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Exhibition of satirical artist George Grosz coming to South Hill Park

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:09
Much of George Grosz's work was destroyed by the Nazis during the Second World War
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Veteran scout leader honoured Town Mayor's Award

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:41
Ted Wingrove, of 1st Woodley Scout Group, was rewarded for his work in the community
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Car wash in Crowthorne raises cash for firefighters' charity

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:27
Firefighters raised more than £1,000 for the Firefighters Charity
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Wokingham Letters: Thanks to paramedics who looked after me

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:10
Write to: The Editor, Wokingham Times, 8 Tessa Road, Reading, RG1 8NS, or email us at
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Children clean up areas of Bracknell in community litter pick

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:50
More than 25 volunteers joined in the litter pick last Saturday around Harmans Water and The Park, Martins Heron and The Warren
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Poverty that lurks below the surface of Reading's boom town image

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:33
It is estimated in Reading that 15,000 people were paid below the living wage of £7.65 an hour and 8,665 families in the borough were working but receiving child tax credit or working tax credits
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

More staff drafted in to improve Wokingham council's 'inadequate' planning enforcement team

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:31
Officers have pledged to take a more proactive and zero tolerance approach
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Turnaround programme beats target for helping troubled families in Reading

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:23
Reading’s Turnaround Families Programme has helped families to experience improvements in education, a reduction in criminal and anti-social behaviour and to find employment or make progress towards finding work
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Sponsored walk to fund memorial room for Emily Cross

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:16
Family and friends of Emily Cross, who fell from the roof of the former Wellington Arms pub on April 1, will be walking laps of Prospect Park in Tilehurst on Saturday, June 14
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Whitley men sentenced for intimidating a teenage girl

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:09
Matthew Lewendon, 21, of Callington Road, and his cousin Jamie Handleigh, 18, of Laburnum Gardens, were convicted of intimidating Melissa Holt following a trial in January
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Heritage memorial trail planned for First World War centenary

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:09
Town and Parish Councils are joining together to highlight the many memorials around the borough
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Friends and family of young cancer sufferer raise £1,300 and donate hair to wig charity

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:08
Eight-year-old Evie Shallom was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma last month and her family and friends have started fundraising for the Little Princess Trust
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Man rescued from lift in town centre

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 17:26
Firefighters from the station in Wokingham Road were called to the man this afternoon
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Smoke alarm saves woman from boiler fire in Tilehurst

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 08:58
A fire crew were at the home for about 45 minutes
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Evacuation at Malmaison hotel caused by forgotten suitcase

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 15:51
Staff emptied the building after a suspicious package was found
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Ten-year-old girl released from swing for second time in Harmans Water

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:09
Firefighter Steve Blackman told the girl not to get in the swing again
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Mum's horror memories of Rwandan conflict 20 years on

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:45
Jeanette Kagabo talks of her memories of the horrific genocide in 1994 where 800,000 people were killed
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Patients fear doctors won't cope with surge in families from new Woodley homes

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:44
Dozens of people challenged health bosses at a public meeting organised by Woodley MP Rob Wilson yesterday evening
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Three men facing extradition after being arrested for crimes committed over seas

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:38
Thames Valley Police’s Economic Crime Unit (ECU) and the Special Constabulary teamed up to target offenders wanted on European arrest warrants
Categories: Berkshire, Reading

Young canoeist Andy Kedar faces gruelling Thames challenge

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:56
Obstacles are second nature to tough young adventurer
Categories: Berkshire, Reading