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  1. 'Class A drugs' worth up to A 1m found in box of Tesco bananasRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Independent

    Michael Segalov is a freelance journalist based in London. He writes regularly for The Independent, VICE, BuzzFeed, and a number of other publications.

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  2. Plans for six Winnersh council homes given the thumbs upRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Plans for six new council homes in Winnersh have been given the green light, despite concerns over noise and disruption cause by construction vehicles. The two-bedroom houses will built on land between Grovelands Avenue and Grovelands park, and are all designated affordable housing.

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  3. Tesco worker finds 'drugs' in bananasRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Newsday

    Packages of suspected Class A drugs have been found by a worker at a Tesco store as they unloaded a consignment of bananas. Police were called to the superstore in Finchampstead Road, Wokingham in Berkshire, to investigate the packets of white powder last Wednesday.

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  4. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Monday 27 JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    Welcome, this is the getreading breaking news service. We'll be bringing you the latest news, traffic and travel updates, sport and much more from Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and beyond.

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  5. ICYMI: Five most popular stories from the week just gone on getreadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Get Reading

    Everyone may be slowly winding down for the summer, but that doesn't mean there's a shortage of news by any means. From an axe-wielding gang in Reading to traffic being brought to a standstill across the area due to the wet weather, here are the top five stories you've been reading over the past week here on getreading .

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  6. Wokingham cadets could find new home at Elizabeth ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Get Reading

    The cadets have to move from their current site, which they have occupied since the 1970s, to a new field in Norreys Cadets in Wokingham will take a big step towards finding their new home when plans are submitted for a new home in Norreys. Due to the plans for the regenerated Carnival Pool , the South East Reserve Forces Cadet Association's will have to relocate from their current site in Wellington Road, which they have occupied since the 1970s.

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  7. Second World War veteran Will Iland awarded France's highest military honour on 101st birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Get Reading

    Will Iland's 101st birthday was made even more special on Wednesday when he was presented with the Legion d'Honneur in recognition of his military service during the six-year conflict. Mr Iland, of Kennet Court, Woosehill , was rewarded for his remarkable military services by the French government, who decided to honour the surviving combatants of the D-Day Landings and Battle of Normandy on its 70th anniversary.

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  8. Berkshire weather warning extended until Saturday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Get Reading

    The severe rain and wind that is causing severe congestion on the roads in Reading , Bracknell and Wokingham is expected to continue until 11 am on Saturday morning. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning at 12pm on Friday, July 24. It was originally valid until 9am on the following day, but it has been extended until 11am.

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  9. Thames Valley Byte Night 2015: Wokingham employees swap desks for parachutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Get Reading

    A team of nine fearless fundraisers from a digital marketing company in Wokingham are preparing to throw themselves out of a plane to raise money for Action for Children fundraiser Byte Night. The group from Volume Global, based in London Road, are set to skydive over Ipsden in South Oxfordshire on Sunday July 26. Action for Children offers support to the most vulnerable children in the UK, as well as adoption and fostering services.

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  10. Police called to Wokingham Library after man refuses to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Get Reading

    Staff at Wokingham Library were forced to call the police on Thursday evening when a man who was working at a computer refused to leave at closing time. The man, in his 20s and homeless, was working at a computer when it automatically switched off at 8pm, when the library in Denmark Street closes.

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  11. Why does the BBC ignore England?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | John Redwood's Diary

    When the Culture Secretary gave his statement on the future of the BBC, I spoke for England. I asked if we could have a BBC England to match BBC Scotland? I pointed out that many of us do not want a BBC seeking to split up our country and trying to foster artificial senses of regional identity.

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  12. Berkshire weather warning: Rain and wind to hit Reading, Wokingham and BracknellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Get Reading

    An area of rain and strong-to-gale force winds are expected to cross much of southern England before clearing to the east on Saturday morning. Temperatures could reach 33 degrees by Wednesday.

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  13. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Friday 24 JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Get Reading

    Welcome, this is the getreading breaking news service. We'll be bringing you the latest news, traffic and travel updates, sport and much more from Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and beyond.

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  14. Building society offering Berkshire community organisations opportunity to apply for A 500 grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Get Reading

    The launch of Skipton Building Society's Grassroots scheme with former Skipton Mayor, Cllr John Dawson, and Mayoress, Caroline Dawson A building society is offering local organisations in Reading , Wokingham and Bracknell the opportunity to apply for a A 500 donation. The Skipton Building Society's Grassroots scheme will see the Yorkshire-based building society give away a total of A 81,000 to 162 groups, clubs and organisations across the country.

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  15. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Thursday 23 JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Get Reading

    Welcome, this is the getreading breaking news service. We'll be bringing you the latest news, traffic and travel updates, sport and much more from Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and beyond.

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  16. Thames Valley Police officers assaulted more than four times every weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Get Reading

    Police officers in the Thames Valley have been assaulted more than 600 times in just three years - an average of more than four a week. New figures released in Parliament show a total of 631 assaults were self-reported by serving officers to the force's human resources and health and safety teams.

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  17. TV star presents High Close pupils with achievement awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Get Reading

    Soapbox superstar Michelle Collins was the special guest at the Barnardo's-run High Close School for their annual prize giving ceremony on Friday, July 17. The former Eastenders actress and Barnardo's ambassador presented awards to pupils for academic and extra-curricular achievements at the Wokingham school, located in Wiltshire Road. Michelle said: "As a mother I fully support Barnardo's invaluable work with the UK's most vulnerable children and young people.

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  18. Live: Breaking news for Reading and Berkshire for Wednesday 22 JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Get Reading

    Welcome, this is the getreading breaking news service. We'll be bringing you the latest news, traffic and travel updates, sport and much more from Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and beyond.

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  19. Make sure your land is secure advises Wokingham Council, as travellers move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Get Reading

    Wokingham Council has advised landowners to check their land is secure after a group of travellers who set up camp in a field in Earley moved on to Hurst. The travellers set up the camp in the Loddon Primary School playing fields in Gypsy Lane on Friday, July 17, having moved there from a field in Stanlake Meadows in Twyford.

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  20. Temporary road closures in Wokingham for lamp posts to be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Get Reading

    Drivers are being warned of temporary closures to three roads in Wokingham as work is undertaken to replace lamp posts. The A4 Bath Road in Charvil, at its junction with the A321 Wargrave Road in Wargrave and A3032 Old Bath Road in Charvil will be shut on Friday, August 14 and is set to be reopened the following morning.

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