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Noel Fehily: Jockey bows out with Newbury win on Get In The Queue

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 19:07
Jockey Noel Fehily bows out with a winner at Newbury as he ends a 21-year career that yielded more than 1,300 victories.
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Appeal as 11 hurt in 50-strong Bracknell boxing brawl

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 12:33
Police say 11 people were hurt in the fight outside Bracknell Leisure Centre.
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Asian gold: More than £140m stolen in UK in last five years

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 09:58
Asian families are often targeted by thieves for gold, which is traditionally given as weddings gifts.
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Shinfield murder: Husband admits 'brutal attack' on wife

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:45
Laurens Brand stabbed his wife Angela Mittal in the neck and chest on Boxing Day.
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London Waterloo: South Western Railway delays as works overrun

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:21
Passengers into London Waterloo are being disrupted after engineering works overran.
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Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading hit by norovirus outbreak

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 07:58
The Reading hospital warns visitors to stay away after the "winter vomiting bug" was detected.
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Bin collections are weekly for just one in six councils

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 00:02
At least 10 authorities switched to fortnightly rounds or announced plans to do so in the past year.
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Reading teacher banned over sex with pupils

BBC Berkshire - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:34
Gunsel Akyol used his professional position to "influence or exploit", a misconduct panel finds.
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Cash for roads after Reading to Wokingham scheme scrapped

BBC Berkshire - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:11
Plans have been put forward to build a new bridge in Wokingham after a scheme was scrapped.
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Council tax increase: Why am I paying the police so much?

BBC Berkshire - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:01
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?
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Newbury man, 92, jailed for child sexual offences

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:32
Terrence Galligan was sentenced to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of offences dating back to 1971.
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Reading Girls' School turns inadequate rating around

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:28
Reading Girls' School is now one of the top 5% performing schools after it was rated inadequate.
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Reading face West Ham in Women's Cup semis

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:45
The BBC will show both Women's FA Cup semi-finals live as holders Chelsea travel to Super League leaders Manchester City, while Reading host West Ham United.
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London Irish: Mike Coman forced to retire after hamstring injury

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:27
London Irish back row Mike Coman is forced to retire after a long-term hamstring injury.
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Reading Festival set for extra 5,000 revellers in 2019

BBC Berkshire - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:01
'Confidence' in the festival's organisers led Reading Council to back the increase.
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Reading hospital patient 'given wrong air supply'

BBC Berkshire - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:12
The mistake at Royal Berkshire Hospital was on the list of "never events" which should not happen.
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Women's FA Cup: Reading Women 3-2 Manchester United Women AET

BBC Berkshire - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 17:14
A 120th-minute winner sees Reading beat Championship side Manchester United 3-2 to reach the Women's FA Cup semi-finals.
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Thousands of runners compete in Reading half marathon

BBC Berkshire - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 17:06
Roads were closed while more than 14,000 runners pounded the streets of Reading
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Stoke City 0-0 Reading: Goal-shy Potters held by Royals

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 18:17
Stoke City are held to their seventh goalless draw of the season despite dominating against relegation battlers Reading.
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Harrogate Town 1-0 Maidenhead United

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 17:53
Mark Beck's second-half header secures an important 1-0 win for promotion chasers Harrogate against Maidenhead.
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