HMV have today announced that the store at The Oracle has reopened.

In a Tweet posted on February 21, the company said "We've got some fantastic news this morning - HMV Reading is back open!"

The music and film retailer closed 27 branches at the start of the month, including The Oracle store.

A spokesperson at The Oracle said: "We are pleased to have reached an agreement with HMV so that the store at The Oracle can reopen."

HMV managing director Neil Taylor said: "I am extremely proud of our staff who are the most knowledgeable and committed people you will meet, and so it is extremely gratifying to see this store open again, I greatly appreciate the support of all our customers and the landlord which made reopening this store possible."