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You obviously don’t watch the TVP Police programme on TV - worst place shown on there is Aylesbury / High Wycombe followed by Slough, Maidenhead then Reading
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OLDMAN wrote: 13 Dec 2021 11:07 You obviously don’t watch the TVP Police programme on TV - worst place shown on there is Aylesbury / High Wycombe followed by Slough, Maidenhead then Reading
That's why I said "let down by the 'likes' of Slough and Reading".

Although I'm not sure you should be basing information on an edited TV series.
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Murder probe launched - Reading flat fire.

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Scale of Reading fly-tipping revealed

https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news ... ack-anchor
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Stolen Holy Berries,

Culprit Redwings.
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:-P :-P :-P
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ChipbuttyG wrote: 17 Dec 2021 09:42 Scale of Reading fly-tipping revealed

https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news ... ack-anchor
And a note in the report that puts it in contrast
‘’ Reading saw 10.2 fly-tipping incidents per 1,000 people last year – which was below the average across England, of 20.1.’’
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Regarding e-scooters "Under current UK law, e-scooters are classed as ‘powered transporters’ and as such are treated in the same way as motor vehicles, so pavements and cycle paths are strictly off limits."
So it makes me wonder why Police and PCSOs aren't stopping people who clearly use private escooters on pavements and also without safety gear!
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They are when they get a chance. The Roads Police took a number of these off the road over the festive period.
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sarahbentley wrote: 11 Jan 2022 10:45 Regarding e-scooters "Under current UK law, e-scooters are classed as ‘powered transporters’ and as such are treated in the same way as motor vehicles, so pavements and cycle paths are strictly off limits."
So it makes me wonder why Police and PCSOs aren't stopping people who clearly use private escooters on pavements and also without safety gear!
They're also illegal on roads, round here, anyway.
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River Kennet attack. Please be vigilant out there people.

https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news ... d-swollen/
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The first few words are ‘interesting’ 🙄
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Maybe it was a misprint an should have read "on the backside"
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For those who missed it
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Got to love autocarrot! :roflol3:
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Actually describes them perfectly 😄
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My late evening walks have taken me that way on a couple of occasions, and I have to admit it is quite dark and quiet around there. It's somewhere I tend to avoid on dark evening walks.
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Pooneil wrote: 11 Jan 2022 11:56
sarahbentley wrote: 11 Jan 2022 10:45 Regarding e-scooters "Under current UK law, e-scooters are classed as ‘powered transporters’ and as such are treated in the same way as motor vehicles, so pavements and cycle paths are strictly off limits."
So it makes me wonder why Police and PCSOs aren't stopping people who clearly use private escooters on pavements and also without safety gear!
They're also illegal on roads, round here, anyway.
Illegal anywhere, apart from on private land or rented with rules
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TVP dealt with 8 e-Scooters in Oxford in one day along with other problems - https://www.facebook.com/TVPRoadsPolici ... 539359418/

I know it is not in Reading but it does show that they are trying to do something.
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Not ‘local’ as such but did anyone see/hear the bit about the murder in Basingstoke – I pass the Popley road that was closed off as just up from work and there where loads of police vehicles and a couple of other vans parked up there last night so wondered what was happening, then heard it on the news
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God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to hide the bodies of the people I had to kill because they annoyed me........................

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I feel very proud of myself because yesterday I prevented a Felony taking place. I managed to keep my temper and not raze the RBH to the ground due to their pathetic jobsworth of contradicting orders, and complete lack of customer service and common sense. Yes I do understand there is a problem with COVID. but going into A & E at reception there are notices saying only patients can remain in the waiting area,.NO VISITORS AT ALL ALLOWED. however on the inner doors leading actually into the assessment area are notices saying ‘ELDERLY PATIENTS AND PATIENTS IN WHEEL CHAIRS ARE ONLY ALLOWED ONE CARER TO LOOK AFTER THEM. OH is a OAP and could not stand or walk on her own and needed help. I was told that they had nurses to do that. I also mentioned that my OH was hard of hearing as her hearing aids were not working properly through the App and she could not understand everything that was being said but I was told to leave the waiting area immediately, Rukes were rules and had to be obeyed.
Whilst this was going on a lady demanded to know how long her ELDERLY mother was likely to be. She was told that her Mother had been called but did not respond. The lady said of course not Because she is deaf, and you kicked me out of the waiting area as a visitor._ point proved I think!
I understand we have a problem with our Health Service - BUT FOR GODS sake. to sink to this level of care I would suggest is disgusting.
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Thank you MAYFIELD.
The family are already suing the RBH/NHS for a much worse tragedy than that.
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Man stabbed outside Nando's in Whitley.

