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University of Reading Botanists Toast 50th Anniversary With Specially Brewed Ale

University of Reading Botanists Toast 50th Anniversary With Specially Brewed Ale

University of Reading Botanists Toast 50th Anniversary A golden anniversary cedar-infused ale celebrating 50 years of botany at the University of Reading made its debut at a special open day last weekend.  Dr Jonathan Mitchley, Associate Professor in Field Botany, came up with the idea to produce a special botany-inspired brew to coincide with the University’s […]

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Sporting Memories Comes To Berkshire County Sports Club in Sonning

Sporting Memories Comes To Berkshire County Sports Club in Sonning

Sporting Memories Sporting Memories supports older people living with dementia, depression and loneliness. It does this at social activities where sporting memorabilia and images are used to help people recall memories of watching or playing sport.   By sharing their sporting memories, and tapping into a passion for sport, the sessions empower people to connect […]

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Karaoke Style Art Exhibition – Reading University

Karaoke Style Art Exhibition – Reading University

Karaoke Style Art Exhibition   A karaoke-style art installation that invites visitors to deliver speeches from a religious conference is just one way the latest Reading International series will demonstrate the power of human voices and collective movement.   Workshops and interactive exhibitions that explore how voices and performative action can both activate society and […]

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Pub-based Science Festival Returns To Reading

Pub-based Science Festival Returns To Reading

Pub-based Science Festival Returns To Reading ●Head down to your local pub to hear talks on everything from platelets to planets! ●More than 31 scientists from the University of Reading and other institutions to appear across the city, as the world’s largest festival of public science talks arrives in Reading ●Reading will join over 300 […]

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Reading University Celebrating 100 years Of Women In The Legal Profession

Reading University Celebrating 100 years Of Women In The Legal Profession

100 years Of Women In The Legal Profession The University of Reading’s School of Law has launched a series of events marking 100 years of women in the legal profession.  On Thursday, 28 March the school welcomed Naheed Taj, managing partner of Stowe Family Law Reading, to give an engaging and inspiring talk reflecting on […]

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Reading Mayor Charity Quiz – Tickets Available Now

Reading Mayor Charity Quiz – Tickets Available Now

Reading Mayor Charity Quiz A Night of Fun, Prizes and Surprises at the Mayor’s Big Charity Quiz.  Friends, families and workmates are being invited to come together and take part in Reading’s biggest quiz of the year.     The Mayor of Reading Cllr Debs Edwards is hosting her Big Charity Quiz in Reading Town […]

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Thames Valley Science Park Nominated For Two Property Awards

Thames Valley Science Park Nominated For Two Property Awards

Thames Valley Science Park Nominated The University of Reading’s ground-breaking science park development has been shortlisted for two property awards.  Thames Valley Science Park, which is being developed in Shinfield, has been nominated for two Thames Valley Property Awards, in the Business Park Innovation and Workplace Award categories.   Already home to more than 80 […]

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Taxi Driver Loses Licence After Driving on Pavement Twice

Taxi Driver Loses Licence After Driving on Pavement Twice

Taxi Driver Loses Licence A Hackney carriage driver who was caught driving on the pavement on two separate occasions has had his taxi licence revoked.  The first offence committed by Manzoor Hussain, of Combe Road, Tilehurst was spotted by police officers on 5th April 2018.   First Offence   Officers witnessed the 44-year-old driving from […]

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Final Section of New Cross-Reading Cycle Route Begins

Final Section of New Cross-Reading Cycle Route Begins

Cross-Reading Cycle Route Work on the final phase of a key new cycle route, which will eventually cross Reading and Berkshire, is set to commence from next month (April 2 2019).  Known as Route 422 on the National Cycle Network, when complete the new route will run from its start point of Newbury in the […]

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Speaking More Than One Language Can Benefit Brain

Speaking More Than One Language Can Benefit Brain

Speaking More Than One Language Can Benefit Brain   Speaking more than one language can benefit brain connectivity but only if bilingualism is kept up, according to new research.  A paper published today in PNAS looked at the brains of healthy bilingual speakers with different levels of experience.   They found that the participants which […]