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On the hottest late August bank holiday weekend, Reading Festival revellers enjoy the sunshine.

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The head of police commissioners calls for harsher sentences for people who hurt police officers.

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Officers hold a silence for PC Andrew Harper as his parents pay tribute to their "superhero" son.

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An 18-year-old woman died from a drugs overdose after collapsing on a dance floor, an inquest hears.

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Blue ribbons sell out after PC Andrew Harper's home comes up with a way to honour its fallen son.

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Eight-time Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Christiansen tweeted a video of her ordeal.

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The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.

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Peter Njuguna was helped by a Berkshire charity that's been adopted by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

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Supt Bhupinder Rai wants her force to be "significantly different to when I started" when she retires.

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As Theresa May leaves Downing Street, her constituents welcome back their long-serving MP.

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UK motorways are being upgraded with extra technology, but how exactly does it work?

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

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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: 26C (79F), Minimum Temperature: 14C (58F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Poor, Pressure: 1018mb, Humidity: 76%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:07 BST, Sunset: 20:14 BST

Maximum Temperature: 23C (74F), Minimum Temperature: 14C (57F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1014mb, Humidity: 79%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:09 BST, Sunset: 20:11 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (65F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (51F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1013mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:10 BST, Sunset: 20:09 BST

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