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  1. Can you help find missing Caversham man?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Viet-Anh Luong, usually known as Val, was last seen at his home in Ian Mikardo Way on Tuesday but was reported missing on Friday. Viet-Anh Luong, usually known as Val, was last seen at his home in Ian Mikardo Way on Tuesday but was reported missing on Friday .

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  2. Appeal for witnesses to Binfield burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Get Reading

    If you have any information which could help with the investigation, please contact PC Marius York from Bracknell police station via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101. If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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  3. Picturesque district of Hart in Hampshire is 'best place to live in UK' fourth year in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Residents of Hart - a small sleepy district in the north east of Hampshire - have been enjoying the best quality of life in the UK for the fourth year in a row, according to statistics.

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  4. Game lovers from Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham wanted to take part in Celebrity SquaresRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Get Reading

    ITV is looking for people from Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell to take part in the second series of Celebrity Squares presented by Warwick Davis. ITV is looking for people to apply to be contestants on its new game show Celebrity Squares presented by Warwick Davis.

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  5. Christmas 2014: What's on for kids in Reading, Wokingham and BracknellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    With children breaking up for their school holidays we've compiled a list of fun things to do with your family over the Christmas break. From pantomimes to treasure hunts there's plenty going on so pack up the kids and discover some of the fantastic events happening across Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell.

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  6. Curling teams denied new Bracknell rink after councillors refuse plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Curling teams in England have been denied the chance to base the country's second rink in Bracknell after plans were refused last night. Bracknell Forest Council's planning committee turned down an application submitted by the British Curling Association during its meeting yesterday .

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  7. Jailbreaker has sentenced halved on appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Colin Raymond McDonagh, 24, broke out of Aylesbury's Springhill Prison after he'd been caged indefinitely for knifing a man during a 2010 spat - but handed himself in four days later A dangerous man who staged a jailbreak while serving an open-ended sentence for a violent stabbing has had his sentence for the escape halved on appeal. Colin Raymond McDonagh, 24, broke out of Aylesbury's Springhill Prison after he'd been caged indefinitely for knifing a man during a 2010 spat - but handed himself in four days later.

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  8. Driver who killed popular teacher due for sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Former Little Heath School teacher Robbie Schofield, 26, died following a collision on the A327 Reading Road, in Finchampstead on June 13 Former Little Heath School teacher Robbie Schofield , 26, died following a collision on the A327 Reading Road, in Finchampstead on June 13. Visitors can help bring a smile to a needy child's face by picking up a tag from the Giving Tree as part of The Wokingham Times' annual Christmas appeal Is there something happening in your area you would like us to report on? You can contact the newsdesk via the following details: The Reading Post, getreading, Wokingham Times and Bracknell Forest Standard are part of Trinity Mirror Southern, offering you unique access to our audience across the region online and in print.

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  9. Legal aid problems delay sentencing of Southcote manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Atif Ali, 21, of Alan Place, Bath Road, had admitted possessing diamorphine with intent to supply. Ali was found with 1.58 grammes of the Class A drug on March 14. However, Ali's barrister was not present and the court was told legal aid had not been granted.

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  10. Dr Phillip Lee: My admiration of Royal Mail staff's hard work at ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Bracknell's MP went to the town's delivery office and was impressed by the "almost military procedures" going on there It is well-known that mail volumes go through the roof at this time of year - normally 85 per cent of houses will receive between one and three pieces of post on any given day. At Christmas, nearly 100 per cent of households will receive mail, and the number of items can easily reach double figures.

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  11. London Irish skipper George Skivington relishes return to scene of his finest tryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Skivington was midway through a seven-year spell with Wasps, who had opted to switch their 2007 Heineken Cup clash against Munster from High Wycombe to Coventry to accommodate a larger than normal crowd of 21,500. And he crowned a breathtakingly committed contest by burning off Munster's Lifeimi Mafi and charging for the line to help his former club to a 24-23 win.

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  12. Polar opposite Ofsted reports for two Bracknell schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bracknell News

    Winkfield St Mary's CofE Primary in Winkfield Row was slammed for its "inconsistent teaching" in its latest report on Wednesday, December 10, following a visit on November 19 from Ofsted, which told the school it "requires improvement" in its latest rating. The rating the second-lowest on Ofsted's four-grade scale means the school has dropped down from its previous rating of "good" at its 2009 inspection, which it had achieved for a number of successive Ofsted reports.

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  13. Reading FC and London Irish stars visit Royal Berkshire Hospital children's wardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    The Royals squad arrived, laden with bags of toys, vouchers and club memorabilia, before visiting sick children of all ages on Tuesday, while London Irish stars popped in last Wednesday Reading's top football and rugby stars spent some time away from the pitch to pay a special visit to children at Royal Berkshire Hospital. The Royals squad arrived, laden with bags of toys, vouchers and club memorabilia, before visiting sick children of all ages on Tuesday, while London Irish stars popped in last Wednesday.

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  14. Reading BHS to close early next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    After more than 45 years of trading, the Broad Street department store will close shop for the last time in 2015 After more than 45 years of trading, the Broad Street department store will close shop for the last time in 2015. The store, owned by the Arcadia Group since 2009, has two floors, and includes a restaurant.

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  15. Local NHS gets big cash boostRead the original story

    Yesterday | John Redwood's Diary

    The government announced the money for our local NHS yesterday for next year. Wokingham CCG received an increase of 7.29%, taking the total available for local health services to A 160 million.

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  16. The Wokingham Times Memories: Our most significant storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    From school fairs to holding the council to account, The Wokingham Times has always been at the heart of the community. Staff at The Times have thoroughly enjoyed bringing breaking news to those in the borough as well as supporting groups and organisations in association with TradeMark Windows and our bimonthly Community Cash Tokens feature.

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  17. Reading and the First World War: Christmas Dinner for the boys of the Royal Berkshire RegimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    The Reading Standard reported how Reading folk laid on a for the gallant lads of the Royal Berkshire Regiment which took place on Christmas Day 1914. Under the headline Kitchenr's Boys Spend The Truce in Seasonable Jollity the paper reported on festivities at the Corn Exchange and in Vincents Garage.

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  18. North-south cash battle continuesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sheffield Star

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Sheffield Liberal Democrat opposition councillors said the city enjoyed 'significantly more spending power' than other councils such as Richmond on Thames.

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  19. Councils will still have 'considerable spending power', ministers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | This is Oxfordshire

    Councils have warned that local authorities across England are being "pushed to breaking point" after the announcement of a new round of Government cuts which will force them to slice an estimated A 2.6 billion from their budgets for next year. The Local Government Association said that the provisional finance settlement for 2015/16 amounted to an 8.8% cut in core central Government funding, bringing to 40% the total reduction in support since the coalition came to power in 2010. 2 comments

  20. Bracknell Forest Council allocates more than A 12 million for the town centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Get Reading

    Executive members of Bracknell Forest Council approved plans to spend A 12.4 million on improvements to the town centre. More than A 12 million of funding to enable the regeneration of the town centre to take place has been approved behind closed doors.

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