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Set in the beautiful Danesfield House in Marlow-on-Thames, The Orangery pulls off a blend of English delights with a continental twist.

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Reading policewoman gets into the swim to help serious injured colleague

PC Melanie Todd is taking part in the Great North Swim to raise funds for PC Gareth Browning, who suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a stolen car PC Melanie Todd is raising money for PC Gareth Browning who was seriously injured in a hit and run by offender Luke Haywood A Reading policewoman is taking the plunge by swimming two miles ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Cannon and Ball all fired up for Reading show

Melanie Deegan was expecting to be paid A 7 an hour for visiting people in their homes but discovered that she was not being paid for travel time between the visits Royal's Portuguese midfielder joined the Spanish giants on loan last July and has proved a huge hit during his time in Andalucia The funny pair, who shot to fame on Bruce Forsyth's Big ... (more)

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Henley Standard

Conviction being challenged in baby death

A FORMER marine jailed for shaking a baby to death has appealed against his conviction.

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Care workers claim 'underpayment' by company used by Reading Borough Council

Melanie Deegan was expecting to be paid A 7 an hour for visiting people in their homes but discovered that she was not being paid for travel time between the visits Two care workers have quit their jobs because the company they worked for was effectively paying them less than the minimum wage.

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Jury clears police worker of benefit fraud after just 28 minutes

Throughout the two-day trial Megan Purnell, who works as a civilian officer for Thames Valley Police in Reading, adamantly denied the charge A police worker was taken to court for benefit fraud despite raising the alarm for the overpayment and paying the extra money back.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Burglar who caused life-threatening injuries to policeman jailed

Luke Haywood drove directly at PC Gareth Browning who is still in a serious condition in hospital after four months A burglar who left a policeman fighting for his life after mowing him down in a stolen car has been jailed for nine years.

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Passengers asked for their views on changes to bus routes in Caversham

The planned reorganisation of Reading Buses services, which will affect the pink and lime bus routes, is due to come into force on July 7 The planned reorganisation of Reading Buses services, which will affect the pink and lime bus routes, is due to come into force on July 7. One of the main changes will be on lime 2 which runs via Mortimer, ... (more)

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Five charged after street protest linked to English Defence League

The charges relate to incidents on the evening of Friday, February 28, when a group of around 15 to 20 people gathered in The Broadway, Thatcham Edward Scovell, 43, of Donnington Gardens, in the university area of Reading, has been charged with one count of racially or religiously aggravated harassment and one count of using threatening, abusive or ... (more)

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Tilehurst Play Street gives children freedom to play in the road

A stretch of Armour Road, between Westwood Road and Lower Armour Road, was shut between 1pm and 4pm as part of the council's Play Streets scheme Children in Tilehurst were able to play safely outside their own homes on Saturday as part of a major road was closed for the afternoon.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Roadworks cause bus route changes in South Reading

Several Kennet Island Greenwave bus services will be diverted when road repairs are carried out from this tomorrow until Friday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Henley Standard

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JACKSONS Residential estate and lettings agency in Henley has joined forces with Romans Group, becoming the 21st office for the local property group.

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Hilary Benn hears of community spirit among hardship at Dee Park

North and West Reading, South Reading and Wokingham Clinical Commissioning Groups were not successful in their joint bid for part of the Prime Minister's 50 million GP Access Fund Following on from the successful spring season which was loaded with award-winning films such as 12 Years a Slave and Gravity, the new schedule includes more award ... (more)

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Easter supermarket opening hours

Easter Sunday is one of only two days each year when larger shops and supermarkets have to close.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Ban the Bomb Movement Walks From Aldermaston To London: 1952-1963

The Ban The Bomb movement grew after the war. In 1960, tens of thousands of people marched from the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment at Aldermaston, Berkshire, to Trafalgar Square.

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Crime in Bracknell at its lowest for 15 years

Offences in the area have dropped five per cent compared to last year with 269 fewer crimes in the borough.

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Three men facing extradition after being arrested for crimes committed over seas

Friends and her Christian church community have paid tribute to the "loveable lass" who grew up in Reading and played for Reading Royals FC in the late 90s The former England international has finally worked his way back to fitness after having surgery in early November to fix a troublesome knee injury If you're stuck for what to do with the kids ... (more)

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Suspended sentence and 'Thinking Ahead for Women' course for Calcot benefits cheat

Friends and her Christian church community have paid tribute to the "loveable lass" who grew up in Reading and played for Reading Royals FC in the late 90s The former England international has finally worked his way back to fitness after having surgery in early November to fix a troublesome knee injury Wargrave magician Paul Daniels is back on ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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Video: New road in Reading named after Trooper Fred Potts VC

Friends and her Christian church community have paid tribute to the "loveable lass" who grew up in Reading and played for Reading Royals FC in the late 90s The former England international has finally worked his way back to fitness after having surgery in early November to fix a troublesome knee injury The Russell Street pub has also been ... (more)

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Top 20 picnic destinations in Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell

Friends and her Christian church community have paid tribute to the "loveable lass" who grew up in Reading and played for Reading Royals FC in the late 90s The former England international has finally worked his way back to fitness after having surgery in early November to fix a troublesome knee injury The Russell Street pub has also been ... (more)

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