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18 December 2014 Last updated at 15:57

Train delays 'due to old equipment'Commuters at Paddington

Old signalling equipment in Berkshire was to blame for train delays on the Reading to Paddington line, First Great Western says.

School children in 2011New school places cost soars by £9m

The cost of creating more school places in Reading has soared by £9m, presenting "some very real problems", the council says.

Father Christmas arriving by 'helicopter' Museum displays collections online

Reading Museum puts over 2,000 items from its collections online in a virtual exhibition.

Peter Henley Article written by Peter Henley Peter Henley Political editor, South of England

Dorset's Christopher Chope drawn to UKIP debate

UKIP's first debate at Westminster provoked an intriguing reaction from right-leaning Tory Christopher Chope

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