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South Western Railway and the RMT union are in dispute over the future role of guards.

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Plans to demolish a bus depot to build 246 flats in Bracknell were rejected by councillors.

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The Royal Berkshire Hospital is reviewing shift patterns for staff in its A&E department.

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Search interest in the word "wasp" in the UK was the highest in five years between 5 and 11 August.

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West Berkshire Council wants to charge residents 50 to have their waste picked up every fortnight.

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Worried about results day or thinking about taking a year out? Here's our top tips.

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The event at a home in Newbury were designed to provide exercise for those who are now less active.

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The Salvation Army in Reading is providing lunches for children who receive free school meals.

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Leander Club produces Olympian after Olympian, but how did the Henley-on-Thames club become one of the best rowing clubs in the world?

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Hundreds of forgotten, secret and little-known shrines across England are nominated for listed status.

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Reading are interested in signing Swansea City winger Nathan Dyer on loan.

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Bolton Wanderers maintain their unbeaten start to the Championship season as they beat Reading at the Madejski Stadium.

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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.

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