Stolen charity bike returned to owner following community appeal

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April 23, 2014
Stolen charity bike returned to owner following community appeal

COMMUNITY spirit triumphed this week as a stolen bike, set to raise £6,500 for charity this year, was returned to its owner just weeks before his first fundraising mission. Steve Smith, aged 28, was due to be taking part in … Continue reading
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‘No Cold calling Zones’ come to Speen

Doorstep traders thinking of targeting the area of Speen in Newbury should now think twice.
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Appeal launched after bike theft left charity mountain trek training in jeopardy

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April 23, 2014
Appeal launched after bike theft left charity mountain trek training in jeopardy

AN APPEAL to replace a bicycle stolen just weeks before its owner embarks on two charity events has been supported by Newbury businesses. Steve Smith, aged 28, is taking part in a three-week trek to Mount Everest Base Camp on … Continue reading
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Robert Harris to unveil new textile banner at Newbury library

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April 23, 2014
Robert Harris to unveil new textile banner at Newbury library

KINTBURY author, Robert Harris, will unveil Newbury library’s new textile banner this evening (Wednesday). The best-selling author will unveil the textile hanging, inspired by images of West Berkshire in 2099, created by Wendy Lloyd, and to go on permanent display … Continue reading
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Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance lottery results

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April 23, 2014
Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance lottery results

NEWBURYTODAY.CO.UK is pleased to carry the results for the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust’s weekly lottery. They work around the clock, every day of the year, to provide rapid medical help whatever the situation.The air ambulance has responded … Continue reading
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Thatcham tree project raises cash for charities

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April 23, 2014
Thatcham tree project raises cash for charities

THE names of 163 children are now embroidered onto a canvas tree at a Thatcham church after a woman last week unveiled a project she has been looking into for about a year. And in the process she has raised … Continue reading
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Swimming pool wins cash funding for major facelift

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April 23, 2014
Swimming pool wins cash funding for major facelift

TADLEY Swimming Pool looks set for a major facelift, after a £150,000 National Lottery award. Basingstoke and Deane Community Leisure Trust, which manages the swimming pool, issued a recent statement, announcing that the pool in New Road, was to be … Continue reading
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End of restoration at West Berks museum in sight

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April 23, 2014
End of restoration at West Berks museum in sight

AFTER a fresh lick of paint the West Berkshire Museum restoration is nearing completion. All that remains are finishing touches, such as the installation of handrails, balustrades, and internal decorations and fixtures. Externally, the bin store needs to be built … Continue reading
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Reading FC: Adkins hails his walking wounded

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April 22, 2014

Nigel Adkins salutes injured players after Reading FC's 2-0 win over Middlesbrough
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Reading FC 2, Middlesbrough FC 0: Royals move back into the play-off places

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April 22, 2014

An early strike from Adam Le Fondre and a George Friend own goal send Royals sixth in the Championship with just two games remaining
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Matchday Live: Reading FC v Middlesbrough FC

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April 22, 2014

Follow all the action as play-off chasing Royals take on Boro at Madejski Stadium in the Championship (8pm ko)
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O’Connor plans to go out with a bang at London Irish

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April 22, 2014

Aussie international hopeful of recovering from injury in time for Exiles' final game
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Celebrating the outstanding achievements of adult learners 2014

Nominations are now open for the annual West Berkshire Learner Achievement Awards (LAA) 2014.
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Madejski: Reading FC’s need for a new owner is ‘critical’

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April 22, 2014

Royals' chairman has been looking to sell the club since October when Anton Zingarevich missed the deadline to complete his full takeover.
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OPERATION ROGUE TRADER

West Berkshire and Wokingham Trading Standards Service has been taking action to target rogue traders as part of a week-long national enforcement and awareness initiative.
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Investment ‘critical’ for Reading

Chairman Sir John Madejski admits he is concerned by the lack of progress in talks with Reading's potential investors.
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Investment ‘critical’ for Reading

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April 22, 2014

Chairman Sir John Madejski admits he is concerned by the lack of progress in talks with Reading's potential investors.
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Reading Beer and Cider Festival: 2006 gallery

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April 22, 2014

Festival gets in among the area's best known annual events. 
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Piano recital to raise funds for Reading Minster Choir

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April 22, 2014

Nils Franke has held scholarships and awards at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, London’s Royal Academy of Music and the University of Reading, as well as recording commercial CDs for Warner
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Volunteering opportunities with Reading Voluntary Action

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April 22, 2014

Share your time, your enthusiasm and skills with local charities to make a difference for local people
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‘Drunken idiots’ return missing dino

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April 22, 2014

A stolen baby dinosaur model is returned anonymously to a shopping centre with a note saying the thieves were "drunken idiots".
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