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30 Jul 2014 18:10

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Adam Barrett is an inspitation, says his former Tilehurst Swimming Club coach

TILEHURST Swimming Club’s Commonwealth Games gold medallist Adam Barrett can inspire the next generation of stars in the pool, according to his former coach.

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30 Jul 2014 17:11

Illegal immigrants arrested at Reading service station

DETECTIVES and immigration officers swooped on a Reading service station to catch 15 illegal immigrants from west Africa.

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30 Jul 2014 17:00 • James Ash

Campaign to keep new coffee chain shop out of Pangbourne

VILLAGERS and business owners are fighting to stop a “faceless” high street coffee chain opening a new branch in Pangbourne.

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30 Jul 2014 15:30

Sewage repairs set to begin in Vastern Road

REPAIRS on a collapsed sewer in Vastern Road will start tomorrow.

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30 Jul 2014 15:00

More acts announced for Reading Festival

THE lineup for the final stage at this year’s sold-out Reading Festival has been announced with less than a month to go before wellies and tents take over the town once more.

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30 Jul 2014 14:30 • James Ash

New cancer charity set to provide care centre in Reading

A PAIR of acupuncturists are launching a new cancer charity which will give patients support when they are diagnosed.

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30 Jul 2014 12:50 • Sportsdesk

Reading's Alex Danson scores to help England Women reach Commonwealth Games semi final

READING Hockey Club's Alex Danson helped England secure their passage through to the Commonwealth Games semi finals with a hard-fought 2-1 win over host nation Scotland this morning.

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30 Jul 2014 09:30

Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey to ‘take us up’ at Rewind Festival

REWIND to 1984 – long before MP3s were king – the Thompson Twins’ Into the gap was one of the most played vinyl records in my house. As a music-obsessed six-year-old, I must have spent hours listening to those nine songs over and over again...

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30 Jul 2014 08:00 • James Ash

Reading’s Clinical Commissioning groups (CCG) launch new app to help patients find nearest NHS services

A NEW smartphone app has been launched to help patients find their nearest NHS services.

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29 Jul 2014 23:40 • Sportsdesk

Reading FC's Hal Robson-Kanu to miss start of Sky Bet Championship season due to injury in Stevenage stalemate

HAL Robson-Kanu will miss the start of the Sky Bet Championship season after suffering a knee injury in Reading FC’s 0-0 stalemate at Stevenage on Tuesday night.

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29 Jul 2014 17:15

Police release CCTV image of a man they wish to question over Charvil burglary

THIS is the man police believe holds vital clues to an unsolved burglary in Charvil.

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29 Jul 2014 16:55

Person hit by train causes delays on Reading to Gatwick services

COMMUTERS are being warned to expect delays between Reading and Gatwick Airport after someone was hit by a train in Surrey.

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29 Jul 2014 15:30

Reading to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War

STREETLIGHTS at Reading's Town Hall Square will be switched off on Monday to mark the outbreak of the First World War.

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29 Jul 2014 12:38 • Sportsdesk

Reading hockey club duo suffer defeat with England at Commonwealth Games

READING Hockey Club's Simon Mantell and Nick Catlin were in the England team which suffered cruel defeat against New Zealand in their penultimate Pool B match at the Commonwealth Games after Simon Child fired home in the 68th minute to seal victory for the world number six side.

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29 Jul 2014 12:30 • Joe Gammie

A treat for fans of Argentinian cuisine

A FORGOTTEN corner of The Oracle is to be revitalised by an Argentinian steakhouse and water mill-themed artwork.

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29 Jul 2014 10:22 • Sportsdesk

Tilehurst duo Andy Knapper and Adam Barrett win Commonwealth Games bronze medals

TILEHURST Bowling Club’s Andy Knapper overcame injury to claim a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.

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28 Jul 2014 19:35 • Sportsdesk

Reading Hockey Club and England stars beaten by Australia in Commonwealth Games

READING Hockey Club's Women were in the England team which suffered their first loss of the 2014 Commonwealth Games when they were beaten 3-0 by defending champions Australia today.

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28 Jul 2014 18:10

Online petition to change sentencing laws launched in memory of two cyclists who died in Purley smash

TWO fiancees have launched a petition to try to bolster sentencing powers to stop other families going through the nightmare they have endured.

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28 Jul 2014 14:30

TV chef Tom Kerridge joins our search for Berkshire's Best Young Chef

A MICHELIN-STARRED chef is hoping to inspire the next generation as he joins the search for the county’s most talented young cooks.

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28 Jul 2014 13:30 • Sportsdesk

Reading Hockey Club pair Nick Catlin and Simon Mantell help England to big win over Malaysia

READING Hockey Club pair Nick Catlin and Simon Mantell helped England men to an 8-1 thrashing of Malaysia in their second Pool B match at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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