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22 Dec 2014 17:00 • Daniel Whiteway

Young Windsor rowers jump from the river to a supermarket to fundraise for new craft

DEDICATED young rowers jumped from the river to a supermarket to raise desperately needed funds for a new craft.

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22 Dec 2014 16:45

79-year-old Sindlesham man imprisoned for historic sexual assaults

A Sindlesham man has been sentenced to eight years and four months' imprisonment after being convicted of historic sexual offences against four children.


22 Dec 2014 16:33 • Rob Stevens

Wins for Maidenhead United and Holyport FC but Burnham FC lose again

A LAST minute penalty save from Elvijs Putnins secured Maidenhead United a 1-1 draw away at Farnborough on Saturday.

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22 Dec 2014 16:30 • Newsdesk

Former boarding school houseparent, 79, jailed for sexually abusing boys as young as six

A 79-YEAR-OLD former houseparent at a boarding school for special needs children has been jailed for sexually assaulting boys as young as six.

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22 Dec 2014 16:30

Rapist jailed for ten years after joint attack on woman in west Reading

A RAPIST has been jailed for 10 years after he and another man subjected a woman to a horrifying two-hour attack.


22 Dec 2014 15:40 • Alex Drury

Crowthorne laptop theft

Police are appealing for information after an Apple Macbook in a laptop bag was stolen from a car in a supermarket car park.


22 Dec 2014 15:30 • Sportsdesk

Andy Goode sets Aviva Premiership points record as London Irish crumble in Coventry

ANDY Goode put London Irish to the sword with a record-breaking display as Wasps made a dream start at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.

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22 Dec 2014 15:30 • Francis Batt

Christmas celebrated at King George VI Day Centre

A BEAUTIFUL 'Victoria and Albert’ cake stand from the Royal Collection was the eagerly sought first prize when regulars at the King George VI Day Centre enjoyed their Christmas party on Tuesday.

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22 Dec 2014 15:15

Landlord donates £3,600 for Christmas celebrations

THE LANDLORD of sheltered accommodation schemes has donated £3,600, impacting on the Christmas of over 320 older residents.


22 Dec 2014 14:00 • Newsdesk

Windsor mum and daughter pleased after change in allergy information laws

A MOTHER and daughter have welcomed changes to laws on allergy information at UK restaurants and takeaways.

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22 Dec 2014 13:26 • Rob Stevens

Slough Town FC star Johnnie Dyer strikes late to break Dorchester hearts

SLOUGH Town FC recorded a first win at Holloways Park in four weeks after a 2-1 victory against Dorchester Town on Saturday.

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22 Dec 2014 13:00

Car set alight

Police are investigating a blazing car which was spotted on an open track behind Hays Lane, at Pinkneys Green, Maidenhead early this morning.


22 Dec 2014 12:30 • Rhodri Andrews

Must try harder, says schools' watchdog

TWO SCHOOLS have received polar opposite reports after being visited by an education watchdog.

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22 Dec 2014 12:15 • Newsdesk

Chalvey Post Office to move location

A POST office has got the stamp of approval to move location and open for an extra 59 hours a week.


22 Dec 2014 11:15 • Carly Read

Homegrown indie band The Parades headline tonight's BBC Introducing party in Friar Street

HOMEGROWN indie band The Parades are set to headline tonight's BBC Introducing Xmas Party but will the three busy lads finally be winding down for the festive season after a 'solid' year? The band's lead singer Dan Bartlett speaks to The Reading Chronicle about their eventful year.


22 Dec 2014 11:00 • Newsdesk

Week of festive fun enjoyed by pupils at Oakfield First School

YOUNGSTERS got into the Christmas spirit with a week’s worth of festive fun.

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22 Dec 2014 09:30

Popular Priestwood barber dies, aged 86

A Priestwood barber who was passionately involved in community campaign work died last week.

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22 Dec 2014 09:30 • James Ash

Hunt to find owner of ebook reader left on Reading bus last month

A hunt has begun for the owner of an ebook reader that was left on a Reading bus last month.


22 Dec 2014 09:30

Mum's the word with Alex Brocklesby

A LOT of my non-mum friends ask me what to expect from motherhood and wonder how life changes. I’ll tell you a story and let you make up your own mind.


22 Dec 2014 09:30

Robotic moves up close and personal

THEY have wowed audiences since they first caught the public’s attention on Britain’s Got Talent.


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