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Reading Car Parking Survey Begins

Reading Car Parking Survey Begins

The first ever survey of private car parking in Reading has begun. Over the next 8 weeks, Reading Borough Council will be writing to 4,000 businesses addresses for permission to carry out a count of vehicles parked in private car parks on a typical workday. Information gathered will help the Council understand current levels of […]

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Soft Play Area at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre Opens

Soft Play Area at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre Opens

Children from across the borough will be able to enjoy their upcoming half term break at the new soft play area at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, which was officially opened on Saturday by Mayor Cllr Bill Soane and executive member for environment, leisure and libraries, Cllr Parry Batth. The three-storey adventure play zone with additional […]

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Reading’s Slowest and Fastest House Sale Markets Revealed

Reading’s Slowest and Fastest House Sale Markets Revealed

Latest data shows that it’s taking an average of nearly 18 weeks for properties to sell across the Reading (RG) postcodes. Sellers were waiting 21 weeks on average in the RG25 and RG28 postcodes. Professional house buying firm Property Solvers has revealed that it’s taking an average of 17.9 weeks to sell a property in […]

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Reading Named City of the Year in Thames Valley Property Awards 2019

Reading Named City of the Year in Thames Valley Property Awards 2019

Reading City of the Year Reading was last night (2 May 2019) named ‘City/Town of the Year’ in the Thames Valley Property Awards 2019.   Reading’s entry for the award, submitted by Reading UK, demonstrated the defacto city’s ambition to be a smart and sustainable city of the future through the Reading 2050 Vision. In […]

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Local Reading Company Twofold Raises £5,160 For Charity

Local Reading Company Twofold Raises £5,160 For Charity

Twofold Raises £5,160 For Charity CLIC Sargent are based in Oxford, but much of the treatment is carried out in the Royal Berkshire Hospital, and there are many Reading families who need to travel to Oxford weekly for treatment.     In March 2018, Reading based document solutions business Twofold Ltd decided to support CLIC […]

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University of Reading Climatologist Delivers Talk On Ground-Breaking Research

University of Reading Climatologist Delivers Talk On Ground-Breaking Research

Climatologist Delivers Talk On Ground-Breaking Research A climatologist from the University of Reading has spoken of his delight at being asked to deliver a prestigious lecture on his research to the Royal Society.  Professor Ed Hawkins, who masterminded the recent Operation Weather Rescue project which saw thousands of members of the public digitizing historic weather […]

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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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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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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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Battle Library Community Hub Works Starting

Battle Library Community Hub Works Starting

Battle Library Community Hub Work on creating a multi-use community hub for west Reading is due to get under way from the beginning of May.  There are exciting plans to improve and transform Battle Library this year, so that more people can enjoy what it has to offer.     The library will be closed […]