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Flowers laid in memory of 84-year-old killed outside GPs' surgery in Woodley

Flowers have been laid in a doctor's surgery car park in tribute to an 84-year-old woman who was knocked down and who died at the scene.

It's thought her husband may have been driving the car when the accident happened at the Loddon Vale Medical Practice in Woodley, near Reading, in Berkshire.

Emergency crews at Loddon Vale Medical Practice Credit: Phil Gee
The Air Ambulance landed near the GPs' surgery Credit: Phil Gee


Former Royal flights worker remembers his time serving the Queen

The Queen turns 90 on Thursday Credit: ITV Meridian

The Queen turns 90 on Thursday. During her reign she's met thousands of people.

One of those was Peter Mann from Woodley in Berkshire - he worked on Royal Flights and served the Queen but says he was very nervous the first time he met her.

New builds suffer catalogue of problems

Families who've bought new houses on a Reading development are being forced to temporarily leave their homes because they say they've been badly built.

Several houses at Loddon park in Woodley - where prices can be more than half a million pounds - have faults including missing insulation, wrongly installed air bricks, problems with landscaping and drainage, and wobbly walls.

Some families have been offered alternative accommodation during emergency repairs and the local MP is taking up their case. Cary Johnston reports

CCTV released to help catch shoplifter

Police want to speak to this person in connection with an incident of shoplifting Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is releasing CCTV images after an incident of shoplifting in Sonning Common.

The incident took place at about 6.20pm on Monday 6th April, in Cooperative Food, Wood Lane.

A woman entered the store and stole a quantity of meat and exited the shop with it concealed in her shopping bag.

Police would like to speak to the woman in the CCTV images about the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact investigating officer PC Elizabeth Master from Henley police station, via the 24-hour enquiry line 101.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Police not treating body found in Woodley as suspicious

Police have launched an investigation after the body of a man was found in woodland this morning.

The man, who was thought to have been found hanging from a tree, was discovered by a dog walker at about 7am and was certified dead at the scene.

The woods, just off Kingfisher Drive in Woodley, near Reading, Berks., were sealed off by police who said that the incident was being treated as an unexplained death.

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said that the death was not being regarded as suspicious and that a file would be prepared for the Berkshire coroner.

"An inquest will be opened and adjourned after a post mortem examination has been carried out on the man's body. We are not in a position to release his name and details until all his relatives have been told of the death," added the spokesman.

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