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John Redwood MP: I was pleased when the council withdrew Wokingham regeneration plan

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:47
"I think we will end up with a better plan thanks to public responses to the consultation, and through the usual process of local political disagreements over the details."
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Shop worker attacked and forced to hand over cash in Whitley robbery

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:05
At around 4.30pm on Thursday, April 10, three men walked into CK Food and Wine in Northumberland Avenue.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Reading motorcycle group aim to make it easy for new riders to get on their bikes

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:39
Reading Motorcycle Action Group met members of the public as part of a Bike Awareness Day in Broad Street on Saturday, April 5
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Jackson's Corner: Reading FC reporter mistaken for Rolling Stones drummer

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:52
getreading's Charlie Watts was suddenly followed on Twitter by a man who also follows Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards and the famous rockers' official account
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Purley driver jailed for 10 years for killing two cyclists

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:49
Alexander Walter admitted death by dangerous driving at Reading Crown Court
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Oracle Shopping Centre: 10 potential replacements for missing T-Rex

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:36
We very much hope the original is found and returned, but if not, we suggest these famous replacements.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Fearless fundraisers to abseil down cathedral to raise cash for South Hill Park

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:10
Five members of staff from the cash-strapped arts centre will abseil
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Revamp to two town centre eyesores will bring new homes to revamped Bracknell

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:43
Plans for the loathed "3M building" Winchester House are up for discussion next week, and another plan to convert Eagle House in to town centre flats has also been submitted
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

getbusiness: Every little doesn't always help the bottom line

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:29
If you want to make serious money in business, stop focusing the minds of your customers on price
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Skater who freed car from Wokingham level crossing barrier says he is no hero

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:20
Dave Maloy came forward after being called a hero last week after rescuing the car, which was jammed under the barriers
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Hurst Golf Course remodelled after fears over safety

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:19
The course is due to re-open in the summer with a new layout, due to improved club technology and people hitting balls further. Two people have been hit by stray balls.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

People 'ready to fall back in love with Wokingham', says regeneration expert

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:16
The town has been nominated for the Thames Valley Town of the Year award
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Mya Lacarte nominated for Reading Retail Awards Restaurant of the Year

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:09
The Caversham eatery won the Restaurant of the Year Award in 2008 and has featured in the awards every year since
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Care workers claim 'underpayment' by company used by Reading Borough Council

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:01
Melanie Deegan was expecting to be paid £7 an hour for visiting people in their homes but discovered that she was not being paid for travel time between the visits
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Jury clears police worker of benefit fraud after just 28 minutes

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:56
Throughout the two-day trial Megan Purnell, who works as a civilian officer for Thames Valley Police in Reading, adamantly denied the charge
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Earley midwife campaigns to end female genital mutilation

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:51
Reading was recently listed by the Department of Health as one of 11 female genital mutilation hotspots in the country
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Burglar who caused life-threatening injuries to policeman jailed

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:34
Luke Haywood drove directly at PC Gareth Browning who is still in a serious condition in hospital after four months
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Vets warn pet owners to keep Easter eggs away from their pets

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:19
Chocolate is highly toxic to small dogs and puppies
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Number of jobless benefit claimants falls after New Year blip

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:56
New figures show the number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance in the area is going back down.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

New housing plan for site by the River Kennet in Katesgrove

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:46
Taylor Wimpey has written to householders informing them of new plans to build about 70 new homes and inviting them to an exhibition next Thursday
Categories: Berkshire, Reading