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Coronavirus: Henley Festival cancelled over virus concerns

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 11:15
The 2020 event was due to feature headliners James Blunt, Madness, Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
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Coronavirus: Coping with grief during a lockdown

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 00:03
After an outpouring of support for Rev Richard Coles, how are other recently bereaved people coping?
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

New police boss appointed for town

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:57
Supt Nicholas John has become the new commander for the Reading Local Policing Area.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Slough stabbing: Attempted murder arrest after man attacked

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:29
A man, in his 20s, was stabbed a number of times in Slough, police said.
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The companies that need workers

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:18
Out of work? These companies need workers right now.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Help needed to rescue UK's old rainfall records

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 02:10
Pre-1960s handwritten rain gauge data can inform drought and flood planning, but only if digitised.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Coronavirus: Thousands volunteer to help NHS with vulnerable

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 22:11
The role of volunteers will be "absolutely crucial" in fighting coronavirus, says Boris Johnson.
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Coronavirus: London Irish players and staff to take 25% pay cut

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 16:10
London Irish become the latest Premiership club to announce they are cutting salaries because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Non-league football: National League asks Football Association to close season

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 14:28
The National League asks the Football Association to close the rest of the non-league season 'as soon as possible'.
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Coronavirus: Network Rail asks former signallers to return to railways

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 13:47
Network Rail says it will retrain former staff to keep trains running during the coronavirus crisis.
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Coronavirus: What's young people's risk?

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:40
An 18-year-old has died of coronavirus in England. Are young people at risk from the virus?
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Coronavirus: Henley Regatta cancelled over outbreak

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 17:56
Sir Steve Redgrave says there are "more significant issues" than staging sporting events.
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Coronavirus: PCC urges neighbours not to 'snitch'

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:28
A crime commissioner says people should talk to the police only in extreme cases.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Coronavirus: Four things stats say about the pandemic in London

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:03
Which borough has the most coronavirus cases - and how far behind the capital is the rest of the UK?
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UK lockdown: why does staying at home stop coronavirus?

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 05:33
After Boris Johnson brings in new measures, the BBC explains why staying in is a matter of life and death.
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Coronavirus: What are the new restrictions and why are they needed?

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 21:16
The new measures will see shops closed and groups dispersed in order to fight coronavirus.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

PC Andrew Harper murder trial collapses due to coronavirus

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 12:42
The jury in the Andrew Harper murder trial is discharged after three jurors go into self-isolation.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Coronavirus: More myths to ignore

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:05
Reality Check tackles misleading health advice being shared online.
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Coronavirus: What is shielding?

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sun, 03/22/2020 - 20:01
People most at risk of needing hospital treatment if they get coronavirus are being asked to stay home.
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Coronavirus: Cambridgeshire air ambulance in DIY store masks appeal

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sun, 03/22/2020 - 09:37
The charity says its emergency service is under threat unless it can get more equipment.
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