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Green Park Station Given Green Light

Green Park Station Given Green Light

A modern station building will form part of Reading’s new Green Park Railway Station after Council plans were given the green light last night (Sep 4th). Approval of the application by Reading Borough Council’s planning committee yesterday evening means passengers can look forward to an even better travel experience at Green Park, with the newly-built […]

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Town Hall Cafe Opening Soon

Town Hall Cafe Opening Soon

The Pantry Café & Kitchen, Reading Town Hall’s new café, will open to the public this month. The modern new café will sit in the heart of Reading’s vibrant town centre, forming an integral part of the beautiful 18th Century Grade II listed Town Hall and Museum building. Opening Date The Town Hall Cafe Pantry […]

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Reading Place of Culture – Funding Opens in September

Reading Place of Culture – Funding Opens in September

Previous projects included Reading Museum object handling Arts, culture, heritage and voluntary groups are being invited to bid for funding for the third year running, based on how they can help improve the quality of life of Reading residents. Two Pots Of Money Two pots of £20K and one pot of £30K are available for […]

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Noodle Shack Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2019

Noodle Shack Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2019

A catering company serving noodles has won the 2019 Gold Alfresco Award for food hygiene and best managed food outlet at this year’s Reading Festival. Noodle Shack Noodle Shack, owned and managed by Robert Shepherd of RJS Catering and located in the main arena, won the accolade after scoring top marks in the Alfresco Award […]

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University of Reading Alzheimer’s Research Gets Regional Boost With Renewed Funding

University of Reading Alzheimer’s Research Gets Regional Boost With Renewed Funding

Research into Alzheimer’s Disease in the Thames Valley region has received a major boost with renewed funding from the Alzheimer’s Research Network. University of Reading Alzheimer’s Research. The new money will help network partners at the Universities of Reading, Oxford and Oxford Brookes to work together to further understand Alzheimer’s and find ways to make […]

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Mark Bowen Appointed As Sporting Director at ReadingFc

Mark Bowen Appointed As Sporting Director at ReadingFc

Reading Football Club are pleased to announce that Mark Bowen has officially been appointed to the role of Sporting Director with the Royals. The former Welsh international full-back, who ended a long and impressive playing career with a very short spell at Madejski Stadium in December 1999, spent the end of the 2018-19 campaign helping […]

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Reading Festival – Say No to Single Plastics and Take Your Tent Home, say Festival Organisers

Reading Festival – Say No to Single Plastics and Take Your Tent Home, say Festival Organisers

Reducing the impact on the environment will be a key theme of this year’s 2019 Reading Festival. More than 105,000 revellers will descend on St John’s Farm this year for what will be the biggest ever festival event in Reading. The Council is joining forces with Festival Republic to urge festival goers to take action […]

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Woodley Library Is Getting A Face-lift

Woodley Library Is Getting A Face-lift

After more than 30 years serving local residents, Wokingham Borough Council’s Woodley Library is getting a face-lift. The library, based in Headley Road, is due to undergo building works this autumn as part of the council’s commitment to providing quality community services for its residents. The work includes relocating and replacing the entrance doors, replacing […]

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Lower Earley Way, Major Highways Project, Is Expected To Finish Two Months Ahead Of Schedule

Lower Earley Way, Major Highways Project, Is Expected To Finish Two Months Ahead Of Schedule

Wokingham Borough Council has today announced another step forward in its fight against congestion as phase two of the Lower Earley Way Dualling, Major Highways Project, is expected to finish two months ahead of schedule. Phase two of the project, which involves widening the northbound carriageway, was originally due to be complete in November but […]

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New Council Homes As Reading Council Wins Funding Bid

New Council Homes As Reading Council Wins Funding Bid

A Coucil bid for funding to build new affordable homes in Reading has been approved by Homes England. The £3.96m grant will allow Reading Borough Council to develop plans for a residential scheme in the Wensley Road area of Coley. A public consultation will be launched later this month to allow residents in the area […]