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Simon Smith was knocked to the ground but amazingly suffered only minor injuries.

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A Sikh couple claim their skin colour was the main objection for the adoption agency.

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Caversham Park, home to the Monitoring unit, is put on the market in an effort to save money.

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The slowest speeds in the UK are experienced in three Scottish local authority areas, Which? says.

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The Tin Man wins the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot for jockey Tom Queally and trainer James Fanshawe.

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The Foreign Office says it is helping Ahmad Zeidan but his family claims he has been forgotten.

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Cladding on 600 high rises in England is tested, as Premier Inn admits concerns about three hotels.

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A Reading woman has designed clothes especially for wheelchair users - inspired by her mum who suffers from multiple sclerosis.

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A beekeeper was called to Newbury after the emergence of thousands of bees lefts shoppers startled.

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The deer became stuck after climbing in to cool off in the water.

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The candidate gets 249 votes, a "new Buckethead record", standing against Theresa May in Maidenhead.

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Reading forward Deniss Rakels agrees a season-long loan deal with Lech Poznan in Poland.

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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: 15C (59F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1006mb, Humidity: 59%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:25 BST

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: North North Westerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 997mb, Humidity: 81%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:49 BST, Sunset: 21:25 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 995mb, Humidity: 68%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:50 BST, Sunset: 21:25 BST

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