Woodley & Earley

31 Mar 2014 12:00

Elderly couple from Earley in 'suicide pact'

AN elderly couple who could not live without each other died after making a joint suicide pact, an inquest heard.

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30 Mar 2014 09:30

Dishwasher sparks kitchen blaze in Lower Earley

A PENSIONER fled her home after a dishwasher sparked a kitchen fire in Lower Earley last night.

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5 Mar 2014 10:30

Woman cut free from car after smashing into a wall in Lower Earley

A WOMAN was cut free from her car after smashing into a wall in Lower Earley this morning.

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5 Mar 2014 10:00

Dishwasher sparks kitchen blaze in Earley

FIREFIGHTERS battled a kitchen fire in Earley after a dishwasher burst into flames last night.

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1 Mar 2014 11:30

Flood threat closes Loddon Bridge park-and-ride until further notice

The Loddon Bridge park-and-ride at Winnersh has been closed - only five days after it was declared safe again - by a new flood threat.

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27 Feb 2014 17:05 • Nick Gutteridge

Woman rushed to Reading's Royal Berkshire Hospital with serious head and neck injuries following collision with a car in Loddon Bridge Road, Woodley

A WOMAN has been rushed to hospital with serious head and neck injuries after being involved in a collision with a car in Woodley.

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23 Feb 2014 20:30

Great news for drivers with reopening of Loddon Bridge park and ride at Winnersh on Monday

THERE was great news for motorists tonight with the announcement that Loddon Bridge Park and Ride at Winnersh will re-open for business tomorrow morning.

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17 Feb 2014 16:30

Woman appears in court accused of stealing cash from Hillside Primary School PTA in Lower Earley

A WOMAN appeared in court today accused of stealing cash from a Lower Earley school’s Parent Teacher Association (PTA).

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13 Feb 2014 14:00

Council tax to go up 1.9% for Wokingham borough residents

COUNCIL tax for residents in Woodley, Earley and Shinfield is set to go up for the second consecutive year.

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7 Feb 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie

Get on the ale trail for prizes in Reading tomorrow

REAL ale enthusiasts are being encouraged to take a tour of Reading’s boozers to earn prizes.

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23 Jan 2014 07:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Enter the first ever Earley 10k here

FAMILIES are being urged to forget the lie-in on Mothering Sunday this year and instead help raise thousands of pounds for good causes by lacing up for Earley’s first ever fun run.

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19 Jan 2014 08:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Prison break man jailed for robbing Earley newsagents

A CRIMINAL so dangerous that a judge locked him up indefinitely escaped from open prison and robbed an Earley newsagents at knife-point - five days after being transferred from a high security jail.

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17 Jan 2014 17:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Man killed in Fleet smash named as Woodley pensioner William Gilham

A MAN killed when his car collided with a van on a Hampshire country lane on Tuesday has been named as Woodley pensioner William Gilham.

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3 Jan 2014 12:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Obituary: Fast food chain founder spent months on perfect recipe

A WORLD famous businessman who started one of the globe’s biggest fast food chains from his parents’ garage in Reading has died aged 78.

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1 Jan 2014 01:00

Rescue drama during firefighters' New Year's Eve strike

BERKSHIRE stand-by firefighters were called out three times during the latest strike action – which ended 30 minutes into New Year’s Day - in the pensions row with the Government.

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30 Dec 2013 22:30

Royal Berks Hospital charity hero 'Stan the Man' honoured by The Queen

AN NHS charity hero best known for sitting in baths of baked beans has been recognised by The Queen in the New Year Honours.

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30 Dec 2013 17:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Signs of dementia are being missed by GPs

DEMENTIA is going undiagnosed on a massive scale across Wokingham borough because GPs are failing to spot the symptoms, a health chief has warned.

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25 Dec 2013 09:30

Blaze guts former Reading University building in Woodley

FIRE ripped through a former Reading University hall of residence last night and completely gutted the building.

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25 Dec 2013 01:30

Berkshire fire crews called out four times during Christmas Eve strike

BERKSHIRE firefighters attended four incidents during the Christmas Eve leg of their programme of strikes over a pensions row with the Government.

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24 Dec 2013 17:01

Breaking: Flood warnings in Reading area on the Kennet and Loddon

FLOOD warnings are in place tonight on the River Kennet between Theale and the centre of Reading and the River Loddon at Arborfield and Shinfield.

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