Man stabbed outside the Boundary pub in Reading town centre.

It never ends.
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ChipbuttyG wrote: 03 Feb 2022 09:52 Man stabbed outside Nando's in Whitley.

Man stabbed outside the Boundary pub in Reading town centre.

It never ends.
When did these occur?
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This, maybe? https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/readi ... e-22502057

And this? https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news ... t-reading/

Both old, but I only did a half-hearted Gloggle search, Poo. 🤷🏻‍♀️
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TBH watch / see the news and its happening everywhere on a regular occurrence so I tend not to bother about it
Knife crime has been getting generally worse over the last few years but the government / criminal justice system doesn’t seem to back the police, plus their number have been reduced so much there is no real deterrent
This is even though years ago it was said anyone even carrying a knife would get heavy fines / sentences - more falsehoods in general

I remember when that was announced and getting sh*t scared once as met in a shop and as I pulled out some money a large craft knife fell on the floor that I forgot to leave at home after doing some work – even the shopkeeper said you should be careful carrying that about!
I took it straight home before going anywhere else
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Voiceoftreason? wrote: 03 Feb 2022 13:37 This, maybe? https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/readi ... e-22502057

And this? https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news ... t-reading/

Both old, but I only did a half-hearted Gloggle search, Poo. 🤷🏻‍♀️
Don't think so, the first is a woman, and we'll over a mile from Nandos, and the second is off on location too.

I was just intrigued as I couldn't find anything on Get Reading, the Reading Chronicle or BBC News websites.
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Pooneil wrote: 03 Feb 2022 16:11
Voiceoftreason? wrote: 03 Feb 2022 13:37 This, maybe? https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/readi ... e-22502057

And this? https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news ... t-reading/

Both old, but I only did a half-hearted Gloggle search, Poo. 🤷🏻‍♀️
Don't think so, the first is a woman, and we'll over a mile from Nandos, and the second is off on location too.

I was just intrigued as I couldn't find anything on Get Reading, the Reading Chronicle or BBC News websites.
No nor could I, these are the only two things the search turned up at all. Oh well, not interested enough to look further.
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Voiceoftreason? wrote: 03 Feb 2022 16:41o nor could I, these are the only two things the search turned up at all. Oh well, not interested enough to look further.
It's almost as if someone is trying to portray the position as being far worse than it is. As if.
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Souwester wrote: 03 Feb 2022 18:48
Voiceoftreason? wrote: 03 Feb 2022 16:41o nor could I, these are the only two things the search turned up at all. Oh well, not interested enough to look further.
It's almost as if someone is trying to portray the position as being far worse than it is. As if.
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I did have a look and found 3 separate incidents of stabbings at the end of last year, all by young lads (one was only 14) and a woman was raped a couple of days ago...............
Oh sorry should mention..............................................................................

......................................all in Hastings TC so maybe :offtopic1: :whistle1:
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Pooneil wrote: 03 Feb 2022 16:11
Voiceoftreason? wrote: 03 Feb 2022 13:37 This, maybe? https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/readi ... e-22502057

And this? https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news ... t-reading/

Both old, but I only did a half-hearted Gloggle search, Poo. 🤷🏻‍♀️
Don't think so, the first is a woman, and we'll over a mile from Nandos, and the second is off on location too.

I was just intrigued as I couldn't find anything on Get Reading, the Reading Chronicle or BBC News websites.
Nando's incident took place on 28th Jan.

https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/readi ... s-22938170

https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news ... tside-pub/
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Souwester wrote: 03 Feb 2022 18:48
Voiceoftreason? wrote: 03 Feb 2022 16:41o nor could I, these are the only two things the search turned up at all. Oh well, not interested enough to look further.
It's almost as if someone is trying to portray the position as being far worse than it is. As if.
I'm sorry you couldn't find the news articles. I've posted them above.

Problem is, I don't post every single crime, fight, stabbing etc.....so if you think I'm 'portraying' it's far worse than it is, it's actually worse than you think.
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OLDMAN wrote: 04 Feb 2022 07:22 I did have a look and found 3 separate incidents of stabbings at the end of last year, all by young lads (one was only 14) and a woman was raped a couple of days ago...............
Oh sorry should mention..............................................................................

......................................all in Hastings TC so maybe :offtopic1: :whistle1:
Nando's incident. 28th Jan 2022. :whistle1:

https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/readi ... s-22938170
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