Berkshire

Students hit by 14-day university lecturers strike

BBC Berkshire News Feed - 5 hours 55 min ago
Students face disruption as union members in 74 universities begin 14 days of strike action.
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Reading family helping victims of Nigerian sex trafficking

BBC Berkshire News Feed - 13 hours 19 min ago
The Thomas family are aiming to raise thousands of pounds to help Nigerian sex trafficking victims in Dubai to return home.
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CQC 'concerned' over Reading care agency in special measures

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 13:08
A watchdog finds people using the firm "were not always protected from risks to their health".
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Hollywood studio plans to build film complex in Reading

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 01:30
US company Blackhall Studios wants to build a movie-making complex at Thames Valley Science Park.
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South Western Railway offers compensation after strikes

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 14:00
South Western Railway services were disrupted by industrial action for 27 days in December.
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Wokingham engineering firm workers jailed for fraud

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 18:50
Joy Liddiard and Beverly Taylor's betrayal was "the ultimate slap in the face", their boss said.
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DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 14:24
The producer, who turned Primal Scream's Screamadelica into a hit, suffered a pulmonary embolism.
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Organisers of Reading carnival condemn 'bad behaviour' last year

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:05
Police have asked Reading's council to review the event's licence after trouble last year.
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Storm Dennis: Flood threat remains after weekend of disruption

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:17
Five severe flood warnings are in place in England, after a weekend of heavy rain and strong winds.
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Storm Dennis: Major incidents declared in south Wales and Herefordshire

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 15:02
Firefighters have rescued people in south Wales and homes have also been flooded in Herefordshire.
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Brooke Chaplen: Reading midfielder signs contract extension

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 18:35
Reading Women midfielder Brooke Chaplen signs a contract extension which will keep her at the club until June 2021.
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AFC Fylde P-P Maidenhead United

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 11:32
Saturday's National League game between AFC Fylde and Maidenhead United is postponed on safety grounds because of Storm Dennis.
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Storm Dennis: Experts warn flooding could be worse than Ciara

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 09:02
Travel disruption is also expected, with British Airways and easyJet flights among those already affected.
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Tax rise to pay for Thames Valley Police officers approved

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 16:42
Thames Valley Police is to increase its council tax rates in order to pay for 183 new police officers.
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Sheffield Wednesday v Reading

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 16:11
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Sheffield Wednesday and Reading.
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Premiership: Harlequins v London Irish

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:46
Team news as Harlequins host London Irish in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Twickenham Stoop.
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Cabinet reshuffle: Sajid Javid resigns as chancellor

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 15:07
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury four weeks before the Budget as PM carries out a reshuffle.
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Police did not break law over Wargrave death crash, watchdog says

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 14:56
The crash in Berkshire in 2017 left PC James Dixon and 91-year-old Gladys Goodwin dead.
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West Berkshire Council to 'reassess' property investments

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 02/12/2020 - 19:44
West Berkshire Council had borrowed £62m to invest in property around England.
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Women's Super League: Reading v West Ham United

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 02/12/2020 - 15:40
Live coverage of Wednesday's Women's Super League game between Reading and West Ham United.
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