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Education Secretary Gavin Williamson would be "very much in favour" of the school taking girls.

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The bear was found on the side of the M4 in Reading.

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The 52-year-old was involved in a collision with a Toyota on the A329 in Ascot.

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Fresh plans are drawn up after initial designs for a rail station building were mocked.

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Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Barber wants to become the Thames Valley's PCC in May.

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The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Unsung Hero for the south of England is Debbie Clay, from Shinfield in Berkshire.

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The government's new approach to determining tiers bundles together low- and high-rate local authorities.

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Local businesses must pay 20 to take part in Wokingham Borough Council's online festive market.

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The monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh usually spend Christmas with other royals at Sandringham.

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The Grade II listed prison is where Oscar Wilde was held for two years for gross indecency.

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PC Andrew Harper paid the "ultimate price for his bravery" when he was killed, a court hears.

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Council officers have helped explain lockdown rules to about 600 businesses in 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

Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 977mb, Humidity: 95%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 15:52 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 4C (39F), Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 974mb, Humidity: 97%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:07 GMT, Sunset: 15:52 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 1C (35F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 994mb, Humidity: 89%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:08 GMT, Sunset: 15:51 GMT

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