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Reading climate scientists take leading role in new UN report

Reading climate scientists take leading role in new UN report

Reading climate scientists The University of Reading is the most represented institution globally in the first working group of authors chosen to produce the next world-leading climate change report.   Six Reading researchers in the Department of Meteorology have been named as lead authors in Working Group I for the 6th Assessment Report (AR6) by […]

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Farming technology development gets £4.78m boost thanks to Reading University Partnership

Farming technology development gets £4.78m boost thanks to Reading University Partnership

Farming technology Farmers could get their hands on latest technological advancements sooner thanks to a new partnership launched today, which includes the University of Reading.   The Ceres Agritech Knowledge Exchange Partnership has been awarded £4.78m of funding from the newly established Research England to help develop commercial businesses based on the latest innovations in […]

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Heights Primary School – Proposal to Expand

Heights Primary School – Proposal to Expand

Heights Primary School   A PROPOSAL to expand the capacity of The Heights Primary School to allow it to continue to operate from its temporary site for a further two years, will be considered at a meeting of the Council’s Policy Committee this month.   The Heights Primary School has been teaching children at its […]

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Rivermead Leisure Centre Part Company With GLL

Rivermead Leisure Centre Part Company With GLL

Rivermead Leisure Centre   Rivermead Leisure Centre, run by READING Borough Council and GLL (Greenwich Leisure Limited) have agreed an early break in their contract which will allow Rivermead Leisure Centre to be included in a new integrated borough-wide leisure offer for residents.   As part of the Council’s commitment to provide modern and much-improved […]

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Friar Street and the whole of Valpy Street Urgent Repairs

Friar Street and the whole of Valpy Street Urgent Repairs

Friar Street and Valpy Street Friar and Valpy Street will see major repairs to these roads with temporary traffic and bus diversions in place while essential work takes place. A section of Friar Street and the whole of Valpy Street are being repaired after the recent sustained period of adverse weather and sub-zero temperatures caused […]

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Central Club building in Reading, Open Bids Now

Central Club building in Reading, Open Bids Now

BIDS are being invited for the former Central Club building in Reading. Central Club, marketing process began last week (March 7). As part of an open bidding process, Reading Borough Council is re-emphasising that bids from any community, voluntary or not-for profit group will be considered alongside bids from commercial organisations. The Council is also […]

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Reading Parks To Receive £768k Improvements

Reading Parks To Receive £768k Improvements

Reading Parks   PARKS and open spaces across Reading are set for improvements   Reading Parks – Plans going to the Council’s Housing, Neighbourhoods and Leisure Committee on Wednesday 14th March 2018 recommend spending £786,700, starting at the end of this year and running to 2020, on recreational areas across the borough. The majority of […]

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Thames Valley Science Park open for business

Thames Valley Science Park open for business

Thames Valley Science Park Open The University of Reading-owned Thames Valley Science Park opens its doors for business this week as tenants move into the flagship ‘Gateway’ building.   The building is part of a £35 million investment in the Science Park and is the first to open. It provides 70,000 square foot of flexible […]

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Bulmershe Leisure Centre Closed With Immediate Effect

Bulmershe Leisure Centre Closed With Immediate Effect

Bulmershe Leisure Centre   Wokingham Borough Council has no choice but to permanently close the pool at Bulmershe Leisure Centre, with immediate effect, ahead of the centre’s total closure on 27 April to be demolished and replaced with a state-of-the-art facility.   The suspended ceiling tiles above the pool are moisture-damaged, and in danger of […]

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Brexit Bus Reading Visit

Brexit Bus Reading Visit Brexit bus emblazoned with ‘Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week’ is to reach Reading Broad Street on Monday the 26th February as part of a 33 stop national tour. Peter Leisupe, from Berkshire for Europe, said “We welcome the visit of the bus as it helps highlight the detrimental effect Brexit […]