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Tilehurst Guides win national accolade for campaign against loan sharks

The 5th Tilehurst Guides met consumer affairs minister Jo Swinson at a ceremony held by the England Illegal Money Lending Team Girl guides used to work for camping and cookery badges, but a company in Tilehurst has created a new badge that reflects the grim realities of modern life.

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Thursday | Get Reading

Fury in Tilehurst over beauty spot development plans

A jury took nearly seven hours to find Stanley Bibby of Underwood Road, guilty of eight out of 10 counts of rape and of two counts of indecent assault The former Ashmead School pupil appear in the Oval Office, bumping into Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano and clashing with Litchfield penitentiary inmates who demand to know where he's from after hearing ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Girl Guides join fight against loan sharks and crooked money lenders

Better known for arm badges from agility and camping to outdoor cook and water safety, the nation's guides can now add Stop Loan Sharks to their collection Britain's Girl Guides have launched a crusade against money grabbing loan sharks with a new badge to save young people from falling into their predatory jaws.

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Business profile: Music Mum and Me

Reading School, in Erleigh Road, and The Abbey School, in Kendrick Road, both celebrated a 100 per cent overall pass rate but some schools fared worse than usual The BBC Radio 1 DJ, known for her fantastic fashion flair, will be at the racecourse to create a night to remember and to see the summer racing season out in style We've teamed up with HMV ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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Delays on First Great Western services due to broken-down trains

FIRST Great Western and CrossCounty services are being delayed by up to two hours or cancelled completely because of a broken-down train at Reading.

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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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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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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Crash-for-cash pair jailed at Reading Crown Court

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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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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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Tenth anniversary Byte Night sets pyjama challenge to tackle homelessness

The first regional Byte Night took place in Reading in 2004 and the event has continued to grow ever since Ben Cowdry, Paul Swaddle, Barney Quinn, David Lewis, Bill Gornall-King, Ken Deeks, John Paul Tointon, Paul Stallard, and Karen Meenderink sport their pyjamas in Forbury Gardens Every autumn hundreds of office workers give up the warmth and ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

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Pride of Reading nomination for couple who keep the town walking

Peter and June Drew-Clifton run health walks for the West Berkshire Heart Support Group - better known as Heartbeats - in Prospect Park every week An active couple from Tilehurst have been stepping out for more than a decade to provide convivial healthy exercise in Prospect Park.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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'Paranoid' husband killed wife and then himself, inquest hears

Jonathan Trenchard, originally of Tilehurst, believed his wife Derisa was cheating on him.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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Irish eyes smiling after Anne Morris of The Hibernian Society is nominated for Pride of Reading Award

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the A 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at A 50 a month When getreading reader Dave Cole took a walk through Dinton Pastures in this Thursday's heat, it was the opportunity to record the park's tranquility in a great gallery of photos.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

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Doctor fighting to improve diabetes diagnosis nominated for Pride of Reading award

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the A 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at A 50 a month When getreading reader Dave Cole took a walk through Dinton Pastures in this Thursday's heat, it was the opportunity to record the park's tranquility in a great gallery of photos.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

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Vicious German wasps feared to be making their way to the UK

But if people find nests being built under roof tiles, back gardens or even in lofts the advice is to leave well alone and call the council or a local pest control firm.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Fun in the sun for children at Reading Family Fun Day

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the A 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at A 50 a month When getreading reader Dave Cole took a walk through Dinton Pastures in this Thursday's heat, it was the opportunity to record the park's tranquility in a great gallery of photos.

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