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Updated: 3 hours 35 min ago

Network Rail sets date for axing all train station toilet charges

4 hours 10 min ago
Commuters are currently charged between 30p and 40p to use toilets at nine Network Rail-run stations.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Thames Valley Police 'won't arrest drug users' in pilot

7 hours 46 min ago
People in possession of small amounts of drugs will instead be offered help, Thames Valley Police says.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Second arrest after man shot in leg in Reading

7 hours 53 min ago
A 23-year-old man is being held on suspicion of wounding with intent and possessing a firearm.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Christmas traffic: Where to avoid on the roads and rail

17 hours 17 min ago
Traffic will be busiest on Thursday and Friday before rail engineering and strikes cause cancellations.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Arrest after man shot in leg with gun in Reading

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 17:26
The shooting in Reading on Saturday is not believed to have been random, police say.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Naughty parrot keeps using Alexa to buy things online

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 13:52
A parrot who has made friends with its owner's Alexa device keeps ordering things online.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Rotherham United v Reading

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:27
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Rotherham United and Reading.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Woman in court over Road Wars policeman death

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:20
Agne Jasulaitiene is also charged with causing the death by careless driving of a 91-year-old woman.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

South Western Railway strikes planned for Christmas week

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:09
The RMT union says South Western Railway workers will hold 24-hour strikes on 27 and 31 December.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Woman kidnapped in boot of her own car in Kidmore End

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:29
Two men armed with a large knife approached the 58-year-old before bundling her into a black BMW.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading to Wokingham Mass Rapid Transit scheme refused

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:56
Concerns were raised about the impact the proposed Mass Rapid Transit would have on the environment.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Shop finally built on new estate after 11-year wait

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:40
A Co-op has opened on a housing estate after residents went without any "promised" shops for 11 years.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Pedestrian dies after Slough skip lorry crash

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 20:05
The woman, who was in her late teens, died in hospital after the accident on Monday.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Woman faces Road Wars policeman crash death charge

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:38
Agne Jasulaitiene is also charged with causing the death by careless driving of a 91-year-old woman.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

M4 minibus crash: Memorial service for autism teachers

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:35
Jason Aleixo, Lorraine MacLellan and Catherine Gardiner died in the crash on the M4 near Newbury.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Crossrail delay: £1.4bn bailout as autumn 2019 launch delayed

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:29
The £15bn route, Europe's biggest infrastructure project, has been delayed for a second time.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Interserve rescue plan prompts share collapse

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:59
Shares in outsourcing company Interserve more than halve after it says it is seeking a rescue deal.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Christmas: What questions do you have?

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:03
What questions do you have about Christmas? Use our form and we could be in touch.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Legal aid advice network 'decimated' by funding cuts

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 00:50
Legal aid advice 'deserts' emerge in England and Wales as funding cuts hit providers.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading Women v Liverpool Women

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 12:01
Live coverage of Sunday's Women's Super League game between Reading Women and Liverpool Women.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

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