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Reading Town Centre Reopens Next Week with Residents Encouraged to Help Keep Reading Safe

Reading Town Centre Reopens Next Week with Residents Encouraged to Help Keep Reading Safe

READING town centre reopens next week and residents are being encouraged to stay safe and respect changes being introduced in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Many  town centre shops are expected to reopen on the morning of Monday June 15th after the Government said ‘non-essential’ shops could trade from that date, with Reading Borough […]

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re3 Recycling Centres To Reopen Next Week – Advance Booked Appointments Only

re3 Recycling Centres To Reopen Next Week – Advance Booked Appointments Only

THE RE3 recycling centres at Smallmead, Island Road in Reading, and Longshot Lane in Bracknell, will reopen on Monday 18th May with entry only possible via an online booking system. The sites have been temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Online Booking System The online booking system will go live on Friday 15th May […]

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One Reading Community Hub Rallies Around Those In Need

One Reading Community Hub Rallies Around Those In Need

ALMOST 150 vulnerable residents in the town have received vital food deliveries so far thanks to a team of volunteers who answered the Council’s call for a community response to the coronavirus crisis. Daily deliveries began on Friday last week to ensure those most in need are being looked after. Reading Voluntary Action – the […]

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Coronavirus – Reading Council Working With Voluntary Sector Groups Across Reading

Coronavirus – Reading Council Working With Voluntary Sector Groups Across Reading

Action is being taken to support and co-ordinate voluntary groups across Reading in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The Government’s latest advice issued yesterday is that people should avoid non-essential contact. Reading Borough Council understands many people across the town will be concerned about the impact on elderly and vulnerable people in particular, who are […]

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Only 1 in 5 Pre-Schoolers Eat Enough Veg

Only 1 in 5 Pre-Schoolers Eat Enough Veg

Pre-school children could be helped to eat more vegetables with new online resources for nurseries and schools across Europe. The EIT Food Schools Network project is developing a set of resources and support for schools to address the issue that fewer than one in five children are getting enough fruit and vegetables. Dr Alan Parry […]

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New Shinfield Community Hub Announced

New Shinfield Community Hub Announced

 A new community centre for Shinfield has just taken a big step forward with planning approval now granted. Shinfield Parish Council and Wokingham Borough Council have been working together on the project which will bring a new community centre to the heart of the village. Shinfield Community Hub Location The impressive design for the new […]

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Food Waste Collection To Be In Introduced In Reading

Food Waste Collection To Be In Introduced In Reading

A new food waste collection scheme is set to be introduced in Reading as part of a major new campaign to boost the recycling rate in the town to 50 per cent. The campaign called ‘Reading Does’ recognises that households in the borough already recycle and are keen to do more and the Council wants […]

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Food Professor Begins Nutrition Society Presidency

Food Professor Begins Nutrition Society Presidency

One of the country’s leading experts in nutrition and cardiovascular health from the University of Reading has begun their term as President of the Nutrition Society. Professor Julie Lovegrove Professor Julie Lovegrove, the Director of the Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition at the University of Reading has been officially appointed as President of the […]

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Town Hall Cafe Opening Soon

Town Hall Cafe Opening Soon

The Pantry Café & Kitchen, Reading Town Hall’s new café, will open to the public this month. The modern new café will sit in the heart of Reading’s vibrant town centre, forming an integral part of the beautiful 18th Century Grade II listed Town Hall and Museum building. Opening Date The Town Hall Cafe Pantry […]

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Noodle Shack Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2019

Noodle Shack Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2019

A catering company serving noodles has won the 2019 Gold Alfresco Award for food hygiene and best managed food outlet at this year’s Reading Festival. Noodle Shack Noodle Shack, owned and managed by Robert Shepherd of RJS Catering and located in the main arena, won the accolade after scoring top marks in the Alfresco Award […]

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