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The 25-year-old is remanded in custody after appearing by video link from Belmarsh Prison.

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Reading is set to be home to the burger restaurant's first branch in the UK in two decades.

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Jurors leave the Old Bailey to visit the scene where PC Andrew Harper was dragged to his death.

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Joshua Collacott began his fundraising challenge after seeing an advert for the NSPCC.

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Police say only "good fortune" prevented serious injury or death on the motorway, in Berkshire.

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The Royal Berkshire Fire Authority voted to shut Wargrave Fire Station, which opened in 1903.

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A university student took MDMA and cocaine before toppling into a swimming pool, an inquest hears.

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A student nurse died after taking MDMA at Reading Festival in August, an inquest hears.

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Michael Scaife died after going to the aid of a friend in the Jubilee River in Berkshire in 2015.

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A bridge connecting Reading and Caversham will close for six weeks to replace two gas mains.

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Two men had been swimming in a stretch of the River Thames when they got into difficulty.

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A policeman says the driver of the car dragging PC Harper "deliberately" drove straight at him.

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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: 14C (57F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1007mb, Humidity: 91%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:40 BST

Maximum Temperature: 19C (65F), Minimum Temperature: 15C (59F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1007mb, Humidity: 87%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:47 BST, Sunset: 21:39 BST

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (51F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 19mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1006mb, Humidity: 70%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:48 BST, Sunset: 21:38 BST

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