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Lecturers at 64 universities walk out over changes they say could halve their retirement income.

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A disabled woman's mother was threatened with being reported "for illegal use of a blue badge space" despite having a valid permit.

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The national fast-track scheme aims to recruit professionals from sectors outside of policing.

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Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets are shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.

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Some businesses are charging six-figure sums for American news companies to hire out their properties.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share more details about their wedding day.

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A seemingly innocuous building on the site of a former army base has a fascinating history.

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As part of the BBC's State of Sport special, jockey George Chaloner tells how he had to retire at 25 after serious falls and find his life after sport.

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James says that when people say hello to him, it really makes him smile.

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Jaap Stam calls on Reading supporters to unite behind his side in the Championship run-in.

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Lee Tomlin's late equaliser rescues a point for Nottingham Forest in a 1-1 home draw against Reading.

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Maidenhead maintain their slim play-off chances with a victory over Eastleigh to move seven points off seventh-placed Dover.

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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: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: -1C (30F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1024mb, Humidity: 61%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:05 GMT, Sunset: 17:31 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: -2C (28F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1021mb, Humidity: 57%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:03 GMT, Sunset: 17:33 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: -1C (30F), Wind Direction: East North Easterly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1021mb, Humidity: 57%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:01 GMT, Sunset: 17:35 GMT

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