Reading's very own olympic diver, Chris Mears, has been at Buckingham Palace today to receive his MBE from the Queen.
The 24-year-old, and his diving partner Jack Laugher won gold at last summer's games in Rio in the synchronised three metre springboard event.
Mears was given just a 5% chance of survival in 2009 after suffering a ruptured spleen but overcame his illness to become an olympic champion.
Berkshire firefighters are proving they're hot stuff by recording a fire safety version of Springsteen's classic hit Dancing in the Dark.Read the full story ›
A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and for possessing cannabis after a police officer was hit by a car in Reading.
Officers were on patrol in a car park opposite Neath Gardens, in Tilehurst, on Sunday evening when they approached two vehicles. One of the vehicles - a grey Vauxhall Astra - was driven away as the officers approached, striking one of the officers.
The officer was taken to hospital with impact injuries to his chest and head. He was discharged following treatment on the same day and is recovering from his injuries.
The vehicle was later recovered on Oxford Road.
A 37-year-old woman from Reading, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and on suspicion of supplying class A drugs.
Both have been released under investigation. Detectives are appealing for information.
Incident at Southall causes disruption on GWR between Reading and Paddington:
No service on Great Western Railway between Reading and London Paddington due to person hit by a train at Southall. Tickets being accepted on London Underground, Chiltern, Cross Country and SouthWest services, also acceptance on London Bus services
Our service is currently suspended due to an incident in the Southall area. We apologise for any disruption this causes to your journey. ^LK
Fly-tippers have been dumping waste for months and now the pile stands at four feet tall - with rats and cockroaches spotted amongst it all.Read the full story ›
More than 3,000 runners have taken part in this year's Hastings half marathon - the windiest race in its 33 year historyRead the full story ›
Congratulations to the first finishers at the Reading half marathon.
Andy Vernon crossed the finish line first in an unofficial record time of 1:03:08.
His team mate and training partner from the Aldershot, Farnham and District athletics club, Charlotte Purdue, won the women's race.
Thousands of people have taken part in the 33rd Hastings half marathonRead the full story ›
They're off! Reading half marathon is underway raising millions for charityRead the full story ›
A number of roads will be closed in Reading today for the town's half marathon.Read the full story ›