Berkshire News

Royal Ascot Ladies' Day 2018 in pictures
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:45:50 GMT
Day three of Royal Ascot is one of the biggest dates in the British fashion calendar.

Horse-drawn carriage crashes into Ascot shop
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:28:31 GMT
An eyewitness described seeing one horse flip over while the other was jammed in a shop window.

'Serious safety concerns' raised over police custody
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:07:50 GMT
Use of force is "not always proportionate" in Thames Valley Police's custody suites, a report finds.

Unjaded Jade: YouTuber's encouragement after exam meltdown
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:27:07 GMT
Unjaded Jade posted a video in tears after she failed to finish her A-Level Biology exam.

Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend Royal Ascot
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:04:25 GMT
Prince Harry and Meghan have joined The Queen for a day of racing at Royal Ascot.

South Western Railway staff strikes called off
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:52:56 GMT
RMT members on South Western Railway were due to strike for three days from Thursday.

Water firms failed customers during 'Beast from the East'
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:16:44 GMT
The water industry regulator says firms did not support customers properly during the "Beast from the East".

In pictures: Pomp and ceremony for Order of the Garter
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:01:52 GMT
Members of the Royal Family and knights of the order were in their finery for the annual procession.

Philip Lee resigned to give him a say on Brexit process
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:48:39 GMT
MP Philip Lee says he was being pushed into positions of being "blindly supportive of process".

'Horse hit' as Windsor Triathlon cyclists passes
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:07:38 GMT
A horse was hit and its rider was hurt as cyclists raced past them during a triathlon in Windsor.

Ascot 2018: Britain's leading female flat horse racing trainer
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:08:21 GMT
Eve Johnson Houghton has three horses running at this year's Ascot.

The volunteers saving lives on the railways
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:07:14 GMT
Patrols have been operating at railway stations in the Thames Valley for the past three years.

Reading Abbey re-opens after £3m repairs
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 02:02:36 GMT
The medieval abbey was closed 10 years ago when large stones began to fall from the walls.

Championship fixtures 2018-19: Frank Lampard's Derby at Reading for opening fixture
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:00:04 GMT
Derby will travel to Reading in Frank Lampard's first game in charge when the Championship season starts on 3 August.

Royal Ascot 2018: Michael Stoute sets record as Poet's Word beats Cracksman
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:55:18 GMT
Sir Michael Stoute becomes the all-time leading Royal Ascot trainer as Poet's Word shocks the odds-on favourite Cracksman to win the Prince of Wales's Stakes.

James Akintunde: Maidenhead United sign Chester striker
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:06:09 GMT
Maidenhead sign former Cambridge striker James Akintunde from Chester FC

Royal Ascot 2018: Frankie Dettori rides treble on Without Parole, Calyx and Monarchs Glen
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:01:58 GMT
Frankie Dettori seals a Royal Ascot treble with victories on Without Parole, Calyx and Monarchs Glen.

Royal Ascot 2018 preview: From Cracksman and Dettori to Coolmore and Godolphin
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:33:14 GMT
Dettori returns, the overseas challenge and tightened security - Cornelius Lysaght on the Ascot talking points.