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Artists paint postcard-sized artworks for an online auction in aid of a hospice charity.

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Luke Thorp is given a three-year sentence for inflicting "catastrophic" injuries on the newborn.

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The campaign urges those struggling with looking after babies and children to seek help.

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The cygnet was found dead on a canal towpath in Slough.

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As primary schools in England prepare to reopening two mums talk about their worries.

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Craig O'Leary, of Thames Valley Police Federation, says officers are subjected to "horrific" assaults.

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Residents of a Berkshire village have been taking advantage of quiet streets to perform their own silly walks.

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The university's vice-chancellor says emerging from coronavirus "will be slow and protracted".

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Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

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Loss of taste and smell have been added to the UK's list of coronavirus symptoms.

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Guidelines to social contact are starting to change across the UK.

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What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?

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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: 24C (76F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (50F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1024mb, Humidity: 48%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Moderate, Sunrise: 04:47 BST, Sunset: 21:27 BST

Maximum Temperature: 23C (73F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (49F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1025mb, Humidity: 52%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Moderate, Sunrise: 04:46 BST, Sunset: 21:28 BST

Maximum Temperature: 23C (74F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (53F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1020mb, Humidity: 52%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Moderate, Sunrise: 04:45 BST, Sunset: 21:29 BST

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