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'Dysfunctional' Slough council placed under government supervision

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 11:42
Ministers say a "mismanaged" council needs help with failings including a "serious" financial deficit.
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Curtain up for Queen's pantomime costumes at Windsor Castle

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 08:38
The costumes go on show at Windsor Castle where the pantomime was performed 80 years ago.
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Blackburn Rovers 2-0 Reading: Tony Mowbray's side end winless run

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 10/23/2021 - 17:18
Blackburn Rovers end a four-game winless run with victory over Reading thanks to Sam Gallagher and Tyrhys Dolan goals.
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The Queen back at Windsor after hospital stay

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 13:57
She is "in good spirits" after a one-night stay for preliminary medical checks, Buckingham Palace says.
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Maidenhead postman killed in crash was gentle man, say family

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 07:51
Motorcyclist David Greenleaf died after a crash in the town last month.
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John Gosden: Trainer fined but cleared of wrongdoing after horse tests positive for ketamine

BBC Berkshire - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 17:50
Champion trainer John Gosden is fined £500 but cleared of intentional wrongdoing after one of his horses tested positive for ketamine.
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More than 9,000 Reading taxpayers owed share of £1.6m

BBC Berkshire - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 14:30
The level of overpaid council tax owed by Reading Borough Council is revealed.
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Slough council job cuts will not deliver predicted savings

BBC Berkshire - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 14:26
The council wanted a £5.2m saving in 2021/2022 by reshuffling, but it is now expected to be £2.5m.
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Reading 2-3 Blackpool: Seasiders bounce back for first away win over Royals in 41 years

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 21:58
Blackpool come from 2-0 down with three late goals to win at Reading for the first time since 1980.
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Weather warning issued for southern England

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 16:17
The Met Office says wet and windy weather is likely to cause disruption.
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Pedestrian dies in crash with lorry in Slough

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 13:39
A 38-year-old man dies while pushing a bicycle on Colnbrook Bypass in Slough.
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Reading terraced house ravaged by fire

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 11:15
Four fire engines and their crews attend a blaze in Oxford Road, Reading, on Tuesday night.
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UK Hollywood film studio plans near Reading made permanent

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 08:42
The scheme includes 18 sound stages for films and TV shows along with workshops to make props.
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Home Office boss faces trial over miscarriage case

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 16:41
A department deputy director is accused of obtaining a drug to induce a woman's miscarriage.
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Caversham Lakes water sports centre refused planning permission

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 16:25
Unauthorised Caversham Lakes is denied retrospective consent over environmental concerns.
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Reading Golf Course: New homes plan unveiled

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 13:30
Previous plans to build 257 homes at Reading Golf Course were refused in July.
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Plane drops sewage on Windsor man in his garden

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 12:51
Councillor Karen Davies says she was "horrified" when told of the incident by one of her constituents.
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'Heaviest' kidneys removed in high-risk operation

BBC Berkshire - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 05:37
Warren Higgs speaks before and after having his kidneys, which weighed more than five stone (35kg), removed.
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Tail of Spitfire shot down over Norway goes on display in Henley

BBC Berkshire - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 06:46
It is hoped the plane, which was found in a peat bog in Norway, could fly again in 2024.
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Reading 1-0 Barnsley: John Swift strike moves Royals closer to top six

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 17:50
John Swift scores the only goal of the game - his eighth of the season - as Reading beat struggling Barnsley in the Championship.
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