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Take a Trip To Venice With Filippo Berio

Take a Trip To Venice With Filippo Berio

A trip to Venice may still seem an impossible dream but this summer make your taste buds travel for you! Filippo Berio, the UK’s favourite Extra Virgin Olive Oil, brings you the real taste of Italy – recipes that create a little piece of Italy in your own home!  What Is Baccalà Mantecato Baccalà Mantecato […]

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Reading University Invites Local Community For A (Virtual) Cuppa

Reading University Invites Local Community For A (Virtual) Cuppa

A new community initiative set up by the University of Reading is encouraging local residents to chat directly with University staff and students over a cup of tea… if virtual for the time being. The new Cuppa Over… Community pilot scheme, aims to provide local residents with a chance to have their voices heard in […]

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Consumers Demanding More Sustainability Information From Food Industry According To New Research

Consumers Demanding More Sustainability Information From Food Industry According To New Research

Shoppers don’t trust the sustainability credentials being provided by the food industry, a new European survey shows. The EIT Food-funded TrustTracker® project surveyed more than 19,800 people from 18 countries across Europe about trust in the food sector and its various aspects. The latest TrustTracker® survey which took place during 2020 showed that farmers and […]

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Waitrose Woodley Building Bought By Wokingham Council

Waitrose Woodley Building Bought By Wokingham Council

Wokingham Borough Council’s investment strategy continues to perform well in challenging economic conditions as the Waitrose building in Woodley becomes the latest property to join the portfolio. The site, which sits adjacent to the council’s Crockhamwell Road car park in Woodley town centre, will remain leased to Waitrose who will continue to offer their popular […]

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Scientists Say Enzyme-enriched Bread ‘as good as blueberries’ At Improving Blood Circulation

Scientists Say Enzyme-enriched Bread ‘as good as blueberries’ At Improving Blood Circulation

A small addition during bread making unlocks the potential of wholegrain bread, putting it on a par with other ‘superfoods’, according to researchers. During a clinical trial published in Clinical Nutrition, participants who ate an improved bread saw the same short-term boost to their vascular function as gained from eating blueberries. University of Reading Research […]

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Food FOMO Contributing To Gen Z Food Waste – Reading University Research

Food FOMO Contributing To Gen Z Food Waste – Reading University Research

Young people want to make spontaneous and diverse food choices, which is driving up food waste in ‘Gen Z’ homes according to a new research project. Food FOMO – 18-25 Year Olds The EIT Food-funded project, Cook Clever, surveyed 18-25 year olds about their food habits and found that many of the participants said that […]

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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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