrove this morning

FIREFIGHTERS smashed down a door in Katesgrove to rescue a sleeping man from a kitchen fire early this morning.

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20 Aug 2014 09:30

Family flee west Reading home after a blaze broke out in their living room early this morning

A FAMILY has been left homeless after a blaze broke out in their living room in the early hours of this morning.

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20 Aug 2014 08:00

Reading Festival organisers to donate £2,500 to mayor's charity fund

THE company behind the Reading Festival is donating £2,500 to the borough mayor’s charity fund.

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19 Aug 2014 14:00

3.5% rise in train fares could leave Reading commuters up to £170 out-of-pocket

COMMUTERS will be left up to £170 out-of-pocket after rail leaders announced a fare hike of 3.5 percent today.

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15 Aug 2014 17:20

Reading crash-for-cash fraudsters jailed for more than five years

TWO Reading fraudsters who lured unwitting motorists into traffic accidents to claim insurance cash have been jailed.

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14 Aug 2014 17:10

Police appeal for witnesses after a teenager was attacked by a gang of men in west Reading

POLICE are trying to trace three witnesses who may have seen a group of men attack a teenager in west Reading.

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13 Aug 2014 13:00

Number of unemployed people signing on in Reading has dropped for the fifth consecutive month

THE number of unemployed people signing on in Reading has dropped for the fifth consecutive month

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