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More names announced for Reading Festival

23 Apr 2014 12:01

More than 50 news acts have been announced for this year's Reading Festival - including some local names.

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Residents told to keep their eyes on Thatcham park

20 Apr 2014 12:00

A SCHEME has been launched aiming to stamp out anti-social behaviour at a Thatcham park.

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Grants available for Berkshire flood victims

20 Apr 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

COMMUNITIES and businesses devastated by some of the worst-ever flooding to hit Berkshire can get their lives back on track with a £150,000 recovery pot.

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Cold shoulder for cold callers thanks to West Berkshire Council initiative

19 Apr 2014 12:00

NEIGHBOURS in nine more West Berkshire streets will see the number of cold callers plaguing their lives slashed thanks to a council initiative.

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We will be back, says chairman of cash-strapped Thatcham Town FC

19 Apr 2014 08:00 • Andrew Belt

THE chairman of Thatcham Town FC has pledged the club “will be back” after it was forced to resign from the Southern League because of financial problems.

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Geraghty: London Irish want to build momentum with strong finish to season

18 Apr 2014 17:30 • Sportsdesk

LONDON Irish may now be mathematically safe from relegation from the Aviva Premiership but Shane Geraghty insists there is no chance of the Exiles turning their thoughts to their summer holidays just yet.

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Hole-in-one for West Berks ace Jane Brackenbury

18 Apr 2014 12:00 • Sportsdesk

JANE Brackenbury of West Berks Golf Club scored her first hole-in-one in the Berkshire Ladies Tegner Trophy at Goring and Streatley GC last week.

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Geraghty to captain London Irish against Northampton Saints but O'Connor and Ojo miss out

18 Apr 2014 11:30 • Sportsdesk

SHANE Geraghty will captain London Irish against his former club Northampton Saints at Franklins Gardens on Sunday (kick-off 2pm).

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Rugby round-up: Newbury Blues just avoid relegation again despite defeat on final day

17 Apr 2014 17:00 • Sportsdesk

NEWBURY Blues survived in South West One East by the skin of their teeth for the second season in a row despite losing to champions Oxford Harlequins on the final day.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: April 17, 2014

17 Apr 2014 09:30

NO one wanted to see the spectre of the expenses scandal rear its head again, but that’s what happened last week.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: December 2013

5 Dec 2013 09:30

MEETING with parents of dyslexic children you realise how distressing it is when you feel that “the system” is not on your side.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: November 7 2013

7 Nov 2013 11:00

THREE groups of visitors to Parliament have inspired me in different ways.

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Richard Benyon's Westminster Diary: October 17 2013

17 Oct 2013 09:30

I HAD the slightly surreal experience of attending Defra Parliamentary Questions last Thursday.

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Are You Listening? festival returns to Reading with huge line-up

17 Apr 2014 09:30

The fundraising festival with it’s finger firmly on the pulse of what’s fresh in music, Are You Listening? returns to Reading town centre on Saturday, April 26, after a successful debut in 2013.

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Royal Windsor Horse Show competition terms and conditions

17 Apr 2014 06:30

Royal Windsor Horse Show competition terms and conditions

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Best of British at The Orangery, Danesfield House

16 Apr 2014 09:30

Set in the beautiful Danesfield House in Marlow-on-Thames, The Orangery pulls off a blend of English delights with a continental twist.

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