POLICE officers and the Police's dog handling unit have been spotted in central Reading earlier this evening. Reports of police presence were made to The Chronicle at around 6pm today. July 30, detailing that the Dog Handling Unit could be seen on Blakes Cottage, at the junction with Kings Road, Reading.
Test driving events for electric vehicles will be taking place next month to showcase new innovative ways of charging them aimed at people without off-street parking. Oxfordshire’s park and charge team will be running live roadshow events in Abingdon, Witney and Henley in August. These free events will be an opportunity for residents to learn more about EVs and the different options for making the switch.
THE SHORTFALL of plasma donors means the UK is reliant on imports to create life-saving medicines. With only 11 donation centres in England, the Reading donor centre in Kennett Place on Kings Road is the closest site for borough residents to help. National plasma donation restarted in April this year, after a 20 year gap.
Havebury Housing Partnership gives update on delayed improvement works at Goodfellows flats in Bury St Edmunds
A housing association has given assurances that delayed improvements at an eco-friendly block of flats remain a ‘top priority’. Havebury Housing Partnership revealed last February that works were needed at the Goodfellows development, in Bury St Edmunds, with tenants in the 12 flats to be rehomed.
Residents in the Sutton Vesey and New Oscott neighbourhoods have a new tempter for their taste buds, after an innovative Indian Deli was opened last week. Councillor Rob Pocock cut the ribbon at the Indian Deli, located on Kings Road, just beside the Beggars Bush road junction.
The new store is set to open sometime in 2022 Plans are in development for a second Tesco store in Bridgwater. The supermarket chain has confirmed early plans are in development to open a Tesco Express store off Kings Road, between the A38 and the M5 near junction 23.
Repair work on the 'massive' sinkhole is now underway Repairs on a sinkhole that appeared on a major road in Prestwich are estimated to take up to three days to be completed. On Friday afternoon (July 16), Bury New Road near to the junction with Kings Road in Sedgley Park was shut in both directions.
A Grangemouth man threw a mug at his partner and smashed the woman’s car window by launching a candle following an argument. Graeme Ferguson, 41, of 71 Kings Road, lost his cool when the woman arrived at his home to reclaim her belongings on the morning of June 14, 2020 and lobbed the items at her from a window.
Police have been spotted at the scene of the hole, on Bury New Road A major road in Prestwich has been forced to close after a sinkhole emerged in its surface. Bury New Road has been shut in both directions this afternoon (Friday, July 16).
Drivers are set to face disruption next week when a one-way traffic system is introduced on a major Horsham road. Parsonage Road between Wimblehurst Road and Kings Road roundabout will be one-way only from Monday (July 19). West Sussex County Council says vehicles will be able to travel only eastwards.
The Duchess of Cambridge wore a pair of £65 earrings from London-brand Blaiz which celebrates 'daring and spirited Latin American women' to watch England take on Italy at the Euro 2020 final last night. Kate Middleton, 39, made the dash from Wimbledon men's final to Wembley to join her husband Prince William, also 39, and son Prince George, seven, in supporting the Three Lions only for it to end in heartbreak as Gareth Southgate's men lost in a nail-biting penalty shoot-out.
A 23-YEAR-OLD man drove the wrong way up a Rosyth dual carriageway at twice the speed limit in a bid to escape the police. The “ridiculous” driving of Brandon Naismith was slammed by a sheriff. Naismith, formerly of Mitchell Walk, Rosyth, and now of Macbeth Road, Dunfermline, appeared for sentencing at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.
The taxi driver was driving along Kings Road close to Kingstanding Circle when he came under attack by a group of yobs This is the terrifying moment a taxi driver and his passenger came under fire from missile-throwing yobs near Kingstanding Circle. The hooded gang had first lobbed eggs at his vehicle as he drove along the Kings Road at around 7.15pm on Monday (July 5).
In April 2020 Ronald Brown was driving along Kings Road in Old Trafford, south Manchester when his car was struck at the Seymour Road junction by a drunk driver travelling 74 miles an hour on a 30 mile an hour road. He died instantly. David Edmonds, who was behind the wheel of the other car, received a custodial sentence of just seven years- meaning he would only have to serve three and a half behind bars.
The application involves demolishing Kingstanding Shopping Centre Residents have broadly welcomed a plan to replace a run-down city shopping centre with a giant new Lidl store. The supermarket is set to replace the Kingstanding Shopping Centre and the fire-hit former Kingstanding pub at Kingstanding Circle. Under plans submitted to Birmingham City Council, both would be levelled to make way for the retailer - creating around 40 jobs.
Newark: East Midlands Ambulance Service issue statement after police, ambulances and air ambulance called to Morrisons on Thursday evening
The ambulance service has issued a statement after ambulance crews, police and the air ambulance were called to Morrisons in Newark last night (Thursday). They attended Kings Road at around 8.34pm. The caller reported a medical emergency. East Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We received a call at 8.34pm on July 1 to Kings Road in Newark.
Local students work beside Raymond Blanc at Royal Ascot TWO STUDENTS at a college in Reading were given the opportunity to cook alongside chef Raymond Blanc OBE during the Royal Ascot event. Holly and Emma both study professional culinary arts at Reading College, Kings Road, and were hand-picked to work with the Two Michelin-Star chef.
If anywhere was going to get their second branch of The Ivy before other places in London have even got their first (seriously, when’s the Wood Green outpost coming? N22 has been ready for posh shepherd’s pie for years), it was always bound to be Chelsea.