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The writer spent two years in prison in Reading after he was convicted of gross indecency in 1895.

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Relatives of the deceased are angry over filming of a BBC and Netflix drama at a Caversham cemetery.

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The 25-year-old is also given a lifetime ban by airline Jet2 for "extremely disruptive behaviour".

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Reading council has been trying to sell the Arthur Hill swimming pool site after it closed in 2016.

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Victims of domestic abuse in rural areas suffer longer and are less likely to get support, says report.

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The Queen's Swan Marker says cygnets are under threat from dogs and the American mink.

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The bailiff allegedly told the homeowner, "you probably know me from Can't Pay? We'll Take it Away!".

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The pop star surprised the girls by joining them in a rendition of their late mother's favourite song.

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Tobias French was nearly killed when a stranger tried to push him in front of an oncoming train.

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Some economists now argue it's better to rent rather than buy your home if you're young.

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UK motorways are being upgraded with extra technology, but how exactly does it work?

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Wales midfielder Angharad James joins Reading from fellow Women's Super League side Everton.

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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: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1010mb, Humidity: 79%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:27 BST

Maximum Temperature: 21C (69F), Minimum Temperature: 15C (59F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:04 BST, Sunset: 21:26 BST

Maximum Temperature: 21C (69F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1005mb, Humidity: 77%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:05 BST, Sunset: 21:24 BST

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