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Thames Valley PCC 'not supportive' of scrapping horse unit

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:29
Removing Thames Valley Police's horse unit is one of three options to be discussed at a budget meeting.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

London Irish: Brophy-Clews, Fowlie and Hobbs-Awoyemi sign contract extensions

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:07
London Irish trio Theo Brophy-Clews, Tom Fowlie and Danny Hobbs-Awoyemi have signed contract extensions with the Premiership club.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Alex Lewington: London Irish winger to join Saracens

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:31
Saracens agree a deal to sign winger Alex Lewington from fellow Premiership club London Irish at the end of the season.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading nursery reopens after Ofsted suspension

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:38
Greyfriars Day Nursery was shut due to concerns about its leadership and management.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading v Stevenage

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:23
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's FA Cup game between Reading and Stevenage.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Continental Tyres Cup: Arsenal Women and Manchester City Women through to final

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:29
Holders Manchester City will face Arsenal in the Continental Cup final after both sides claimed narrow semi-final wins.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Crown jewels hidden in biscuit tin during WW2

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:09
The Queen has only recently learned of the story, thanks to the makers of a BBC documentary.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Hull City v Reading

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:35
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Hull City and Reading.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

European Challenge Cup: London Irish v Krasny Yar

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:29
Team news as London Irish host Krasny Yar in Saturday's European Challenge Cup fixture at Madjeski Stadium (15:00 GMT).
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Rail strikes hit Northern, Greater Anglia, South Western and Merseyrail

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:56
RMT union members stage a 24-hour walkout for the third time in less than a week.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Winter Olympics: GB bobsleigher Bruce Tasker to miss Games after stroke

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:36
British bobsleigher Bruce Tasker will miss the Winter Olympics after suffering a minor stroke.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Thames Valley Police may scrap mounted section amid cuts

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:36
The mounted section is used to police football matches, demonstrations and other public events.
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Reading shipping container market plan gets green light

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:01
Rooftop bar plans have been ditched from proposals for a new structure in the town's anti-social hotspot.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Toys R Us and Homebase site in Reading: 765 homes approved

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:02
The site will include 157 affordable homes and a riverside square with shops, eateries and a nursery.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Great Western Railway: Train named in honour of Paddington Bear

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:30
The Great Western Railway train has been named in honour of Paddington Bear and his creator Michael Bond.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Train named after Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:20
Mr Bond's daughter Karen Jankel unveiled the name on the spot where the bear first arrived from Peru.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Controversial horse crematorium approved after appeal

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:04
The incinerator will be in the heart of the Valley of the Racehorse, home to multi-million pound racehorse training stables.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

The incredible medical mystery caused by a sauce sachet

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:03
Doctors made an extraordinary discovery that found the real 'sauce' of a woman's abdominal pain.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading festival death: Teenager may have 'hallucinated'

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:54
Matthew Jones, 17, died after tying a carrier bag over his head at the Reading Festival.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading hospital mental health unit investigated after choking deaths

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:31
The deaths of three patients prompts an unannounced visit from the health watchdog.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

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