Woodley & Earley

26 Jul 2014 12:00 • James Ash

Turkish chefs save woman hanging from a tree in Lower Earley

TURKISH chefs have relived the “unbelievable” moment they saved the life of a woman found hanging in Lower Earley.


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 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 13:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Veteran Woodley Lib Dem Sam Rahmouni in shock defection to Tories

A STALWART Lib Dem councillor has defected to the Tories after losing his borough council seat in this summer's elections.

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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.


24 Jul 2014 11:00

Woodley councillor admits three counts of benefit fraud

A WOODLEY councillor admitted to three counts of benefit fraud at a hearing on Tuesday, July 15.


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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17 Jul 2014 13:55

Earley man charged with imitation firearm offences in Reading

A MAN from Earley was charged by the police with two imitation firearm offences after an incident in Yield Hall Place yesterday.


12 Jul 2014 12:00 • James Ash

Earley youngsters jammin’ in the community

YOUNGSTERS unleashed their musical talents at the return of a community project.


10 Jul 2014 17:00 • James Ash

Earley pensioner says thanks for ‘wonderful’ support

A BLIND pensioner has thanked a national charity for its “wonderful” support as he celebrates his 100th birthday.


10 Jul 2014 09:30 • James Ash

Duke on board to honour Woodley's fallen

THE DUKE of York is coming to Woodley next week after years of campaigning for a memorial to honour the town’s Fallen finally paid off.


9 Jul 2014 12:28

Appeal for witnesses after two-car collision in Earley

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a two-car collision in Earley on Saturday, June 28.


25 Jun 2014 14:15

64-year-old man assaulted by with a paint roller while trying to clean up graffiti in Woodley

A COMMUNITY-CONSCIOUS man was assaulted with an extendable paint roller while trying to clean up graffiti in Woodley.


22 Jun 2014 12:00 • Rhodri Andrews

Woodley Carnival is a hit with bands, fete and football

A COLOURFUL array of floats and vehicles lit up Woodley’s roads as its annual carnival took centre stage.


18 Jun 2014 17:00

Tricks are a real treat at Earley care home

A MAGICIAN took an audience of people living with dementia by storm when she visited an Earley care home.


18 Jun 2014 08:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Work stopped at Sibly Hall site

BUILDERS working on the multi-million pound redevelopment of Sibly Hall have been ordered to down tools while claims of planning breaches are investigated.


15 Jun 2014 17:00 • Andrew Belt

Harrowing memories of D-Day for Navy man from Earley

WHILE many British veterans attended a service of remembrance in Normandy on Friday, June 6, one former soldier from Earley decided to collect his thoughts on the beach where the D-Day battle erupted.

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13 Jun 2014 16:00

Bus passengers warned of delays tomorrow during Woodley Carnival

PASSENGERS are being warned to expect delays tomorrow due to the Woodley Carnival.


13 Jun 2014 12:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Woodley D-Day veteran relives 'The Longest Day' 70 years on

Seventy years ago Jack Davies joined 30,000 British troops on Sword Beach as he took part in the largest amphibious invasion of all time. The plucky veteran from Woodley told his incredible story to Chronicle reporter Nick Gutteridge.

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8 Jun 2014 12:00 • James Ash

Final approval given for long-awaited Woodley war memorial

WOODLEY’S fallen will finally be honoured after council bosses gave a sought-after memorial the stamp of approval.

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