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Tributes to the voice of football James Alexander Gordon

Mr Gordon, who was 78, died at the Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice in Liebenrood Road, Tilehurst on Monday The former BBC broadcaster and voice of the classified football results James Alexander Gordon, who lived in Calcot, has died.

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Community group boosting pride in Tilehurst's Norcot estate

About 60 people gathered together in the Norcot Youth and community centre in Lyndhurst Road on Sunday for a "street party" marking the group's launch The new association covers the area of the old Norcot estate bounded by Norcot Road, Rodway Road, Oxford Road and McIlroy Park.

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School pupils make some noise cleaning up around Reading

Stuart Brookfield, from West Reading, was eating his breakfast at Tina's Studios and Apartments in Faliraki, when he heard cries from people by the pool The front of the former Bed Bar building in Friar Street is currently shrouded by a bright yellow banner advertising the new Matchbox bar Groups of the 12- to-19-year-olds from local schools ... (more)

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Community shocked by sudden closure of The Lyndhurst

The pub in Queen's Road, Reading, failed to open its doors on Sunday and a sign in the window appeared, saying it has stopped trading The Lyndhurst, in Queen's Road, Reading, failed to open its doors on Sunday and a sign in the window appeared, saying it has stopped trading.

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Loyal patients 'bumped off' by West Reading surgery

An 89-year-old woman, who has lived in her Sackville Street home for 52 years and been a patient at the surgery for 30 years, must now go elsewhere.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Rail commuters face a 3.5 per cent season ticket hike

A new cycle lane has been created on Lower Henley Road following resurfacing works, but there are no centre line markings In the last two whirlwind years Josh has gone from charming but quiet X Factor contestant to boyband megastar with a slick hairstyle and a 100 watt smile Commuters will face a 3.5 per cent rise in the cost of their rail season ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Mallory Knox to host CD signing in Reading shop ahead of Reading Festival

A new cycle lane has been created on Lower Henley Road following resurfacing works, but there are no centre line markings In the last two whirlwind years Josh has gone from charming but quiet X Factor contestant to boyband megastar with a slick hairstyle and a 100 watt smile The Cambridge rock band will be hosting a signing and playing an acoustic ... (more)

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Henley Standard

Bus subsidy

WARGRAVE Parish Council has donated 1,900 to ReadiBus, which provides a door-to-door bus service between Wargrave and Henley, Twyford, Woodley, Reading and Winnersh eight times a week for those who are unable to use public transport.

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Pride of Reading nomination for ABC to Read

Reading Borough Council announced 68 per cent of students gained A* to B grades, battering the national average of 52.4 per cent, while 96 per cent passed with an A* to E grades Families can enjoy three days of free movies in the open air at Elms Field with Bugsy Malone on Friday, Despicable Me on Saturday and Who Framed Roger Rabbit on Sunday The ... (more)

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Reading council defends 'dangerous' cycle lanes on Lower Henley Road

A new cycle lane has been created on Lower Henley Road following resurfacing works, but there are no centre line markings A new cycle lane has been created on Lower Henley Road following resurfacing works, but there are no centre line markings.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

These comprehensive listings include theatre, music, family events and exhibitions.

THE MILL AT SONNING, SONNING EYE, READING Last Confessions of a Scallywag. Until September 27. Live at the Movies - an evening of songs from the movies, performed by local singers and musicians - The Tea Bar, London Street, Basingstoke.

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CTM Playlist: August 15, 2014

AUGUST 26: Patrick Carney of The Black Keys performs live on the Main Stage on Day Three during the Reading Festival 2012 at Richfield Avenue on August 26, 2012 in Reading, England.

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Hollywood hunk Bradley Cooper 'spotted' in Reading

Reading Borough Council announced 68 per cent of students gained A* to B grades, battering the national average of 52.4 per cent, while 96 per cent passed with an A* to E grades Morrison, 26, becomes the second Reading player to join Cardiff this summer, following Adam Le Fondre's A 2.5m transfer in May Families can enjoy three days of free movies ... (more)

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Reading wins: The small challenges we face across our town

Reading Borough Council announced 68 per cent of students gained A* to B grades, battering the national average of 52.4 per cent, while 96 per cent passed with an A* to E grades With the Butts Centre partially complete it's anchor tenant Tesco had its launch in October 1971 - followed two months later by the Target pub which opened right in front ... (more)

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Britain's Biggest Pub Tour arrives in Reading this weekend

The tour, which is in aid of the charity Variety, will arrive in Reading on Sunday to visit the Slug and Lettuce, Pavlov's Dog, Yates's and the Seven Red Roses Britain's Biggest Pub Tour raising money for a children's charity will be coming to Reading this weekend.

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Meeting over plans for new housing in Tilehurst tomorrow

Reading Borough Council announced 68 per cent of students gained A* to B grades, battering the national average of 52.4 per cent, while 96 per cent passed with an A* to E grades Royals' 19-year-old striker had only been on the pitch for four minutes and 21 seconds when his fine left-footed finish flashed past keeper Lenny Pidgeley With the Butts ... (more)

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Home Group staff make playtime better at Ranikhet Children's Centre

Workers from the not-for-profit housing provider swapped their Reading office for the popular children's centre to bring back to life a neglected and overgrown garden Workers from not-for-profit housing provider Home Group swapped their Reading office for a popular children's centre to bring back to life a neglected and overgrown garden.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Teenage boy punched and kicked by gang of men in West Reading

The yellow warning comes as an unstable, moist airflow is expected to move across souther England which may cause intense showers Royals' 19-year-old striker had only been on the pitch for four minutes and 21 seconds when his fine left-footed finish flashed past keeper Lenny Pidgeley Also known as Mr Tumble, Justin is a regular face on CBeebies, ... (more)

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Jessops store joins a raft of new openings in Reading town centre

The new Jessops store will be opening in the current Timberland store on the Upper Mall of The Oracle and is one of a number of new tenants in the shopping centre The new Jessops store will be opening in the current Timberland store on the Upper Mall of The Oracle and is one of a number of new tenants in the shopping centre.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Man in his mid-40s charged with harassing teenage girls

Julian Lloyd, of Wolsingham Way, Thatcham, was arrested and charged the day after an incident in Ilkley Way, Thatcham, on Wednesday, July 23 when a 12-year-old girl was approached by a man who said: "Hello pretty girl."

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