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TRAVEL: Trains disrupted between Reading and Basingstoke

Trains between Reading and Basingstoke have been disrupted due to a tree falling on the line at Bramley

21 Oct 2014 15:55

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New councillor donates cash to Family Friends charity

21 Oct 2014 15:30

A CHARITY which provides emotional and practical support for children in difficult times has received a huge funding boost from a new councillor.

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Police appeal for help to help track down missing teen

21 Oct 2014 14:45 • Newsdesk

A TEENAGER has gone missing from Slough.

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Stoke Poges Parish Council taking its challenge against controversial free school to the High Court

21 Oct 2014 14:15 • Andy Wilkins

A PARISH council is taking its challenge to the High Court against a controversial free school in a village.

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Van stolen as delivery made

21 Oct 2014 14:00

A THIEF jumped behind the wheel of a van and drove off after a delivery driver left it idling as he popped a parcel through a door.

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Finchampstead CC pair honoured by Berks

21 Oct 2014 14:30

FINCHAMPSTEAD CC had two reasons to celebrate at the recent Berkshire County Cricket Club annual awards night.

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Golds galore for Pinewood Judo Club

20 Oct 2014 14:30

PINEWOOD Judo Club fighters have been collecting medals during a busy period recently.

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Reading FC boss Nigel Adkins launches a stinging attack on his defence in wake of Rams defeat

20 Oct 2014 13:44 • Sportsdesk

READING FC boss Nigel Adkins launched a stinging attack on his leaky defence in the aftermath of their 3-0 home defeat by Derby County.

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Topsy Ojo hat trick leads London Irish to 70-14 destruction of Rovigo

19 Oct 2014 16:50

HAT trick hero Topsy Ojo led London Irish to a comfortable 70-14 victory in their opening European Challenge Cup game against Rovigo at the Madejski Stadium.

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Are green “tractors” the smart 4X4 option?

9 Oct 2014 13:03 • Hugh Miller

Even for people who follow new vehicle design fairly closely the lingering, classic image of the 4 X 4 is often that of an ostentatious gas guzzler with the eco-efficiency of a Sherman tank - the notorious “Chelsea Tractor”.

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Are we swapping the gym for a gadget?

9 Oct 2014 13:01 • Hugh Miller

We all know about the well-established trend among young people to risk obesity by spending endless hours glued to computer games - but it could just be that we’re giving technological gadgetry a bad name it doesn’t really deserve.

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How will Reading fare in the Championship this season?

8 Oct 2014 11:14

We're rolling into October now and the start of the winter period of the 2014/15 Championship season so things are starting to settle into place in the second tier of English football for The Royals and all of the other side's looking to secure promotion to the Premier League.

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Getting to grips with project risk

22 Sep 2014 09:30 • Hugh Miller

What’s the worst that could happen? That’s the pragmatic and not remotely doom-laden question any project manager has to ask before the ink is dry on the first draft of any operational plan - because solving problems before they get a chance to happen will add hugely to the prospects of ultimate success.

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Whiteway's watching: Cookery shows

21 Oct 2014 09:30

COOKERY shows are ten-a-penny these days with fully two-thirds of the standard five-channel schedule dedicated solely to people in kitchens making things that probably smell nice.

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Fin-tastic seafood joint is great value for money

20 Oct 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

As my partner and I entered Loch Fyne Seafood & Grill in Wokingham I instantly felt comforted.

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The Reluctant Runner with Rebecca Curley

16 Oct 2014 09:30

TWO years ago and four and a half stone heavier is where my marathon journey began — although I didn’t know it then.

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