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20 Apr 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie

Reading health bosses pledge to extend GP opening hours into evenings and weekends

HEALTH bosses have pledged to extend GPs’ hours into the evenings and weekends despite missing out on £5m in Government funding.

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20 Apr 2014 16:00

Fundraisers raise money to pay for once-in-a-lifetime trip to represent Berkshire's Scouts

A SPONSORED haircut, a car wash and foreign coins are three ways five youngsters are paying their way to a once-in-a-lifetime trip.

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20 Apr 2014 14:30

Slough man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after woman assaulted

A 35-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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20 Apr 2014 12:30

Wokingham hopefuls enter 'Dragon's Den'

BUDDING entrepreneurs pitched business ideas as part of a Dragons’ Den-style event.

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20 Apr 2014 12:00 • James Ash

Reading University students test their skills at successful dairy farm

AGRICULTURE students put their skills to the test when they offered tips and advice to a successful dairy farm.

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20 Apr 2014 12:00

Residents told to keep their eyes on Thatcham park

A SCHEME has been launched aiming to stamp out anti-social behaviour at a Thatcham park.

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20 Apr 2014 10:00

Day of action staged in protest against fracking

A DAY of action was staged in protest against a controversial oil drilling practice.

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20 Apr 2014 09:30

Bid for 380 homes and school outlined

AN APPLICATION to build 380 homes and a primary school in Binfield has been submitted to Bracknell Forest Council.

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20 Apr 2014 08:00 • James Ash

More children miss out on first choice primary school in Reading

MORE children missed out on their first choice of primary school this year.

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20 Apr 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

Grants available for Berkshire flood victims

COMMUNITIES and businesses devastated by some of the worst-ever flooding to hit Berkshire can get their lives back on track with a £150,000 recovery pot.

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19 Apr 2014 17:00 • Nick Gutteridge

Reading's Lib Dem leader warns spiraling compensation fund could lead to squeeze on vital services

MORE claims to a compensation fund for underpaid female council employees could put a squeeze on vital services, fears Reading’s Lib Dem leader.

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19 Apr 2014 16:00 • Andy Wilkins

Future golfing superstats battle it out to be Champion of Champions

THE next batch of golfing superstars battled it out on the tee as they competed to be the Champion of Champions.

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19 Apr 2014 14:30

Ascot woman turns her back on long physio career

A WOMAN whose business has been part of the community for 27 years will retire next week.

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19 Apr 2014 12:00

Murderer who kicked Reading paedophile to death spoke of violent fantasies

A CONVICTED murderer who kicked a paedophile to death in his cell while serving a life sentence had been encouraged to talk about violent fantasies during therapy sessions, an inquest heard.

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19 Apr 2014 12:00

Cold shoulder for cold callers thanks to West Berkshire Council initiative

NEIGHBOURS in nine more West Berkshire streets will see the number of cold callers plaguing their lives slashed thanks to a council initiative.

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19 Apr 2014 10:00

Kind-hearted fundraiser taking on double challenge to raise money for children's hospice

A KIND-HEARTED fundraiser will take on a double challenge to help build Berkshire’s first children’s hospice.

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19 Apr 2014 09:30

Wokingham leading the charge for electric vehicles

THERE are calls for more charging points to encourage people to have electric cars.

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19 Apr 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

Mother sobs as serial offender, 20 from Padworth, is sentenced

A 20-YEAR-OLD who has been hauled before the courts for 30 offences over seven years has been sent to a youth offenders institution for handling two stolen speakers.

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19 Apr 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

We will be back, says chairman of cash-strapped Thatcham Town FC

THE chairman of Thatcham Town FC has pledged the club “will be back” after it was forced to resign from the Southern League because of financial problems.

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18 Apr 2014 17:30

Expansion bid causes new row over McDonald's

AFTER its controversial proposal to open 24 hours a day was refused, McDonald’s is facing further opposition over its plans to expand its outlet in Wildridings.

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