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Wokingham drivers face weeks of disruptive roadworks

Motorists in Wokingham are being urged to try to avoid a busy road for the next two weeks.

South East Water contractors began work replacing an unreliable water main under The Rise, off Clifton Road, on Monday, September 25.

They now need to work in Reading Road to connect the new ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Wokingham drivers face weeks of disruptive roadworks

Motorists in Wokingham are being urged to try to avoid a busy road for the next two weeks.

South East Water contractors began work replacing an unreliable water main under The Rise, off Clifton Road, on Monday, September 25.

They now need to work in Reading Road to connect the new ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Ex Reading FC boss named as new Kilmarnock manager

Former Reading FC manager Steve Clarke has been named the new boss of Kilmarnock.

The Scotsman spent a year with Royals, winning 19 of his 53 games in charge between December 2014 and December 2015.

Clarke subsequently spent a brief spell at Aston Villa as assistant manager under ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Take a look inside the new pizzeria in Caversham

Authentic Neapolitan cuisine is now available in Caversham.

Experienced Italian restaurateur Gaetano Abete has reopened Papa Gees after he was forced to relocate.

He closed the popular restaurant in Caversham Road after 13 years and transformed the old Mya Lacarte restaurant in ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Take a look inside the new pizzeria in Caversham

Authentic Neapolitan cuisine is now available in Caversham.

Experienced Italian restaurateur Gaetano Abete has reopened Papa Gees after he was forced to relocate.

He closed the popular restaurant in Caversham Road after 13 years and transformed the old Mya Lacarte restaurant in ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Farmers Market celebrates 18 years in Reading

Butchers, bakers and fudge-makers will celebrate 18 years of Reading Farmers' Market this October.

On Saturday, October 21 the Reading Farmers' Market will be celebrating its milestone anniversary with live music and giveaways.

The market will open at 8.30am as always with Reading ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Farmers Market celebrates 18 years in Reading

Butchers, bakers and fudge-makers will celebrate 18 years of Reading Farmers' Market this October.

On Saturday, October 21 the Reading Farmers' Market will be celebrating its milestone anniversary with live music and giveaways.

The market will open at 8.30am as always with Reading ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
You can now buy gin-filled Christmas crackers

Christmas wouldn't be the same without a box of crackers, and if you're a gin-lover we've found you the perfect ones.

Once the bronze crackers have been pulled they reveal a 3cl dram of gin, as well as a party hat and a joke.

Although we'd like to think that the crackers were ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Six pubs you didn't know were up for sale in Berkshire

If you've ever fancied running a pub - cleaning the bar, polishing glasses and dispensing wise and gentle advice (and pork scratchings) to your regulars - here's your chance.

All these pubs are based in Berkshire and are looking for someone to take them over and make them their ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Leeds United 0 Reading FC 1: Barrow nets late winner for shock Royals win

Mo Barrow scored a late winner for Reading FC who defied the odds by running out 1-0 winners at Leeds United .

The substitute, who turned 25 on Friday, slotted the ball home after good work by Joey van den Berg down the middle.

Leeds almost salvaged a point in stoppage time when ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Leeds United 0 Reading FC 1: Barrow nets late winner for shock Royals win

Mo Barrow scored a late winner for Reading FC who defied the odds by running out 1-0 winners at Leeds United .

The substitute, who turned 25 on Friday, slotted the ball home after good work by Joey van den Berg down the middle.

Leeds almost salvaged a point in stoppage time when ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Reading Urban Explorer captures what is left of once busy town pub

An Urban Explorer from Reading has captured what remains of a once thriving town centre pub.

Callum Cromwell visited the Lower Ship Inn Hotel in Duke Street, which has been closed since the 1980s.

Inside he found the remains of what was once a busy boozer.

He took a trip down ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Reading Urban Explorer captures what is left of once busy town pub

An Urban Explorer from Reading has captured what remains of a once thriving town centre pub.

Callum Cromwell visited the Lower Ship Inn Hotel in Duke Street, which has been closed since the 1980s.

Inside he found the remains of what was once a busy boozer.

He took a trip down ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Ex Reading FC boss named as new Kilmarnock manager

Former Reading FC manager Steve Clarke has been named the new boss of Kilmarnock.

The Scotsman spent a year with Royals, winning 19 of his 53 games in charge between December 2014 and December 2015.

Clarke subsequently spent a brief spell at Aston Villa as assistant manager under ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
The five strangest things you can buy on Gumtree in Reading right now

Whatever you're looking for, you can probably find it on Gumtree.

The online marketplace site has been running for 17 years, giving people around the world the chance to pick up all manner of goods and services.

But while there is an entirely expected and reasonable selection of ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
The five strangest things you can buy on Gumtree in Reading right now

Whatever you're looking for, you can probably find it on Gumtree.

The online marketplace site has been running for 17 years, giving people around the world the chance to pick up all manner of goods and services.

But while there is an entirely expected and reasonable selection of ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Thatcham teacher told vulnerable pupils 'gay people have a disease'

A teacher who told vulnerable children in Thatcham that "gay people have a disease" has been banned from the profession.

Joshua Onduso made the homophobic remarks at Moorside Community Centre in May 2015, when pupils asked him what he thought about gay people.

The ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Thatcham teacher told vulnerable pupils 'gay people have a disease'

A teacher who told vulnerable children in Thatcham that "gay people have a disease" has been banned from the profession.

Joshua Onduso made the homophobic remarks at Moorside Community Centre in May 2015, when pupils asked him what he thought about gay people.

The ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Six pubs you didn't know were up for sale in Berkshire

If you've ever fancied running a pub - cleaning the bar, polishing glasses and dispensing wise and gentle advice (and pork scratchings) to your regulars - here's your chance.

All these pubs are based in Berkshire and are looking for someone to take them over and make them their ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
This stunning five bedroom house in Caversham could be yours for £25

This stunning five-bedroom house on the bank of the River Thames in Caversham could be yours for just £25.

Helen and Gary Weller who designed, built and lived in the £3.5 million property are offering people to chance to win it, by playing a game of spot the ball.

The ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new
Beating Leeds United could kick-start the season, say Reading FC fans after late victory

Reading FC fans were delighted to see their team nick a late 1-0 win at Leeds United on Saturday afternoon.

And they believe the result - which ended a run of six games without a victory - could be the turning point for Royals after a poor start to the season.

Modou Barrow fired ...

2017-10-15 07:09 open_in_new