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Lisa Mallett donated her one-year-old daughter's heart valves - now another of her children needs a heart transplant.

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The 76-year-old man was declared dead at the scene in Kings Ride, on Saturday night.

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Four masked men broke into the home of a mother and her three children in Slough.

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The 51-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene in Reading on Friday night.

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Cash was stolen from a business in Oxford and threats were made with a knife, police said.

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An employment tribunal awards 34,000 as it rules a teacher was unlawfully dismissed.

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Two volunteer search and rescue organisations hope Marley will help find vulnerable missing people.

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The airbag uses compressed air to cushion a child's neck from the impact of a crash.

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His weather forecast famously preceded the Great Storm - but what did Michael Fish do next?

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Some young people are taking out up to 40-year mortgages instead of opting for traditional 25-year terms. They tell us why.

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Former school teacher Jay Virdee has been diagnosed with the rare autoimmune disease scleroderma.

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First-half goals by Paul Coutts and Billy Sharp give Sheffield United a home win over Jaap Stam's Reading at Bramall Lane.

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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

Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1017mb, Humidity: 94%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 17:55 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 14C (57F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1018mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:43 BST, Sunset: 17:53 BST

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1021mb, Humidity: 77%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:44 BST, Sunset: 17:51 BST

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