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Fun and festive stocking fillers for all the family

Buying a collection of stocking fillers for all the family can be a fun activity.

However, after you've sifted through all the novelty items it can be quite hard to find things your loved ones will actually like.

We've rounded up some of the best stocking fillers on the high street ...

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The one change Stam has to make, Madejski 500 and the four Bs for Reading FC over Christmas

Reading FC will be looking for a strong showing over the Christmas period as they look to get their season back on track.

It's going to be a busy time on and off the field over the next few weeks as Royals aim to bounce back from the disappointing 2-0 defeat at Ipswich Town on ...

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The one change Stam has to make, Madejski 500 and the four Bs for Reading FC over Christmas

Reading FC will be looking for a strong showing over the Christmas period as they look to get their season back on track.

It's going to be a busy time on and off the field over the next few weeks as Royals aim to bounce back from the disappointing 2-0 defeat at Ipswich Town on ...

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Vito Mannone pays heartfelt tribute to mother

Vito Mannone has written a heartfelt tribute to his mother who died on Sunday night.

The Reading FC goalkeeper took to his Instagram account following the sad news.

Mannone, who lost his father to cancer when he was a teenager, returned to Italy to be at her bedside after the defeat ...

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Vito Mannone pays heartfelt tribute to mother

Vito Mannone has written a heartfelt tribute to his mother who died on Sunday night.

The Reading FC goalkeeper took to his Instagram account following the sad news.

Mannone, who lost his father to cancer when he was a teenager, returned to Italy to be at her bedside after the defeat ...

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Bracknell rapist who tried to sexually assault woman faces jail

A "dangerous" Bracknell rapist who grabbed a woman and tried to sexually assault her is facing jail.

Dean Straw, of Reeds Hill in Easthampstead , was found unanimously guilty after denying attacking the woman in Bill Hill, also in Easthampstead.

The attack happened just ...

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Bracknell rapist who tried to sexually assault woman faces jail

A "dangerous" Bracknell rapist who grabbed a woman and tried to sexually assault her is facing jail.

Dean Straw, of Reeds Hill in Easthampstead , was found unanimously guilty after denying attacking the woman in Bill Hill, also in Easthampstead.

The attack happened just ...

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Winter Giant amazes both children and adults in stunning Tilehurst parade

Children watched in amazement as a very friendly giant passed by their homes at the weekend.

Hundreds of people witnessed the arrival of The Winter Giant in Tilehurst on Saturday, December 16 when award-winning production company Beautiful Creatures brought their Christmassy show to Dee ...

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Winter Giant amazes both children and adults in stunning Tilehurst parade

Children watched in amazement as a very friendly giant passed by their homes at the weekend.

Hundreds of people witnessed the arrival of The Winter Giant in Tilehurst on Saturday, December 16 when award-winning production company Beautiful Creatures brought their Christmassy show to Dee ...

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Your ultimate guide to the Boxing Day sales from Next, Amazon, Tesco, Argos, Debenhams, Topshop and more

Shoppers don't have to wait until Boxing Day for the seasonal sales, as lots of high street stores have already slashed prices across clothing, electricals and homeware.

This means you can make the most of the bargains when you really need to, by saving some money on presents.

We've ...

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Reading drivers warned to go carefully as thick fog descends over Berkshire

Last week it was snow and ice in the Reading area and now drivers are being warned to watch out for fog .

The Met Office has issued a warning of wide areas of fog this evening, Monday, December 18.

Visibility could fall to below 100 metres in places and light winds mean the fog ...

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Stam being 'let down' by too many concentration lapses from his side

Once again, Reading FC were taught a harsh lesson on Saturday from a more effective and resolute opponent (managed by a battle-hardened and experienced Championship manager), in how to win a game at this level.

Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich side looked a fairly average outfit, and certainly ...

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Stam being 'let down' by too many concentration lapses from his side

Once again, Reading FC were taught a harsh lesson on Saturday from a more effective and resolute opponent (managed by a battle-hardened and experienced Championship manager), in how to win a game at this level.

Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich side looked a fairly average outfit, and certainly ...

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Man knocked unconscious after row at Reading train station

A man was knocked unconscious after getting involved in a row with a group of men at Reading Station .

The incident happened at 2am on Saturday, December 16.

The victim was at the north entrance to the station, in Vastern Road, when he got involved in an argument with three ...

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Man knocked unconscious after row at Reading train station

A man was knocked unconscious after getting involved in a row with a group of men at Reading Station .

The incident happened at 2am on Saturday, December 16.

The victim was at the north entrance to the station, in Vastern Road, when he got involved in an argument with three ...

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Man who died at Tilehurst Station named

A man who died at Tilehurst station has been named.

Patrick Naven Trevett, who lived at the Ocean Village marina complex in Southampton, died at the railway station on Friday, December 8.

British Transport Police and South Central Ambulance Service were both called to the station ...

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Man who died at Tilehurst Station named

A man who died at Tilehurst station has been named.

Patrick Naven Trevett, who lived at the Ocean Village marina complex in Southampton, died at the railway station on Friday, December 8.

British Transport Police and South Central Ambulance Service were both called to the station ...

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Sell out Reading show Alby the Penguin releases 100 more tickets

An adorable and heroic penguin is causing quite a flap in Reading as he sets about saving Christmas in a fantastic production.

Alby the Penguin has caused so much of a stir that tickets to the show had completely sold out, but all is not lost as organisers revealed extra tickets would be ...

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Sell out Reading show Alby the Penguin releases 100 more tickets

An adorable and heroic penguin is causing quite a flap in Reading as he sets about saving Christmas in a fantastic production.

Alby the Penguin has caused so much of a stir that tickets to the show had completely sold out, but all is not lost as organisers revealed extra tickets would be ...

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Odds on white Christmas in Reading thawing

The odds of a White Christmas in Berkshire are drastically thawing with bookmakers now expecting December 25 to be one of the warmest-ever recorded.

Prices on the mildest-ever Christmas Day have been slashed to 3/1 from 10/1 just a week ago following predictions of a calmer run-up to the ...

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This is when Reading last had a white Christmas

Most people see December as the most magical month of the year but what are the chances of a white Christmas in Reading?

We've taken a look back at the winter weather over the last 100 years.

People hoping for a white Christmas might be disappointed (again) as the average number of ...

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