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Police raise crime fears over Reading shipping container market plans

Police have raised serious concerns over a plan to turn a run-down area of Reading into an “urban market” with bars, restaurants and rooftop space for live music.

The area around Hosier Street has caused Thames Valley Police officers major problems with public order offences.

The

yesterday 04:55
Police raise crime fears over Reading shipping container market plans

Police have raised serious concerns over a plan to turn a run-down area of Reading into an “urban market” with bars, restaurants and rooftop space for live music.

The area around Hosier Street has caused Thames Valley Police officers major problems with public order offences.

The

yesterday 04:55
Pangbourne toilet campaigners flush with success after announcing reopening date

Public loos in Pangbourne will reopen next month after being closed for more than two years.

The toilet block in Station Road was closed in May 2015 by West Berkshire Council because the maintenance costs were too high.

But after tireless campaigning by Action for Pangbourne Toilets

2017-08-22 07:49
Pangbourne toilet campaigners flush with success after announcing reopening date

Public loos in Pangbourne will reopen next month after being closed for more than two years.

The toilet block in Station Road was closed in May 2015 by West Berkshire Council because the maintenance costs were too high.

But after tireless campaigning by Action for Pangbourne Toilets

2017-08-22 07:49
Four Reading homes too dangerous for paramedics to visit

Nine addresses in Berkshire have been flagged as potentially posing a risk of violence to paramedics.

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) said that as of July this year, there were nine addresses in the Berkshire area, that are flagged as requiring police assistance. However, this was

2017-08-21 07:37
Four Reading homes too dangerous for paramedics to visit

Nine addresses in Berkshire have been flagged as potentially posing a risk of violence to paramedics.

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) said that as of July this year, there were nine addresses in the Berkshire area, that are flagged as requiring police assistance. However, this was

2017-08-21 07:37
Pride of Reading: Remarkable Royal Berkshire Hospital A&E nurse puts lives back together

A “remarkable” and “amazing” Royal Berkshire Hospital A&E nurse could scoop the 2017 Health Worker of the Year Award after being nominated by patients, colleagues and friends.

Deeply loved and respected by many, emergency nurse practitioner Kath O'Hagan, 51, who lives in

2017-08-20 19:31
Pride of Reading: Remarkable Royal Berkshire Hospital A&E nurse puts lives back together

A “remarkable” and “amazing” Royal Berkshire Hospital A&E nurse could scoop the 2017 Health Worker of the Year Award after being nominated by patients, colleagues and friends.

Deeply loved and respected by many, emergency nurse practitioner Kath O'Hagan, 51, who lives in

2017-08-20 19:31
Police in Reading to crackdown on speeding van drivers

Police officers in Reading have vowed to crackdown on speeding van drivers.

As part of a week-long campaign which begins on Monday, August 21, police patrols will be on the look out for unruly drivers in Reading and across the Thames Valley.

They will also be keeping a very close eye

2017-08-20 14:01
Police in Reading to crackdown on speeding van drivers

Police officers in Reading have vowed to crackdown on speeding van drivers.

As part of a week-long campaign which begins on Monday, August 21, police patrols will be on the look out for unruly drivers in Reading and across the Thames Valley.

They will also be keeping a very close eye

2017-08-20 14:01
The best time of year to buy a house in Reading

Conventional wisdom says spring is the best time of year to buy a house - but history suggests that if you're looking in Reading, you might be better off during the summer.

We’ve analysed 10 years worth of house buying data from the Office for National Statistics to work out when you

2017-08-20 07:25
The best time of year to buy a house in Reading

Conventional wisdom says spring is the best time of year to buy a house - but history suggests that if you're looking in Reading, you might be better off during the summer.

We’ve analysed 10 years worth of house buying data from the Office for National Statistics to work out when you

2017-08-20 07:25
Man suffers fractured skull and bleed on the brain after assault in Reading

A man suffered a fractured skull and bleed on the brain after an alleged assault in Reading town centre .

The 21-year-old man became embroiled in a row with after another man in St Mary's Butts in the early hours of Thursday, August 17.

During the fight in middle of the road, the

2017-08-19 17:05
Looking back at the Hungerford Massacre 30 years on

On this day 30 years ago, 16 people were killed in one of the deadliest mass shootings in the UK.

The massacre on Wednesday, August 19, 1987, rocked the sleepy Berkshire village of Hungerford and shocked the country.

Michael Ryan used a semi automatic rifle, an M1 Carbine and a

2017-08-19 07:11
Looking back at the Hungerford Massacre 30 years on

On this day 30 years ago, 16 people were killed in one of the deadliest mass shootings in the UK.

The massacre on Wednesday, August 19, 1987, rocked the sleepy Berkshire village of Hungerford and shocked the country.

Michael Ryan used a semi automatic rifle, an M1 Carbine and a

2017-08-19 07:11
Football fans wanted after ruckus outside Reading station

A group of football fans are wanted by police after a ruckus between Reading and Fulham supporters.

Between 15 and 20 men, believed to be a mixture of supporters of the clubs that clashed at the Madejski Stadium that day, were involved in a number of physical and verbal altercations.

2017-08-18 16:53
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Everything you need to pack ahead of Reading Festival 2017

Festival season is well underway, but are you prepared for Reading Festival?

