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Get Reading to become Berkshire Live

Reach Regionals has announced it will launch a new county-wide site covering Berkshire.

Building on the rapid digital audience growth in the Reading market in recent years, the getreading site will be rebranded in the coming months.

Publisher Lucy Thorne will lead the team, supported ...

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Slough man faces jail after being found guilty of rape

Reading Crown Court. Credit: getreading

A Slough man faces jail after being convicted of rape and admitting smashing a wine bottle over his victim's head.

Hamid Mahmood, of Griffin Close, attacked a woman in her 40s at around 2.30am on Wednesday, August 17 in Salt Hill Park in ...

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Friar Street budget store closes ahead of demolition

The entry to the Savers store in Friar Street. Credit: Callum Cromwell

A budget store in Reading will close down as Friar Street undergoes a major redevelopment project.

The Savers store in Friar Street, Reading, will close on Saturday, February 23 as construction workers prepare to ...

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These brilliant Japanese drummers are back in Reading in February

The incredible display will be at The Hexagon next Wednesday. Credit: Yamato Drummers

An exhilarating Japanese drumming performance is coming to Reading in February.

The Yamato drumming band is heading to the town for one night only on Wednesday, February ...

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Live updates as crash closes lane on M4

Audi involved in crash on the M4 near junction 10 for Wokingham on Tuesday, February 19. Credit: TVP Roads Policing Twitter

Two lanes have been closed on the M4 due to a crash on the way towards London.

The closure is affecting the stretch of the M4 between Reading, Berkshire and ...

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Man left in hospital after attack in East Reading

A stretch of King's Road, where an assault happened outside the Pinnacled building. Credit: UGC

A man was left with deep cuts to his face after an unprovoked attack in East Reading on Monday.

At around 10am on Monday, February 18, the victim, a 44 year old man, was walking along ...

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