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21 Sep 2014 17:00

Council clampdown on Caversham parking

A CRACKDOWN on commuters who dump their cars in Lower Caversham and walk to the railway station was declared by the borough’s transport leaders last week.

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21 Sep 2014 15:30

Police appealing for witnesses after assault in East Reading

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Denmark Road, East Reading, last night.

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21 Sep 2014 12:00

Elderly and disabled at risk following budget cuts

READING has to pull together to make sure elderly and disabled people are not impacted by the latest tranche of budget cuts.

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21 Sep 2014 09:30

Limited places remaining for Dinton Duathlon

PLACES are filling fast for the third Barnes Fitness Dinton Duathlon, to be held next month.

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21 Sep 2014 09:30

Traders show great initiative

CAVERSHAM Traders Association’s loyalty card scheme won initiative of the year at the Reading Retail Awards — the first time a collective has picked up the prize. Jude Chapman, vice chairman of the independent business association, said they were really proud to have picked up the award.

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21 Sep 2014 08:00

Misery on Play Hatch road

MOTORISTS on a busy commuter route faced an evening of misery after a worker left the temporary traffic lights in order to rush to his wife’s side at hospital.

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20 Sep 2014 17:21 • Sportsdesk

Glenn Murray's missed penalty proves costly for Reading FC in defeat at Sheffield Wednesday

READING'S three-match winning run in the Championship came to a frustrating end at Sheffield Wednesday this afternoon.

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20 Sep 2014 17:00

Residents speak out over Recreation Road "rat run"

LONG-AWAITED improvements to a town centre “eyesore” have been approved, as the local authority seeks to modernise the appearance of Station Hill.

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20 Sep 2014 16:50

Alex Lewington hat trick not enough as London Irish suffer last minute heartbreak against Saracens

WING Alex Lewington scored a sensational hat trick but still ended up on the losing side as London Irish lost a pulsating game with Saracens to a last-minute Billy Vunipola score.

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20 Sep 2014 15:00

Full Time: London Irish 32-36 Saracens

Alex Lewington scored a memorable hat trick but London Irish slipped to a heartbreaking last minute defeat against unbeaten Saracens.

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20 Sep 2014 12:00

Residents speak out over Recreation Road "rat run"

SPEEDING cars trying to avoid traffic lights in Tilehurst are putting young children’s lives at risk.

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20 Sep 2014 09:30

Retailers and restaurateurs are praised for raising town's profile

THE strength of Reading as a commercial and retail hub was recognised at Saturday night’s glitzy ceremony as traders were honoured for their hard work in raising the town’s profile.

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20 Sep 2014 08:00

Gig thief jailed for stealing 24 mobiles in one night

A PICKPOCKET found hiding in a bush with 24 mobile phones stolen from people on one night has been jailed for six months.

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19 Sep 2014 21:30 • Sportsdesk

CONFIRMED: Thai consortium complete takeover of Reading FC

READING FC is in the hands of new Thai owners after a takeover was confirmed by the Football League.

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19 Sep 2014 17:00

Council moves to secure land for Civitas Academy

COUNCIL leaders are set to make compulsory purchase orders (CPO) to safeguard the land for a new 420-pupil primary school in west Reading.

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19 Sep 2014 16:30

Police seize hundreds of cannabis plants from west Reading home

HUNDREDS of foot-high cannabis plants were found packed into a terrace house after a police raid.

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19 Sep 2014 16:30 • Anthony Smith

Hope Akpan seeks revenge for Reading's FC's hammering at Hillsborough

HOPE Akpan says Reading FC are determined to avenge their Sheffield Wednesday shocker last season.

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19 Sep 2014 16:30

Reading RFC fall to defeat in derby against Maidenhead

READING lost their second game of the season to Maidenhead in a low scoring local derby at Braywick which neither team dominated but in which the hosts were able to hang on to their 12-10 first half lead that their more aggressive play in that period just about deserved.

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19 Sep 2014 15:30

Police appealing for witnesses after assault in Caversham

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 21-year-old man was assaulted in Caversham.

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19 Sep 2014 15:00

Double blow for Reading Rockets as they slip to two defeats

READING Rockets had a weekend to forget as they continued their preparations for the start of the new campaign at the Rivermead.

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