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World-class art to hit the streets of Reading

World-class art to hit the streets of Reading

The first new project in the Reading International art festival is due to hit the streets of the town later this month. Artists Matt Copson and Alastair MacKinven have collaborated to create ‘Eggy and Seedy’, a mix of paintings, installation and performance that will run from 14 February to 13 May 2017. The eclectic, multi-format […]

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Reading University sees record number of postgraduate taught applications

Reading University sees record number of postgraduate taught applications

The University of Reading has had its third highest ever annual total of undergraduate applications, according to figures published today. The University had 20,185 applications for full-time undergraduate courses at the UCAS 15th January ‘on time’ deadline for entry in 2017, representing five applications per place across the 250 available courses. Overall, the University has […]

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Official Opening of Civitas Academy

Official Opening of Civitas Academy

PUPILS and staff at a new central Reading primary school will be celebrating its official opening next week (7th February) Guests will be invited to attend the opening ceremony at Civitas Academy, in Great Knollys Street, on 7th February. The 420-pupil school was built as part of Reading Borough Council’s £61 million expansion programme to […]

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Reading HIV Campaign Boosts Testing

Reading HIV Campaign Boosts Testing

A CAMPAIGN to boost HIV testing and awareness has yielded great results. During November 2016, local sexual health charity, Thames Valley Positive Support (TVPS), teamed up with Reading Borough Council and the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as part of a nationwide awareness week encouraging people to get tested for HIV. National HIV Testing Week […]

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Reading Tenants Recognised for their Work for Local Communities

Reading Tenants Recognised for their Work for Local Communities

Dedicated Reading council tenants were recognised for their contributions to their local communities at an awards ceremony. Reading Borough Council’s Housing Services hosted the Annual Tenant Award Ceremony at the Civic Offices to celebrate the time and energy tenants across the borough give towards improving their neighbourhoods and the work they do with housing staff […]

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Reading Football Club confirm loan signing of West Ham United defender Reece Oxford

Reading Football Club confirm loan signing of West Ham United defender Reece Oxford

Reading Football Club are delighted to announce the loan signing of West Ham United defender Reece Oxford, who has completed a deadline day move to the Madejski which will see him represent Jaap Stam’s Royals until the end of our 2016-17 campaign.   The highly-rated London-born centre-back first rose to prominence when he became the […]

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Reading Football Club confirm the loan signing of Jordon Mutch from Crystal Palace

Reading Football Club confirm the loan signing of Jordon Mutch from Crystal Palace

Reading Football Club are delighted to confirm the loan signing of talented midfielder Jordon Mutch from Crystal Palace, linking up with Jaap Stam’s side until the end of our current 2016-17 Championship campaign. The six foot midfielder joins the Royals’ ranks with a vast amount of Premier League written into his CV despite his relatively […]

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Reading on course for economic growth

Reading on course for economic growth

The annual barometer of the economic performance of the UK’s top cities continues to rank Reading as one of the most dynamic for business growth, skills and wages in the country.   Cities Outlook 2017, produced by Centre for Cities, yet again ranks Reading in second place to only London for the economic contribution per […]

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Britain may lose Northern Lights due to solar winds of change

Britain may lose Northern Lights due to solar winds of change

Britain may lose the magic of the Northern Lights by the middle of the century due to major shifts in solar activity, scientists have discovered. Space scientists at the University of Reading conclude that plummeting solar activity will shrink the overall size of the sun’s ‘atmosphere’ by a third and weaken its protective influence on […]

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Reading Football Club Sign Popa

Reading Football Club Sign Popa

Reading Football Club are pleased to announce that Romanian international forward Adrian Popa has signed a three-and-a-half year contract with the Royals, joining Jaap Stam’s Madejski Stadium ranks from Steaua Bucharest for an undisclosed fee. The 28-year-old winger has played his whole career in his homeland, earning promotion to the top tier with both FC […]