10 hrs ago
Look out for the Lions of Reading's Christmas Santa
We've found 5 of the best things to do in Reading this week. Take a look and let us know about any others by leaving a comment.
16 hrs ago
Hundreds of bikers deliver presents to children in 28th Reading Toy Run
Hundreds of motorbikes were decked out with festive decorations for the ride to Barnado's High Close School in Wokingham Big biker blokes dressed as Santas, elves and fairies gathered in Shinfield Park on Sunday for the 28th annual Reading Toy Run.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Hundreds of mourners at traveller funeral in Caversham today
Hundreds of travellers turned out in Caversham today for the funeral of a Finchampsted man killed in a car accident last week.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Developer who built illegal flats in Woodley hit with fine
The developer responsible for these illegally built flats in Woodley has been given a fine and told they must be pulled down within six months The flats in Brecon Road, Woodley, must be knocked down within six months and the developer must pay a A 13,335 fine after the council took legal action.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Former Arborfield Garrison mess top site for new free School
Parents have submitted a vision for the school and feel their children deserve better than the plan contained in the Garrison development proposal A former officers' mess was put forward as the preferred site for a new free school when parents submitted their proposal for consultation.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Post service resumes after dog row
Postal deliveries have resumed to 40 families in Reading who had no post for seven months because of a safety dispute with Royal Mail over an "aggressive dog".
Hundreds enjoy this year's Woodley Winter Extravaganza
Raffles, rides and live reindeer were just some of the attractions on offer at the 17th Woodley Winter Extravaganza on Sunday Raffles, rides and live reindeer were just some of the attractions on offer at the 17th Woodley Winter Extravaganza on Sunday.
Jelly celebrates 20 years of art in Reading at Aunt Elsie's
For some it feels as if Reading has never been without its colourful band of painters, crafters, knitters and all-round creatives.
Tilehurst man jailed after vodka-fuelled knife attack
Reading Crown Court heard on Friday that Michael John, of Chapel Hill, suffered from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder made worse by alcohol A 31-year-old Tilehurst man was jailed for 18 months after throwing a knife at a friend, punching one police officer and spitting on another.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Christmas music and concerts around Reading
The meanings of festive phrases in our favourite carols will be revealed by the Reading Concert Singers at their Christmas concert.
Remnants of old Reading: December 4
Reading Leeds Festivals announce Blink-182 as a Main Stage headliner with Jake Bugg, Disclosure, Metronomy, Of Mice Men, Wilkinson and I Am Legion also featuring on the 2014 line-up The old shire hall is now in better shape than it was throughout much of the 1970s, 80s and 90s.
Man charged in connection with police officer hit and run
Reading Leeds Festivals announce Blink-182 as a Main Stage headliner with Jake Bugg, Disclosure, Metronomy, Of Mice Men, Wilkinson and I Am Legion also featuring on the 2014 line-up A 28-year-old man from Whitley has been charged in connection with a hit and run in which a police officer was left critically injured.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Bikers rev up for annual Reading to Wokingham Toy Run on Sunday
They will be riding in convoy between Foster Wheeler car park in Shinfield and the Barnado's charity's High Close School in Wokingham.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Little Did I Know...
Courtesy of the Wayback Machine, at http://web.archive.org/web/20010719173326/http://www2.dynamite.com.au/aebrain/alan.htm Birthplace and All That To quote Hoffnung, "I was born, through no fault of my own, at a very early age."
Power bosses spend A 13 million to keep the lights on this winter
Engineers from SEPD's depot at Theale have patrolled 650km of high voltage overhead lines to make sure electrical equipment is clear of trees and branches Power chiefs are to spend almost A 13 million to ensure the local electricity network's bus-bars and transformers keep ticking over this winter.
Jail sentences cut 'evil tentacles' of drug dealing network
The 'evil tentacles' of a crack and heroin dealing network were dealt with by a judge when nine people appeared at Reading Crown Court.
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Pixies' Bassist Kim Shattuck Fired By The Band
NOVEMBER 21: Kim Shattuck of Pixies performs on stage at Manchester Apollo on November 21, 2013 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Stolen car PC crash attempted murder
A crash that critically injured a police officer attempting to stop a stolen car in Reading is now being treated as attempted murder.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
PC critically injured by stolen car
A police officer was critically injured when a stolen car he was attempting to stop in Reading was driven into him.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Creditors owed almost A 450,000 after chef's firm is wound up
The USA international returned after two months on the sidelines due to a foot injury during Saturday's 0-0 draw at Blackburn Rovers.