Tax rise approved to recruit more police in Thames Valley

BBC Berkshire News Feed - 5 hours 57 min ago
Thames Valley's police and crime commissioner has approved a 13.2% increase in council tax.
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Nelson Oliveira: Reading sign Norwich City's Portugal striker on loan

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 20:47
Norwich City's Portugal international forward Nelson Oliveira joins fellow Championship side Reading until the end of the season.
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Council sets out proposed robust budget for future generations

Maidenhead and Windsor - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 15:37
The proposed budget for 2019/20 sets out investment for services that matter to our residents as well as ensuring front line services are protected.
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PC leaves Thames Valley Police over car insurance 'dishonesty'

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 12:16
A disciplinary panel found the Slough-based officer's behaviour amounted to gross misconduct.
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New car parking machines installed across the borough

Maidenhead and Windsor - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 11:32
Over 100 new car parking machines are being installed across the borough to make it quicker and easier for residents and visitors to pay for parking.
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Josh McNally: Bath sign forward from London Irish

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:28
Bath confirm the signing of forward Josh McNally from London Irish for the 2019-20 season.
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Three Sodje brothers jailed for taking charity money

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:43
The ex-footballers and former rugby player siphoned off money meant to help poor African children.
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David Schwimmer lookalike: New picture of Blackpool theft suspect

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:51
Abdulah Husseini's image went viral when social media users pointed out his likeness to the actor.
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Clarence House Chase: Altior maintains unbeaten record with 17th win

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 15:58
Altior clocks up a 17th straight win when landing the Clarence House Chase at Ascot to move within one of the modern-day record set by Big Buck's.
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Maidenhead United v Solihull Moors

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 10:58
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Maidenhead United and Solihull Moors.
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Hundreds could lose money as Dream Lodge Group enters administration

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:09
Dream Lodge Group runs eight luxury lodge holiday parks across England.
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Sam Smith: Shrewsbury Town sign Reading striker on loan

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:44
Shrewsbury sign striker Sam Smith from Championship side Reading on loan after his temporary move to Oxford is cut short.
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Derby County v Reading

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:19
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Derby County and Reading.
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Reading and Nottingham Forest fined by FA after melee

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:05
Reading and Nottingham Forest are fined by the FA after admitting a charge of failing to control their players.
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Driver in Reading Crown Court over Road Wars PC death

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:58
Agne Jasulaitiene did not enter a plea to two counts of causing death by careless driving.
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Trees planted to offset leisure centre build carbon footprint

Maidenhead and Windsor - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:57
100 trees have been planted to create a new woodland area in Braywick Park.
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New NALC publication shines a light on 150 local councils

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:33

Points of Light is a collection of case studies highlighting the work that local (parish and town) councils are undertaking to support their communities.

The 2019 edition contains 150 case studies (

First new garden pest of 2019 discovered in Berkshire

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:13
Experts say the "stringy scale insect" has strings of eggs which it wraps around plant branches.
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Disabled girl's mum from Reading in £60k benefit fraud

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:18
Bia Abdul, 45, received a suspended prison sentence at Reading Crown Court for the fraud.
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Further arrests after man shot in leg in Reading

BBC Berkshire News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:33
The men, aged 24 and 22, are the latest to be arrested following the shooting in Norfolk Road, Reading.
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