A BODY has been found in the River Thames almost one month after police began searching for a missing man.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing the man in the water near Caversham Bridge at around 10.25am on January 10.

An an initial search, assisted by boat owners and Berkshire Lowland Search and Rescue Volunteers, the operation was scaled down.

Now nearly one month later, a body was recovered in Sonning on Monday, February 7.

Read the full story in the Reading Chronicle, out tomorrow (February 10).

Also in this week’s paper:

  • A historic Reading bridge undergoes a makeover
  • Anger over blocked access for wheelchair users
  • Malnourished dog rescued by police
  • Jail for headmaster who abused young boys
  • Sadness as two major Reading stores shut
  • Plus SEVEN pages of puzzles and coverage of Reading FC’s furious fans as they call for change

In the Woodley and Earley edition, a murder probe continues.

  • A burglar victim’s shock puts him in a coma
  • Changes to vandalised play area