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More than 7,000 people signed a petition on the council's website to save the advantage card.

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Police say they executed eight warrants "as part of a large and complex fraud investigation".

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The Environment Agency says more than 700 properties in Reading and Caversham are at risk of flooding.

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A group of ten cyclists were cycling towards Reading town centre when they were confronted by boys.

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Three homes in Three Miles Cross were affected by the flooding that happened during Storm Dennis.

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Playing flyball with his dog, Slushie, helps 12-year-old Mitchell overcome feelings of social anxiety.

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Police were called to reports of a man being assaulted by a group of men on Friday.

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The winning EuroMillions ticket drawn in September was bought in Reading.

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Paul Gambell also pleaded guilty to possessing extreme images of bestiality.

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The woman was found after police were called to reports of an assault in Reading.

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George Winter last went to the cinema more than 50 years ago but wanted to see the WW1 drama 1917.

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The Thomas family are aiming to raise thousands of pounds to help Nigerian sex trafficking victims in Dubai to return home.

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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: 6C (43F), Minimum Temperature: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 998mb, Humidity: 95%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:02 GMT, Sunset: 17:42 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 6C (43F), Minimum Temperature: 0C (31F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 79%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:00 GMT, Sunset: 17:44 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 8C (47F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1000mb, Humidity: 91%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:58 GMT, Sunset: 17:46 GMT

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