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PC Adam Cox created an alter ego called Emily Whitehouse to exchange explicit chat with men online.

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The Hampshire district came top in a study that looked at factors including life expectancy.

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John Wright, 32, who was accused of killing 25-year-old Janine Bowater was due in court.

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In a break with royal tradition, the wedding is being held on a Saturday rather than a weekday.

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A 24-year-old man is charged with two counts of rape following the attack in Bachelors Acre.

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As his wedding date was revealed he told recruits their destinies had been forged at "this great place".

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CCTV footage showing the double-decker bus knocking down the man went viral on the internet.

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Glenn Miller's plane vanished over the Channel without a trace in 1944.

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PC Gareth Browning was hit by a stolen car and died of his injuries three years later.

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Howard Patterson was extradited from the US in March, accused of killing a gang member.

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Anne Latto earned her first degree from the University of Reading in 1981

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Garden shed inventors talk about the challenges they face to get government funding for their ideas.

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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: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 4mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 76%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 15:55 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 88%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:04 GMT, Sunset: 15:56 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 0C (32F), Wind Direction: North North Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1030mb, Humidity: 89%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:05 GMT, Sunset: 15:56 GMT

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