When it comes to packing the difference between taking what you want and taking what you need becomes pretty blurred.

You will inevitably carry your stuff a fair distance to where you decide to set up camp

yesterday 19:13
A guide to the campsites at Reading Festival

This year's Reading Festival is just a few short weeks away.

Tens of thousands of music fans will soon descend on Reading to watch their favourite acts perform at the world-famous festival.

Many of them will be ditching their comfortable beds to spend the weekend camping out in the

yesterday 19:13
A guide to the campsites at Reading Festival

This year's Reading Festival is just a few short weeks away.

Tens of thousands of music fans will soon descend on Reading to watch their favourite acts perform at the world-famous festival.

Many of them will be ditching their comfortable beds to spend the weekend camping out in the

yesterday 19:13
These are the items banned from Reading Festival

Bringing any of the items below into the Reading Festival site could land you in trouble.

There's strict rules about what can end up in your tent during the festival in late August.

And this year's festival sees a very unusual item on the naughty list for Leeds and Reading

yesterday 19:13
These are the items banned from Reading Festival

Bringing any of the items below into the Reading Festival site could land you in trouble.

There's strict rules about what can end up in your tent during the festival in late August.

And this year's festival sees a very unusual item on the naughty list for Leeds and Reading

yesterday 19:13
Reading Festival weather forecast for August bank holiday 2017

Believe it or not, there is currently no rain forecast for Reading Festival.

Don't get carried away though, it's always best to pack a poncho just in case!

The Met Office is predicting a dry August Bank Holiday weekend, with light cloud covering the sun for most of

yesterday 19:13
Reading Festival weather forecast for August bank holiday 2017

Believe it or not, there is currently no rain forecast for Reading Festival.

Don't get carried away though, it's always best to pack a poncho just in case!

The Met Office is predicting a dry August Bank Holiday weekend, with light cloud covering the sun for most of

yesterday 19:13
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yesterday 19:13 Everything you need to pack ahead of Reading Festival 2017
yesterday 19:13 A guide to the campsites at Reading Festival
yesterday 19:13 A guide to the campsites at Reading Festival
yesterday 19:13 These are the items banned from Reading Festival
yesterday 19:13 These are the items banned from Reading Festival
yesterday 19:13 Reading Festival weather forecast for August bank holiday 2017
yesterday 19:13 Reading Festival weather forecast for August bank holiday 2017
yesterday 19:13 Reading Festival 2017 line-up and stage times: Who's playing on which stage?
yesterday 19:13 Reading Festival 2017 line-up and stage times: Who's playing on which stage?
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yesterday 18:07 Early birds arrive for Reading Festival
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yesterday 18:07 Check out these apprenticeships on offer after collecting GCSE results
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yesterday 18:07 Pride of Reading: Meet the man bringing cutting edge comedy, theatre and music to town
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yesterday 17:01 Keep the night going at the Reading Festival 2017 after party
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yesterday 15:55 Reading FC writer Jonathan Low on the striker search and Jaap Stam's message to the owners
yesterday 15:55 Reading FC writer Jonathan Low on the striker search and Jaap Stam's message to the owners
yesterday 14:49 Bank holiday weekend weather forecast for Berkshire
yesterday 14:49 Bank holiday weekend weather forecast for Berkshire
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yesterday 14:49 Everything you need to do about GCSE results day 2017
yesterday 13:43 Reading Festival weather forecast for August bank holiday 2017
yesterday 13:43 Reading Festival directions and address with postcode
yesterday 13:43 Reading Festival directions and address with postcode
yesterday 13:43 How to charge your phone at Reading Festival 2017
yesterday 13:43 How to charge your phone at Reading Festival 2017
yesterday 13:43 Where to go for breakfast during Reading Festival 2017
yesterday 13:43 Where to go for breakfast during Reading Festival 2017
yesterday 13:43 Advice for teenagers picking up GCSE results on colleges, apprenticeships and careers
yesterday 13:43 Advice for teenagers picking up GCSE results on colleges, apprenticeships and careers
yesterday 12:37 Reading Festival 2017 line-up and stage times: Who's playing on which stage?
yesterday 12:37 Reading Festival 2017 line-up and stage times: Who's playing on which stage?
yesterday 12:37 Masked raiders steal scout group cash from Crowthorne café
yesterday 12:37 Masked raiders steal scout group cash from Crowthorne café
yesterday 12:37 Join the Reading FC webchat with Jonathan Low for the latest on transfers, injuries and Millwall reaction
yesterday 11:31 The Reading Festival Podcast: The pineapple ban, secret sets and late-night DJ battles
yesterday 11:31 The Reading Festival Podcast: The pineapple ban, secret sets and late-night DJ battles
yesterday 10:25 North's patience on clapped-out trains and congested roads has run out
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yesterday 10:25 Jaap Stam urges Reading FC board to act fast over signings
yesterday 10:25 Two taken to hospital after head on collision in Warfield
yesterday 10:25 Two taken to hospital after head on collision in Warfield
yesterday 10:25 Reading FC transfer news LIVE plus reaction to Millwall cup win
yesterday 09:19 Where to get dropped off and picked up for Reading Festival
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