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RMT union members are taking 27 days of strike action on South Western Railway.

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Sikh couple Sandeep and Reena Mander have won nearly 120,000 in damages from a council.

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Jomo Mathurine threatened to share the video to "take down" his victim, the court heard.

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Psychiatric patient Sarah-Jane Williams died when a fire broke out at a Reading hospital.

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The supermarket would be built close to the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston.

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Royal Berkshire Hospital says six patients have tested positive for the winter sickness bug.

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BBC Reporter Frankie Peck explains why you only see big-name politicians in your area if you live in a marginal.

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Jamil Khalid denies killing Daniel Higgins in Slough 16 years ago.

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The man in his 60s died when the car collided with a single-decker bus in Caversham, police say.

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Yousef Anwar and Mohammed Ijaz were arrested as part of an investigation into alleged spot-fixing.

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Compare where the parties stand on key issues - from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.

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The BBC News site is listing all candidates standing on 12 December - find them with our postcode search.

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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: 9C (47F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 994mb, Humidity: 86%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (49F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 992mb, Humidity: 75%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:12 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 10C (50F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 21mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1011mb, Humidity: 67%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:13 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

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