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The treats in store at the Fox and Hounds have won it two dog-friendly awards in one year.

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The education watchdog said shutting the nursery was not a decision it had made "lightly".

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Father-of-three Mohammed Rasheed was found with fatal head injuries in Windsor in September.

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A jury heard Howard Patterson opened fire with a MAC-10 machine gun in 1996 at a flat in Reading.

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Sohail Munawar blamed a "scammer or virus" for forwarding a pornographic video to colleagues.

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A primary school closes for 48 hours after 150 of its 630 students became ill.

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Engineers from the majority of the UK's water firms still use divining rods to locate pipes, it emerges.

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Residents and council bosses are seeking reassurance depot bosses had permission to construct it.

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The 88kg baking masterpiece was made my Reading biscuit company Huntley and Palmers in 1947.

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On the anniversary of the blaze, one of the first firefighters on the scene recounts battling the flames.

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Teenagers Jay Panesar and Emily Phillips recently won an international figure skating contest.

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The story of Esther Fairfax's mum could be made into a Hollywood movie.

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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: 18mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1000mb, Humidity: 57%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:34 GMT, Sunset: 16:06 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 4mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1010mb, Humidity: 77%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:36 GMT, Sunset: 16:04 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 6C (43F), Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1015mb, Humidity: 71%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:37 GMT, Sunset: 16:04 GMT

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