Category Archives: News

BBC Countryfile Live is back! – 1st – 4th August

BBC Countryfile Live is BACK at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, for its third year! The Countryfile presenters are bringing you the best of the British countryside, set in the picturesque grounds of Blenheim

Best Music Festivals near Reading

Summer is among us, and that means the festival season is here. To gear you up for four months of fun, sun and mud, we’ve put together your ultimate music festival guide

16th Cornbury Music Festival (5-7 July 2019)

With good weather forecast for this July, Cornbury Music Festival organisers are steeling themselves for a last minute rush for tickets as locals head for the Great Tew Estate near Chipping Norton

Street cleaning at Reading West is not up to standard

Reading West Online recently surveyed a number of properties across Reading West. We found high levels of dissatisfaction over street cleaning and the council’s failure to remove dumped rubbish quickly. Street cleaning

Is Oxford Road in Reading West going downhill? (local response to our tweet)

I am writing this in response to a recent tweet “It feels like Oxford Road (Reading West) has gone down hill recently, what do you think?” In the 4 years I have

Reading on Thames Festival 2018 line up announced

Following its successful first year in 2017, the line-up for this year’s Reading on Thames Festival has been announced. The Reading on Thames Festival takes its inspiration from Reading’s majestic waterways and

Reading West Get Their Running Shoes on for Prospect Parkrun…

Reading residents are encouraged to get their running shoes on this Saturday for a free, timed 5km run in Prospect Park, which is now a weekly fixture in the Reading calendar. Reading

Cornbury Festival directions and address with postcode

If you’re heading to Cornbury Festival this weekend you’re going to need to know where you’re heading. Lots of people will chose to arrive by train or get dropped off by a

University Of Reading Listed In The Top 200 Universities In The World

The University of Reading has maintained its place in the top 200 institutions in the QS World University Rankings 2019 published today. The University ranked 195th overall, out of 1,000 top institutions

Ride, James and The Jacksons to headline Common People Oxford 2018

For the third time in a row Common People, brought to you by the amazing team behind Bestival, is back for 2018. With an added bonus – in the shape of acts!