Roads closed by flooding in West Berkshire
Published: 8 Jan 2014 16:450 comments
The routes which have been closed are:
Long Lane, Tilehurst
Deans Copse Road
Water levels are due to continue to rise because more rain is forecast for tonight and tomorrow.
A total of eight flood warnings – the second most severe form of alert available – remain in place across Berkshire, on the River Kennet from Theale to Reading, including Burghfield, Calcot, Southcote and The Oracle, the Thames at Purley village and from Shiplake to Bolney Court, including Lower Shiplake and Wargrave, and Scours Lane to Caversham Lakes; the River Loddon at Twyford, Charvil and Wargrave, Arborfield and Shinfield, Lower Earley and Sindlesham including Earley, and Winnersh and Woodley.
Commentscomments powered by Disqus
Get more stories from our Reading section
11 Mar 2014 10:30
ROCK legends Queens of the Stone Age and pop-rock favourites Paramore have been announced as headline acts at this year’s Reading Festival.
11 Mar 2014 09:30
THE borough wide celebration and recognition of retail, commerce and business has started.
11 Mar 2014 09:30
NOMINATIONS for this year's Reading Retail Awards are now open.
10 Mar 2014 08:00 • James Ash
AN X Factor finalist will take time out from the recording studio to fly in and show his support for a charity football match.
9 Mar 2014 17:00 • Maurice O'Brien
FOOTBALL boss Sir John Madejski’s grudge match over a personalised number plate valued at £50,000 went to a replay this week.
9 Mar 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie
A DISGRACED former Reading headteacher has been jailed for 16 months for sexually abusing two young boys.
8 Mar 2014 17:00 • Nick Gutteridge
CAMPAIGNERS battling to save Reading civic centre’s popular post office say its closure will have a “devastating impact” on the borough.
8 Mar 2014 12:00
FOUR bank robbers - whose 2011 attack on a cash van in Tilehurst was foiled by a quick thinking security guard - have been jailed for a string of raids that netted them £100,000.
8 Mar 2014 08:00 • Nick Gutteridge
A CALLOUS conman duped a deaf couple out of £12,000 after promising them two surrogate children who did not exist.
7 Mar 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie
HOSPITAL bosses have been warned that improvements must stretch beyond the looming Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection.
7 Mar 2014 12:00 • Joe Gammie
A ROYAL Berkshire Hospital chippy renowned for going above and beyond the call of duty is still helping patients - three months after his death.
7 Mar 2014 08:00 • Nick Gutteridge
CRISIS talks over unravelling plans for a third Thames bridge were in chaos on Wednesday after Reading council bosses accused Oxfordshire of deliberately scuppering the £100m project.
6 Mar 2014 16:30
A WOMAN was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after she was in collision with a taxi in east Reading.
6 Mar 2014 15:30 • Tessa Watkins
TRIBUTES have been paid to a Tory rebel and former borough councillor whose death will leave a “huge void” in Reading.
6 Mar 2014 08:00 • Joe Gammie
A BED shortage is piling pressure on the Royal Berkshire Hospital’s beleaguered A&E department.
5 Mar 2014 17:30
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was punched in the face at a bus stop in Tilehurst.
5 Mar 2014 17:00 • Joe Gammie
CASH-STRAPPED GPs have been slammed for slashing vital care for diabetics.
5 Mar 2014 12:00 • Nick Gutteridge
SPORTS clubs left devastated by downpours which battered Berkshire can apply for thousands of pounds to help restore ruined pitches and clubhouses.
5 Mar 2014 10:00
FIREFIGHTERS battled a kitchen fire in Earley after a dishwasher burst into flames last night.
4 Mar 2014 15:30 • Joe Gammie
SHARP-EYED flippers from Specsavers milked the applause as they were crowned Reading Pancake Race champions for the third year in a row.