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The frames that fell on Amanda Telfer were left unrestrained against a wall in Mayfair.

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A cyclist dies after crashing into a pedestrian at a junction in Earley, Berkshire

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The company pumped 1.9 billion litres of untreated sewage into the River Thames in 2013 and 2014.

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Michael Gibbons faces 16 counts of serious sexual offences against children under 13.

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Dariusz Tokarczyk's lorry smashed into Jodie Moss's car when he was choosing music on his phone.

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Two teenage girls were "inappropriately touched" near a playground at a park in Reading.

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Original animator Peter Lang is trying to raise 20,000 to bring the 1980s series back.

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The Hollywood A-lister turned up unexpectedly at a care home in Berkshire with flowers and a card.

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Rather than being taught in classrooms, or learning in a sewer itself, crews can learn from an industrial estate in Slough.

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The Ocean's Eleven star turned up with flowers and a card for care home resident Pat Adams.

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An altarpiece designed by novelist Thomas Hardy, which was lost for a century, has been uncovered.

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Jersey Reds continue their play-off push at home to leaders London Irish, who have won all 17 of their Championship games.

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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: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1029mb, Humidity: 74%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 18:23 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: East North Easterly, Wind Speed: 15mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1029mb, Humidity: 47%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:56 GMT, Sunset: 18:25 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 13C (55F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 16mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1025mb, Humidity: 60%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:54 GMT, Sunset: 19:26 GMT

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