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A third runway at Heathrow can only be justified if it does not breach climate change laws, MPs say.

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A head teacher has told parents she is resigning in protest over school funding shortages.

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Parish council bills rise by a higher rate than larger authorities, analysis shows.

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A garden centre involved in a long-running planning dispute loses its High Court battle.

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A controversial levy on workplace car parking could cut congestion and pollution, say Greens.

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Cressida Dick becomes the first woman to lead London's police force in its 188-year history.

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Maidenhead victim Phillip Poole says he will be "scared" to get back on a train.

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The job description says a "passion for confectionery and taste buds for detection" are required.

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Reading loanee Reece Oxford wants to get more minutes on the pitch and help propel the Royals to the Premier League.

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BBC News wants to hear your questions about the 62 mile route from Winchester to Bicester.

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Boss Jaap Stam vows to keep faith with his playing style as Reading approach a difficult period in the Championship.

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Huddersfield move to within four points of the automatic promotion spots thanks to Philip Billing's winner against Reading.

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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

Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 28mph, Visibility: Excellent, Pressure: 993mb, Humidity: 60%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:03 GMT, Sunset: 17:33 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 55%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:01 GMT, Sunset: 17:35 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 10C (50F), Minimum Temperature: 8C (46F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1013mb, Humidity: 75%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:58 GMT, Sunset: 17:37 GMT

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