Latest news stories in Berkshire

'Major disruption' for Reading buses
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:32:49 GMT
Reading Buses warns of disruption and diversions as works to replace a Victorian water main that started in April in Reading continue.

Thai consortium takes over Reading
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:12:15 GMT
A Thai consortium completes a takeover of Reading, the Championship club's chairman Sir John Madejski confirms.

Thames sewage leak prevention works
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:25:44 GMT
Work is carried out to prevent future sewage leaks into the River Thames in Berkshire following a pollution discharge in June.

Work starts on flood defence scheme
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:08:37 GMT
Work is to begin on a flood alleviation scheme to protect a village which has been inundated twice in a decade.

Frontline service cut plan 'scary'
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:57:21 GMT
Health and care groups hit out at Reading Borough Council's proposals to cut £8m from frontline services.

Retiring bishop leads pilgrimage
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:27:12 GMT
Why a retiring Bishop is leading a pilgrimage

Six regions hit new house price peak
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:36:37 GMT
The South East among six price rising regions

Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Reading
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:44:49 GMT
Stevie May's deflected free-kick gives Sheffield Wednesday victory over visitors Reading as the Owls move up to sixth.

London Irish 32-36 Saracens
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:28:55 GMT
A last-gasp try by Billy Vunipola means Saracens edge out London Irish despite Alex Lewington's hat-trick

'Stupid' injury nearly cost Franklin
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:48:41 GMT
Britain's Mallory Franklin will race at the Canoe Slalom World Championships despite a freak injury in training.

VIDEO: Town's 'Boris Bikes' proving popular
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:12:44 GMT
Reading's answer to London's 'Boris Bikes' rental scheme has proved popular with commuters in the town.

VIDEO: Jewellers challenged by Pandora firm
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:59:20 GMT
A small home-based jewellery business has said it has been forced to change its name after their trademark application was contested by jewellery giants Pandora.

VIDEO: Student halls 'free up' housing
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:46:08 GMT
First year students have moved into newly built halls in Southampton, Reading and Bournemouth.

VIDEO: Decline in special constable numbers
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:31:38 GMT
New figures suggest that more volunteer workers known as special constables are leaving Thames Valley Police.

VIDEO: Village 'needs no more circus homes'
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:32:32 GMT
Plans to increase caravan plots on at the Zippos Circus Headquarters in Enborne should be dropped, the parish council has said.

VIDEO: Giant sand drawings made with a rake
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:09:45 GMT
Nearly 30 giant sand drawings have been created on a beach in Somerset over the summer by a renowned snow artist.

VIDEO: Star Wars spaceships spied by pilot
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:18:08 GMT
Spaceships from the new Star Wars film have been spotted by a man taking photos for a flying school.