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Appeal as 11 hurt in 50-strong Bracknell boxing brawl

6 hours 44 min ago
Police say 11 people were hurt in the fight outside Bracknell Leisure Centre.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Asian gold: More than £140m stolen in UK in last five years

18 hours 54 min ago
Asian families are often targeted by thieves for gold, which is traditionally given as weddings gifts.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Shinfield murder: Husband admits 'brutal attack' on wife

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:45
Laurens Brand stabbed his wife Angela Mittal in the neck and chest on Boxing Day.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

London Waterloo: South Western Railway delays as works overrun

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:21
Passengers into London Waterloo are being disrupted after engineering works overran.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading hit by norovirus outbreak

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 07:58
The Reading hospital warns visitors to stay away after the "winter vomiting bug" was detected.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Bin collections are weekly for just one in six councils

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 00:02
At least 10 authorities switched to fortnightly rounds or announced plans to do so in the past year.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading teacher banned over sex with pupils

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:34
Gunsel Akyol used his professional position to "influence or exploit", a misconduct panel finds.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Cash for roads after Reading to Wokingham scheme scrapped

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:11
Plans have been put forward to build a new bridge in Wokingham after a scheme was scrapped.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Council tax increase: Why am I paying the police so much?

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:01
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Newbury man, 92, jailed for child sexual offences

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:32
Terrence Galligan was sentenced to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of offences dating back to 1971.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading Girls' School turns inadequate rating around

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:28
Reading Girls' School is now one of the top 5% performing schools after it was rated inadequate.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

London Irish: Mike Coman forced to retire after hamstring injury

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:27
London Irish back row Mike Coman is forced to retire after a long-term hamstring injury.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading Festival set for extra 5,000 revellers in 2019

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:01
'Confidence' in the festival's organisers led Reading Council to back the increase.
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Reading hospital patient 'given wrong air supply'

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:12
The mistake at Royal Berkshire Hospital was on the list of "never events" which should not happen.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading face West Ham in Women's Cup semis

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:14
Holders Chelsea are drawn away at Women's Super League leaders Manchester City in the semi-finals of the Women's FA Cup.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Women's FA Cup: Reading Women 3-2 Manchester United Women AET

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 17:14
A 120th-minute winner sees Reading beat Championship side Manchester United 3-2 to reach the Women's FA Cup semi-finals.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Motorists warned of Reading half marathon road closures

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 13:54
More than 14,000 runners are expected to take to the streets of Reading on Sunday.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Harrogate Town v Maidenhead United

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 10:16
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Harrogate Town and Maidenhead United.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

British Championships: I will learn from the seniors - Morgan

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 19:19
British Junior champion Amelie Morgan is learning from fellow competitors in her first season in gymnastics' top division.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Thousands raised for officer's triplets after collision

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:19
PC Matt Midwinter was on patrol when he was involved in a collision with an HGV.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

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