Berkshire

Royal Ascot: Day one in pictures

BBC Berkshire News Feed - 5 hours 49 min ago
The opening day of Royal Ascot proves to be a family occasion for the Queen.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Heathrow reveals expansion 'masterplan'

BBC Berkshire News Feed - 7 hours 22 min ago
Plans for a third runway, as well as new terminals to be built in phases, go out to public consultation.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike

BBC Berkshire News Feed - 13 hours 12 min ago
Commuters and Royal Ascot racegoers are urged to check details of South Western Railway trains online.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Slough KFC attack: Three men plead not guilty

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:43
The victim of the attack in Slough was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

South Western Railway strike set to hit Royal Ascot

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:23
The RMT is planning a five-day strike in a row with South Western Railway over guards on trains.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Harry and Meghan share picture of son Archie on Father's Day

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 16:19
The picture shows the six-week-old with his eyes open as he is held by Prince Harry.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Cancer survivor completes Royal Windsor triathlon

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 11:43
Brian Greenley was given six percent chance of survival when diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Berkshire family starts waste plastic swimsuit business

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 00:30
A Berkshire family has turned the oceans' waste plastic into a range of children's swimwear.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Canoe Slalom World Cup: GB's Mallory Franklin wins K1 gold

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 14:39
Watch Great Britain's Mallory Franklin winning run as she earns gold in the Canoe Slalom World Cup K1 Final at Lee Valley.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Exeter student tracks down family of mystery 'dumped' archive

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 12:00
A student tracked down family members after finding a pile of documents by the side of the road.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

'Gardening brings the community together in Reading'

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 01:47
Allotments in the centre of Reading are bringing communities together.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading 900-pupil free school approved

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 15:15
The education secretary has approved plans to build a new secondary school in Reading.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

500 Words: Chicken tale tops pecking order at writing competition

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 14:40
The judges felt Why Did the Chicken... was so finger lickin' good they made its author the winner.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Four Berkshire estate agents 'formed fee-fixing cartel'

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 17:26
Four firms are accused of colluding to illegally set minimum commission fees in Berkshire.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Fake festivals: Why more music fans are tuning in

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 04:01
Ticket sales for tribute act events such as Glastonbudget and The Big Fake Festival are on the rise.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Eastleigh 'Nazi dagger' betting shop robbers jailed

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 18:34
The unique knife was found at the scene of one of nine raids on bookies carried out by two men.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Slough Children's Services Trust: Foster children 'not protected'

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:05
Ofsted says Slough Children's Services Trust placed youngsters in households with no place to sleep.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Sandhurst 'waterboarding' pair cleared

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:40
Two Royal Military Academy officer cadets were accused of pouring water over a colleague's face.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Suspect 'swallowed package', Reading cell death inquest hears

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:24
Video footage caught Leroy Junior Medford swallowing something in his police cell, an inquest hears.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

PC 'would act differently' over Reading cell death

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 19:13
A police officer told an inquest his actions would have been different after reflecting on the death of a suspect.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

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