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A Berkshire family has turned the oceans' waste plastic into a range of children's swimwear.

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A student tracked down family members after finding a pile of documents by the side of the road.

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The judges felt Why Did the Chicken... was so finger lickin' good they made its author the winner.

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The education secretary has approved plans to build a new secondary school in Reading.

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Four firms are accused of colluding to illegally set minimum commission fees in Berkshire.

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Allotments in the centre of Reading are bringing communities together.

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Lexi the community dog is helping people in Bracknell to regain confidence and leave their house.

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The Budgens store in Mortimer remains closed while police investigate after the overnight raid.

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The new home of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has a rich royal history.

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The muntjac was safely captured by staff at The Oracle in Reading on Wednesday morning.

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Watch Great Britain's Mallory Franklin winning run as she earns gold in the Canoe Slalom World Cup K1 Final at Lee Valley.

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Liverpool Women sign defender Becky Jane after the expiry of her contract with fellow FA Women's Super League side Reading.

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Community News

Potholes Giving Local Drivers a Problem

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013

LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Reading due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.

Cost of Living Rising!

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Reading council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.

 

The Local Transport Infrastructure

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Reading community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 18C (65F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1012mb, Humidity: 74%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:39 BST, Sunset: 21:40 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (51F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1014mb, Humidity: 78%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:39 BST, Sunset: 21:40 BST

Maximum Temperature: 19C (67F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1014mb, Humidity: 71%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:39 BST, Sunset: 21:41 BST

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