19 Oct 2014 22:05

Reading and Newbury firefighters on standby for Didcot Power Station fire

FIRE crews from Reading and Newbury are on standby to a major fire that has broken out at Didcot Power Station tonight (Sunday).

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19 Oct 2014 08:00

Elderly man found guilty of causing death of 32-year-old actress by dangerous driving

AN ELDERLY man has been convicted of causing the death of a 32-year-old woman by dangerous driving.


18 Oct 2014 18:30

Firefighters extinguish dishwasher fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a dishwasher blaze in Newbury this morning (Saturday).

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18 Oct 2014 08:00

Woman faces 40 charges including animal neglect and drug production

A WOMAN facing 38 charges of animal neglect has appeared in court.


17 Oct 2014 12:00

Death threat graffiti cleared off Victoria Park skate ramps

DEATH threats to police officers have been scrubbed off skate park ramps after two consecutive nights of graffiti attacks.


17 Oct 2014 10:30

Updated: Man dies after being struck by a train at Ufton Nervet level crossing

A MAN has died after being hit by a train at the notorious Ufton Nervet level crossing last night.


17 Oct 2014 08:50

Firefighters battle car blaze in Hermitage car park last night

A CAR was completely destroyed after it burst in to flames in a car park in Hermitage last night.


17 Oct 2014 08:00

Man who groomed 14-year-old girl before taking her to Newbury hotel room for sex is jailed

AN “EMOTIONALLY immature” man who groomed an underage teenager and had sex with her in a Newbury hotel has been jailed.

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15 Oct 2014 17:15

Updated: All train lines running normally to and from London Paddington

ALL trains are running normally to and from London Paddington after a person was hit by a train.

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10 Oct 2014 15:16

Police release CCTV image of men who could have information about attack outside Newbury bar

POLICE think these men could hold vital clues after an 18-year-old man was attacked in Newbury.


10 Oct 2014 13:20

Network Rail apologies after three days of delays on Great Western main line this week

NETWORK Rail has apologised for a 'below standard' train service after three days of travel problems between Reading and London Paddington this week.

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9 Oct 2014 15:00

Man who died after being pulled from theRiver Thames named as Adam Hutchins of Newbury

A MAN who died after being pulled from the River Thames near Reading Bridge on Sunday evening has been named as Adam Hutchins of Newbury.


9 Oct 2014 12:50

Police investigating after man stabbed in Newbury

A MAN was stabbed in the stomach as he walked along a canal tow path last night.


9 Oct 2014 12:30

Police appealing for witnesses after assault in Thatcham

Police are appealing for witnesses after a girl was assaulted in Thatcham.


7 Oct 2014 14:00

TRAIN DELAYS: Delays ease between Paddington and Reading/Heathrow

COMMUTERS are being warned to expect delays on a busy train line of an up to an hour this afternoon.

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7 Oct 2014 09:05

Woman cut free from car after five-vehicle smash on the A339 in Newbury last night

A WOMAN was cut free from her car and taken to hospital following a five-vehicle smash in Newbury yesterday evening.


6 Oct 2014 14:50

Latest: TRAVEL: First Great Western apologises to commuters after severe delays following Slough signalling problem

FIRST Great Western has apologised to commuters after severe delays on train lines.

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6 Oct 2014 08:00

Judge shows mercy to former Newbury drug addict

A FORMER drug addict who was pressurised into dealing cocaine and heroin avoided jail after the judge decided to be merciful.

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5 Oct 2014 12:00

Victoria Park tennis courts closed due to damage

PLAY has been suspended at Victoria Park as the tennis courts have been deemed too dangerous to keep open.

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5 Oct 2014 08:00

Driver jailed after car chase ending in crash

A DRIVER who led police on a high speed pursuit that ended with the car spinning and crashing into a garden wall has been jailed for eight months.

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