Latest news stories in Berkshire

Rail work feed due to 'PR overdrive'
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:04:12 GMT
A social media feed of rail works at Reading is due to the "embarrassing fallout" of engineering delays at Christmas, it is claimed.

A4e staff jailed for training fraud
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:11:06 GMT
Six employees at a back-to-work recruitment company are jailed for a fraud that saw them falsely claim about £300,000.

Demolition of 1960s tower under way
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:38:20 GMT
The demolition begins of a 1960s office tower and derelict shopping centre next to Reading railway station.

School site consultation opens
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:13:32 GMT
A consultation begins to find a permanent site for The Heights Primary School in Caversham.

Queen faces action in pay dispute
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:54:52 GMT
The Queen faces industrial action from staff at Windsor Castle as they are balloted in a dispute over pay.

Police 'not serious' about vandals
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:46:35 GMT
Vandalism linked to an inquest verdict, following the death of a man from Slough, is "not being taken seriously enough" by police, campaigners say.

Rail users given Easter works vow
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:19:41 GMT
Network Rail promises to do "everything in its power" to stop a repeat of the rail chaos at Christmas when it carries out work over Easter.

VIDEO: South's marginals could be key
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:03:14 GMT
Peter Henley explains all with aid of ice cream

Why are people so mean online?
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:06:36 GMT
A Maidenhead Facebook group gets out of hand

Reading fined over financial breach
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:50:20 GMT
Reading are fined by a Football Disciplinary Commission for breaching regulations regarding multiple financial interests.

England's White set for 50th cap
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:57:23 GMT
Forward Ellen White looks set to win her 50th cap in England's final home match before this summer's World Cup, while Reading's Fran Kirby is in the squad.

London Irish 22-21 Newcastle
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:59:50 GMT
London Irish earn a morale-boosting victory, scoring three first-half tries to defeat fellow Premiership strugglers Newcastle Falcons.

Reading sign forward Appiah on loan
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:16:05 GMT
Reading have signed Crystal Palace forward Kwesi Appiah on loan until the end of the season.

Orient sign Reading's Taylor on loan
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:24:50 GMT
League One strugglers Leyton Orient sign Reading midfielder Jake Taylor on loan until the end of the season.

Fulham bring in Lee and Guthrie
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:58:51 GMT
Fulham sign Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee and Reading midfielder Danny Guthrie on loan until the end of the season.