23 Jan 2015 15:40

Man dies in chemical incident

A man has died in a garage prompting a chemical incident response by the emergency services this afternoon.


23 Jan 2015 15:00 • Carly Read

Drainage work and barrier repairs result in carriageway closures until summer

DRAINAGE work, bridge and barrier repairs will result in a number of overnight road closures throughout the borough – with some planned works lasting until the summer.


23 Jan 2015 13:30

Two men jailed for stripping rare car for parts and drug offences

TWO men have been jailed after being caught stripping a stolen car for parts.


22 Jan 2015 17:00

Nurse denies hitting patient with broom handle

A nurse used a broom handle to hit a “very vulnerable” patient over the head in a hospital ward, a jury heard.


22 Jan 2015 15:15

Updated: Twenty-year-old woman killed in car collision on the A4074

A 20-year-old woman has died after a two-car collision on the A4074 Reading Road near Cane End this morning.


21 Jan 2015 16:00

Have you seen this man? Police appeal after disappearance of Sasha Green

THIS is the man police want to speak to after the disappearance of 16-year-old Sasha Green, who was last seen in Shinfield on Saturday morning.


20 Jan 2015 17:45

Reading and Newbury men among trio arrested after three kilos of cocaine found in Newtown Road home

THREE people have been charged with conspiracy to supply a Class A drug after three kilos of cocaine were found at a property in Newtown Road, Newbury.


19 Jan 2015 11:40

Memorial service for Caversham community champion

A memorial service will be held tomorrow for well-known and hard working member of the Caversham community.


19 Jan 2015 11:15

Court appearance for suspected hare coursers

A Reading man is set to appear before magistrates charged with hare coursing with three other men.


19 Jan 2015 09:30

Exclusive: Closing date for entries to Reading Half Marathon revealed.

The closing date for entries to the Reading Half Marathon has been set for Monday, January 26.

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16 Jan 2015 15:30

Horse and Jockey pub taken over by new management

THE Horse and Jockey pub in Castle Street is to get a new lease of life as The Castle Tap and is due to reopen next month.

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16 Jan 2015 12:01 • Carly Read

Councillor Tony Page slams plans for Cuban bar in Friar Street

COUNCILLOR Tony Page has slammed plans to turn a derelict HMV store into a Cuban bar and dubbed the proposal “a back door way of shipping in another night club in Reading”.


16 Jan 2015 10:30

Basingstoke teenager dies after being hit by train at Reading West Station

A BASINGSTOKE teenager has been killed after being hit by a train at Reading West Station last night.


15 Jan 2015 15:35 • Carly Read

Councillors agree to name street after famous writer Oscar Wilde

READING will again pay homage to Oscar Wilde by naming another street after the famous Irish playwright, it was yesterday announced.


15 Jan 2015 14:30

Coley teenager charged with series of sexual offences

A COLEY teenager has been charged with a string of sexual offences which all took place in Reading last year.


15 Jan 2015 13:55

More than 120 parking tickets issued each day

TRAFFIC wardens slapped an average of 120 parking tickets on cars every day last year according to new figures.

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15 Jan 2015 09:40

Reading crews help tackle council offices blaze

CREWS from Reading were helping colleagues in Oxford after three suspected arson attacks in nine minutes - one that has destroyed council offices.


14 Jan 2015 14:40 • Carly Read

System malfunction at The Oracle results in outlets left without cold water

A SYSTEM MALFUNCTION at The Oracle has left the shopping centre including its cafes, pubs and restaurants without cold water.


13 Jan 2015 16:35 • Carly Read

Consultation to secure permanent site for Caversham school to cost £31k

A CONSULTATION to finally secure a permanent site for a free school in Caversham will cost £31,000, it has been revealed.


13 Jan 2015 13:36 • Carly Read

Make-up mirror reflecting sun rays onto curtain cause of fire at multi-million pound Caversham home

A MAKE-UP mirror reflecting rays from the sun onto a curtain started a fire at The Warren which saw two floors of the three-storey multi-million pound house destroyed just after Christmas.


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