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Slough school being monitored by Goverment for 'failing to promote British values'

27 Nov 2014 17:30 • John Dickens

AN ISLAMIC faith-based independent school is being monitored by the Department for Education for failing to promote fundamental British values, The Observer can reveal.

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Teenager arrested following Bracknell burglary

27 Nov 2014 16:45

A TEENAGER has been arrested in connection with a burglary in Bracknell, where bike parts were stolen.

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Bracknell man arrested after stash of stolen bicycles seized

27 Nov 2014 16:30

A MAN from Bracknell has been arrested after police seized stolen bikes from a house.

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Mixed week for Hungerford Town but results improve for Thatcham Town and Newbury FC

27 Nov 2014 16:30

HUNGERFORD Town secured a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Biggleswade Town in the Southern Premier on Saturday to end a run of five straight away defeats in all competitions.

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Body of a man pulled from the River Kennet

27 Nov 2014 16:15

THE body of a man has been pulled from the River Kennet today.

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Unbeaten star Faugheen on song in Ascot victory

27 Nov 2014 21:00

RACEGOERS enjoyed a memorable afternoon during the November racing and Country Living Shopping Village at Ascot Racecourse.

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Garath McCleary joins Chris Gunter in backing manager Nigel Adkins

27 Nov 2014 18:30 • Paul Carey

GARATH McCleary has added his name to the list of Reading FC players backing under-fire manager Nigel Adkins to the hilt.

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Fit-again Zurn makes star Rockets return

27 Nov 2014 15:30

ALEX Zurn marked his return to the Reading Rockets team with a 30 point haul in a big home win over Worthing Thunder in EBL Division One.

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New Polo manager for Guards Club

27 Nov 2014 15:30

ANTONY Fanshawe has been appointed Guards Polo Club’s new polo manager.

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Europe essay prize is a great winter challenge

For any enterprising student who’s dreamed of being able to seriously expand his or her horizons the new eye-catcher offer agreed between Berlin-based travel experts GoEuro and the University of Reading is surely too good to ignore.

29 Oct 2014 09:30

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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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Get the theatre buzz back with One Man, Two Guvnors at Wycombe Swan

It has been widely-reported that audience numbers are falling at theatres across the country but One Man, Two Guvnors has bucked the trend.

27 Nov 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

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Why Henley homes are in top gear

26 Nov 2014 16:14

A palatial home is one thing, and a world-famous Regatta yet another - but the ultimate in rich man’s bling is a cracking premium quality car parked in the driveway.

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Health bonus of biking to work

26 Nov 2014 15:47

Commuting to work is a humdrum but basic fact of life for the majority of the population, and driving, with its convenience and control, is still the favourite mode of transport.

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