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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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