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People in possession of small amounts of drugs will instead be offered help, Thames Valley Police says.

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A 23-year-old man is being held on suspicion of wounding with intent and possessing a firearm.

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A parrot who has made friends with its owner's Alexa device keeps ordering things online.

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Traffic will be busiest on Thursday and Friday before rail engineering and strikes cause cancellations.

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Agne Jasulaitiene is also charged with causing the death by careless driving of a 91-year-old woman.

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Two men armed with a large knife approached the 58-year-old before bundling her into a black BMW.

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A Berkshire charity says that misinformation has confused the public.

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Alongside a growing trend of veganism, more cat owners want to share the values with their feline friends.

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Len Nitti returned to the site where six of his friends were killed.

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An exhibition will show photographs of life at Greenham Common's women peace camps in the 1980s.

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The miraculous survival of an airman who lost his entire crew in an air disaster at an English stately home.

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Joe Mattock scores a scrappy last-minute goal to salvage a draw for Rotherham against fellow Championship strugglers 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: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 7C (45F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1014mb, Humidity: 85%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:20 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 85%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:21 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 8C (47F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (42F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 999mb, Humidity: 88%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:22 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

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