Latest news stories in Berkshire

Reading Ikea store to open in July
Thu, 05 May 2016 16:46:00 GMT
A new £10m Ikea store will open in Reading in July - four years after planning permission was granted.

Choir to perform from church tower
Thu, 05 May 2016 14:06:21 GMT
A church is to celebrate long-awaited repairs to its roof with a special concert - at the top of its tower.

London rail fire disruption continues
Thu, 05 May 2016 17:35:24 GMT
A fire on the tracks at Vauxhall Station in London is causing major disruption on South West Trains routes.

Polling stations open across Berkshire
Thu, 05 May 2016 06:06:42 GMT
Voting begins in police and crime commissioner (PCC) and local council elections in Berkshire.

Suspected arson hits 10-acre forest
Wed, 04 May 2016 18:42:21 GMT
Firefighters investigate whether a fire in a forest in West Berkshire may have been started deliberately.

Crash death mum praised for saving baby
Wed, 04 May 2016 12:44:16 GMT
The family of a mother who died when she was hit by a lorry say she saved her baby by pushing her pram out of the vehicle's path "without a second thought".

End delay and expand Heathrow, say MPs
Tue, 03 May 2016 23:16:58 GMT
The government must stop putting off the "difficult" decision to expand Heathrow Airport rather than Gatwick, a Commons committee says.

What next for relegated London Irish?
Mon, 02 May 2016 10:53:31 GMT
Can club bounce back?

Shirley Bassey to sing at Queen's 90th
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:22:09 GMT
More stars announced for concert line-up

McDermott promises to build over summer
Thu, 05 May 2016 09:07:41 GMT
Reading boss Brian McDermott promises to build a squad capable of challenging for Championship promotion next season.

Irish 'will bounce back' - Narraway
Tue, 03 May 2016 12:29:39 GMT
London Irish captain Luke Narraway is confident the club will return to the Premiership at the first attempt.

Reading Women 1-1 Sunderland Ladies
Mon, 02 May 2016 15:20:14 GMT
Reading Women fight back to draw with Sunderland Ladies, who end the Women's Super League One match with 10 players.

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