Berkshire News

West Berkshire Council: Garden waste petition signed by 3,000
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:27:15 GMT
West Berkshire Council wants to charge residents £50 to have their waste picked up every fortnight.

Reality Check: Public toilets mapped
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:29:17 GMT
A BBC map helps you find out how many public toilets have been cut in your area.

Councillor Dominic Boeck: Transphobic retweet broke council code
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:59:11 GMT
Berkshire councillor Dominic Boeck resigned and has apologised for "any offence" caused.

South Western Railway halt strike for further talks
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:56:23 GMT
South Western Railway says it now plans to run its full Saturday timetable.

Poundworld: Defunct firm's Slough store infested with mice
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:46:13 GMT
The council's food and safety team twice found the store had a mouse infestation, the court heard.

Berkshire care home residents compete in armchair games
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:50:20 GMT
The event at a home in Newbury were designed to provide exercise for those who are now less active.

Five top tips for taking a gap year this summer
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:05:31 GMT
Worried about results day or thinking about taking a year out? Here's our top tips.

Salvation Army provides lunch for free school meal families
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 11:27:50 GMT
The Salvation Army in Reading is providing lunches for children who receive free school meals.

Workshops held to help support sibling carers
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 23:10:02 GMT
More support is being offered to people who care for their siblings.

'Humongous' wasps' nest found in Newbury garage cupboard
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 14:33:09 GMT
Pest controller Shane Jones makes a startling discovery when called out to inspect a garage in Newbury.

How revolution at Leander Club led to British rowing success
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 23:15:37 GMT
Leander Club produces Olympian after Olympian, but how did the Henley-on-Thames club become one of the best rowing clubs in the world?

Listed status bid for England's lost memorials
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 08:32:06 GMT
Hundreds of forgotten, secret and little-known shrines across England are nominated for listed status.

Carabao Cup: Reading 2-0 Birmingham City
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:00:18 GMT
Goals from Yakou Meite and John Swift help Reading beat Birmingham City in the Carabao Cup first round.

Maidenhead United 0-2 Wrexham
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:37:50 GMT
Wrexham maintain their unbeaten start to the season in the National League with a win at Maidenhead United.

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Reading
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 17:24:22 GMT
Hillal Soudani's second-half strike earns unbeaten Nottingham Forest their first win of the season against Reading.