Lovers of the bubbly stuff have something to look forward to this December. That's because the ProseccoFest is coming to Reading on Saturday, December 23. The festival boasts a sumptuous selection of 20 different types of prosecco at the event, as well as a rangeIt will be the first of its kind in Reading, with other ProseccoFest events being held across the country. Fans of sparkling wine are also anticipating a similar event marked for Saturday, October 28.
Thames Valley Police only investigates 28 per cent of the complaints it receives, it has been revealed. The figures come from a study by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), the body that deals with complaints lodged against the police force. The study found inconsistencies in how police forces deal with complaints. When complaints are recorded, some forces choose to formally investigate most of them, while others use the less formal 'local resolution' process.
Cyclists will eventually be able to travel from one side of Reading to the other as councillors get ready to approve the second phase of a major scheme. When completed, the cycle route (named Route 422) will run from Newbury in the west to Ascot in the east, via Reading town centre. The first phase of the Reading stretch of Route 422 began in January, and involved a shared cycle and pedestrian path being built along the northern side of Bath Road.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".