Rain on way for Reading Festival

Festivalgoers have begun to descent on the Reading site for this years extravaganza.

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Eleven arrests at Reading Festival

The three-day Reading Festival begins today. Thousands of music fans are on their way to the site - with many having already arrived and set up camp. Among the acts featuring are Eminem and Green Day.

Thames Valley Police have said they made eleven arrests at the site on Thursday 22nd August 2013 - Eight over thefts from tents and three over thefts from people. The force has issued crime prevention advice for those travelling to the event - click here to see their tips.

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