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Why are large parts of England now in drought?

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:47
An official drought has been declared in parts of southern, central and eastern England, what happens now?
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading and Leeds festival-goers demand refunds over Rage change

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:11
One ticket-holder says replacing Rage Against the Machine with the 1975 is a "complete let down".
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

UK heatwave: Berkshire and Oxfordshire officially in drought

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:08
The announcement comes as temperatures are set to reach up to 37°C this weekend.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

UK heatwave: Emergency plan to protect homeless people

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 12:32
Water drops, sun cream and sun hats will be provided to rough sleepers during the heatwave.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Tilehurst: Tribute to Sheldon Lewcock after van death

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 12:00
A murder inquiry has begun after Sheldon Lewcock, who was hit by a van, died in hospital.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Is there a hosepipe ban in my area?

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 11:23
A hosepipe ban is being introduced for some areas, but what about the rest of the UK?
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

West Berkshire Council plans camera clampdown for schools and towns

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 08:52
Number plate recognition cameras would allow a council to enforce traffic offences and issue fines.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Rage Against the Machine pull out of Reading and Leeds festivals

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 08/11/2022 - 17:31
The US rock band cancel their European tour, including headline slots at Reading and Leeds.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Cost of living: Army veteran goes hungry for week to raise awareness

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 08/11/2022 - 16:29
Prabhdeep Singh says he is not eating for a week as a "symbolic" warning about what people face.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading FC fans celebrate new LGBT+ flag for matches

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 08/11/2022 - 15:21
Group members say the flag is important to make sure people can see the club is diverse.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning comes into effect

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:00
Scorching temperatures may affect people's health and disrupt transport, the Met Office says.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Winston Churchill suit fetches £7,440 at auction in Berkshire

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 08/11/2022 - 08:27
The wartime leader's Austen Reed suit went under the hammer alongside other memorabilia.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Tilehurst murder inquiry after man hit by van dies in hospital

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 17:06
The man was struck by the van last Thursday and died in hospital five days later
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Carabao Cup: Nine out of nine Championship sides lose to lower-league opposition

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 14:24
BBC Sport looks at why nine out of nine Championship sides were knocked out of the EFL Cup by lower-league opposition on Tuesday.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Thames Water admits it must do better as hosepipe ban looms

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 13:07
Supplier to 15m customers says it needs to be better at fixing leaks as 600m litres is lost daily.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Dog on M4 motorway saved by traffic officer near Hungerford

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:12
"Diesel" the dog is now safely back with his owner after multiple reports of a labrador on the loose.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Winston Churchill suit to be sold at auction

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 06:16
The wartime leader's Austen Reed suit could fetch up to £6,000 at auction.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Grassland blaze tackled near Reading rail tracks

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 19:17
Witnesses describe flames at the bottom of the rail embankment near Southcote.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading v Stevenage

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 17:07
Live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Reading and Stevenage.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Charity alleges Slough council owes outstanding money

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:48
The charity says it has been left with a large legal bill by the authority, which has not commented.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

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