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The chief executive of Frimley and Wexham Park Hospitals Trust has apologised for the remark at a conference.

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A boy is remanded in custody after pleading guilty to an attack that saw eight people hospitalised.

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New Reading Council pay and display charges could stop patients and staff from parking for free at weekends.

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The 34-year-old victim was taken to hospital for treatment but died a few hours later.

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The pharmaceuticals group is shutting the site in Slough where the malted drink is made.

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A school in Slough has teamed up with a Muslim group to educate students.

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Christine Eeley says her daughter Isobel, who was 33, begged for help to end her life.

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The annual census of swans, which began in the 12th Century, is full of tradition.

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Jane Austen's novels helped a fan escape school bullies, a documentary has revealed.

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A Briton and German brought together after World War II celebrate 70 years of friendship.

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Vito Mannone joins Reading from Sunderland on a three-year contract for a fee in the region of 2m.

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Blackburn Rovers complete the signing of striker Dominic Samuel from Reading for an undisclosed fee.

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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: 14C (57F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 58%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:09 BST

Maximum Temperature: 21C (70F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 16mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1007mb, Humidity: 61%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:12 BST, Sunset: 21:08 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 66%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:13 BST, Sunset: 21:07 BST

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