Berkshire News

M4 near Slough and Langley reopens after bridge works finish early
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:39:01 GMT
The weekend closure between junction 5 and 6 was expected to last until Monday morning.

Bracknell stabbing: Two men charged
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:55:42 GMT
Jaedon Smith and Callum Fenton will appear in court charged with causing grievous bodily harm.

Coronavirus: Military help South Central Ambulance Service
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:17 GMT
Ambulance bosses say it will help them provide 20 to 30 extra ambulances a day.

Slough shooting: Teenager arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:36:05 GMT
A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital for surgery after two men fired a gun into a van.

Coronavirus: Thames Valley Air Ambulance calls for PPE donations
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:18:40 GMT
The charity says it is "inevitable" staff will come into contact with people with coronavirus.

Coronavirus: How to help film the news
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:01:13 GMT
Ellie Crisell explains how you can help the BBC report during the coronavirus outbreak.

Finest Dental collapse described as 'scandal' by former dentist
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 08:10:29 GMT
The BBC spoke to 87 Finest Dental customers who paid a combined £540,344 for work never completed.

Coronavirus: Why people are singing in their toilets
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:01:48 GMT
Actor Paul Cooper started the toilet challenge after his son contracted coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Henley Festival cancelled over virus concerns
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:15:12 GMT
The Henley Festival was due to feature headliners James Blunt, Madness, Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

Coronavirus: Coping with grief during a lockdown
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:03:44 GMT
After an outpouring of support for Rev Richard Coles, how are other recently bereaved people coping?

New police boss appointed for town
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:57:44 GMT
Supt Nicholas John has become the new commander for the Reading Local Policing Area.

New guidance - what must I do?
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:36:13 GMT
Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:50:34 GMT
The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it and what are the symptoms?

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation?
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 13:36:05 GMT
Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.

Coronavirus: What it does to the body
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 01:02:03 GMT
What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?

Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 16:52:43 GMT
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

Coronavirus: Can I still walk my dog? And other questions
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:15:20 GMT
How many times can I walk my dog, how safe are groceries, can I have a birthing partner, and other questions answered.

Coronavirus: Transplant patient in self-isolation feels 'forgotten'
Tue, 17 Mar 2020 11:34:39 GMT
A double lung transplant patient says younger people with health issues are being "forgotten about".

Berkshire schoolgirl writes recycling plea letter to council
Tue, 10 Mar 2020 00:25:03 GMT
Florence wrote to her council asking them to recycling more plastic, so they came to visit her at school.

Reading boy says playing flyball helps with his anxiety
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 00:06:25 GMT
Playing flyball with his dog, Slushie, helps 12-year-old Mitchell overcome feelings of social anxiety.

Reading family helping victims of Nigerian sex trafficking
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:06:12 GMT
The Thomas family are aiming to raise thousands of pounds to help Nigerian sex trafficking victims in Dubai to return home.

Jade Moore: England midfielder leaves Reading Women for Orlando Pride
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:48:38 GMT
England midfielder Jade Moore leaves Women's Super League club Reading to join Orlando Pride in the United States.

Non-league football: National League asks Football Association to close season
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:28:25 GMT
The National League asks the Football Association to close the rest of the non-league season 'as soon as possible'.

Coronavirus: London Irish players and staff to take 25% pay cut
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:10:23 GMT
London Irish become the latest Premiership club to announce they are cutting salaries because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: RFU ends rugby season below Premiership level
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:48:34 GMT
The Rugby Football Union confirms the end of the 2019-20 season for all levels below the Premiership because of coronavirus.