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TRAVEL - ROADS: BERKSHIRE - M4 closed in both directions after accident near J11 for Reading

Two air ambulances were called to the scene - one remains Credit: Nishil Patel

The M4 is closed in both directions after an accident. An overturned car means there is queueing traffic between J11 A33 / B3270 ( Reading ) and J10 A329(M) Wokingham / Bracknell.

The accident happened shortly after 2pm. The emergency services are investigating what happened. One air ambulance has left the scene and one remains at the site.



Hundreds of jobs to go at Shell

800 posts will be lost at the Shell offices in Reading Credit: ITV News

It has just been announced that 800 jobs are to go in Reading after Shell announced it is to close its offices at Thames Valley Park.

It follows a worldwide restructure by the oil company. Workers at Reading after being offered a voluntary severance package or they can relocate to Shell offices in London

Reading Carnival cancelled for 2nd year running

The carnival has been cancelled for the second year running Credit: ITV Meridian

There won't be dancing in the streets in Reading this summer.

The town's carnival has been cancelled for the second year running because of lack of funds.

The carnival's been run by the town's Caribbean community since the seventies - and they're hoping to hold a smaller event in Prospect Park but there won't be a traditional procession.

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