Berkshire

National League in talks with government over 'critical funding package'

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 18:46
The National League says it is in talks with the Government and FA over a "critical financial support package".
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Commercial drone sky highway 'could open this year'

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 15:02
A technology firm applies to open a five-mile flight path for deliveries by drones and other uses.
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Reading stabbing: Police stop-and-search powers extended

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 19:26
The order is needed to "prevent a repeat" of an attack in Reading, police say.
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Slough schoolboy sexually assaulted girl in classes

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 15:30
The 16-year-old was given an 18-month Youth Rehabilitation Order for the "serious" offences.
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Coronavirus: EFL 'deeply frustrated' as plans for limited fans return are halted

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 14:57
EFL chairman Rick Parry says the league is "deeply frustrated" after plans to allow some fans to return to matches were halted.
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Blind downhill mountain biker aims to turn professional

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 00:02
Xavier Hopkins, who only has 10% of his sight, turned his passion for mountain biking into a career.
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Lewis Gibson: Reading sign Everton defender on season-long loan deal

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 22:23
Everton defender Lewis Gibson joins Championship club Reading on loan for the duration of the season.
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Thames Valley Police officers test positive for coronavirus

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 17:51
Thames Valley Police say the officers and those they had close contact with are self-isolating.
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Heathrow rail link to be delayed by up to two years

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:22
Network Rail says the coronavirus pandemic has delayed talks about the line from Reading to the airport.
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Government announces new 6 month coronavirus rules - more to follow

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 12:47

The Prime Minister has just announced a new set of rules which he says the nation must follow for at least 6 months. These rules will inevitably affect parish councils directly.

More to follow.

Reading stabbing: Boy charged

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 21:02
A teenager has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm after a man was stabbed on Saturday.
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Covid: Wokingham council set to pay £120k for private tests

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 17:29
They would be reserved for key workers struggling to get NHS tests.
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Sikh taxi driver in Reading attacked by four passengers

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 17:11
Vaneet Singh said one of the men tried to remove his turban and asked him: "Are you Taliban?"
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ACRE Publish Updated COVID-19 Village Hall Information & Resources

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:12

ACRE have published their latest guidance on operating community buildings during the current pandemic. They have also provided risk assessment templates for users and managers of such facilities. Click the respective links below.

Skinhead to raves: Gavin Watson's 1980s photos to feature in new play

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:57
Photographer Gavin Watson's evocative 1980s photos are to form the basis of a new play.
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Reading stabbing: Youth arrested in attempted murder inquiry

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 15:24
The attack happened in Coley Avenue on Saturday night, police say.
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Coronavirus: Students' return could spark lockdown, say locals

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 06:03
Full-time residents of university cities in England fear local lockdowns as students return.
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Reading v Barnsley

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 12:20
Live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Reading and Barnsley.
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Reading Golf Club homes receive more than 1,000 objections

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 18:31
Objectors say there are not enough schools but the club says it will provide affordable housing.
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M4 near Slough and Langley to close for bridge demolition

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 11:45
Highways England says the weekend closure between junction 5 and 6 will last until Monday morning.
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