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First World War commemoration events

1 Aug 2014 08:30

We have collated a list of First World War commemoration events across the region.

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Updated: Hospital trust revokes licence to store human tissue after concerns out of date bones were used in hip replacement surgery

31 Jul 2014 16:00 • John Dickens

A CRISIS-HIT hospital trust has revoked its licence to store human tissue following concerns over out-of-date bones being used in hip replacement surgery.

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Berkshire firefighters to again strike on eight consecutive days

31 Jul 2014 15:30

FIREFIGHTERS across Berkshire will strike on eight consecutive days starting next weekend as their pensions row with the Government rumbles on.

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Children's centres boss says service is improving after damning Ofsted

31 Jul 2014 11:30

CHILDREN’S centre bosses have pledged their services are on the track to improvement after a damning Ofsted.

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Family evacuated after electrical fault causes chicken takeaway fire

31 Jul 2014 09:20 • Newsdesk

A FAMILY had to be evacuated after a chicken takeaway shop set fire.

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Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey to ‘take us up’ at Rewind Festival

REWIND to 1984 – long before MP3s were king – the Thompson Twins’ Into the gap was one of the most played vinyl records in my house. As a music-obsessed six-year-old, I must have spent hours listening to those nine songs over and over again...

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BREAKING: Thai consortium close to Reading FC takeover

31 Jul 2014 17:35 • Sportsdesk

A THAI consortium is on the verge of completing a takeover of Reading FC.

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Cricketers bail out with ants in their pants

31 Jul 2014 16:21 • Sportsdesk

RAIN, snow and even penguins have been known to stop play, but a team of Berkshire cricketers were stumped when a huge swarm of flying insects forced them to down sticks on a league match last weekend.

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West Reading suffer Sandhurst setback in race for Premier Division title

31 Jul 2014 15:45

SANDHURST produced an outstanding performance in the Premier Division to thrash title-chasing West Reading by six wickets at Memorial Park.

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Langley FC pays tribute to Leon Phillips with Memorial Shield tournament

30 Jul 2014 17:48 • Sportsdesk

LANGLEY FC have organised a charity football tournament at The Gore, home of Burnham FC, on Sunday, August 10.

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Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey to ‘take us up’ at Rewind Festival

30 Jul 2014 09:30

REWIND to 1984 – long before MP3s were king – the Thompson Twins’ Into the gap was one of the most played vinyl records in my house. As a music-obsessed six-year-old, I must have spent hours listening to those nine songs over and over again...

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First Night Review of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

24 Jul 2014 09:30

AS the theatre announcer reminded the audience that no mobile phones or recording equipment were mentioned in the book of Genesis, a packed theatre buzzed in anticipation.

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First Night Review of Chamber Opera Chicago's Persuasion

19 Jul 2014 09:30 • Sam Murray

CHAMBER Opera Chicago’s retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion is an ambitious project running for little under three hours including the interval.

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