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Printers in town since 1777 set to close

29 Jan 2015 09:25 • Carly Read

The oldest printing company in the UK is to close its Reading factory following the loss of a major contract, it has been revealed.

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Staff at front of war on child sexual exploitation get advice from police

30 Jan 2015 16:53 • Charlotte Faulkner

STAFF at 'the front of the war against child sexual exploitation’ were told how to spot warning signs as part of the police’s latest initiative.

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Young people honoured at borough's annual awards

30 Jan 2015 15:30 • Daniel Whiteway

MORE than 200 hardworking, inspirational young people were honoured at an annual awards ceremony.

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GP practice staff have been left ‘demoralised’

30 Jan 2015 15:30 • James Ash

A HEALTH campaigner has blamed the management of a failing GP practice for its plight after it was slammed by a health regulator.

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Staff speak out after bookies robbed for second time in two months

30 Jan 2015 14:13 • Charlotte Faulkner

A BOOKMAKERS has been the target of an armed robbery for the second time in two months.

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Newbury FC book their place in Hellenic Floodlit Cup semi final

30 Jan 2015 16:30 • Sportsdesk

NEWBURY FC suffered a mixed week in the Hellenic Premier after a resounding win at Holyport, a defeat at leaders Highmoor Ibis plus a thrilling cup victory on penalties.

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Reading FC boss Steve Clarke wary of Sheffield Wednesday's away capabilities

30 Jan 2015 15:45 • Paul Carey

STEVE Clarke says Reading FC must be wary against one of the best away sides in the league this weekend.

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Reading and District Table Tennis round-up: Superb Kingfisher enjoy success

30 Jan 2015 15:30

Stuart Williams, Mark Banks and reserve Bernhard Schnederle proved far too strong for Sonning Common & Peppard B as second placed Kingfisher A ran out 10-0 winners in Division One.

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Slough RFC boss Darran Brown seeks response to Southern Counties Vase exit

30 Jan 2015 15:30 • Sportsdesk

SLOUGH RFC bowed out of the Southern Counties Vase after a 33–10 home defeat to Abingdon at Tamblyn Fields.

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We’re hoping for another Tipperary Tim

28 Jan 2015 16:18

Mention horse racing to somebody who doesn’t do much betting on them and chances are they’ll immediately mention the Grand National - it’s the one everyone’s heard of.

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The Happy Horticulturist with Bernadette Varilone

26 Jan 2015 09:30

Designing your ideal garden. First measure your plot.

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Mum's the word with Alex Brocklesby

19 Jan 2015 09:30

After almost four months of practice, I have almost mastered the art of breastfeeding in public (except when caught off-guard wearing silly dresses). And what an art it is.

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Ever tried breastfeeding in public while holding a conversation with a man?

15 Jan 2015 09:30

After almost four months of practice, I have almost mastered the art of breastfeeding in public (except when caught off-guard wearing silly dresses). And what an art it is.

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A more relaxed way to enjoy a laugh about life

30 Jan 2015 09:30

IF, like me, you were gripped to Alun Cochrane’s Fun House series for Radio 4 then you will already think you know all you really need to know about him.

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First night review: Twelve Angry Men

28 Jan 2015 09:30

THE enduring power of this show was richly illustrated by the success of last year’s West End revival which arrived in Windsor this week.

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A play with no words

27 Jan 2015 09:30

Blind Man’s Song is a tale about one man’s rage against his world of darkness. Inspired by the paintings of René Magritte, the dead-end world of Samuel Beckett and interviews with blind and visually-impaired people, it uses theatre, mime and original live music to explore the power of imagination in seeking wisdom beyond our senses. With no words, Blind Man’s Song witnesses the power of the body to communicate.

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