• Sneak peak inside B&M ahead of opening today

    The arrival of the new B&M in Calcot has caused a lot of buzz throughout Reading over the last couple of weeks. After three months of planning and two weeks of readying the store and it's employees, it will all go down from 9am tomorrow.

  • Thunderstorm warning issued by Met Office

    Thunderstorms are set to hit West Berkshire today, according to the Met Office. The forecasting body announced a yellow weather alert from midday to 10pm in Newbury, Thatcham and other areas close to Reading. A yellow warning includes disruption

  • Reading ranked the third best place for a lasting marriage

    Reading is the third best place for a lasting marriage, research shows. The town was rated by its average disposable household income, the number of romantic restaurants and the average size of a home. Interior design company Thomas Sanderson

  • River Thames footpath closes for several weeks

    A section of the Thames River footpath is closed for several weeks for resurfacing works. The route closed on Tuesday between Horseshoe Bridge and Caversham Bridge. The works include “vital resurfacing to improve and seal the path,” according

  • Helen Louise McSporran

    MCSPORRAN Helen Louise Sadly passed away on Wednesday 1st June 2022, aged 67 years. Helen's funeral service will take place at Stratfield Mortimer Cemetery on Friday 8th July at 11:30am. Please send donations in Helen's memory to ActionAid UK and/or MSF

  • Hugh Joseph Kiernan

    KIERNAN Hugh Joseph Passed away peacefully on 15th June 2022. The funeral service will take place on 6th July at 12.15pm at Reading Crematorium, Caversham For further enquiries please contact A B Walker & Son 0118 957 3650

  • Gwyn Cole

    COLE Gwyn Passed away peacefully at home on the 16th June 2022, after a short battle with motor neurone disease. Greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral to be held at Reading Crematorium on the 5th of July at 11:30. Family flowers only, donations

  • Kwabena Nkansah

    NKANSAH Kwabena Died on 7 February 2022 in the Royal Berkshire Hospital Funeral Service at Henley Road Cemetery on 26th July at 9.45am. Enquiries c/o Tomalin & Son Tel: 01491573370

  • Janice Mears

    MEARS Janice Passed away peacefully at Iffley Residential Home on 11th June 2022, aged 80. She was a much-loved auntie to Alison, Pauline, Philip, Andrew and their partners, loving great aunt and friend. She will be deeply missed by all her family and

  • Valerie Christina Meadham

    MEADHAM Valerie Christina 27th June 2013. Nine long years since that day, you closed your eyes and slipped away. Missing you so very much. Keefy and Family.