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22 Sep 2014 09:30

Sizeable expansion for primary school planned

A PRIMARY school is set to increase its pupil capacity by a fifth if its planned expansion is approved this week.

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22 Sep 2014 09:30 • Newsdesk

Men freed from trapped lift in Slough

A GROUP of men were freed by firefighters after a lift got stuck between floors in Lexington Apartments, in Railway Terrace, Slough on Sunday evening.

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22 Sep 2014 09:30

Award for top trainee

FOR one teenager the Reading Retail Awards could be the catalyst for a career reaching great heights.

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22 Sep 2014 09:30 • Newsdesk

Tempers flare in debate over spending of council's Development Fund cash on Christmas lights

CONTROVERSY over spending cash seemingly set aside for rejuvenation projects on Christmas decorations is rumbling on.

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22 Sep 2014 08:00

Breakfast clubs in jeopardy after Council cuts

BREAKFAST and after school clubs could be at risk of closure after borough council leaders announced further budget cuts.

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22 Sep 2014 07:30 • Daniel Whiteway

Windsor youngster over the moon after greeting card to The Queen gets personalised reply

A CREATIVE kid was 'bouncing off the walls’ when she received a letter bearing the initials ER.

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21 Sep 2014 17:58 • Newsdesk

Man's body recovered from the Thames close to Old Windsor

A MAN'S body has been recovered from the River Thames close to Old Windsor, police have confirmed.

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21 Sep 2014 17:30

Piece patchwork is unveiled at the REME Museum of Technology

A GIANT patchwork exploring the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded soldiers has been unveiled at the REME Museum of Technology.

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21 Sep 2014 17:30

Binfield star Amber Hill wins world shooting gold

BINFIELD’S Amber Hill helped Great Britain to their first team gold in the women’s skeet at the Shooting World Championships in Granada this week.

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21 Sep 2014 17:00

Council clampdown on Caversham parking

A CRACKDOWN on commuters who dump their cars in Lower Caversham and walk to the railway station was declared by the borough’s transport leaders last week.

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21 Sep 2014 16:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Popular art fair set to return for its 10th anniversary

THERE will be no resting on laurels when an art fair celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

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21 Sep 2014 15:30

Police appealing for witnesses after assault in East Reading

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Denmark Road, East Reading, last night.

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21 Sep 2014 12:30

Sunningdale residents group hits back over criticism over 'accountability'

CONCERNS over the accountability of the group responsible for delivering Ascot and Sunningdale’s Neighbourhood Plan will be raised at a Royal Borough meeting.

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21 Sep 2014 12:00

Elderly and disabled at risk following budget cuts

READING has to pull together to make sure elderly and disabled people are not impacted by the latest tranche of budget cuts.

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21 Sep 2014 10:00 • Andy Wilkins

'Great tennis' on display as club members compete for annual championships

'GREAT tennis’ was on display as members competed at a tennis club’s annual championships.

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21 Sep 2014 09:30

Swinley Forest runners raise thousands of pounds

HUNDREDS of runners took to Swinley Forest on Sunday for an inaugural charity event.

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21 Sep 2014 09:30

Limited places remaining for Dinton Duathlon

PLACES are filling fast for the third Barnes Fitness Dinton Duathlon, to be held next month.

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21 Sep 2014 09:30

Traders show great initiative

CAVERSHAM Traders Association’s loyalty card scheme won initiative of the year at the Reading Retail Awards — the first time a collective has picked up the prize. Jude Chapman, vice chairman of the independent business association, said they were really proud to have picked up the award.

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21 Sep 2014 08:00

Reading Borough plea to West Berkshire Council over new houses

THE message from a council is be courteous to your neighbours as proposals for hundreds of new homes are considered by West Berkshire Council.

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21 Sep 2014 08:00

Misery on Play Hatch road

MOTORISTS on a busy commuter route faced an evening of misery after a worker left the temporary traffic lights in order to rush to his wife’s side at hospital.

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