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Those behind the bid for Thames Valley Science Park want Reading to be a global media and film hub.

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Mohammed Aman Ashraq, 18, was killed after an altercation in Slough in January.

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PC Gaz Phillips who nearly died just days before PC Andrew Harper is supporting his widow's campaign for tougher sentences.

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Two builders were trapped by rubble after the building partially collapsed in Windsor.

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Debbie Adlam says killers of emergency service workers should serve at least 20 years in prison.

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Mehndi artists share how their art helped their mental health during lockdown.

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The mother of PC Andrew Harper starts a campaign for "Andrew's Law" after his killers were convicted of manslaughter.

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A group of volunteers set-up a charity so they could grow food to help feed their community.

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The Duke of Edinburgh steps down as as Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles after almost 70 years of involvement.

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The wife of PC Andrew Harper says his killing was "brutal and senseless".

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Video captured by a police patrol car shows the moment PC Harper confronted his killers.

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A video shows two teenagers who dragged a police officer to his death laughing as they leave court.

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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: 18C (64F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1015mb, Humidity: 93%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Moderate, Sunset: 20:40 BST

Maximum Temperature: 25C (78F), Minimum Temperature: 15C (60F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1015mb, Humidity: 73%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Moderate, Sunrise: 05:48 BST, Sunset: 20:38 BST

Maximum Temperature: 24C (74F), Minimum Temperature: 14C (57F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1015mb, Humidity: 73%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Moderate, Sunrise: 05:49 BST, Sunset: 20:36 BST

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