31 Jul 2014 17:45

Bush bursts into flames in Dee Park Estate, Tilehurst, this afternoon

A PLUME of smoke rising over the Dee Park Estate alerted nearby firefighters to burning bush this afternoon.


31 Jul 2014 09:30 • Joe Gammie

Reading Borough Council enter negotiations to buy infamous Katesgrove eyesore on the corner of Crown Street and Southampton Street

CAMPAIGNERS are hoping negotiations to buy an infamous Katesgrove eyesore will pave the way for a community garden.

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30 Jul 2014 08:00 • James Ash

Reading’s Clinical Commissioning groups (CCG) launch new app to help patients find nearest NHS services

A NEW smartphone app has been launched to help patients find their nearest NHS services.

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29 Jul 2014 17:15

Police release CCTV image of a man they wish to question over Charvil burglary

THIS is the man police believe holds vital clues to an unsolved burglary in Charvil.


29 Jul 2014 16:55

Person hit by train causes delays on Reading to Gatwick services

COMMUTERS are being warned to expect delays between Reading and Gatwick Airport after someone was hit by a train in Surrey.


28 Jul 2014 18:10

Online petition to change sentencing laws launched in memory of two cyclists who died in Purley smash

TWO fiancees have launched a petition to try to bolster sentencing powers to stop other families going through the nightmare they have endured.

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28 Jul 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie

New research at Reading University suggests cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) relieves pain

POSITIVE thinking could provide vital relief to patients suffering from chronic pain conditions.

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27 Jul 2014 17:00 • James Ash

Colour-coding dementia wards at Royal Berkshire Hospital has improved morale

THE TRANSFORMATION of the Royal Berkshire Hospital’s elderly care wards has created a social hub for patients.

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27 Jul 2014 12:00 • James Ash

Reading University students develop computer game to help stroke survivors

A NEW Xbox computer game to help stroke survivors regain movement has been developed by students at Reading university.

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27 Jul 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie

Van driver relives the moment he ran over a drunk man lying in Tilehurst Road

A VAN driver broke down in tears when he was forced to relive the moment he ran over a drunk man lying in the middle of the road in the early hours of the morning.


26 Jul 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie

Reading Buses told to tidy up 'green claims' by Advertising Standards Agency

“MISLEADING” claims about the ultra-low carbon emissions of Reading Buses’ fleet will be removed from its flyers after a complaint to the advertising watchdog.

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26 Jul 2014 08:00

Tilehurst benefits cheat jailed after £100k of claims

A BENEFITS cheat who claimed more than £100,000 has been jailed for 16 months.


25 Jul 2014 17:30

Crash-for-cash fraudster takes overdose on day he was expecting to be jailed

A CRASH-FOR-CASH fraudster is in a serious condition in hospital tonight after taking an overdose on the day he was expecting to be jailed.


25 Jul 2014 17:00

Seven men from Reading, Woodley and Earley arrested after a series of dawn raids across the region targeting drug dealing

POLICE have arrested seven men after a series of dawn raids in the region yesterday morning.


25 Jul 2014 09:45

Armed robber with a hammer steals cash and scratch cards from Caversham convenience store

AN ARMED robber burst into a convenience store and threatened staff in the early hours of this morning.


25 Jul 2014 08:05

Reading's Townswomen's guild members dress to mark the start of the First World War

FALLEN heroes were remembered when nearly 100 people took a trip down memory lane to commemorate the First World War.

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25 Jul 2014 08:00 • Chris Anderson

First World War centenary events planned in Reading

THE centenary of the First World War will be commemorated with a host of events across the borough.

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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.


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