Berkshire News

PC Andrew Harper: Three teenagers charged with murder
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:50:09 GMT
PC Andrew Harper died after he was dragged along a road by a vehicle in Berkshire last month.

Flats plan for former Reading swimming pool site
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:24:01 GMT
A deal by Reading Council to sell the Arthur Hill pool site to developers fell through in July.

Water firms told to tackle billing and service complaints
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:18:15 GMT
Thames Water, Northumbrian Water, Essex and Suffolk Water and Hafren Dyfrdwy are told to improve services.

Man held over fatal 'hit-and-run' crash in Hook
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:56:49 GMT
Police say a silver vehicle involved in the fatal crash drove off without stopping.

Reading HBOS scam: Fraudster ordered to repay £727k
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:02:55 GMT
Michael Bancroft was jailed in 2017 for 10 years over his part in the scam at HBOS's Reading division.

Tracy Bailey death: Man arrested on suspicion of murder
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 09:39:07 GMT
Tracy Bailey was dead at a property in Cookham on Tuesday morning.

Historic towns to benefit from £95m boost named
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:02:55 GMT
The government lists 69 English towns and cities that will benefit from regeneration money.

Couple ordered to pay £10m over Reading HBOS fraud
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:10:28 GMT
David and Alison Mills must now "face the consequence of their greed", a CPS spokesman says.

Sepsis death: Lance Garcia, 11, sent home with painkillers
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:17:57 GMT
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust admits liability for the death of Lance Garcia.

Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools apologise for exam errors
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 10:55:58 GMT
An answer sheet for a multiple choice exam "did not reflect" the questions, the test's provider says.

Thatcham river pollution kills hundreds of fish
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:25:13 GMT
Surveys show hundreds of fish including pike, perch and brook lamprey have died in a tributary.

Tilehurst dad with MS walks daughter down the aisle
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:10:15 GMT
Steve Barnes had to re-learn to walk for the big day, as part of a trial using the robotic suit.

Royal approval for Berkshire woman's Kenyan charity
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:28:51 GMT
Peter Njuguna was helped by a Berkshire charity that's been adopted by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Twitter 'adopts' a Berkshire grandad following viral video
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:01:34 GMT
82-year-old Keith melted millions of hearts when a video of him painting his granddaughter's nails went viral.

Reading scaffolding collapse: Video shows devastation at scene
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 12:43:46 GMT
The scaffolding came down just after 11:15 BST injuring three people.

M4 motorway shut in Berkshire as geese take flight
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:06:44 GMT
Officers were forced to shut the motorway as they pursued the geese that were recorded flying at 26mph.

TV bailiff filmed unlawfully entering a Berkshire home
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:32:22 GMT
The bailiff allegedly told the homeowner, "you probably know me from Can't Pay? We'll Take it Away!".

WSL: Reading 0-2 Manchester City - Pauline Bremer double downs Royals
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 13:37:01 GMT
Pauline Bremer scores twice as Manchester City beat Reading to start the WSL season with back-to-back wins.

Middlesbrough 1-0 Reading: Johnson goal gives Boro unconvincing win
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 17:13:27 GMT
Marvin Johnson scores the only goal as Middlesbrough hold on to record an unconvincing win over Reading at the Riverside.

Barnet 1-0 Maidenhead United
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:56:10 GMT
Barnet extend their unbeaten run to five games with a 1-0 victory over Maidenhead.

Dave Kitson: Ex-Reading & Portsmouth striker warns of 'mental health epidemic'
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 08:48:45 GMT
Ex-Reading striker Dave Kitson opens up on his mental health struggle, and warns of an "epidemic" in football.

Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland: Reading sign Norway striker
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:21:38 GMT
Women's Super League side Reading sign Norway international Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland from Swedish side FC Rosengard.