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Former champion ice skater Philip Askew denies raping a girl under 16 in 1995 when he was 21.

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Plans for a third runway should be improved, MPs say, but not before safeguarding issues are addressed.

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Cuts to the unit, made up of 60 officers who each have a dog, are "devastating", critics say.

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Championship club Reading part company with manager Jaap Stam following a run of just one win in 18 league games.

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Staff at Activate Learning sites across the Thames Valley take action over pay in their lunch break.

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Organisers called off the Reading Half Marathon three-and-a-half hours before its scheduled start.

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Royal Mail has apologised to Dorothy Hopkins and begun an investigation.

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An artist installed temporary lights to illuminate both sides of a bridge in Henley-on-Thames.

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Naked people in the original tapestry were covered up by the prudish Victorians for a country-wide tour.

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Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

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London Irish director of rugby Nick Kennedy leaves the Premiership club following recent coaching staff changes.

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Former Reading winger Glen Little believes Jaap Stam was given plenty of time to improve form before leaving as manager.

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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: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 56%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:01 GMT, Sunset: 18:21 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1001mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:58 GMT, Sunset: 18:23 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 10C (50F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1010mb, Humidity: 71%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:56 GMT, Sunset: 19:25 GMT

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