Reading Chronicle: POLICE have launched an investigation after a man was seriously injured in an attack outside a pub in Reading. An altercation took place near the White Eagle on Saturday at around 9.10pm and the victim left with severe head injuries.

He is currently in hospital where his condition is ‘serious’, police said. A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. He remains in police custody.

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Also in this week's paper

  • A SECOND week of gridlock is expected to cause delays on Reading’s roads for drivers and commuters across the town
  • A TEENAGE girl has been rushed to hospital after a collision with a bus near Reading College.
  • A MAN has received an extended 15-year jail sentence for ‘slashing’ a man in Reading after a judge deemed him ‘dangerous’.
  • A NEW community centre has been opened following the regeneration of a thriving Reading neighbourhood.
  • MCDONALD’S has announced that it will be reopening this month
  • POPULAR TV series Married at First Sight UK is returning with a bang - and a contestant from Reading is ready to take a chance on love
  • A NEW secondary school in Reading is holding a taster day this month prior to its opening
  • THE fate of what will happen to the two department stores in The Oracle has been decided in one of the biggest changes to the centre since it opened more than 20 years ago.

And much more

Woodley and Earley

Reading Chronicle:

NEARLY £6m in ULEZ fines has been charged to addresses in Berkshire since the scheme launched, figures have revealed.

Data obtained from a Freedom of Information request to Transport for London found that 91,148 Penalty Charge Notices have been issued to Berkshire addresses since ULEZ started in 2019. Over this time, £5,798,228 in payments for these charges was received.

PCNs can be issued to drivers who do not pay the required fee for driving in the ULEZ area by midnight on the third day following their journey.

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Also in this week's paper.

  • HUNDREDS of former Hewlett Packard employees are gearing up to protest at the company’s Winnersh-based headquarters over an ongoing pension dispute.
  • THE speed limit could soon be cut to 30 miles per hour on Basingstoke Road in Shinfield in a move slammed as ‘well overdue’
  • ‘MINDLESS’ vandals have left a bus shelter out of action due to ‘severe’ damage, a council has said. 
  • MAIDEN Erlgeh School in Earley could soon host a new special educational needs centre if councilors give plans the green light.

And much more


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