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Loddon Primary School In Earley Celebrates £3.8 Million Expansion

Loddon Primary School In Earley Celebrates £3.8 Million Expansion

Loddon Primary School In Earley Loddon Primary School in Earley is this week celebrating its recent expansion, from a two form to a three form entry,  thanks to a £3.8million investment from Wokingham Borough Council.   The work, which started in June 2016 and ended in December 2018, included three new classrooms created from the […]

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Works Started On TVP Park & Ride

Works Started On TVP Park & Ride

TVP Park & Ride Construction of the new Thames Valley Park (TVP) Park and Ride is due to start this week (28 January), which is designed to help reduce congestion and improve access to Reading along the A4 corridor.   With the A4 London Road as one of the main route for vehicles travelling to […]

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Plans For Modern Leisure and Swimming Facilities Announced

Plans For Modern Leisure and Swimming Facilities Announced

Modern Leisure and Swimming Facilities Reading Borough Council’s plans to provide new leisure and swimming facilities for residents moved a step closer this week.  The Council’s commitment to provide modern and much-improved facilities for swimmers, keep fit and sports enthusiasts in Reading – including the building of two modern new swimming pools – is now […]

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East Reading Mass Rapid Transit Planning Application Withdrawn

East Reading Mass Rapid Transit Planning Application Withdrawn

East Reading Mass Rapid Transit Reading Borough Council will this week withdraw its East Reading MRT planning application ahead of a public consultation on how the Borough should tackle worsening congestion and poor air quality in the future.   Reading’s planning application for a segregated bus, pedestrian and cycle route between east Reading and the […]

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Abbey Quarter BID and Renewal of Reading Central BID Launched

Abbey Quarter BID and Renewal of Reading Central BID Launched

Abbey Quarter BID and Renewal of Reading Central BID On 17 January 2019, Reading UK, along with many Reading town centre business and other key stakeholders, launched the business plans for two proposed Business Improvement Districts 2019-24 (BID) for the town centre – the renewal of Reading Central Business Improvement District (which ends on 31 […]

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Reading University Becomes Top 100 LGBT+ Employer

Reading University Becomes Top 100 LGBT+ Employer

Reading University Becomes Top 100 LGBT+ Employer The University of Reading has achieved its highest ever ranking in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index (WEI) 2019, moving into the group of Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers for the first time.   In rankings announced by Stonewall today, the University was placed 80 out of the 445 employers […]

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Sutton Court Affordable Housing Officially Launched

Sutton Court Affordable Housing Officially Launched

Sutton Court Affordable Housing   Mayor of Wokingham Borough, Cllr John Kaiser, was joined by partners to officially open the new Sutton Court affordable housing development on Friday 11 January.     The new development, just off Culver Lane in Earley, was completed back in December 2018 by Southern Housing Group and consists of 20 […]

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Reading University Launches Internship 2019

Reading University Launches Internship 2019

Reading University Launches Internship Students and employers are benefiting from shared skills and experiences thanks to an internship scheme re-launched for the new year.  The Reading Internship Scheme (RIS), which has secured and placed more than 240 students from the University of Reading into paid placements since it began in 2015, offers support to SME […]

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Reading Students Carried Out Thousands Of Hours Of Volunteer Work in 2018

Reading Students Carried Out Thousands Of Hours Of Volunteer Work in 2018

Reading Students Carried Out Thousands Of Hours Of Volunteer Work in 2018 Students at the University of Reading have helped to literally brighten up Reading in 2018 to continue their record of providing thousands of volunteer hours to the community.     Volunteers at the Reading Lions’ Firework Spectacular for Bonfire Night this year contributed […]

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University of Reading Makes Progress On Sustainability Ambitions

University of Reading Makes Progress On Sustainability Ambitions

Sustainability Ambitions Environmentally friendly investments at the University of Reading in 2018 are expected to save enough water every year to flush 4.6 million toilets or fill 288,000 baths, as well as having brought the number of solar panels on campus to more than 1,000.   The University achieved its highest recycling rate to date […]