CCA store hit by crash to reopen on Tuesday

A charity shop and advice centre hit by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning is now planning to reopen tomorrow morning. The branch of Reading-based charity Christian Community Action (CCA) had hoped it would be business as usual today, despite seeing its frontage destroyed when a Peugeot 206 smashed into the building…

Car crash hit store: we’ll be open on Monday

  A Reading charity shop and advice centre says it’s business as normal, despite an early morning car crash that saw its frontage destroyed. Christian Community Action (CCA)’s Oxford Road store and its neighbour, Shazz Hair and Beauty, were hit by a red Peugeot on Saturday, February 28.…

Freeze! Wokingham Borough council tax to stay unchanged

Wokingham Borough residents will see no change in the Council Tax rates if the budget for the next financial year is approved at a Council meeting next week. If passed, it means that a Band D property will once again pay just £1,246.21 over the course of the year.…

Justin’s back in the house! CBeebies star to appear in Hexagon Panto

Here’s some news that’s Something Special – Cbeebies superstar Justin Fletcher will be tumbling back to The Hexagon this Christmas to rejoin the panto cast after a two-year break, which has included a stint voicing the Shaun The Sheep movie. Justin, who has earnt a well-deserved MBE for his work entertaining the nation’s children, will…

MP leads meeting with Reading Council over Dee Road crossing

The leader of Reading Borough Council has praised the way in which parents, a Reading MP and the Council are working together to help improve road safety near to two very busy primary schools in Tilehurst, while the MP backing the campaign says that the Council is under “no doubt” that a pedestrian crossing is…