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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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11 Aug 2014 12:00

Huge 'super moon' captivates stargazers across Reading and Berkshire

AS THE Virgin Airbus rises into the dark sky its silhouette is suddenly lit up against the huge moon hovering over the eastern horizon.

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7 Aug 2014 13:50

First domestic protection order in the Thames Valley granted in Reading

A HUSBAND has been temporarily banned from contacting his wife under new powers to protect victims of domestic violence.

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7 Aug 2014 10:00

Katesgrove man admits historic rape and kidnap at Reading Crown Court

A MAN has admitted kidnapping a woman from a phone box before raping her during a “horrendous” attack in Reading 26 years ago.

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4 Aug 2014 09:30

Reading teens arrested in connection with attempted burglary and car theft near Hermitage

TWO Reading teenagers have been arrested in connection with an attempted burglary and car theft near Hermitage.

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2 Aug 2014 18:00

Tilehurst roof fire after blowtorch sets fire to wasp's nest

A MAN set fire to a wasp's nest while stripping paint with a blowtorch in a Tilehurst home this afternoon (Saturday).

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1 Aug 2014 16:15

Man charged with kidnapping in connection with a woman being allegedly forced into a car at a Woodley petrol station

A MAN has been charged in connection with an incident where a woman was allegedly forced into a car in Woodley in the early hours of the morning.

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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.

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