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30 Aug 2012 10:30

Jack Hepplewhite AKA outsideinside presents...

In a surprise experiment, we asked the coalition government to change places with Reading Festival organisers, here are the results.

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30 Aug 2012 09:30

Dry The River chat to The Guide at Reading Festival

The Guide spoke to Pete Liddle and Matt Taylor from, in their own words, 'kind of Folkey/indie band' Dry The River, after their set on the NME/Radio One Stage on Saturday at Reading Festival 2012.

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23 Mar 2012 09:30

Angelic inspiration

Self improvement is my number one thing! I always want to be better... Hey, I like to fix things! I believe in leaving people and places better than you found them.

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5 Jan 2012 15:30 • Judith Edwards

Find your zest for cooking

After the endless turkey sandwiches and sickly-sweet chocolate of Christmas, many people will be looking to add a little spice of excitement to their New Year cooking, which is where Indian home-cookery school AptSpice comes in. Judith Edwards went along to try out a cookery class...

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29 Aug 2011 01:41

Reading Festival: The Sunday Review

Muse provided a fitting end to this year's festival with a dazzling two hour set that saw the three-piece from Devon perform second album Origins of Symmetry in its entirety to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its release.

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30 Jun 2011 12:30

Introducing our new columnist: Victoria Summer

WHEN you think of Hollywood you think of sun, sea, stars and success so no wonder Wokingham actress and singer swapped Berkshire for life in LA. Victoria Summer moved to LA in 2009 to pursue her singing and acting career.

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16 May 2011 12:30

South Finesse need you

The latest talent from Newbury are making waves on the music scene and want fans to request their video Wanna Ride on Urban Music Channel AKA.

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17 Feb 2011 09:30


BERKSHIRE rock band Neverify had a whirlwind year in 2010 and are hoping to make this year bigger and better than ever.

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17 Feb 2011 09:30

Live And Unsigned

Two talented Berkshire musicians have made it through to the regional finals of the UK's biggest original music competition, Live And Unsigned.

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27 Jan 2011 09:30

TV Makeover For Run Mum

A HARD-WORKING mother of three was in for a surprise when she dropped her children off at Pangbourne Primary School

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27 Jan 2011 09:30

I am Pete Wheeler (Skint Mondays) aka Wonder Wheels Presents

Live music and Reading are words that, aside from the festival, have not exactly had the strongest relationship of late.

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26 Jul 2010 09:52

A much Wanted single

The Wanted have made it to the number two spot in this week's iTunes chart.

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20 Jul 2010 09:00

The most Wanted

IT SEEMS that nobody can get enough of The Wanted.

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12 Jul 2010 09:00

I am Pete Wheeler AKA Wonder Wheel Presents

AT THIS year's Glastonbury Festival, I was privileged to play some DJ sets across the weekend and spent six days on site taking in the sun, sights and sounds.

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16 Jun 2010 09:00

Jack knows his music - inside and out!

I AM mighty proud, like a grinning post-labour father, at the 'lil baby of our own that we have created.

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28 Apr 2010 15:00

Phil Vickery's cheat's chocolate banoffee pie

THIS sweet treat serves 12 and takes an hour to prepare.

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Updated: 17 Mar 2010 09:00 • Sarah Stead

Turning up the volume

BERKSHIRE'S top talent has spoken out against the likely closure of BBC 6 Music.

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7 Mar 2010 09:00

Levi Roots' spicy mackerel with green bananas

THE Reggae Reggae Sauce creator shares a recipe with Chronicle readers.

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10 Feb 2010 09:00 • Sally Stevens

The plight of the gluten-free

IMAGINE a life without crumpets, tea cakes, chocolate fudge cake or raiding the biscuit tin.

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16 Dec 2009 09:00

Take one leek...

IT can be tough finding locally-grown, seasonal produce during the British winter, but the flavoursome British leek is at its best during the coldest months of the year.

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