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Reading Takeaway Fined Over £12K for Poor Food Safety and Hygiene

Reading Takeaway Fined Over £12K for Poor Food Safety and Hygiene

Reading Council has successfully prosecuted a Reading takeaway following serious food safety offences, including evidence of fresh rat droppings on food preparation work surfaces. Hot Stuff (Reading) Ltd, based along the Oxford Road in west Reading was investigated by Council officers following customer complaints. The business was closed down on 2nd October 2017 due to […]

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29 Summer Street Parties in Reading This Year

29 Summer Street Parties in Reading This Year

Twenty Nine communities across Reading will be getting into the street party spirit this summer after taking advantage of the Council again waiving the usual road closure fees. Community street parties will be spread across three separate weekends this summer and across 29 different locations. The celebrations are the ‘Big Lunch’ on the weekend of […]

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University of Reading Botanists Toast 50th Anniversary With Specially Brewed Ale

University of Reading Botanists Toast 50th Anniversary With Specially Brewed Ale

University of Reading Botanists Toast 50th Anniversary A golden anniversary cedar-infused ale celebrating 50 years of botany at the University of Reading made its debut at a special open day last weekend.  Dr Jonathan Mitchley, Associate Professor in Field Botany, came up with the idea to produce a special botany-inspired brew to coincide with the University’s […]

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Reading Christmas Bin Collection Changes

Reading Christmas Bin Collection Changes

Reading Christmas Bin Collection Changes Households in Reading are being urged to carry on recycling over the festive period.  On average, we generate 30 per cent more waste at Christmas time and 70 per cent of this rubbish can be recycled.  With such a lot of extra packaging, wrapping paper, jars and bottles being used […]

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Reading Living Advent Calendar Details

Reading Living Advent Calendar Details

Reading Living Advent Calendar   During December, various events will be taking place in the town to celebrate the Christmas season.  Keep checking back as updates may be made to events.   December 1   Pop-up Music Lounge from Rediculture0ne30, 12-12.45pm and 2.30-3.15pm.   Pop up Music Lounge with Christmas magic and a festive twist. […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week 2018

Alcohol Awareness Week 2018

Alcohol Awareness Week Reading Council is helping to highlight the benefits of monitoring alcohol consumption and making a change where needed during this year’s ‘Alcohol Awareness Week’ (19-25 November).  Alcohol Awareness Week is a national campaign headed by Alcohol Change UK. This year’s theme is ‘Change’ and the campaign is encouraging people to think about their […]

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Palmer Parks Lodge Cafe Will Be Run By Award Winning Tutu’s Ethiopian Table

Palmer Parks Lodge Cafe Will Be Run By Award Winning Tutu’s Ethiopian Table

Palmer Parks Lodge Cafe Reading Council today announced the new tenant of Palmer Park’s Lodge Café as Award winning Tutu Melaku, the founder and owner of Tutu’s Ethiopian Table.  The new venture replaces the Chalkboard Café, which closed in 2017. The café is located close to the park playground at the edge of Wokingham Road […]

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What’s on This Weekend In Reading, 17th & 18th November 2018

What’s on This Weekend In Reading, 17th & 18th November 2018

What’s on This Weekend   Whats on This Weekend 17th & 18th November 2018 in Reading.  We have Christmas lights being turned on in the town centre and Broad Street mall,  Whiskey tasting and more.   Saturday 17th November 2018     Reading Town Centre Christmas Lights Switch On   Annual turning the lights on […]

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Reading Christmas Events Announced for 2018

Reading Christmas Events Announced for 2018

Reading Christmas Events   There will be nowhere quite as magical as Reading this Christmas. As the festive season starts to sparkle, a host of enchanting events will take place to complement the town’s top-class shopping and dining scene.   The town centre will host a breathtaking parade when Beautiful Creatures’ gigantic whale, Big Blue, […]

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Plastic Pollution – University of Reading Find Potential New Pathway To Enter Food Chain

Plastic Pollution – University of Reading Find Potential New Pathway To Enter Food Chain

Plastic Pollution Plastic has found a previously unknown pathway to pollute the environment and enter the food chain, scientists have discovered.  A new study at the University of Reading found tiny fragments of plastic are getting inside flying insects that lay their eggs in water, as they are able to transfer from the larvae to […]

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