Charters pupil Martha Collison faces tough challenges in The Great British Bake Off’s dessert week

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August 27, 2014

The Charters pupil, who will be starting Year 13 as Head Girl next week, will be baking desserts tonight
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Swings removed after dog ‘vandalism’

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August 27, 2014

Dogs cause damage put at hundreds of pounds to children's swings by taking bites out of them.
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London Irish delighted to host two World Cup teams

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August 27, 2014

New training base is among best in Premiership, says Exiles executive chairman
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Don’t stay in: Go out to the Henley Literary Festival

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August 27, 2014

Actress and writer Katy Wix will be giving an insight into writing through her book, the Oberon Book of Comic Monologues for Women
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Free school meals for infants on track

All infants at West Berkshire Council schools will be offered free school meals at lunchtime from the beginning of next term, in line with new government requirements.
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Introducing: Dry the River left buzzing by Reading Festival appearance

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August 27, 2014

This year proved to be another blinder, with bands on different stages representing the ‘Berkshire massive’
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National Burger Day: Tell us who makes Reading’s best burgers

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August 27, 2014

Today is National Burger Day and our readers have been sending in their recommendations of the perfect patties around Reading
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National Burger Day: Tell us Reading’s best burgers

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August 27, 2014

Today is National Burger Day and our readers have been sending in their recommendations of the perfect patties around Reading
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Rural Reading: Late summer meadows turn up rare treats

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August 27, 2014

To my amazement I found a new flower, one I couldn’t readily identify
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Avenue School design chosen for First World War exhibition

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August 27, 2014

The special school in Conwy Close made it to the final shortlist in the national competition to design the permanent memorial to the football matches played along the Western Front during the Christmas Truce in December 1914
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Pride of Reading nomination for woman who helps young people

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August 27, 2014

Alyson Brickley travels more than 100 miles each way from her home near Monmouth to carry out her duties as operations manager for No5 Youth Counselling
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Another police officer under investigation in Jayden Parkinson inquiry

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August 27, 2014

IPCC is now investigating a sixth police officer based on the way police acted when the pregnant 17-year-old was reported missing
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Cancer Research UK Relay for Life in Reading this weekend

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August 27, 2014

Dozens of teams of men, women and children have already signed up for the overnight event in Palmer Park Stadium
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Rockers’ Retreat invites music fans to meet Queens of the ‘Scone’ Age

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August 27, 2014

The Oracle shopping centre teamed up with Age UK to set up a pop-up lounge where young revellers could take a break and have a chinwag with older residents of the town
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Vandals cause swings’ removal

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August 27, 2014
Vandals cause swings’ removal

A SET of children’s swings has had to be removed after being repeatedly targeted by vandals. Newbury Town Council said it was forced to act in the interests of public safety and because of the escalating cost of repairing the … Continue reading
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Reading Festival: Peace

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August 27, 2014

We spoke to Doug Castle and Dom Boyce from Peace at Reading Festival
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Parking concerns dismissed as Montague Park homes approved

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August 27, 2014

Fears were raised parts of the 190 home develop
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Relive this week’s Reading FC Wednesday webchat

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August 27, 2014

Royals reporter Charles Watts hosted his weekly Reading FC webchat this afternoon, catch up with what was said here
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LIVE: Reading FC Wednesday webchat

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August 27, 2014

Join Royals reporter Charles Watts as he hosts his weekly Reading FC webchat at 1.30pm
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Woman touched on train to Reading after a night out

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August 27, 2014

British Transport Police release CCTV image of man they want to talk to
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Wet weather hits Swallowfield Show after a sunny Sunday

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August 27, 2014

It was a show of two halves with a brilliant, sun-soaked day on Sunday while Monday was just soaked for hour after hour
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